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Adult Assistant Scout Leader (Beavers and Cubs)

Role Description

Post Title: Adult Assistant Scout Leader (Beavers and Cubs)

Responsible to: Unit scout leader

Location: Bobbersmill Community Centre

Hours: On average 2 hours per week


Main Duties and Accountabilities

  1. Supervising and putting on activities at the Scout sessions
  • Supervise activities at the Scout sessions.
  • Contribute to activity ideas that the children can do.
  • Carry out risk assessments as required.
  • Ensure that the equipment is checked before taken out for young people to use, following health and safety procedures
  • Ensure regular opportunities are provided for Troop Forum in order to ensure that the Scouts views and opinions are considered.
  • To stop all games when the call for prayer is called (Azaan) and young people are ready to pray
  • Agree responsibilities with Assistant scout leaders, taking into account when appropriate, the development of the individual’s leadership potential
  • Delivering a balanced programme for the Scout Section taking into accounts needs and interests and abilities of the Scouts within their Troop
  • Ensure that every member of the Troop has the opportunity to attend at least one Patrol or Troop residential experience each year


  1. Building relationships
  • Engage with the young people.
  • Engage with parents, carers, other members of the community


  1. Furthering the development of young people
  • Work with young people to address any concerns or worries that they might have.
  • Play an active part in their development by being a role model to them.
  • Identify young people who would be willing to get involved in running the Karimia Youth Club at a later stage.


  1. Contributing to the long-term vision of the Scout Group
  • The appointment of Troop Assistants with the approval of the Scout Group Leader
  • Follow the Groups financial procedures which must be in accordance with Karimia Institutes
  • Help to develop the Scout group.
  • Attend meeting of the Group Council, and the Group Executive Committee as well as meetings of  leaders at Group and District level


  1. Other
  • Comply with policies and procedures.
  • Take part in a full induction programme.
  • Deal with issues in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Meet the requirements of the Scout Group Child Protection Policy.
  • Undertake training in personal development as the needs of the volunteering may require.
  • Carry out additional duties as shall from time to time be required as workload dictates.

Please contact Yaseen at yaseen@karimia.com for more information.

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