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  • Fife Ambassador - The 150th Open
    with Fife Voluntary Action

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO91251 - Created/last updated: 31/05/2022



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    About this opportunity:This opportunity is ideal for people who wish to improve and develop their employability skills
    FVA are working with partners at Fife Council, to recruit, train and support Volunteer Fife Ambassadors, who will be welcoming, guiding, informing and helping the many visitors coming to St. Andrews and Fife during the week of the Open Championship, 10-17 July.

    Please note, these roles are NOT to assist directly with the golf itself, as those have been filled and were significantly oversubscribed.

    You will assist activities surrounding The Open's key transport hubs created for the event (3 park and ride sites in St Andrews), bus and train stations & in key positions around The Open & St Andrews town centre. You will also support visitors arriving and leaving the event, offer guidance, directions & local knowledge.

    There will be multiple shifts patterns throughout the week between 6.30am - 9pm. Fuller details https://www.fva.org/theopen.asp

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:You will have a named contact and be given that person's contact details. You will be offered training for this role and in addition, offered options of accredited training on First Aid, Manual Handling and hospitality.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - You will have access to a welfare area for breaks, lunches (provided) and meetings with your named contact.

    Experience required:No specific requirements for experience were provided by the organisation.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:No details were provided - contact us to find out more.

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsIn & around St Andrews. Volunteers are encouraged to use public transport where possible and support will be given to enable volunteers to get to and from St Andrews.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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    Are you looking to improve your employability prospects by volunteering?    

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