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Scout Helper/leader


Scout Helper/leader

St John's Scouts


At a Glance

  • Start Date:17/05/2017
  • End Date:30/06/2018
  • Closing date:30/06/2020
  • Post Updated:22/05/2017
  • Min Hours:At least 2 meetings a month
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:All Training will be given


We are looking for enthusiastic people to help deliver our scouting programme. We are victims of our own success in that the group has grown and we now have over 60 youth members in total. Some of our scouts need 1:1 assistance from time to time and it is here where we become most stretched but we can get the greatest results, extra help allows us to cater to all of our scouts. We aim to be inclusive and diversity can only enhance the group. So if you have some of the following traits and are up for the challenge of improving yourself and having a lifelong positive effect on young people we'd love to hear from you. All training will be given and the kids are great so there's nothing to be afraid of smile

Ability to communicate and interact with young people
Interest in the development of young people
An understanding of acceptable boundaries in working with young people, including conversation, smoking, drug and alcohol etc.
Ability to work with other adults as part of a team
Good communication skills
A commitment to ongoing personal development and training
Open and positive approach and attitude

Thanks for reading and I hope you'll consider us for your volunteering

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

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

To assist the leader during meetings

Skills required for this role:

A willingness to learn

Details of time commitment needed for role:
We have meetings Monday Nights during the School Year except bank holidays. Meetings are from 7-8pm. Every week of course would be ideal but if I could rota someone in every second week or whatever I could manage that.

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Garda Vetting of course will be required when working with children


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

Name: Kevin O'Shaughnessy

Address: St John's Scouts , 4 St Johns Square North, Limerick City


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