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Offered by:
111th Nottingham Scout Group
Location(s): Berridge, Sherwood
Address where volunteering takes place: The Methodist Church Hall 4 Devon Drive Nottingham NG5 2EN  

How many places are on offer?


Purpose of Role:

Manage and lead the operation of the Section. In particular, the planning and delivery of the Balanced Programme, with the help of Assistant Section Leaders, Section Assistants, Young Leaders and members of Scout Active Support as appropriate.

Role Description:

Delivery of a safe, exciting and stimulating Balanced Programme for the Section taking into account the needs, interests and abilities of the young people.

Ensure regular opportunities are provided for young people to express their views on the programme and running on the Section, and that those views are taken into account (for example using Log Chews, Pack, Troop, Sixer or Patrol Leader forums, or any other method)

Actively work with other adults in the Group to support and promote Group or multi-section activities and events.

Actively support and promote the achievement of badges and awards in particular the Chief Scouts’ Award.

Make and maintain good relationships with parents/carers of the young people. This may include running a parent rota and/or inviting parents to support camps or other residential experiences.

Work with the Group Scout Leader, the Group Executive Committee and others to support recruiting and inducting appropriate Assistant Leaders and Section Assistants.

Ensure accurate records are kept of the young people in the Section in accordance with the Data Protection Act and pass these records to the Section Leader when the young person reaches the age to move up to the next Section.

Follow the Group’s financial procedures which must be in accordance with POR.

Skills and Qualifications:

No experience necessary as training will be provided and must be available for district level training which may be over a weekend

Needs to be people friendly and good at communicating with both adults and young people.

When required:

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Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? Yes
Age Restrictions:

Over 18

Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
Disability restrictions:

Yes - most activities are inside the Church Hall

How long before volunteer can expect a response?
How long to complete training and recruitment?
Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out? Yes
DBS Disclosure required? Yes

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