Support Team Member

When: Flexible Contact: TBC Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Are you interested in helping support other local and district teams, social media, digital support, building management or finance and administration? Then the Support Team may be the place for you!

You can see what the team does below. As a member of the Support Team you would only take on a small portion of the tasks that interest you. If any part of it interests you or you’d like to know more, please get in touch.

Purpose

The District Volunteering Development Team makes sure all volunteers in their District have a positive and enjoyable volunteering experience. They make it easy for people to join and learn new skills. 

Who do you report to?

District Support Team Lead.

Team Tasks

Support Scouts locally by engaging with the community 
  • Create and look after relationships with other organisations that can help Scouts grow locally and reach further into more communities. 
  • Create a positive image of Scouts in the local community. For example, through local media. 
  • Plan and run fundraising events when they’re needed. 
Open new provisions 
  • Work with Groups and other District teams to open, close, or merge Sections (depending on local demand). 
Support effective processes 
  • Carry out finance administration. This could include paying expenses/invoices, and tracking income/expenditure against the budget. 
  • Set up and look after email, web, social media, and web meeting systems for the District, Groups and Units. 
  • Look after joining enquiries across the District and help Section teams understand any additional needs of young people joining Scouts
Look after property and equipment
  • Check bookings and maintenance for any District-owned property and equipment (including 14-24 Sections). 
  • Oversee meeting places for 14-24 Sections

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