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Understanding my role - information for managers

Every volunteer in Scouting should know what is expected of them as well as what skills they can expect to develop.

The first step to ensure this happens is agreeing a role description.

Our role descriptions for managers in Scouting incorporate the six areas of leadership and management that make a good leader. They can be edited to reflect your local situation.

Find out more

If you can’t find the role description you need above, try our Member Resource Database of Roles in Scouting. It contains role descriptions for just about every scouting role you can imagine.

Remember that you can use RAG (red, amber, green) assessment methods to help identify areas of strong performance and where more support and training is required by a volunteer. Contact your local regional development officer or country HQ for more information on how to conduct RAG assessments, and they will support you through this.

Get involved

We are collecting examples of good role descriptions you are using locally. If you would like to share yours please email managers@scouts.org.uk


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