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Isle of Wight Veterans Outreach Support Drop-In – Advert for Volunteers

Veterans Outreach Support (VOS) is a registered charity providing welfare advocacy and mental
health support to Armed Forces (Regulars and Reserves), Merchant Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary
veterans and their dependents. VOS is located within the Royal Maritime Club Portsmouth from
where the current monthly Drop-In takes place. VOS intends to start a monthly Drop-In on the Isle of
Wight from Wednesday 16 th of May 2018 and every 3 rd Wednesday of every following month.

The new VOS Isle of Wight Drop-In will be held in the Riverside Centre in Newport, where a relaxed and
sociable environment will be available. The Drop-In will be attended by Isle of Wight Delivery
Partners from a range of military and other charities, public and private sector organisations, as well
as a mental health team.

VOS is currently seeking suitable volunteers to run the reception, host veterans and support with the
smooth running of the Drop-In. The role includes: meeting and greeting, attending to veterans and
families, co-ordinating appointments between Service Users and visiting Delivery Partners,
completing registration paperwork, providing support and reassurance to Service Users waiting for
appointments plus assisting with the supply of refreshments.

The commitment is one afternoon per month on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 1230-
1800. The individual must be 18+, training is provided, references will be required.
If you are interested or would like further information, please email: ali.gott@vosuk.org.