Volunteering Opportunities

Leader of the Young Leader Unit

Where: Mersey Weaver Scout District, Cheshire Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited
For this role you do not need to be from within Scouting, and unlike other section leadership roles, it does not require a weekly commitment.  The Young Leaders Unit is unlikely to meet as a Unit more than once a month, so the Explorer Scout Leader (Young Leader) has a different routine to Explorer Scout…Find Out More

Event Services Active Support Unit Manager

Where: Cheshire Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited
Mersey Weaver is launching a new Event Services Active Support Unit! The Unit’s focus is to respond to requests for practical support and resources related to the life-enriching experiences we run for our youth membership in the Widnes, Runcorn, Frodsham and surrounding villages. This could be anything from the planning stages right through to event break…Find Out More

Section and Assistant Section Leaders (Beavers, Cubs, Scouts)

Where: Frodsham, Helsby, Ince, Kingsley, Moore, Norley, Runcorn, Widnes Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited
Within the Beaver (6-8 yr olds), Cub (8-10 yr olds) and Scout (10-14 yr olds) sections of our Groups across the District we have a number of adult leadership opportunities. Section and Assistant Section leaders interact directly with our youth membership to: Develop and deliver safe, exciting and stimulating activities, challenges and experiences taking into account…Find Out More

Assistant District Commissioner (Cubs)

Where: Cheshire Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited
The ADC (Cubs) will engage with adult volunteers in the Cub Packs (aged 8 – 10) throughout the District in order to support: effective implementation of the balanced programme development opportunities networking opportunities across Packs in the District The role holder(s) will be expected to regularly visit Packs, particularly in order to listen, identify and understand:…Find Out More

Event Services Active Support Unit Members

Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited
Mersey Weaver is launching a new Event Services Active Support Unit! The Unit’s focus is to respond to requests for practical support and resources related to the life-enriching experiences we run for our youth membership in the Widnes, Runcorn, Frodsham and surrounding villages. This could be anything from the planning stages right through to event break…Find Out More

Trekking & Hilwalking Active Support Unit Members

Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited
Got a passion for Hiking, Hillwalking, Trekking or Expeditions? What to share your passion for the outdoors and help get young people to enjoy the outdoors? Willing to mentor and pass on your skills to others? You do not need to have any previous Scouting experience nor will you be asked to become an Adult…Find Out More

Target Sports Active Support Unit Members

Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited
Got a passion for Archery, Air Rifle Shooting, Axe Throwing or Catapults? Willing to volunteer a couple of hours periodically, in an evening or a weekend, to pass on your shooting skills to others or help run a target sports event for our youth members along wit other ASU members? The Target Sports ASU is responsible…Find Out More

Technology Active Support Unit Members

Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited
Got an interest in technology and want to use your skills to, for example: help the development of young people through use of technology, e.g. 3D printing; website development; internet safety; Drone (DJI Phantom 3) flying ; Coding (e.g. Sphero programming); help administer some of our back office systems (MS Exchange, SharePoint, WordPress, Woocommerce, Slack)?…Find Out More

District Network Scout Commissioner

Open Volunteer Spots: 1
The role holder proactively encourages and enables Scout Network members (aged 18-25) to shape and participate in the Scout Network programme, including supporting the forming of teams from Network Members to take part in activities and projects in which they have a shared interest. Encourage members of the Scout Network to undertake awards, particularly including…Find Out More