Poppy Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC014096

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


Current opportunity

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.