Scouting in the UK is currently in Yellow. This means face to face meetings are allowed Indoors and Outdoors with social distancing in place and small groups are allowed camping. Please check the guidance on the link below for current numbers for nights away.

Following the Update from the NYA and TSA. Rules for Face to Face meetings have changed 18/05/2021. Latest Guidance

Colony Assistant (Beaver Scouts)

Where: County Wide Contact: South Yorkshire Scouts Contact Email: [email protected] Contact Phone: 01142468551 Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Outline: Section Assistants are adult volunteers who assist the Section Leaders and Assistant Section Leaders in delivering the programme to young people in Scouting.

Responsible to: Group Scout Leader (if assisting with Beavers, Cubs or Scouts) or District Explorer Scout Commissioner (if assisting with Explorers).

Main Contacts: Young people, parents/carers, Section Leaders, other Section-based volunteers, Group Scout Leader or District Explorer Scout Commissioner, Young Leaders.

Appointment requirements: Must successfully complete the appointment process (including acceptable personal enquiries and acceptance of The Scout Association’s policies). Complete Getting Started training requirements within 5 months of full appointment.

It’s expected that whilst volunteering for this role you will undertake regulated activity.

Main Tasks

Delivery of a Balanced Programme:

  • Running games and activities as part of weekly section meetings and other section events.
  • Assisting young people to achieve badges and awards.
  • Assisting with residential experiences for the section.
  • Assisting the section with taking part in a varied, exciting and safe programme of activities.

Note: any other tasks are to be agreed with the Line Manager.

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