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Group Manager

Ensure that the Scout Group thrives and has the best systems in place to support adult volunteers and develop the Group - including a Group Executive Committee and Section leadership teams.

Provide line management and support to the Leaders in the Scout Group, including setting objectives for their work and holding regular reviews and one-to-one meetings. Ensure that the Scout Group has an adequate team of supported and appropriate adults working effectively together and with others to meet the Scout needs of the area.

Ensure that a challenging, exciting and balance programme is offered to young people in the Scout Group.

Work with the District Commissioner, Deputy District Commissioner(s) and other Group Scout Leaders in the District to ensure that the District thrives and supports Scout Groups.

We have opportunities in any of our 9 groups in Pitsea, Basildon or Laindon

Skills

Essential:

Ability to manage adults effectively

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Provide advice and guidance effectively to others

Provide inspirational leadership for the Group

Build, maintain and facilitate effective working relationships with a wide range of

People

Enable others to identify issues, clarify objectives, develop attainable objectives

and gain the necessary skills and confidence to work as an effective team

Ability to negotiate compromises

Plan, manage and monitor own tasks and time

Construct and implement long-term plans that improve and expand the Scouting

offered to young people and identify any training, resources and other needs

required to undertake this work

Use basic computer software

An understanding of the needs of adult volunteers

Flexible approach

Self-motivated

Able to work as part of a team and promote good teamwork

Resourceful, energetic and enthusiastic about the job

Acceptance of the fundamentals of the Scout Movement

Desirable but not Essential

Understanding of the challenges of working in the voluntary sector

Experience of working with young people and/or community work with adult

Groups

Experience of working in the Scout or Guide Movement as an adult

Construct and implement long-term plans that improve and expand the Scouting

offered to young people and identify any training, resources and other needs

required to undertake this work - Essential

Use basic computer software - Essential

An understanding of the needs of adult volunteers - Essential

Flexible approach - Essential

Self-motivated - Essential

Able to work as part of a team and promote good teamwork - Essential

Resourceful, energetic and enthusiastic about the job - Essential

Acceptance of the fundamentals of the Scout Movement - Essential

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Basildon District Scouts

Posted by

Volunteer Essex

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Interests

  • Children
  • Young People

Activities

  • Administration and Office
  • Business Skills
  • Supporting Charities

Details

  • Accessibility
    Varies depending on venue
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Between these dates: 21/04/2017 - 27/08/2021

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve

Location:

Basildon, Billericay & Wickford

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