£6957.60-£6957.60 per year
Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Development Team Assistant to join our team based in the local area of Greater London North. We do offer hybrid working with limited attendance to the office being required. You will join on a part time basis 12 hours per week as part of a 15-month fixed term contract starting as soon as possible. In return, we will offer you a competitive salary of £6,957.60 per annum

We’re Scouts and everyone’s welcome here - all genders, races and backgrounds. Right across the UK, we help over 400,000 young people aged 4-25 gain skills for life and find their place in the world. We help them speak up, play their part and shine bright.

The Development Team Assistant Role:

This is an exciting role working in the heart of Scouting and making a real difference in communities. A real opportunity to see what Scouting is about and change the lives of young people.  You’ll get the chance to watch young people grow and develop in confidence because of the work you do and help bring communities together. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop organisation, programme planning and leadership skills.

The purpose of the role is to support new and existing Scout sections and deliver an exciting and engaging programme of activities and games to groups of young people aged 4-18 as well as recruiting and mentoring new adult volunteers to create sustainable Scouting provisions.

Because of the nature of the role, evening and some weekend working will be a key feature of the role whilst operating from a home-based office located within the geographical location.

Key responsibilities as our Development Team Assistant:

  • Plan and lead weekly section meetings and engage young people in activities and games
  • Interact with the parents and carers at the weekly meetings
  • Support new volunteers with programme planning and delivery
  • Ensure the good and safe running of the youth sections
  • Support Group events
  • Deliver active and engaging section meetings to young people
  • Undertake events to attract volunteers and young people
  • Promote Scouting through different mediums in the area to increase membership
  • Support and run open evenings and taster sessions
  • Recruit adult volunteers
  • Mentor and induct new adults

What we are looking for in our Development Team Assistant:

  • Hold a full driving licence
  • Experience of working with adults and young people
  • Ability to engage and build rapport with under 18s
  • Experience of working with young people in a group setting

What we can offer you as our Development Team Assistant:

  • 25 days holiday and going up to 28 days after 2 years’ service and 32 days after 5 years’ service
  • Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year
  • Life Assurance
  • Simply Health Scheme
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Free car parking

We are proud to be a family-friendly employer and offer…

  • Up to four personal days paid leave a year
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Flexible working hours
  • Store Discount at our Scout Store + other online benefits
  • Study and volunteer leave

Closing date: Mon, 1 November 2021, 23:59

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click ‘Apply’ now!

The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.

Strictly no agencies.

Posted on: 11 October 2021
Closed date: 01 November 2021
Job ref: ML1110DTALON
Tags: Human Resources, Business Development