We have an exciting opportunity for a Development Team Assistant (Avon) to join our team. This role will be home based with some travel. You will join on a part time, Fixed-term Contract to September 2023.We re Scouts and everyone s welcome here - all genders, races and backgrounds. Right across the UK, we help over 400,000 young people aged 4-25 gain skills for life and find their place in the world. We help them speak up, play their part and shine bright. The Development Team Assistant Role:The purpose of the role is to support and deliver the creation of more Scouting places in Avon as part of a development team. The role will be a fundamental part of taking Scouting to new and under represented communities and will involve working directly with both adults and young people to run and support youth provision.The role will focus on your personal development with an induction and training programme building your skills in the following areas: communication skills, project planning and organisation, presenting and training delivery, working with young people, working in a team, creative thinking and problem solving methods as well as core employment skills such as time management, first aid and IT.Key responsibilities as our Development Team Assistant:With the Development Team Lead Officer and District Commissioner Support the opening of Scout sections in new communities Ensure the good and safe running of the youth sections in accordance with POR responding to the current needs of the Group Work together to ensure problems and challenges are overcome Welcoming and induct new adults and young people to ScoutingBe part of a Development Team: Undertaking events to attract young people such as school assemblies Promoting Scouting through different mediums in the area where the new section is opening Supporting and running open evenings and taster sessions for adults and young people Recruiting adults and converting parents into volunteers Mentoring and inducting new adults in partnership with the Appointments Advisory Committee and Training Team Assisting groups to write and implement programme plans Running the new section alongside the new adults for a period of time, enabling sustainability following handover What we are looking for in our Development Team Assistant:You will be motivated with a determination to make things happen. Passionate about Scouting Values and bringing positive activites to new communities.Possess a high level of communication skills to build effective relationships with a wide range of people including; young people, potential adult volunteers, existing volunteers, community representatives. Have a willingness and potential to learn and develop from the experience. Be able to work as part of a team but also be motivated enough to work independently of direct supervision.What we can offer you as our Development Team Assistant: 25 days holiday and going up to 28 days after 2 years service and 32 days after 5 years service Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year Life Assurance Simply Health Scheme Generous Pension Scheme Free car parkingWe are proud to be a family-friendly employer and offer Up to four personal days paid leave a year Maternity/Paternity Leave Childcare Vouchers Flexible working hours Store Discount at our Scout Store + other online benefits Study and volunteer leaveClosing date: Sun, 25 September 2022 at 23:59Don t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click Apply now!The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.Strictly no agencies.