Air Cadet Civilian Instructor - Heston & Isleworth

Middlesex Air Cadets

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Location: 86 (Heston ) Squadron, Vicarage Farm Road, Heston, TW5 0EE (see map)

Travel: Heston Health Centre bus stop.

Start date: Ongoing

What will I be doing?

  • The Air Cadets is run by volunteers and you will form part of that team, led by uniformed volunteers.
  • A successful Squadron requires adult volunteers with a variety if skills, with everyone applying their skills and experience where it best fits.
  • You could be teaching cadets about aviation or leading specialist training such as Adventure Training, Shooting and First Aid.
  • Driving cadets to activities, managing cadet records, recruitment, NVQ administration.
  • Planning ceremonial parades and fundraising.
  • Coaching sports and much more.
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What impact will this have?

  • Promote and encourage a practical interest in the Royal Air Force and Aviation.
  • Provide training which will be useful in the Services and civilian life.
  • Encourage the spirit of adventure and develop qualities of leadership and good citizenship.

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • Air Cadet Squadrons meet on two evenings a week and participate in various optional weekend activities.
  • Adult volunteers can give as much or as little time as they can, but we need volunteers who are happy to commit for the long term.

What else do I need to know?

  • The RAF Air Cadets is committed to operating in a COVID Safe way to protect both our adult volunteers and the cadets. Safety precautions are in place that follow Government advice and are kept under review to ensure they respond to any changes in advice.
  • The application process can be a bit lengthy while we wait for your DBS Check to be completed, but we will endeavour to keep in touch while you wait.
  • You will be a civilian instructor within a uniformed youth organisation and so must be willing to work within the ethos and values of the Royal Air Force and respect the discipline and regulations this entails.

Expenses

  • Home to duty mileage and public transport reimbursement maybe paid subject to current Air Cadet policy and rules. Free food and accommodation is available for some residential activities.

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?

  • Academic
  • Interpersonal
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Team working
  • Youth work
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Practical
  • First aid
  • Professional
  • Administration
  • Interest in Aviation or Military

What skills can I gain?

  • Academic
  • Charity
  • Fundraising
  • Interpersonal
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Team working
  • Youth work
  • Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Practical
  • First aid
  • Professional
  • Administration
  • Business and management
  • Technology

Training

  • Mandatory:. Child Safeguarding. First Aid. Handling Personal Information.
  • General:. Methods of Instruction. Leadership & Management. Health & Safety Awareness.
  • Optional Specialisms:. Adventure Training. Shooting. Duke of Edinburgh Award Leader. First Aid Instructor. Fieldcraft.

Location

86 (Heston ) Squadron, Vicarage Farm Road, Heston, TW5 0EE

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