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Section Assistant

Posted for 1st Houghton Scout Group

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Would you like the chance to canoe, climb and make bird boxes while improving your CV? As a Section Assistant in 1st Houghton Scout Group you will do all of this and more, using your current skills and learning new ones! They are looking for a fun, committed person to support young people, helping run games and activities as part of weekly meetings. As part of a small team, you will be plan and deliver a safe and exciting programme for young people, helping them achieve badges and awards.

Scouting offers fun, friendship and life changing adventure to over 450,000 young people across the UK. But this is only made possible by the talented teams of volunteers. There are opportunities in all 3 sections - Beavers (6 - 8 years), Cubs (8 - 10.5 years) and Scouts (10.5 - 14 years)


Enthusiasm, an empathy with young people and a sense of humour are a must.  But they will teach you the rest, support you all the way, and ensure you get the training and support you need.

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  • Children
  • Employment, Education and Training
  • Young People


  • General Helping
  • Supporting Charities
  • Teaching and Training


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Have to be over 18 years of age
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When do I need to be available?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No Yes No No No

Availability Details

Beavers meet on a Thursday evening, 17.15 - 18.15
Cubs meet on a Thursday evening, 18.30 - 19.45
Scouts meet on a Thursday evening, 19.45 - 21.15


Scout and Guide HQ
Bedford Road
Little Houghton

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