Project volunteers assist with community projects and public workshops as part of our work collecting and generating stories about our shared heritage across the Falkirk district. Projects range from hands-on crafts, outdoor activities to research and interpretation, offering a wide variety of opportunities for our project volunteers to use and develop their own special skills.
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?
Volunteers are matched with the project that best suits their skills, but activities may include:
Skills, attitude, and experience required
Other important information
Location: Projects take place across the Falkirk council area with venues ranging from libraries and heritage sites to community centres.
Time Commitment: Project volunteers will be required to commit to the duration of a project. This will vary depending on the activity but generally involve 2-4 hours per week for 1-2 months. Volunteers are welcome to sign up to multiple projects either consecutively or concurrently, as their time allows. Research projects may have more flexible hours and will not always need to be completed at specific sites.
Contact: Helen Rashad, Great Place Project Coordinator 01324 590984 email@example.com
Training: Project volunteers will be supported by Great Place staff and workshop facilitators. Some projects may involve specialist training as part of the activites.
Expenses: Travel expenses within the Falkirk area will be reimbursed. Expenses from outwith the district may be reimbursed on a case by case basis.
How to apply
Please complete the online application form here.
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