Once in a lifetime opportunity to take part in the national commemoration of the Battle of the Somme, Manchester.
On 1st July a service of commemoration will be held at Manchester Cathedral followed by wreath laying at the cenotaph and a wagon parade.
Job Description: As City Centre Assistant you will act as an ambassador for the event, distributing event guides to the public observing the parade, cenotaph wreath laying and at the viewing sites (Exchange Square/Cathedral Gardens). You will offer accurate directions to members of the public, therefore a knowledge of the city is an advantage for this role. All maps, guides and relevant event information will be provided.
About the event:
This year marks the centenary of the Battle of the Somme in the First World War, which resulted in over one million casualties on the Western Front and touched the lives of millions of families at home.
On behalf of the UK, Manchester has been chosen to host the national commemoration event.
Placement offered by Somme100Manchester
Contact – Kate Bradnam
Phone – 07814979482
Perks and volunteer incentives
Refreshments, T Shirt, Expenses up to £5 per day
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