Once in a lifetime opportunity to take part in the national commemoration of the Battle of the Somme, Manchester.
Job description: To accompany a wagon pulled by 8 individuals from Manchester Cathedral, along Cheetham Hill Road and Bury Old Road to Heaton Park as part of a memorial walk. Duties include fielding questions from passersby, supporting the Site Manager along the route. It is essential that the wagon walkers are able to walk at least 5 miles uphill and able to provide own appropriate comfortable footwear and clothing. Volunteers will not be asked to walk off the pavement into the highway. A full route map and briefing will be given prior to 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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