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Volunteer Development Scotland Ltd. (also known as Volunteer Scotland).
Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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Erskine Veterans at the Ideal Home Show Scotland 2024

About this event

Erskine is proud to be the Official Charity Partner of the Ideal Home Show Scotland for their eleventh year running. Friday 24th - Monday 27th May 2024 at the SEC, Glasgow.

Volunteering details

We need your help! Can you please spare 2 hours to support this event and help us with bucket collecting to raise vital funds for our veterans - Scotland’s Ex-Service men and women.

We are looking for volunteers with a happy friendly personality, you don’t need previous experience, we will give full training and support. The event is fully accessible, and volunteers can bring additional support if required.

Please can you help with bucket collections and running the Erskine stand during the four days of the show?

You can choose a 2-hour session or more between 10am and 5pm on either Fri 24th, Sat 25th, Sun 26th or Mon 27th May on show days. The role will include bucket collecting, supporting us to staff our Erskine stand, welcoming guests and giving out stickers and balloons to donators.

As a thank you for helping, you will receive free access to the show with many great exhibitors. It is always a fantastic feel-good event with Military organisations getting involved, there will be a chance for serving personnel to meet veterans and vice versa as well as civilians – everyone is welcome!

• Feel elated, cheery, and thrilled!
• Free access to the Ideal Home Show Scotland 2024 (full list of exhibitors is available).
• Opportunities to socialise and meet new people.
• Build your confidence.
• Gain work experience.
• Our volunteer opportunity counts towards the Saltire and Duke of Edinburgh Award.
• Volunteering with Erskine Veterans Charity is a chance to develop and gain new skills.

If you would like to volunteer, or gain more information, please email Caroline at

Experience required:
Passion: A genuine desire to support Scotland's Ex-Service men and women.
Friendly and Approachable: Ability to engage with guests, welcome them warmly, and represent Erskine with enthusiasm.
Team Player: Willingness to work collaboratively with fellow volunteers, event organisers and staff.
Reliability: Commitment to fulfilling assigned tasks responsibly.

Travel Details:
The SECC is a short walk away from Stagecoach X19 (Govan Road / Pacific Quay) First Bus No 90 (Paisley Road West) McGill's Bus 23 and 26 (Pacific Drive) Glasgow. You can also travel by underground train form Glasgow Central (3 minutes).

Travel Expenses:
Transport costs and parking can be reimbursed through volunteers expenses with receipted claim. Expenses will be paid depending on duration of session.


24 May 2024


Caroline Craig