Squirrel Leader – Team Member

When: Mondays or Thursdays Where: At the following Groups/Units
13th Epiphany Scout Group (St Richard’s)
St Richards Church
Ramshead Hill
LS14 1BX
13th Epiphany Scout Group (Epiphany)
Epiphany Church Hall
Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Are you interested in being part of running a Squirrel Drey for 4-6 year olds? Then being on a Squirrels Team may be the place for you!

As part of a Squirrels Team, you would take on a portion of the team’s tasks and assist the Squirrels Team Lead. You can see what the team does below. If this role interests you or you’d like to know more, please get in touch.

Who do you report to?

Squirrels Team Lead

Squirrel Team Tasks

Plan and Deliver a great programme
  • Work with young people to plan and deliver a great programme, including nights away and adventurous activities
  • Help Squirrels earn their top award – The Chief Scout’s Acorn Award
  • Find ways to continue to improve the programme
  • Tailor the programme to the needs of your Squirrel Drey
  • Include community members to help run programme nights
Make sure there’s a great culture for all
  • Help young people and volunteers feel welcome and included, and make changes (when necessary) so the environment and activities are accessible for everyone.
  • Mentor volunteers in the team and help them develop, including Young Leaders.
  • Check volunteers behave positively and in line with Our Volunteering Culture.
Create a safe environment
  • Check the programme can run safely.
  • Make sure adult:child safeguarding ratios are always maintained and there’s a leader in charge for each session.
  • Create and review risk assessments, check there are first aid kits or supplies for all activities,
  • Review safety incidents and report them in the right way & report any safeguarding concerns directly to the UKHQ Safeguarding Team

Tasks for allocated Team Members

Communicate with others including Parents/Carers
Make sure admin is done correctly
Look after finances

Express Interest in Volunteering