We are looking for assistant section leaders that can support our Beavers (6 – 8 years), Cubs (8 – 10 1/2 years) and Scouts (10 1/2 – 14 years) sections on a regular basis.
The role of an Assistant Section Leader is to support the operation of the section, in particular the planning and delivery of a weekly balanced programme, with the help of the other section leaders, section supporters and young leaders within the team. This can include planning activities that work towards badges, supporting young people to attend nights away experiences and ensuring the safety and support of all involved. You may be asked to step up in the absence of the Section Leader. The Assistant Section Leader will also attend and contribute to relevant Group.
This role is perfect for anyone who enjoys working with Young People and helping them learn #skillsforlife
You will get the opportunity to work with our young people directly in order to:
- Develop and deliver safe, exciting and stimulating activities, challenges and experiences taking into account the needs, interests and abilities of the young people.
- Provide opportunities for young people to express their views on the programme and running on the Section, and that those views are taken into account.
- Actively engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society.
We want to offer young people the most interesting and diverse experiences possible, that incorporates outdoors, adventure, challenges, greater social responsibility and #SkillsForLife
You will be offered training and a personal learning plan specific to your role. Regular support and supervision will be available from our Group Scout Leader and Assistant Group Scout Leader.