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Poppy Scotland (ED)

Poppy Scotland (ED)

Charity registered in Scotland SC014096

Poppyscotland provides life-changing support to our Armed Forces community. We reach out to those who have served, those still serving, and their families at times of crisis and need by offering vital, practical advice, assistance and funding. We believe that those who serve or have served, whether regular or reserve, are deserving of our support to live life fully without disadvantage after service. No veteran should live without the prospect of employment, good health and a home, and we all have a part to play in achieving this.


Current 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. 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

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. 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.