You Can Help
As everything is run by volunteers, we need all families to contribute as best as they can to the running of our Scout Group. There are countless ways in which people can help.
Offer to act as a Leader of any of the Sections – leaders have fun too!
Assist as an Adult Supporter in a Section
Participate on the Group Committee
Offer to take on an office-bearer position
Provide expertise or skills that can be utilised by the Group
Lend equipment (such as a yacht) or facilities (such as a farm for camping) that can be utilised by the Group
Organise publicity for Group events
Help produce the Group newsletter – contribute photos, chase up stories, donate printing or paper
Come down and talk to a Section about your profession or hobby
Provide an excursion to your place of employment, eg, factory or laboratory
Provide a home for an international exchange Scout
Help with hall maintenance – especially if you have a trade skill
Offer to look after hall hire bookings
Look after the waiting list
Run the uniform swap shop
Act as quartermaster and look after the Group’s equipment
Offer to tow a trailer or, if you have the appropriate licence, to drive a bus to camps and other activities
Donate prizes for or offer to organise fundraising events
Help on the hall cleaning or lawn mowing rosters
Create and maintain a Group website
As a child safe organisation we require that all volunteers have and maintain a Working With Children Check card. This is easy to do and is free. See https://scoutsvictoria.com.au/media/3800/wwcc-faqs-nov19.pdf for more details.
Please contact the Group Leader or the Chairman of the Group Committee if you can help out with any of these items.