Vulcan Events Volunteer

Vulcan Restoration Trust

Are you a plane enthusiast who would love to share your passion? Then come along and join our team, helping our event days run smoothly, giving the public a great day out.

Published On: 16/01/2024
About this opportunity from Vulcan Restoration Trust

Vulcan Restoration Trust runs public events on specific days during the year and its Vulcan Events Volunteers help ensure these run smoothly and safely, as well as helping provide a high-quality experience for the Trust’s visitors. Vulcan Events Volunteers perform a wide range of duties including, but not limited to:

·         Engaging with visitors face-to-face and answering general questions and queries.

·         Serving visitors on the Trust’s retail stand.

·         Checking-in and welcoming visitors on arrival.

·         Engaging with exhibitors at events and dealing with any questions or problems they may have.

·         Showing individuals and groups of visitors around Vulcan XL426 and the Trust’s engineering facilities.

·         Car park marshalling.

·         Helping set-up and break-down before and after events.

·         Providing administrative support relating to events.

Skills

Ability to mix with and chat with members of the public with confidence on general matters and matters relating to the Vulcan aircraft (an interest in aviation will be an advantage, but isn’t compulsory, and full training will be given regarding the history of the Vulcan and its role with the Royal Air Force).

· Organisational skills.
· Practical approach to problem solving.
· Retail experience – helpful, but not essential as training will be given.
Activity Types

Administration and Office | Local events | Retail

Interests

Arts, Heritage and Entertainment

Commitment

On specific dates as shown on the VRT website. The Trust runs public events throughout the year. These are normally at weekends but can be during the week. Events are most often held during the day, although occasionally they are in the evening. All volunteers must go through an induction process because there are health, safety and security issues as we work on a live aircraft at a commercial airport.

No under 18s

Find out more

For more information about Vulcan Restoration Trust and this role, visit them online.

To apply for this role, visit the Volunteer Essex website to register your interest.

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