1st Bo'ness Explorer Scouts

Charity registered in Scotland SC017511

We are the largest mixed volunteer-led Movement for young people in Scotland. We offer fun, challenge and life changing adventure to almost 40,000 young people in Scotland, who are supported by over 12,000 adult volunteers.

Scouting exists to make young people’s lives better, helping them to realise their full potential, and providing them with the skills they need to succeed in life.


Current opportunity

The Explorer Scout Leader will proactively manage and support the provision of an Explorer unit within the District (Bo'ness), ensuring that a programme of activities is provided to all of the young people that are members. The volunteer will be responsible for: Delivery of a safe, exciting and stimulating Balanced Programme for the Explorer Scout Section. Ensuring the safe delivery of the Programme in accordance with the rules of the organisation. Ensuring that every Explorer Scout in the Unit has the opportunity to attend at least one nights away experience each year. Actively supporting and promoting the achievement of badges and awards. Actively working with others at group level, as well as the District and County level Explorer Scout Commissioner and others to promote the Group or multi-sectional activities and events. Actively cooperating with others at Group, District and County level to promote the Moving On Awards. Agree responsibilities with Assistant Leaders, Section Assistants and parent helpers, taking into account the development of the individual's leadership potential. Ensuring that every member of the Unit has the opportunity to participate in all Explorer Scout activities within the District.