Volunteer Development Team Leader

  • VO99381
  • Home-based volunteering, Suitable for groups


• Create a positive volunteering environment by agreeing how team tasks will be
split between the team, considering individual’s skills, interest and availability;
adapting team activities and tasks to be accessible to everyone and following
safety and safeguarding procedures
• Promote learning and networking opportunities across your Team and the District
• Ensure appropriate recruitment is being undertaken for own team, and across the
District and its Groups
• Regularly review team and individual team members in line with The Scouts
• Ensure team are performing compliance monitoring tasks correctly, escalating
unresolved issues to the District Lead Volunteer










Frequency and commitment details

Volunteering within this role is flexible and can work around your other commitments. Any meetings that are planned will be circulated well in advance. Any meetings you organise can work around your other commitments.


PVG certificate required
Experience required: • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Provides advice and guidance effectively to others • Can build, maintain and facilitate effective working relationships with a wide range • Flexible approach • Self-motivated • Ability to work as part of a team and promote teamwork • Resourceful, energetic and enthusiastic about the role • Acceptance of the Fundamentals of Scouting of people • Enables others to identify issues, clarify objectives, develop attainable objectives and gain the necessary skills and confidence to work as an effective team • Plans, manages and monitors own tasks and time • Can use basic computer software and systems • Can lead a team effectively • Experience of supporting volunteers • An understanding of the needs of adult volunteers
Travel details: Our main HQ is Keptie Scout Centre, Keptie Road Arbroath but we utilise other halls in the Scout District and utilise Zoom in order to cut down as much travel as possible.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Expenses covered and travel to special events out with normal area is covered.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: We are transforming our volunteer experience and offering a warmer welcome to volunteers with a welcome meeting to share key information and also identify how we can support you within your role too.
Support: Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet