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We always need new volunteers in Scouting! But we have some specific vacancies to fill.

Please contact our District Commissioner for further information or to apply.

Grants and Funding Manager

We are looking for a Grants and Funding Manager to research and ‘chase the money’ which is available to us from organisations and individuals for uses such as training, development, buildings etc. The role will not require you to chase for raffle prizes!

Our fundraising manager will be able to deliver workable ideas and then turn them into a reality to help the groups around the District team and our groups to deliver the full Scouting programme. If you are a dogged, tenacious person and would like to be part of our team, then please drop Dave Collete an e-mail.

The role:

  • Assist in identifying people and organisations where grants and funds may be available to our District and Groups
  • Write proposals that would attract money, including applications for grants
  • Lead the development of fund raising strategies to meet District financial needs
  • Keeping in touch with existing donors and stakeholders
  • Liaise with the fund raising teams around the District and help to prepare presentations along TSA guidelines
  • Be part of the District budgeting process

Explorer Scout Leader (ESL)

The Explorer Scout Leader (ESL) acts as the Section Leader for an Explorer Scout Unit, but is directly responsible to the DESC. As the Explorer Scout Section is leader-led, the ESL has responsibility for developing and providing quality Explorer Scouting in the Explorer Scout Unit and the District as a whole. The ESL has a very practical role and should spend as much of their Scouting time as possible in the actual process of delivering the programme.

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Group Scout Leader (GSL) for 4th North Watford and GSL for 2nd North Watford

To manage and support the Scout Group and its Leaders to ensure it runs effectively and that Scouting within the Group develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association.

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Beaver Scout Leader (BSL) for 2nd North Watford

Manage and lead the operation of the Beaver Section at the 2nd North Watford. In particular, the planning and delivery of the Balanced Programme, with the help of Assistant Section Leaders, Section Assistants, Young Leaders and members of Scout Active Support as appropriate. Some of the tasks for which the Section Leader is responsible may be delegated to others in the Section, including other Section Leaders, Assistant Section Leaders and Section Assistants.

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Cub Scout Leader (CSL) for 3rd North Watford

Manage and lead the operation of the Cub Section at the 3rd North Watford. In particular, the planning and delivery of the Balanced Programme, with the help of Assistant Section Leaders, Section Assistants, Young Leaders and members of Scout Active Support as appropriate. Some of the tasks for which the Section Leader is responsible may be delegated to others in the Section, including other Section Leaders, Assistant Section Leaders and Section Assistants.

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