Growth and Development Officer - North (Ref: 17/01)
Job Title: Growth & Development Officer – North Area
Location: Home Based
Contract: 12 month fixed term contract - Mat Cover
Hours: 35 hours per week
Benefits: Subsidised Lunch, Pension Scheme, Simply Health medical plan, free parking and interest free season ticket loan
Summary of Job
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support, instigate and deliver focussed growth plans and opportunities across the Regions as agreed by the Senior Growth and Development Officer / Area Growth and Development Manager. This role enables you to engage with local communities currently under represented in Scouting and provide Scouting for them to include opening new scouting provisions in the local area.
You will be a creative and innovative thinker with a determination to make things happen. 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, external bodies and funders. 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. You must live within easy travelling distance of the advertised area. Be a self-starter and be willing and able to work frequent evenings. You understand the potential of positive activities to have a transformative effect on people lives, and share the values of the Scout Association in developing young people.
Young people are our future and The Scout Association plays a vital role in developing them for adult life. The Association has developed a vision and strategy to take Scouting forward to 2018 and beyond. The Scout Association’s Regional Services Team will be an important element in achieving the vision by supporting the opening of new Scouting provisions and The Association is currently looking for a new Growth & Development Officer to join the existing team.
Details of closing and Interview date:
Closing date: Friday 3rd February 2017
Interview date: Thursday 9th February 2017
The Scout Association aims to be an equal opportunities employer.