ID: 181922

Scout Leader

Young People Regular - more than 6 months Fitzroy VIC

About this opportunity

Fitzroy Scout Group is looking Cub and Scout Leaders to join our current team.

As a Scout Leader, you will be trained to run and organise a program of adventurous and educational activities for kids aged 8-10 (Cubs) and 11-14 (Scouts), including camps, weekly activities, outdoor adventures and practical learning.

You will make the Scout Promise and be invested with a uniform and scarf as a member of the worldwide scout movement. You will join a diverse team of adults, including youth and parents and will find friendship and community.

You could find yourself on adventurous activities including hikes, ziplining, camping and orienteering. You can also complete your Scouts' Adventurous Activity training so you can deliver specialised adventurous activities to young people.

Fitzroy Scout Group is fortunate to have a strong team of leaders and are an example of how a community and the Scouting movement can work together for our youth.


Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

Completion of a National Criminal History Check (organised via Scouts Victoria, no cost), and holding a Victorian Working with Children check (free for volunteers) are required as part of the application process.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Two hours on a weeknight, plus 30-60 mins worth of preparation or admin throughout a week. Camps and outdoor activities on weekends throughout the year.

Suitable for
  • Families with Children
  • People Learning English
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Travelling Volunteers
Type of work
  • Education & Training
  • Sport & Physical Activity
  • Tutoring & Coaching
Training

Compulsory E-Learning Modules (including Child Safe) and residential training weekend aimed at teaching Scouting skills and our educational method. First Aid training available but not compulsory. Other training, according to your aspirations within the organisation.

Reimbursement

All training and equipment costs excluding fuel. Fuel may be reimbursed for longer travel (i.e. camps) on prior arrangement.