The group manager ensures the effective operation of the scout group. (A scout group normally consists of a beaver colony, cub pack and a scout troop. The group also has a team of trustees which we call the group executive committee.
They ensure that the group is well run, has enough leaders and the adults in each section have the things they need to provide an exciting weekly programme to their young people. You will work closely with our group chair, the members of our group executive committee and if you choose to have one (or two) our assistant group manager(s), so If you like the idea of working in a small, flexible team to get things done to help our scout group be the best it can this is the role for you.
This is an ideal role for someone who is interested in supporting our scout group by working with adults and having some contact with young people.
You don't need to know anything about scouting - What’s more important is your own skills and experience as well as empathy with our mission and values. We provide a warm welcome, a sociable network, a relevant level of easy to access training which is designed to acknowledge your experience and aims to support you in the areas where you need additional support, lots of online resources to help with the coordination of our scout group as well as ongoing face to face support.
We know that life can be busy, so we're all about flexibility: This is a very flexible role which you can fit around your family, work and social commitments and other than the odd pre-planned meeting you can fit things around you!
You don't need to know anything about scouting - we provide an induction, lots of online reference and resources, a sociable network, a relevant level of easy to access training to help with the coordination of our scout group as well as ongoing face to face support.
Being part of scouting is great fun and it goes without saying that helping young people can be one of the most rewarding things you can do, plus it also looks great on your CV!
We're scouts and everyone's welcome here. We'd love you to join our team of go-getters, doers and give-it-a-goers. So, join our team and help us make ‘scout nights’ even better.
Give young people the skills they need to succeed and find out how scouts can be just as rewarding for you. We’re not going to pretend it’s always easy. This is an important role. With big rewards.
Estimated time required to fulfil the role: 2-3 hours a week