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Finding, appointing and welcoming volunteers

This independent learning is aimed at managers and supporters in scouting.

The total learning time for this resource is approximately 30 minutes.

Objectives - by the end of the unit, participants will be able to:
  • Describe ways to identify and recruit adult volunteers, taking into account their skills, interests and availability.
  • Describe how to manage succession planning and identify the roles that are needed to make local Scouting work effectively.
  • Understand the role of induction and training in helping volunteers to gain the skills and knowledge needed to carry out their role effectively.
  • Describe the appointment process and their role in making it effective.