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Volunteering Opportunity: Squad Helper at 18th Hebden Bridge Scout Group

  • Type of Activity:
    Events and stewarding, Group volunteering, Teaching, training and leading
  • Cause / Interest:
    Children, Youth
  • Geographical Area(s):
    Locations around Hebden Bridge
  • Opportunity Type:
    Location
  • Skills Required:
    Interpersonal skills, Leadership, Listening and communication, Mentoring and counselling, Planning and organising, Practical, Teaching and training, Teamwork
  • Skills To Gain:
    Leadership
  • Additional / Specific Suitability:
    Doing with a friend, University students, Those looking for work

More Details About This Role

The 18th Hebden Bridge Scout Group is a youth group and educational charity. A Trustee Board oversees finance for our group and takes responsibility for compliance with safeguarding, safety, GDPR, and other relevant legislation and Scout policies. A group leadership team manages day to day operations, setting and running a programme that develops young people’s skills and confidence, teaches them practical outdoor skills, and prepares them to be responsible citizens. We work within a federated structure with other Scout groups across the UK. We serve young people from ages six to 15 and will be expanding our offering to include ages four and older.
The Section Team plans, delivers, and runs high-quality programmes safely. They make sure all young people can take part in the programme and gain skills for life. They also help young people work towards their Top Awards. We volunteer flexibly as part of a team with a shared purpose.
Some team tasks are for everyone on the team:
• Plan and deliver a great programme.
• Make sure there’s a great culture for volunteers and members.
• Create a safe environment.
Some team tasks are allocated to individuals:
• Administration
• Communication
Finance

What Could Someone Gain From This Role?

You will be helping to develop a generation of confident, resourceful citizens who are engaged with their local community. For more information about Scouting, please See FAQs here https://wyscouts.online/volunteer/

Requirements and Benefits

Once per week/three to four weeks per month
Evenings, some weekends, holidays, and overnights (optional)
Out of pocket expenses

Age / Gender Restrictions

!8+

Accessibility

We will make any necessary adjustments in order to welcome all volunteers.