Pack Assistant (Cub Scouts)

Cubs start small but think big, making the very most of what they have and seeking out adventures wherever they go. Throughout their journey, you’ll help them work towards a range of skill-boosting badges and awards. From athletics and astronomy to photography and pioneering, there’s something for everyone to get stuck into.
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly
Availability:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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Afternoon
Evening
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

• 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.

Skill and Qualifications Required:

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.

Areas of Interest: Art, Children, Community, Scouts, Sport, Young people
Opportunity suitable for: Indoor, Long term commitment, Older people, Outdoor, People seeking work, People with a visual impairment, University students, With friends, 18 and over
What activities will the volunteer do? Befriending, Lending a helping hand, Outdoors, Youth work
Skills gained in this role: Creativity, Organising, Outdoor work, Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Step free access clearly signposted into the building, Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: 2nd Dukinfield Scouts