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Great Place: Events Volunteer

What is a Great Place Events Volunteer?

Help us make Great Place community events a success! Volunteers will help with directing the public, engaging in hands-on activities, explaining more about our programmes, and handing out information, surveys, and activity sheets. The Great Place project is a district-wide 2-year programme of activities celebrating the places, people, traditions and industry of the Falkirk area with thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

What’s in it for you?

  • Meet new people with similar interests
  • Volunteer at interesting natural and historic sites
  • Increase your self-confidence and communication skills
  • Learn about your local area

What’s involved?

  • Interacting with the public to help them engage with different activities at our events, share directions and provide a friendly welcome
  • Help Great Place staff to hand out surveys and quizzes
  • Help Great Place staff with hands-on activities

Skills, Attitude, and Experience Required

This opportunity is best suited to individuals who are outgoing, friendly, and have an interest in learning
about and sharing our local heritage at fun, family-friendly events. No experience required!

Other important information

Location: The Great Place scheme will run programmes across the whole Falkirk council area and both indoor and outdoor venues.

Time Commitment: Volunteers will arrive at least an hour prior to event start time to assist with set-up and receive information about the programme. Some larger events will require an orientation session in advance of the day.

Contact: Helen Rashad, Project Coordinator
01324 590984

Training: Orientation provided by Great Place staff.

Expenses: Reimbursement of travel expenses within the Falkirk area available for event volunteers.

How to apply

Please complete the online application form here.

If you require a hard copy application, please let us know.

This role is purely voluntary and this arrangement is not meant to be a legally binding one or an employment contract.

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