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Have you got what it takes to lead?

Management / Business volunteers needed for Berkshire Scouts

Have you got what it takes to lead?
Do you want to benefit young people in your community, make friends and gain new skills at the same time?
Then this could be the volunteering opportunity for you!

As ‘Group Scout Leader’ you help manage and support the group and its leaders. You will make sure that they are running in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association, and are having fun whilst doing so.

Part of the role is ensuring that the Group thrives and has all the support it needs for the young people and adult volunteers. You will make sure the group has an adequate team of enthusiastic and appropriate adults working effectively together and with others. You would support the leaders by setting objectives for their roles and holding reviews and one-to-one meetings. You would ensure that a challenging, exciting and balanced programme is offered to young people in the Scout Group.

We can offer you a free DBS check, free training, masses of career skills, and a great chance to improve your CV. There’s also plenty of support. The most important part is that it’s fun and incredibly rewarding. As part of your role you’ll get to take advantage of our excellent and externally recognised training programme. You’ll complete some mandatory modules to support you in your role, along with modules that you agree with your personal training adviser based on your interests and existing experience.

Ideally you’ll have excellent communication and management skills. Previous Scouting experience is not essential.

Be prepared…to make a difference!

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Naomi Rawlinson, Local Development Officer
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0118 978 8292
Mobile?
07557 966 163
Contact instructions?
Anytime

Map
Location description
1st Charvil Scout, RG10 9TR
Wheelchair accessible?
No
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
No
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Tue EVE
Availability required
All of these times
Task type?
Management / Business
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedLeaderSociableSupportiveCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
No
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Mandatory online training modules as well as training days, i.e. First Aid
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
From the existing volunteers at group, district and county level
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Reasonable travel expenses as agreed with manager
Will I need my own transportation?
Yes
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
2
Opportunity added on
26 October 2017

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