Volunteering Development Team

The Volunteering Development Team makes sure all our volunteers have a positive and enjoyable volunteering experience. They make it easy for people to join and learn new skills.

Team Tasks:

  • Use Scouts branded resources to attract new volunteers.
  • Reply quickly and positively to possible new volunteers.
  • Make sure volunteers are welcomed easily and smoothly.
  • Hold inductions with Lead Volunteers and other Team Members.
  • Help and encourage Team Leaders to have regular reviews with volunteers in their teams.
  • Make sure all teams (including Lead Volunteers) follow our approach to safe volunteer recruitment, appointment, reviews, and processes for leaving Scouts.
  • Help volunteers and Young Leaders find and engage in opportunities for learning and development.
  • Coordinate Scouts learning that needs to be delivered by an accredited Trainer - including coordinating and supporting the Trainers.
  • Use the learning delivery materials developed by Scouts (e.g. training sessions, workshops, activities, etc.), and make changes (when necessary) so activities are accessible for everyone.
  • Help volunteers connect across the local area and beyond to learn, share best practices and overcome shared challenges.
  • Set up learning opportunities with external organisations (if relevant and helpful).
  • Make sure volunteers can be recognised for prior learning and experience, and have it credited in their records.
  • Learn from people in other Volunteering Development Teams.
  • Recognise and appreciate volunteers for their brilliant work, formally and informally.

Volunteering Development Team Members

Paul Weeks
District Treasurer
Matthew Robinson
District Cub Scout Commissioner
Gillian Hanley
Brian Tucker
Diane Newson
Appointments Secretary
Joseph Pocock
District Youth Lead Volunteer
Barry Manley
Local Training Manager
Linda Manley
Team member
Paula Humphrey
Training Advisor
Simon Alexander
Training Advisor
Adam Wegg
Training Advisor
Matthew Failes
Training Advisor
Paul Warden
Training Advisor
Ivan Newson
Training Advisor
Colin Goff
Training Advisor

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