As a Bud Veteran 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:
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 the 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.
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.
Experience required: Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an interest/experience in public speaking, have the ability to represent the organisation effectively to a wide audience including children and young people. Friendly and approachable, reliable and dependable. Follow instructions, committed to equality and diversity and work within Poppyscotland health and safety regulations
Travel details: Bud is travelling across Scotland so this opportunity will be when Bud is visiting in your local area, either at a local school or if there is a national event taking place.
Minimum age: 16
Expenses paid: Yes
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
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