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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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Event Helper

Join our enthusiastic team to ensure our community events run smoothly!

This year's events are:
Summer Fair - 3rd of August
Halloween Disco - 26th of October
Christmas Craft Sale - 30th of November
Christmas Lights Switch on - 1st of December

Community Event Helpers Needed!
Are you passionate about supporting your community? Do you enjoy being part of vibrant events and making a difference? We need YOU!
As an Event Helper, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our Cardrona community events. Your support in setting up, assisting during the event, and packing up afterward will help create a memorable and successful experience for all attendees.
Key Responsibilities:


Setup:
Assist with setting up tents, tables, chairs, and other event infrastructure. Help with decorating the venue, including signage and displays.
Ensure all equipment is arranged according to the event plan.


During the Event:
Provide general assistance and support to event organizers and attendees. Monitor the event area to ensure cleanliness and order.
Respond to any immediate needs or issues that arise.


Pack-up:
Dismantle and pack away all equipment, decorations, and signage. Assist with loading equipment and supplies into transport vehicles. Ensure the venue is left clean and tidy.


What You’ll Gain:
Community Engagement: Meet new people and connect with your community.
Experience: Gain valuable experience in event management.
Fulfillment: Enjoy the satisfaction of contributing to a successful community event.


Join us to help create a fantastic event experience for everyone involved. Your participation is highly valued and appreciated!


Experience required

Teamwork: Ability to work well with others and follow instructions.
Physical Stamina: Capable of lifting and carrying moderate weight items. (– not strictly necessary for all roles)
Reliability: Punctual and dependable, with a strong commitment to the event schedule.
Communication: Good interpersonal skills and a positive attitude.

Travel details

Cardrona Village Green/ Village Hall, Cardrona, Scottish Borders

Support
Training details

There will be a training day, which is an informal meet up in the hall. Here volunteers get a “walk through”
the events, different roles and responsibilities. They get allocated their station and have the chance to ask
questions and make suggestions for future events. At the end of each event there will be a little get together to chat about the day, what went well etc.

Taster available
Restrictions

Minimum age: 12

Volunteers (aged 12-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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