5-7 The Cross

Forfar, Angus DD8 1BX

01307 466 113

Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 17:00


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Poppy Scotland

Bud Heritage Volunteer (Angus)

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.
About the opportunity:
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

Organisation aims and objectives

To relieve suffering, hardship and distress and to promote the relief of need and to promote education: among persons, who have at any time served with any branch of the naval, military and air forces of the Crown and allied nursing services.

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday mornings, afternoons and evenings. Saturday and Sunday mornings and afternoons.


  • Experience required: Have excellent communication/ interpersonal skills, be friendly, approachable, reliable & dependable, be committed to equality & diversity carrying out a range of interesting & rewarding duties, be flexible & 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
  • Travel details: Bud will be travelling across Scotland so the opportunities will happen when Bud is in your local area.
  • Minimum age: 16


  • Expenses paid: Yes
  • Expenses details: Travel expenses are paid weekly
  • Taster available: Yes
  • Taster details: E-learning
  • Training details: If needed
  • Support: Named Contact For Volunteer, Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet