Category Archives: Volunteer Spotlight

Poppy Partner, Elizabeth Sime talks about her experience.

  Until recently, my only connection with Balhousie Castle, was to occasionally enjoy a cup of tea and a delicious scone in the café. I also have a family link with the Regiment as my husband’s uncle, Private William John … Continue reading

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A word from our volunteer of the year, Gordon Allan

My name is Gordon and I have been a volunteer at The Black Watch Castle and Museum since it reopened in 2013.   Prior to this I joined the Royal Navy at 15 years old and travelled the world for nine … Continue reading

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Our Cafe is recruiting for volunteers!

The Copper Beech Café (more affectionately known as the Museum Café!) is a vibrant, buzzing hub of socialisation offering a fabulous dining spot not only for those who are visiting the Museum but also for our local and regular customers. … Continue reading

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Volunteer Recruitment Day

 Do you want to contribute to a local Museum and community? Are you passionate about the preservation of history? Do you want to share your abilities and learn new skills? Do you enjoy being part of a dynamic team? Are … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Anne Griffiths, Collections Volunteer

This month we say hello to Anne who has kindly agreed to talk with us about her role and experiences as a volunteer. Hello Anne, can you tell us how you heard about the volunteer opportunities at the Castle and … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Neil Hobson, greeter and tour guide

This month we talk to Neil Hobson who joined the volunteer team in 2013 following the Museum redevelopment. Neil, thank you for agreeing to share your volunteering experiences with us; can I ask what attracted you to volunteer at the … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jim Patterson, various roles

We are now in September and we welcome Jim Patterson to talk with us about his volunteering experience with the Museum; Jim has been volunteering with us for just over a year. Jim, where did you hear about volunteering at … Continue reading

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