Scouting Trustee and Member of the Executive Committee

Lanchester, Consett, Langley Park, Stanley, Durham City

Executive Committee Members contribute to the running of the Beaver, Cub and Scout Groups by providing administrative support, strategic direction, compliance with relevant legislation and completion of the duties set out in The Scout Association’s Policy, Organisation and Rules.


We are always interested in an area of specialism or interest that would contribute to the Scout's mission of actively engaging and supporting young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society. Our values are that we act with care, respect, integrity, cooperation, exploring our own and others’ beliefs.

To be a full and active participant in Executive Committee meetings and activities.
To uphold the responsibilities of a Executive Committee as outlined in The Scout Association’s Policy Organisation and Rules.
Willingness and eligibility to act as a Charity Trustee for the Group.
Contribute to the strategic aims and future development of the Group.
An understanding of their own role, and the role of others on the Executive Committee.
A commitment to understanding and forming opinions on the key discussion points and responsibilities of the Executive Committee.
Willingness to complete various tasks which support the work of the Executive Committee and the aims of the Group.

Skills & Qualities

Ability to work as part of a team
Strong communication skills
Able to think creatively and solve problems
Able to handle and resolve conflict effectively
Willing to speak one’s mind and listen to the views of others
Able to maintain independent and objective judgement
Willing to actively design and contribute to the strategic vision of the Group
Willingness to take decisions which will further the work of the Group

When & Where?

Bi-annual meetings and as required.

Scout Hut HQ in Annfield Plain near Stanley in County Durham.

Training and Support Offered/Expenses

Support offered as required.

Volunteer Benefits

Volunteering with us is both fun and rewarding. It offers the opportunity to develop a range of skills and attributes which are transferable to the workplace, such as confidence, social and organisational skills and team-working. You can make a difference, feel good, and it’s great for personal development, social responsibility, as well as enhancing your CV. No two weeks are ever the same.

• Make friends and meet people
• Challenge yourself
• Positively impact your community
• Create vital opportunities for young people
• Be part of an inspirational and international movement.

Gain experience of a strategic, decision-making role.

Other Information

We need new volunteers to support all our Sections as we have a small leadership team of only one Scout Leader / two Cub Leaders / one Beaver Leader and one Beaver Section Assistant. We also have a fabulous parent who helps to maintain the hut and grounds.

We have other roles for adults who prefer to volunteer for Beavers (6-8 years), Cub Scouts (8-10 years) and Scouts (10-14 years).

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Type: Advice & Guidance, Trusteeship/Committee, Children/Young People

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