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Assistant Scout Leader

Description of the role:

To assist the Scout Leader, Assistant Scout Leaders with the weekly programme to include outings, camps and hikes.

Opportunity Activities: Administration, Counselling, General and Helping, Teaching, Training and Coaching, Youth Work
Availability required:


What skills are needed?

Good Communication, ability to work with and develop children 10 - 14 years old. Have patience, Willing to learn new skills. Flexibility, some weekends.

What skills will be learned / gained?

If not from a scouting background, camping activities, hiking, map reading, knots and lashings, administration, programme planning, first aid plus lots of other skills.

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

18 plus

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

The Scout Association has in place a programme of modules to take, to qualify as a leader.

Extra information:

The Scout Association operates a full training programme and there are a certain amount of courses to attend, culminating in being awarded the Wood Badge.

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.