Help make important decisions for our group as a member of our group committee

Approximate time required
3 or 4, 2-hour meetings a year  

If you would like to help scouting but don't have the time to be a leader or helper, then our group committee is a great way of helping our group with minimal time commitment.

Our group committee, officially called the group executive committee, plays a key role in the running of our group. The members make decisions and carry out administrative tasks to ensure that the best quality scouting can be delivered to young people in our sections. The committee plays a very important part in the running of our group. In fact, we could not function properly without it!

Although the 'executive' bit in our committee’s title makes it sound very formal, it is not like that at all - our committee is made up of people like you! All our committee members have different skills to offer, come from different backgrounds and have varying experiences. This helps to ensure a variety of perspectives and a more rounded and effective committee.

This is a rewarding role and is ideal for someone who would like to support the growth and development of young people and our leadership team but not by working directly with young people. 

No previous experience of scouting is necessary. 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 and a short online training module to help you get started as well as lots of ongoing support. 
Being just a small part of scouting is great fun and it goes without saying that supporting young people can be one of the most rewarding things you can do, plus it all looks good on your CV.

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