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Volunteer Volunteer manager for a Scout Group

15th Wolverhampton Scouts


Posted over 30 days ago...

Group Scout Leader (Volunteer Manager) at 15th Wolverhampton Scouts. Support the delivery of a challenging, exciting, and balanced programme for young people. Flexible 1 hr/week commitment. Based in Wolverhampton, UK.


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Wolverhampton, WV3 7AN

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Are you looking for a rewarding and flexible volunteering opportunity that will allow you to develop your management skills? The 15th Wolverhampton Scouts are seeking a Volunteer Manager (also known as a Group Scout Leader) to lead and support our team of adult volunteers. As Volunteer Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that the Scout Group runs effectively and that Scouting within the Group develops in accordance with the rules and policies of the Scouts. This will involve managing and supporting the adult volunteers who deliver the Scouting programme to young people, as well as working with the Group Trustee Board and other key stakeholders. The time commitment for this role is approximately one hour per week, with the opportunity to get involved in additional activities as desired. Some evening and weekend work will be required. You will be given full training and support, including the opportunity to complete a Wood Badge qualification. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, the ability to provide advice and guidance to others, and the ability to inspire and lead the Scout Group. They will also have a flexible approach and the ability to work as part of a team. Experience of working with young people or in the Scouts or Guides is desirable but not essential. If you are interested in this opportunity and believe you have the skills and qualities we are looking for, please apply through the Reach platform.

What are we looking for?

The ideal volunteer for this role would have:

Strong communication skills, both oral and written Good organizational and time management skills Ability to work effectively with a team Demonstrated leadership experience and ability to manage others Previous experience working with young people is preferred, but not essential Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines Flexibility and adaptability to changing needs and priorities Commitment to the Scout movement's mission and values

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, proactive, and able to take on responsibility. The ability to work independently and think strategically is important, as is the ability to delegate tasks effectively. The volunteer manager will be the face of the Scout Group to the local community, so it is important that they are able to represent the Group in a professional and positive manner.

What difference will you make?

As a Volunteer Manager, you will play a crucial role in enabling our adult volunteers to deliver a high-quality Scouting programme for young people in our community. Your management skills and support will help ensure that our Scouts have the opportunity to develop important life skills, make new friends, and have fun in a safe and inclusive environment. Your contribution will have a lasting impact on the lives of young people in our community and help to shape the future leaders of tomorrow.


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