Volunteer Assistant Leader

 Would you like to be part of a successful team, make a real difference to young people’s lives and have a positive impact on society? 

The 19th Wimbledon Scout Group is one of the largest and most successful Scout Groups in Merton with great facilities and a strong and dedicated leadership team. We want to build on that success and provide greater Scouting for more young people for years to come.   We are recruiting now in all sections in the Group to strengthen our adult leadership team.  

No previous experience or skills are required.  There is a range of roles to choose from; depending on where you and we feel you would fit in best. Any necessary training will be provided. All you need is an enthusiasm to help Scouting ‘actively engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society.’ We do this through adults working in partnership with young people (boys and girls, aged 6 to 18).   Being a leader in Scouting is hugely rewarding and is great fun - most of the time! It will give you the chance to try new activities and experiences and develop your own confidence and skills such as leadership, team working and planning, which will be of value to you and employers.  

 

If you think you might be interested and would like a completely non-committal chat about our volunteering opportunities, talk to a Section leader or contact our Chair, Ros Barnes (chair@19thwimbledonscouts.co.uk) or our Group Scout Leader, Paul Wilkins (gsl@19thwimbledonscouts.co.uk) directly. After that, you can come along and try it out. And in the meantime, there is a safeguarding process to go through, including criminal record checks and a couple of references.  All being well, you’ll soon be joining the adventure and sharing in the rewards that Scouting has to offer. 

About:
The 19th Wimbledon Scout Group provides Scouting to the highest of standards to over 140 young people from 6 to 18; boys and girls, from a wide range of religious, ethnic and social backgrounds. Scouting provides values-based education with an emphasis on ‘learning through doing’, having fun, enjoying the outdoors, taking responsibility and working in teams.  It makes a positive contribution to society by helping young people achieve their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities. It works through a structured programme of adults working in partnership with young people. We teach and develop self-reliance, teamwork, respect, caring, and commitment.

  • Times: one weekday evening between Monday-Thursday & occasional weekends for camps/ hikes etc;
  • Place of opportunity: 106 Cottenham Park Road, Wimbledon, SW20 0SZ
  • Knowledge of Scouting or other uniformed youth organisations is useful, but not essential.
  • Min age: 18+

Recommended: We are recruiting now in all sections of the Group to strengthen our adult leadership team.   No previous experience or skills are required.  There is a range of roles available and any necessary training will be provided. All you need is an enthusiasm to help Scouting actively engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society.   You will have the chance to try new activities and experiences and develop your own confidence and skills such as leadership, team working and planning, which will be of value to you and employers. 

 

Please look at our website (www.19thwwimbledonscouts.co.uk) to find out more about our Group and the vacancies and to see out annual report, which gives a flavour of the activities we offer.

 

Apply Here: chair@19thwimbledonscouts.co.uk