Volunteering

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Volunteering

We are always on the look out for willing volunteers! There are plenty of different tasks, from helping in the background with Scout Group administration to becoming a warranted leader with our Beavers, Cub, Scout or Explorer sections. There is support available every step of the way.

The time commitment can vary from an hour or so a month to a few hours a week, depending on what you want to do. Why not get in contact with the Group Scout Leader for an informal chat about what it involves.

You can also see more information about Adults in Scouting on the Scout Association’s Website.

Due to the continued expansion of the group we have a number of Adult places available at the moment.

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Roles

Scout Group Administration

Helping behind the scenes to look after the running of the building, money and assets etc.

Assistant Scout Leader

Working with the existing team of Scout Leader and Assistant Scout Leaders. You would be required to attend regular Tuesday night sessions in school term times and also some of the outings and camps at weekends. Training and support is freely given which is also brilliant on your CV.

Scout Leaders

We are always on the look out for our next Leaders, working closely with the group you will help take the adventure to the children, planning safe way to execute camps and activities. You get training and loads of confidence.

Quartermaster

Looking after our large stores, ensuring that the tents are complete, repairing anything, your role will be very important within scouting, learning about new products and advising Leaders on what to take and use, is a critical task and lots of fun. If you like your toys and play with them often then this is the role for you.

Property Maintenance

Having our own Scout Lodge and being responsible are hand in hand with this role, you will have an idea of practical repairs, replacing bulb and safe working at height, you would be involved in all aspect of the Lodge Building and all repairs. A responsible position with a great deal of satisfaction.

Helpers and Fundraisers

We are always looking for Helpers and Fundraisers, we have event throughout the year which we need help with and are always welcoming helpers, so if you just want to dip your toe, this is the one for you.

Badge Secretary

Working closely with the groups you will collect the orders for the badges and collect them on a Tuesday from the local shop in Mansfield and then deliver them to the scout group, very easy with only a few hours every 2 weeks, but very important.