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Rover Scout


Rover Scout

14th Galway Scouts


At a Glance

  • Start Date:09/09/2019
  • End Date:31/08/2020
  • Closing date:31/12/2019
  • Post Updated:09/09/2019
  • Min Hours:25
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:All adults in scouting are reference checked, vetted and undergo training and safegaurding training and a membership fee


Only have bit of time and interested in Scouting. 14th Galway run a special programme for youths age 18-26. This is a programme that provides lots of opportunities to have fun, be part of the local community and do a little volunteering service for the next generation. We ask our Rovers to contribute 25 hours ahead to help us deliver our activities to our young people.

Join Galway's fastest growing Scout Group, The 14th Galway! We work with young people aged 6 to 26 of the Western Galway suburbs.” We have volunteer opportunities in roles ranging from voluntary youth workers roles to background support roles. 

The 14th Galway, Galway’s fast growing Scout Group provides active scouting to young people aged 6 to 26 of the Western Galway Suburbs. We are part of Scouting Ireland which is a uniformed, voluntary, non-formal education movement.  

We provide a safe, youth  centric environment that encourages the Social, Physical, Intellectual, Character, Emotional, and Spiritual development of young people so that they may achieve their full potential and, as responsible citizens, improve society. 

We provide a mixed programme of active, progressive Scouting based on weekly club meetings and, most importantly, regular outdoor day events and overnight camps building to major yearly summer camps. Our events provide a mix of adventure sport type activities, survival skills and community and environmental service projects.

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

Volunteer roles for Rover Scouts include:

Maintance assiatance on our camping and boating equipment

Instruction support in outdoor activities

Event planning and running

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Flexibile based on your schedule

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
All interested need to make contact with the phone or email contact provide and after a quick screening chat we will put you in contact with our Rover Advisor who will introduce you to our Rover Scout Network


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Brendan O'Gorman

Address: 14th Galway Scouts, Shantalla Community Centre Ashe Road Shantalla


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