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Area Lead Volunteer of Eryri A Mon

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Overview of the role

The Area Lead Volunteer role is an important UK Headquarters appointment within the ScoutsCymru Team, responsible for providing inspirational and effective leadership for one of the Areas in Wales.

The role is fun, exciting and an opportunity to be part of Scouts in Wales, even if you have never been a Scout before.

As Area Lead Volunteer for Eryri A Mon, you will take the lead making sure local Scouting is great. You will lead on implementing our strategy with your team of 4 District Lead Volunteers, motivating and supporting them to successfully lead the 16 Scout Groups across the Districts.

The role of Area Lead Volunteer is demanding, and highly rewarding. We are looking for people who can lead and inspire their team by being a great coach, critical friend and motivator. This is a senior manager role within Scouts and comes with responsibility. It offers a unique opportunity to make a real impact on the lives of young people in your Area through building, nurturing and leading a team to deliver our shared vision. This role provides the opportunity to be at forefront of our continued success within ScoutsCymru.

You will be joining a team of talented, focused volunteers who are all passionate about bringing brilliant Scouting to every young person who wants to take part and join the adventure.

Application process

You can apply for the role yourself using the application form, or nominate someone else using the nomination form.

Nominated people are under no commitment to apply unless they wish to. 

A search group has been put together to oversee this process and will review all applications and nominations in order to make decisions as to who to invite to attend the selection stage of this process.

At the end of the application form, we also ask applicants to please fill out our Diversity Monitoring Form. You will be automatically directed to this. 

Key dates

Closing date: 09:00 on Monday 3rd June 2024

Interview date: TBC during June 

For more information

For more information, or for an informal chat about this vacancy, please contact: 

Kevin Field, Acting Regional Lead Volunteer of North Wales


Rachel Merriott, Head of Scouting Support, ScoutsCymru


Closing date:
Mon, June 3, 2024, 9:00 AM

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