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Volunteer

1st Hinchley Wood has volunteer opportunities across the whole group.

Some weekly volunteer positions enable children of volunteers to be moved up the relevant waiting list.

Our group can only offer all the fantastic opportunities it does because of the efforts of our leaders and section volunteers. We are always in need of adult helpers, regardless of whether you are interested in becoming a fully fledged leader, a member of our executive committee or can only offer a few hours once in a while, every little helps.

  • The majority of our Leaders have full time jobs and a family – we’re all busy!
  • All our Leaders are covered by a comprehensive insurance policy while taking part in Scouting
  • Leaders get involved because they want to have fun and make new friends, not all of them were in Scouting when they were younger
  • Many of our helpers and leaders are parents of our youth members because they’ve seen first-hand how Scouting benefits young people and want to give something back

Any prospective leaders are given full a training package, the majority of which can be done in modular form; it does not mean weeks away from home!

Please contact us to find out more.