Drey Assistant (Squirrels)

Where: 1st Ince and Elton Scout Group, School Lane, Elton, Chester, Cheshire CH2 4LT Contact: Ashley Proctor Contact Email: [email protected] Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

We’re looking to bring Scout’s newest section for 4 to 6 year olds – Squirrels, here to 1st Ince and Elton! But to do this, we’ll need your help to make this happen!

Outline: Empowering young people to learn new skills, make new friends and learn to stand on their own two feet. No two weeks are the same, but the impact you make is always great.

Responsible to: Squirrel Team Leader, Squirrel Team Members and Group Lead Volunteer

Responsible for: N/A

Main Contacts: Young people and their Parents/Carers, Drey team members, Young Leaders, Group Lead Volunteer, Assistant District Lead Volunteer (Squirrels)

Appointment Requirements:

  • Complete the appointment process (including acceptable personal enquiries and acceptance of the Scout Association’s policies)
  • It’s expected that whilst volunteering for this role you will undertake regulated activity and require a disclosure check to be completed.
  • Within five months of starting the role, complete applicable Getting Started training modules, which cover Essential Information, Safety, Safeguarding and GDPR
  • Renew safeguarding and safety training
  • Take part in ongoing learning opportunities

Main Tasks 

Delivering a great Programme

  • Support the delivery of a safe, fun, inclusive and age-appropriate programme
  • Welcome Squirrels and their families to the Drey
  • Run games and activities such as reading stories
  • Encourage Squirrels to participate in activities and guide them towards receiving their badges 
  • Support Squirrels with additional needs

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