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Bud Veteran Volunteer (Angus)

  • VO79841


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 Veteran Volunteer, you will support the delivery of the Bud project when Bud is in your area or visiting schools, voluntary groups etc. This could see you supporting in one of the key tasks below:
 Carrying out talks to groups (schools, girl guides, brownies, cubs, cadets etc.) members of the public and community organisations who are visiting Bud, or who you are visiting
 Actively engage with small groups of visitors, answering questions about Bud and remembrance
 Taking part in group discussions about the challenges – both positive and negative - faced by the Armed Forces community
 To be flexible in the performance of the post and undertake duties requested by the Bud Team
 Encourage people to complete the on-board evaluation at end of visit
 Inform people of volunteering opportunities available through Bud project
 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

Organisation aims and objectives

To relieve suffering, hardship and distress and to promote the relief of need and to promote education: among persons, who have at any time served with any branch of the naval, military and air forces of the Crown and allied nursing services.











Experience required: Have excellent communication/interpersonal skills, with an interest/experience in public speaking, have the ability to represent the organisation effectively to a wide range of external stakeholders & supporters including children & young people, are confident speaking in front of groups of adults and/or children, are friendly & approachable, reliable & dependable, able to work with given instructions, are committed to equality and diversity & be prepared to work within Poppyscotland's H&S regs.
Travel details: Bud will be travelling across Scotland so the opportunities will happen when Bud is in your local area.
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses are paid weekly
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: E-learning
Training details: If needed
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 5 months ago