Exhibitions, Shows and Events – Nationwide


Shows, Exhibitions and Events Volunteer

Shows, Exhibitions and Events Volunteer

 

Are you outgoing and enjoy interacting with people? Do you enjoy attending shows and exhibitions? Blue Cross is looking for reliable and friendly volunteers to help with our promotional stands at national events. The charity attends a variety of indoor and outdoor horse, dog and all pet shows, including:

  • Crufts and the National Pet show at Birmingham NEC
  • Countryfile live in Oxfordshire
  • Dog Fest (North, South and West)
  • Your Horse Live in Stoneleigh
  • Badminton and Burley Horse Trials
  • Discover Dogs in London

What you will be doing:

  • Helping with the Blue Cross stand at national events
  • Giving people information about Blue Cross and the work we do
  • Encouraging people to visit the stand and take part in activities
  • Keeping the stand stocked with leaflets and merchandise and handing out stickers

 

What we are looking for:

  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Confident and approachable manner
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Willingness to learn about the work of Blue Cross
  • Previous experience of dealing with the public is ideal

 

Benefits to you:

  • Visit a national show or exhibition (you’ll get short breaks to experience the event and your entry to the event will be covered)
  • You’ll be helping pets to have happy, healthy lives
  • Access to training before the event, including Guest customer care
  • Develop skills and enhance your CV
  • Join a great team of like-minded people
  • Assistance with travel expenses

 

Time commitment: A flexible role, but most of the shows and exhibitions we attend take place at the weekends.

 

Age limit: You’ll need to be at least 16 for this role, but please note that younger volunteers will only be able to volunteer for set time periods.

 

Qualifications Required

  • Age group Must be at least 16 and older