Beaver Section Leader

  • VO84601


Description

• Manage and lead the operation of the section.
• Plan and deliver a safe, exciting and stimulating balanced programme for the Section taking into account the needs, interests and abilities of the Young People with the assistance of Section Assistants.
• 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 Assistants 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).

Please note that Beavers currently meet via zoom and not at the school hall due to current covid restrictions. We may be meeting like this for a while although if and when we are allowed we will try and meet up in a park. It is possible we may meet occasionally on a Saturday but only when suitable for everyone.

Organisation aims and objectives

By 2023 we will have prepared more young people with skills for life, supported by amazing leaders delivering an inspiring programme. We will be growing, more inclusive, shaped by young people and making a bigger impact in our communities. Our plan is to build on the success of the previous plan: to continue to grow, become more inclusive, to be shaped by young people and to make a bigger impact in our communities. We have set new goals for 2023. There are specific goals for Scotland. Growth As a movement, we have grown for the last 13 years. We want to continue that positive trend, bringing skills for life to more young people across the UK.

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1-2 hours per week

Restrictions

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Experience required: • Support our young people to reach their full potential as active members of the community who are self-reliant, caring, responsible and committed • Willingness to learn new skills • Able to encourage and assist all children to participate in activities • Ability to think on the spot • Strong organisational skills • Strong communication skills • Ability to work as part of a team • Think creatively and solve problems • Basic IT skills • To have fun
Travel details: Holy Trinity Primary School, Newdyke Road, Kirkintilloch 6-7pm Applicant to arrange own travel.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses details: No travel expenses paid to volunteers.
Training details: The Scout Association has a full training programme varying between online modules and day/residential training. Initial modules are required to be completed within 5 months, the remaining within 3 years.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 5 days ago

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