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Explorer Scout Leader

Children and young people | Children | Youth | Sports | Sports coaching

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Location: Scout HQ, 18A Gilesmead, 79 Cambewell Church Rd, LONDON, SE5 7LN (see map)

Start date: Ongoing

What will I be doing?

  • Organising weekly learning and teambuilding opportunities for a vibrant and diverse group of teenagers.
  • Coaching and teaching young people. We equip them with skills for life - the sorts of things schools can't or won't provide.
  • Be one of the responsible adults ensuring the safety and success of our weekend adventures. All training is provided free of charge.
  • Lastly - to have fun!
Quality time around a campfire is a given...

Quality time around a campfire is a given...

What impact will this have?

  • Help young people transform themselves from children into adults.
  • Help them form an understanding of their strengths and weaknesses, and develop themselves accordingly.
  • Career coaching - help young people navigate the numerous routes to success.
  • Introduce and improve skills for life. Helping young people prepare themselves for the wider world.
  • Helping young people become an active and engaged member of society, as well as a global citizen.

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • Weekly Tuesday night commitment. We need volunteers who can turn up every week, and help us plan and deliver a fun and engaging programme, working alongside young people.

  • We also need help with occasional weekend adventures (typically one weekend in 8) camping etc. These are flexible and optional.

    All volunteer positions are subject to a DBS check, which we provide free of charge.

Expenses

  • Out of pocket expenses paid. Most weekend opportunities are free of charge to volunteers.

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Charity
  • Events
  • Fundraising
  • Creative
  • Creative
  • Photography
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching
  • Team working
  • Youth work
  • Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Practical
  • Outdoor work
  • Professional
  • Business and management
  • Finance and accountancy
  • Technology
  • Social media
What skills can I gain?
  • Academic
  • Charity
  • Events
  • Fundraising
  • Creative
  • Creative
  • Photography
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Team working
  • Youth work
  • Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Practical
  • Catering
  • First aid
  • Outdoor work
  • Professional
  • Administration
  • Business and management
  • Finance and accountancy
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Technology
  • Social media

Training

  • All volunteers must complete First Aid (First Response), Safeguarding and GDPR training. provided free of charge.
  • The 'Woodbadge' adult training course gives you all the skills and understanding you need to run a section. Training is provided over a 3-5 year period and can be completed in a number of ways, including e-learning, learning on the job, or even free residential experiences.
  • The Scouts will help fund a wide range of more targeted training and qualifications, including minibus licenses, NGB outdoor leadership qualifications and more!

    - Keen hillwalker? Get your Mountain Leader Award through us.
    - Keen kayaker/canoeist? Get your British Canoeing qualifications through us!

Location

Scout HQ, 18A Gilesmead, 79 Cambewell Church Rd, LONDON, SE5 7LN

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