We repurpose the skills and talents of individuals who have been impacted by trauma to create a force of good.
The Village recognises the great value of the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces and how the skills and talents they have learned during their service can be harnessed to the advantage of those the charity is supporting.
"The greatest gift you can give someone is often your time and with it your knowledge...Time is a precious commodity but it’s also one worth sharing."
- Russell Lewis MC, Veteran Volunteer, 2019
For many of those who have taken part in our volunteer programme, there have been significant benefits, showing them self-worth and providing them purpose post their service. Not only are we able to utilise their skills, but we recognise the great value that volunteering has to their ability to adjust to the world beyond their past.
These deployments of volunteers are an integral part of our community building. By bringing seemingly disparate people together, we are able to create unique cross-culture bonds, sharing of knowledge, and a new perspective on life and living.