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Assistant Beaver Leader

Description of the role:

Assistant Beaver Leader to help the Beaver Leader provide a balanced programme for 6-8 year olds.

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


What skills are needed?

Beavers are full of fun and enjoy an adventure. You will have the ability to communicate with 6-8 year olds. If you have a work or hobbies experience you can bring to the colony, that would be helpful

What skills will be learned / gained?

The Scout Association has a formal training programme, some is self training and some at an Academy environment. The courses will give you the opportunities of gaining knowledge in First Aid, Safeguarding and many more scouting and organisational skills. You can also receive training for activities like kayaking, archery and abseiling 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:


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

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

Extra information:

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.