Youth Commissioner appointed for Mersey Weaver Scout District

September 16, 2017 16:55 | Posted by | No Comments |

We are pleased to announce that Hannah Deakin has been appointed as our first District Youth Commissioner. Hannah is an Assistant Beaver Scout Leader at 1st Halton and Scout Network Member.

Hannah is looking forward to championing, encouraging and leading the work towards the Youth Shaped 2018 strategic objective. Hannah will be an enabler and champion for the Youth Shaped work across the District in partnership with the District Commissioner and Chairperson of the District Executive Committee

The role is to ensure that young people from 6 – 25 years are involved and engaged in every decision that shapes their Scouting experience locally and to empower young people to share their ideas and have a meaningful voice in planning, implementing and reviewing their programme and opportunities.  To that aim Hannah will be in her first year

  • Taking the lead on the District Youth Forum and encourage greater participation in meaningful Youth Forums; and
  • Ensuring that recommendations from the Youth Forum to the District Executive Committee and District Team are considered and appropriately implemented and that an effective method to provide feedback on outcomes to the Youth Forum is in place.

We are delighted to have as part of the team.

Welcome, Hannah, and we all look forward to working with you.



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