Volunteering

409th Manchester Scouts – have a number of volunteering vacancies on the website

Assistant Scout Leaders – We are currently looking for Assistant Scout Leaders to join our growing group in Wythenshawe. Are you looking for a role where you can put your skills to use, learn new ones and play an active role in our community? As an Assistant Scout Leader, you will be part of a team that develop and implement weekly activities which contribute towards the development of the young people and their Scouting experience. Our young members participate in a range of exciting activity and challenge badges, including camping, hiking, craft, community, health and safety, as they work through the Scouting programme.

Volunteering is easier than you think. With full support and training, you can volunteer on a flexible basis. Give young people the skills they need to succeed in life and discover how being part of the Scouting family can be as rewarding for you as it is for them.

Need a reason to join us?

  • It looks great for your CV
  • Gain and improve your skills
  • Expand your network
  • Build your confidence

If you are interested or would like more information, get in touch.

Call Andy on 07540 777717 or email Join@409thscouts.com

Section Assistants – Could you spare a couple of hours a week to support scouting in Wythenshawe? Each week over 100 young people come to our Beaver, Cub and Scout and Explorer sessions and we’re growing fast! This is a great opportunity to gain experience working with children and to receive relevant training. There’s a role to suit everybody and we can work around any existing commitments you might have. For more information about the opportunities available get in touch.

Call Andy on 07540 777717 or email Join@409thscouts.com

Cub Leader – We are currently looking for a Cub Leader to join our growing group in Wythenshawe. Due to our current cub section being full we are now looking to open a brand-new section in our group which will run alongside our Tuesday cubs. This is a practical role, so if you have experience working with young people and the outdoors or would like to gain it volunteering with Scouting is a great way to build your personal skills. You can also build your CV while supporting young people in your local community.

The main responsibilities of a Cub Scout Section Leader are to plan and deliver a safe, exciting and balanced programme, games and activities for boys and girls aged 8-10 years old. You will be supported by Assistant, Section and young Leaders, as well as the other section leaders where appropriate. As a Cub Leader, you will actively encourage the achievement of badges and awards, in particular the Chief Scout Silver Award, which can be done through the help of the other adults during the weekly meetings

Give young people the skills they need to succeed in life and discover how being part of the Scouting family can be as rewarding for you as it is for them.

If you are interested or would like more information, get in touch.

Call Andy on 07540 777717 or email Join@409thscouts.com

Social Media Volunteer – Always on Facebook? You’re just what we need! Do you know your Facebook from your Twitter? Can you manage a digital community? Then we would love to use your skills to manage our social media accounts.

We are seeking a Social Media Volunteer to help promote local Scouting along with our group information, achievements and events. You will spend time updating and monitoring our social media accounts while scheduling regular posts and photos, replying to messages and hash tagging all things exciting going on in the group.

No specific time commitment is required, and the role is flexible enough to fit around you.

This role is ideal for someone who is studying Social Media, Online Marketing at University plus it all looks great on your CV.

If you are interested or would like more information, email Jordan on Join@409thscouts.com

CATS Drama – are looking for Volunteers – from script to stage, be part of the magic – contact Paula for more information or an application form at cats1922@live.co.uk. A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Certificate will be required.