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Becoming a Leader in Our Scout Group

The Group is made up of volunteers of adults providing the role model, leadership and direction for the youth in the Group.  Each section to run both safely and efficiently needs at two Leaders minimum and thereafter usually 1 per 5-6 youth.

What you are doing, is helping the parents create the leaders and citizens of tomorrow.  Although that can sometime seems a long way off, there is much reward in seeing the youth develop in themselves as they progress through Scouting.

Discounts on fees

Yes as a Scouter the Group endeavours to pay your registration fee, that's a saving of over $144.00 p.a., and further more we waive the Group fee for you children, another saving of $120.00 p.a. Wow such a great saving, simple by become a Scouter.

Did you know that you can choose from:

 Assistant Section Leader This position is supporting the section Leader in running the programme, but may have specific task like:
  • Running games
  • Maintain section records
 Section Leader This position has prime responsibility for the quality of the programme being delivered to the youth and their safety.  Although this may seem a lot, your workload is shared with the Assistant Section Leaders and the youth councils that operate in each section.
 Assistant Group Leader This position is supporting the Group Leader in running the Group.  This may include:
  • Maintaining Leader records
  • Running training sessions
  • Backup for Group Councils
  • Backup for Region Councils
 Group Leader This position is mainly for ensuring that we have quality Leaders running quality programmes

Want To Know About Training?

Each Leader is given extensive training in all aspects of their role.  This is usually done over a number of weekends, which you can select at a location of your choice.  The costs are normally covered by the Group.  You can also attain a Certificate IV in Management, Certificate IV in Leadership or even a Diploma through the training offered in the Scouting movement.

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