Our Group Scout Leader role is currently held by our leader Mark Sears. 1st Wilmington need our own GSL and are looking for somone within our area to help us by nominating themselves, please contact any Leader if you wish to be part of this Group.
The GSL’s role can be broken down into the following sections:
The official duties
Maintaining effective communication with others whose advice and support can be of use to the Group. Acting as Chair of the Group Meeting and encouraging co-operation among the Group. Nominating the Group Chair and maintaining an effective Group Executive Committee. Dealing with matters relating to the admission and membership of young people to the Group. Building and maintaining a good relationship with the Group
Sharing responsibility for the management of the safety policy of the Group.
Make sure that sections are running fun and progressive programmes. Encourage sections to build on the skills learned in the previous section. Ensure that Section Leaders are continually reviewing their programme to keep it progressive. Through regular meetings, make sure that Groups know what the other sections are doing. Understand the balanced programme.
Ensure the smooth transfer of young people from one section to the next at the relevant age. Encourage joint activities across sections. Try to create a family atmosphere across the Group. Make sure that young people in the Scout section have the opportunity to move on to the local Explorer Scout provision at the appropriate time.