Cadet Forces Adult Volunteers

  • VO87055


Description

The Role
Each Sea Cadet Unit is a self-supporting youth organisation and an individually registered Charity. The management and control of a Sea Cadet Unit is a team effort between the Unit Management Committee led by the (UC) and the Instructional team led by the CO/OiC. These two groups of volunteers have specific responsibilities as explained in their SoRR. The CO/OiC and UC are helped in their duties by CFAV/s instructional and non-instructional. This role will undertake “regulated activity” and will therefore require an enhanced disclosure with barring check to be repeated at no less than three yearly intervals.

Principal Tasks The following are the principal tasks of the CFAV but the list is not exhaustive: − Promote and safeguard cadet’s welfare. − Ensure compliance with the MSSC’s Child Protection Policy and Guidance documentation. Reporting any concerns to the Unit CO / UC or in their absence the MSSC Incident line. − Delivering instruction, training supervision of Sea Cadet adults and cadets as approved by the Commanding Officer. − Application of the MSSC Health and Safety Policy and associated documentation. − Ensure SCC equipment is safe to use, properly maintained and secure in line with policy. − Keep any personal qualifications in date and be aware of current good practice. − If qualified, induct and carry out site-specific training for other CFAV/s. - In conjunction with the Unit Administration Officer, update cadet record and qualifications. - Facilitate cadet access and promote the SCC Portal. − In conjunction with the UTO, direct cadets and adults to District, Area or National courses to further personal and unit development. − Any other activity or task as specified at Unit, District, Area or National level.

Organisation aims and objectives

At Ayr we aim to give young people an experience that will help them grow into the person they want to be in a safe and friendly environment. Through various activities and adventures, we learn teamwork, respect, loyalty, self-confidence, commitment, self-discipline, honesty and how to be the best version of ourselves. We offer a range of different activities from sailing, windsurfing and powerboating - to rock climbing, camping, and music - plus, so much more! At Ayr you are also able to gain different qualifications that you can take with you once you leave Sea Cadets!

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Restrictions

Minimum age: 18

Support

Training details: You can expect us to: - Support you to understand your role, how to do it and the difference you make to the SCC - Understand the skills and experience you have, as well as your aspirations for volunteering - Provide you with an induction, ongoing support and training to undertake your volunteer role - Provide regular updates about any developments in the charity that are relevant to you - Value your contributions and providing you with potential opportunities to progress.

Last updated 3 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.