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Beaver Section

Young Leaders (YL) – Beavers

  • Explorer Scout (aged 14-18) help the adults with planning & delivering Scouting activities

Cub Section

Cubs to Scouts Joining & Moving up leader

  • Be responsible for overseeing the joining of new Cubs to the Pack
  • Be responsible for overseeing successful moving up of Cubs to Scouts
  • To follow-up on the reason why a Cubs leaves the group especially after moving to Scouts

Young Leaders (YL) – Cubs

  • Explorer Scout (aged 14-18) help the adults with planning & delivering Scouting activities

Scout Section

Group Young Leader – Leader

Scouts to Explorers Joining & Moving up leader & Young Leader Manager

  • Be responsible for overseeing the joining of new Scouts to the Troop
  • Be responsible for overseeing successful moving up of Scouts to Explorers
  • To follow-up on the reason why a Scouts leaves scouting especially after moving to Explorers
  • Integrate New Young Leaders into their section
  • Ensure that they attend training sessions
  • Ensure that they get the opportunities to be involved in the planning and running of evening programs etc.

Additional roles, can be either uniformed or non-uniform

District and Group Event Co-ordinator Leader

  • Be responsible for overseeing All group activities
  • Be responsible for overseeing the groups involvement in District Events
  • Plan and coordinate the AGMand Presentation Evenings
  • To act as a Charity Trustee of the Group

Group Fund raising Leader (Part of and reporting to the Fund Raising Executive Member)

  • Be responsible for overseeing the individual section fund raising events
  • Be responsible for overseeing and running/lead the Groups fund raising events

Quarter Master/Assistant Quarter Master (Building, Grounds and Equipment team)

  • Maintain the Group’s stores and equipment, identifying items required
  • Liaise with Section Leaders re the use and transport of equipment
  • Report to the Building Manager

HQ and Ground Maintenance & Cleaning Team (Building, Grounds and Equipment team)

  • Maintain the Group’s HQ and grounds

Assistant Chairman Executive Committee Member

  • To attend relevant meetings
  • To act as a Charity Trustee of the Group
  • Help arrange fundraising activities, AGM etc.

Executive Committee Member

  • To attend relevant meetings
  • To act as a Charity Trustee of the Group
  • Help arrange fundraising activities, AGM etc

Media/Communication Manager

  • Provide publicity for the Group through all media types e.g. village newsletter, local newspaper, Social Media
  • Liaise with District and County teams
  • To act as a Charity Trustee of the Group

Newsletter Editor (Media/Communication team)

  • Design, co-ordinate and issue a Group newsletter to all families /supporters
  • Liaise with young people, Section Leaders and Executive Committee to obtain content

Web Master (Media/Communication team)

  • Design and maintain an up-to-date Group web site

 Group Scout Active Support Unit(GSASU) Manager

Group Scout Active Support Unit(GSASU) Members

  • This applies to anyone who can perhaps offer their own skills, knowledge, and time to help just once or twice a year. Examples include:
  • Offer to run an evening activity for a Section based on either a hobby (anything from astronomy to sailing and hill walking to cooking) or a job (anything from nurse to ornithologist and police officer to farmer)
  • Help on a regular basis with just one specific fundraiser each year e.g. setting up for Big Breakfast or helping arrange bag packing rota’s
  • Offering to arrange and run a Section or Group event (could be anything from a Family Fun event to a visit to a Fire Station
  • Volunteering to take part in sleepovers and camps, especially overnight

For more information please contact:

Norman Rider – Group Scout Leader

gsl@northdevonscouts.org.uk

 

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5th North Devon Scout Group
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Bishops Tawton
Barnstaple
Devon
EX32

5th North Devon (Bishops Tawton) Scout
Group (Reg No 40319)

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