Bud Heritage Volunteer

  • VO90783


Description

Bud is Poppyscotland’s brand new vehicle for exploration and learning, a truck that transforms into a mobile community space, comprising a mini poppy factory, micro-museum and with interactive learning opportunities.

Bud is an interactive experience that encourages visitors to create their personal remembrance journey through exploring the exhibits. It is helping us keep remembrance relevant all year round.

About the opportunity:
As a Bud Heritage Volunteer, you will support the delivery of the Bud project when Bud is in your area. This could see you supporting in one of the key tasks below:

  • Welcome members of the public and groups (schools, girl guides, brownies, cubs, cadets etc.) visiting Bud on their arrival
  • To deliver activities both indoor and outdoor as planned by the Bud team
  • To assist with evaluation of Bud by encouraging feedback and collecting data
  • To be flexible in the performance of the post and undertake duties requested by the Bud team
  • Support the staff team in set up and take down at visits and events. Support staff in the delivery of activities with schools, groups and public visitors

Benefits for you:

  • Having access to appropriate training for the role
  • You will have the opportunity to meet a wide range of new people
  • Building on your existing skills and developing new ones
  • Being part of a friendly, committed team
  • Attending local events

Bud will be in Sutherland on:
• Wed 25th May – Dornoch, Sutherland
• Thurs 26th May – Dornoch, Sutherland

*About Bud:
Bud is Poppyscotland’s brand new vehicle for exploration and learning, a truck that transforms into a mobile community space, comprising a mini poppy factory, micro-museum and with interactive learning opportunities.

Bud is an interactive experience that encourages visitors to create their personal remembrance journey through exploring the exhibits. It is helping us keep remembrance relevant all year round.

*About the opportunity:
As a Bud Heritage Volunteer, you will support the delivery of the Bud project when Bud is in your area. This could see you supporting in one of the key tasks below:

-Welcome members of the public and groups (schools, girl guides, brownies, cubs, cadets etc.) visiting Bud on their arrival
-To deliver activities both indoor and outdoor as planned by the Bud team
-To assist with evaluation of Bud by encouraging feedback and collecting data
-To be flexible in the performance of the post and undertake duties requested by the Bud team
-Support the staff team in set up and take down at visits and events. Support staff in the delivery of activities with schools, groups and public visitors

*Benefits for you:
-Having access to appropriate training for the role
-You will have the opportunity to meet a wide range of new people
-Building on your existing skills and developing new ones
-Being part of a friendly, committed team
-Attending local events

A fantastic opportunity to help PoppyScotland and be part of the exciting Bud Project. All help makes a difference and is greatly appreciated.

For further information or to express your interest in this opportunity, please get in touch either
Online – www.poppybud.org.uk/volunteer
Email – volunteer@poppybud.org.uk or
Phone – Sandra Comrie – 0141 773 6221.

Organisation aims and objectives

From advice to employment support, we are here to provide a helping hand to those who have served, those still serving, and the families.

Availability

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Flexible.

Restrictions

Experience required: This opportunity will suit you well if you: - Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills - Be friendly, approachable, reliable and dependable - Be committed to equality and diversity - Carrying out a range of interesting and rewarding duties - Be flexible and able to work as a member of a team - Be able to work with given instructions - Be prepared to work within Poppyscotland’s health and safety
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: All travel expenses will be reimbursed and depending on length of volunteering opportunity lunch will also be provided.
Training details: Appropriate training will be given.

Last updated 6 months ago