Events — August 26, 2014 at 12:34 pm — Updated: August 26, 2014 at 12:34 pm

BBC World War One At Home – Volunteers Needed

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The BBC World War One at home Tour is coming to Rhyl on the 30th and 31st August.

 

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This nationwide tour will visit 8 cities telling the story of what life was like during World War One. Their aim is to provide visitors with an inspiring and informative day out creating a deeper knowledge of the Great War and how it has affected our lives. This is a free event aimed at all the family with learning at its core.

What the BBC are looking for…

” We’re looking to recruit a team of cheerful, enthusiastic event volunteers who are keen to get involved and support the main event team. Volunteers must be aged 18 or over. Roles on the day include running hands-on, family-friendly activities, stewarding, managing queues and answering queries from the public. It is essential that you have strong inter-personal skills and plenty of energy as you’ll be dealing with the public and will be on your feet most of the day.”

“You will gain valuable experience helping out on a large-scale BBC event and meet a diverse BBC audience. If you are local to Rhyl and you would like to volunteer please complete the attached form and email it to us with the subject title ‘Volunteer Rhyl’ to volunteer.ww1tour@bbc.co.uk ASAP.”

 

The dates volunteers are needed are as follows:

 30th and 31st August at the Air Show, East Parade, Rhyl, Denbighshire, LL18 3AF

(Ideally we would like you to be within 10 mile radius of the site but not essential).

 

Timing

All volunteers helping at the event will need to be on site early in the morning for a safety briefing (exact times TBC)

 

Expenses

The BBC can reimburse you for reasonable local travelling expenses and a packed lunch will be provided on the day. Tea, coffee and water will be provided.

 

Working with children

Volunteers will be asked to sign a standard personal disclosure form in line with the BBC Child Protection Policy

 

 

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