All scout groups have similar roles that need to be fulfilled by adult volunteers. Details about these roles are given below along with a number of additional roles which are specific to our Group.
Manage and lead the operation of the section, planning and delivering an appropriate programme of activities. Read the full Section Leader role description.
Assistant Section Leader
Support the operation of the section, helping the Section Leader in planning and delivering an appropriate programme of activities. Read the full Assistant Section Leader role description.
Assist the Section Leader and Assistant Section Leader in delivering the programme. Read the full Section Assistant role description.
Group Chairman (Deborah Watson)
Leads the Executive Committee and works closely with the Group Scout Leader. Read the full Group Chairman role description.
Group Secretary (Sarah Norville)
Supports the Chair of the Executive Committee to ensure the smooth functioning and sound administration of the Scout Group. Read the full Group Secretary role description.
Group Treasurer (Claire Hutchinson)
Provides sound financial administration, support and information to the Executive Committee and Group. Read the full Group Treasurer role description.
Executive Committee (vacancies)
Committee members contribute to the running of the Group by providing administrative support, strategic direction, compliance with relevant legislation and completion of the duties. Read the full Executive Committee member role description and advice on becoming a committee member.
Grounds maintenance (Jennifer Lawn)
Maintain the scout HQ grounds including cutting the grass and trimming hedges and other vegetation.
Boat maintenance (vacant)
Check all boats regularly and report any issues, repairs or purchase requirements to the Executive Committee. Arrange any necessary repairs and replacements.
Vehicle maintenance (Alastair Mills)
Check all vehicles regularly and report any issues, repairs or purchase requirements to the Executive Committee. Arrange any necessary repairs and replacements.
Driver Training (vacant)
Maintain a list of volunteer drivers, check licences, record restrictions and arrange training where required.
Maintain an inventory of Group equipment and record any equipment in and out. Ensure stores are kept tidy and report any issues, repairs or purchase requirements to the Executive Committee.
HQ Cleaner (coordinated by: vacant)
A rota of volunteers clean all internal areas of the scout HQ on a weekly basis.
Bookings Secretary [HQ, marquees & vehicles] (Michelle Tighe)
Respond to any booking enquiries and maintain bookings calendar. Inform marquee and vehicle coordinators of any relevant bookings and arrange to open and lock up the HQ for any one-off bookings.
Marquee organiser (VACANT)
Maintain a list of volunteers to help with putting up and taking down marquees and arrange appropriate support for any bookings.
Active Support Coordinator (VACANT)
Communicate with Group parents and arrange support for Group events.
Website and social media communications (CAROLINE SAUNTSON)
Maintain the Group website and social media pages.
Grant applications (VACANT)
Research where grants may be available, contact relevant organisations to request grants and prepare and submit grant applications.
Fundraising team (coordinated by: vACANT)
Arrange clothes collections and organise other fundraising events.