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County Development Officer - West Lancashire

posted 4 May 2011, 09:13 by John Moore
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a dedicated individual to take on the above post commencing Spring/Summer 2011 for a three year contract.
The prime objectives of the post are to recruit & retain adult volunteers in Scouting that will lead to an increase in our youth membership. Additionally, you will support the implementation of the County Development Plan.
In this role you will help strengthen existing Scouting and grow Scouting in new places, new communities and in different ways. A key element will be working with community and local government organisations to recruit adult volunteers. The job demands a flexible approach with frequent evening and weekend working.
You need excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to manage a diverse workload. You must be enthusiastic, able to enthuse others and be self motivated. You need to be committed to the ethos of the Scout Association, with a clear grasp of how Scouting can work in urban, rural and minority ethnic communities. You must have a full driving licence, have access to a car and be familiar with Microsoft Office applications. Previous experience in youth work and the voluntary sector is desirable.
Are you up to the challenge?
For further information and a detailed job description, please request an application pack from the Administrative Officer at the address below or requesting a pack.
Closing date for applications is close of business on Friday the 20th May 2010
County Scout Office
Waddecar Scout Activity Centre
Snape Rake Lane
Tel: 01995 61336