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Assistant Cub Leader

Description of the role:

The Assistant Cub Leader will work alongside the Cub Leader and Young Leaders to provide a balanced programme for 8-10 year olds.

Opportunity Activities: Community Work, Mentoring, Teaching, Training and Coaching, Trusteeship and Committee Work, Youth Work
Availability required:


What skills are needed?

Cubs are full of fun and enjoy an adventure. You will have the ability to communicate with the youngsters, both girls and boys. If you have your own work or hobbies experience you can bring to the group, that would be helpful.

What skills will be learned / gained?

The Scout Association has a formal training programme, some self training and some at an Academy environment. The courses give you opportunities to gain knowledge in First Aid, Mapping and many more scouting skills. You can also receive training for activities like kayaking, archery, rifles climbing etc, which will allow you to gain a permit to teach others.

DBS Check Required: Yes
Driving Licence Required: No
Does this role have age restrictions?: Yes
Details of restriction:

18 +

Mandatory training required for role: Yes
Details of mandatory training:

There are modules that a volunteer will need to take over a period of 5 years.

Extra information:

The cubs meet on a Wednesday evening. We use the Mendlesham Community Centre as we are currently fundraising for a new HQ, which will be sited at Mendlesham Green. We use this facility for camping and outside activities.

About the Opportunity Host Organisation

Host Organisation: Scout Association - Bacton Scout Group
Organisation Profile:

The Scout Association is a world wide organisation. At Mendlesham Scout Group, we provide scouting for the ages of 6-18 over 4 sections. We are a voluntary group. The programmes that we provide across the 4 sections are aimed to develop the skills of the youngsters that can be used in adult life.