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Volunteering at Scouts is changing to help us reach more young people

Volunteering is changing to help us reach more young people

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Information checklist

  • Provide directions and map to venue
  • Offer information on public transport links
  •  If applicable, advise where parking is available.
  • Make sure the venue is accessible for all
  • Advise participants who they should contact in case they are unable to attend the course.
  •  Give terms of cancellation
  • Remind the participant to advise of any changes to personal details, particularly any dietary or medical
    requirements, if these have changed since sending in the application form.
  • Is Scout uniform required?
  • Are the sessions being run inside or outside? Advise what clothing is required e.g. waterproofs, trainers
  • Does the course fee include accommodation and meals? If so, state.
  • Do you require the course fee to be paid prior to the course? If so, remind participants.
  • Is a certificate going to be issued at the end of the Course? If so, check which name they wish to have
    stated on the form. [Some people use their second names rather than their first].
  • If applicable, explain arrangements for booking
  • In the case of an emergency, provide a course phone number and provide the number to the participants
    so that they may inform relatives.
  • Ask participant to complete ‘Emergency Contact’ form – and to bring it with them to the course.
  •  Provide a contact name and number to participants if they have any queries about domestic arrangements or any of the above information.