Volunteer: Training admin

Posted by Andrew Hobson Monday, 24 September 2012

We now have a vacancy for a volunteer to help support our group.  There are more details of the role below.  If you think you can help with this, let us know.

Role: Training administrator


  • To support leaders to access Scouting training and maintain effective records 

What would I have to do?

  • Maintain record of training booked, attended and assessed for leaders
  • Notify leaders of relevant upcoming training courses
  • Assist leaders to book training
  • Ensure leaders' training fees are refunded on completion

What support will I get?

  • Access to group records on adult training
  • Initial chat/training to agree approach 
  • Information about training courses, training requirements and course dates
  • Regular discussion with Group Scout Leader to address any problems you have
  • Any minor expenses incurred will be paid 

What skills/time/equipment do I need?

  • Friendly and happy to chat to leaders
  • Admin skills
  • Simple spreadsheet record keeping
  • Access to the internet
  • Low time commitment, estimated 1 hour per month 
  • This role requires a CRB check

How long is the job for?

  • Initially we will review together how things are going after 6 months;
  • then we will review things annually