If you would like any more information on available opportunities then please get in touch with Dani Drummon by email volunteering@valochaber.org  or by phone 01397 706044

 

Poppyscotland – Bud Veteran Volunteer

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 engaging 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 the end of the 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.

Number of volunteers required for this opportunity: 2 to 3

Skills, attributes & 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 range of external stakeholders and supporters including children and young people.
  • Are confident speaking in front of groups of adults and/or children.
  • Are friendly and approachable, reliable and dependable.
  • Able to work with given instructions.
  • Are committed to equality and diversity, and be prepared to work within Poppyscotland’s health and safety regulations.

Time commitment for this volunteering opportunity: This opportunity is for when Bud is visiting your local area and would be about 3 – 4 hours.

For further details please contact Sandra Comrie at s.comrie@poppyscotland.org.uk

 

WW100 Volunteer

As a WW100 Volunteer you will support the delivery of the WW100 exhibition when it is in your area. This could see you supporting in one of the key tasks below:

  • Welcome members of the public and groups visiting the WW100 exhibition on their arrival.
  • Deal with queries from those visiting WW100 exhibition in a polite and professional manner.
  • To identify any problems (both potential and actual) and to inform WW100 exhibition staff as they arise.
  • To maintain and replenish resources as required.
  • To assist with evaluation of WW100 exhibition by encouraging feedback and collecting data.
  • To be flexible in the performance of the post and undertake duties requested by the WW100 exhibition team.
  • Support the staff team setting up and down each day.

Number of volunteers required for this opportunity: 3 to 4

Skills, attributes & experience required:

  •  Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Are friendly, approachable, reliable and dependable.
  • Are committed to equality and diversity.
  • Are flexible and able to work as a member of a team.
  • Able to work with given instructions.
  • Are prepared to work within Poppyscotland’s health and safety.

Time commitment required for this volunteering opportunity: Volunteering with the exhibition will be flexible and dependable on where it is located; we hope to have local volunteers across Scotland that we can rely upon when required.

For further details, please contact Sandra Comrie at s.comrie@poppyscotland.org.uk

 

Poppyscotland – Bud Heritage Volunteer

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.

Number of volunteers required for this opportunity: 2 to 3

Skills, attributes & experience required:

  • 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 regulations.

Time commitment required for this volunteering opportunity: This opportunity is for when Bud is visiting your local area and would be about 3 – 4 hours.

For further details, please contact Sandra Comrie at s.comrie@poppyscotland.org.uk