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  • Bud Heritage Volunteer
    with Poppyscotland (Fife)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO79324 - Created/last updated: 16/10/2019



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    About this 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.

    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 participating in one of these key tasks: talks to groups (schools, 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; group discussions about the challenges - both positive and negative - faced by the Armed Forces community. You will also need to be flexible in the performance of the role 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 Bud project; support the staff team in both set up and take down at visits and events, and the delivery of activities with schools, groups and public visitors.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Poppyscotland are developing e-learning modules, which will be simple videos with a small quiz at the end. The Bud volunteer support coordinator and the rest of the team will be on hand at all times to offer support. Poppyscotland want their volunteers to enjoy their experience and you will be treated with respect at all times.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - The organisation pays public transport rates and mileage at 45p/mile, reimbursed weekly.

    Experience required:No specific requirements for experience were provided by the organisation.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThere are opportunities across Scotland and will be local to your area, whenever Bud is visiting. During the week Bud is at local primary or secondary schools, so there should be local transport links for the volunteer. All travel expenses will be reimbur

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

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Poppyscotland (Fife) has the following, additional volunteering opportunities:
  - Poppy Appeal Area Organiser
  - Bud Veteran Volunteer
  - WW100 Volunteer

Type of volunteering: Advice / Information giving; Fundraising; Short term / seasonal working
Opportunities which benefit Children; Elderly; Families; Museums / galleries / heritage; Young People


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