Section Leader

Building dens is a real treat when you are eight, and even more fun when you are an adult! We

need you to come along to Cubs and support our young people. Not just den building, but

help do map work, craft, hiking and even make stuff from bits of wood (we call that

pioneering). What we need is an extra pair of hands to help the leaders provide these fantastic

activities. Interested in helping at Cubs . Are over 18 and wanting to help run evenings on a

Tuesday evening? Getting in touch

Have you ever been donutting in November? Our Beaver Scouts have! Building dens, rockets,

tents indoors, mini beast hunts and Superheroes, the only limit is our imagination as we plan

our activities. This is where you come in! We need an extra pair of hands, eyes and even feet!

We’d like you to help with craft activities, help judge games and explain things when they

don’t quite know the rules. If you can give us one hour twice a month to help out at Beavers it

would make a big difference. Interested in helping at Beavers on a Wednesday

Skills

Outline: Support the operation of the Section. In particular, the planning and delivery of the

Balanced Programme, with the help of other Section Leaders, Assistant Section Leaders, Section

Assistants, Young Leaders and members of Scout Active Support as appropriate.

Some of the tasks for which the Assistant Section Leader is responsible may be delegated to others in the Section, including other Section Leaders, Assistant Section Leaders and Section Assistants.

Responsible to: Group Scout Leader.

Main Contacts: Young People, parents/carers, Section Leaders, Section Assistants, other Assistant Section Leaders within the Group, Group Scout Leader, Assistant District and County/Area Commissioners (Section), Explorer Scout Leader (Young Leaders), Young Leaders, Group Executive Committee members, Sponsors of the Group.

Appointment Requirements: Must successfully complete the appointment process (including acceptable personal enquiries and acceptance of The Scout Association's policies). During the 5 months of Provisional Appointment the relevant Getting Started modules must be completed and a Wood Badge must be completed within three years of Full Appointment, as well as ongoing safeguarding and safety training.

It's expected that whilst volunteering for this role you will undertake regulated activity.

Main Tasks

Delivery of a Balanced Programme:

Support the delivery of a safe, exciting and stimulating Balanced Programme for the Section taking into account the needs, interests and abilities of the Young People. Support the safe delivery of the programme in accordance with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association.

Ensuring that every young person in the Section has the opportunity to attend at least one night’s away experience each year.

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

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

Agree how you can support the Section Leader to 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 support the Section Leaders to promote the Moving On from Section to Section


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Recruitment Process
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 07/04/2021

End Date: 07/04/2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No Yes No No No No

Availability Details

Wednesday evenings


Location

Blunden Hall
102 Blunden Road
Farnborough
Hampshire
GU14 8QP


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