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Scout Group Section Assistant

  • VO68647


Description

Weekly Scout meetings include games, Scout-craft, appropriate learning and the earning of badges (no prior Scouting experience necessary). All of our Scouts (aged 11-24) have some form of visual impairment, and many also have additional support needs and life limiting conditions. Some will require assistance in moving around a room or participating in activities; many are in wheelchairs. You will be directly working with the Scouts to support them to participate fully in our activities.

Organisation aims and objectives

To provide those with visual and physical disabilities the opportunity to experience Scouting.

Availability

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2 hours weekly (6-8pm, Wednesdays)

Restrictions

Experience required: You will be a confident communicator who enjoys engaging with young people and works well in a team. Experience of working with people with disabilities would be desirable but is not essential, and training and support can be provided. We are looking for volunteers who can commit for at least one year.
Travel details: Royal Blind School, Canaan Lane, Edinburgh, EH10 4SG
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Expenses are only available for out-of-pocket expenses for running activities. We do not cover volunteer travel to and from our meetings.
Training details: Royal Blind School. We follow Scout Association training, as well as training that is bespoke to our group.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 2 months ago