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Pears Project Coordinator-Leeds and Wakefield

Overview of the role

As part of the Scouts Growth and Inclusion strategies this role will be essential to leading the role out of pilot growth model into the North East.

The role will manage, support and co-ordinate the delivery of the Pears Project in the Leeds and Wakefield area leading a team of Development assistants to deliver the project objectives  working in partnership with Regional, County and District Commissioners, Project Working Group and funder to realise agreed sustainable growth targets.  

The Projects focus in on bringing Scouting to communities that are currently under represented in Scouting as well as opening extra places in areas of high demand and helping to support failing groups to grow and develop.  Working with the other project co-ordinators (Birmingham and Avon area) and the Pears project manager this role will help shape the methods and delivery of our growth work as well as recording the learning from the project to share nationally maintaining an active relationship between the various Pears Foundation project areas. The role holder will need to ensure that monitoring and progress reports are provided to the Steering Group and the Pears Foundation. A key part of the role is to support the development of the part time staff this will involved frequent hands on/direct support at events.

Person specification

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Before making an application please ensure that you have read the Recruitment and selection policy.

In order for us to monitor the application of our Equal Opportunities policy, we would be grateful if you would also complete the Recruitment Monitoring questions on the Application Form.

If you would to discuss the role in more detail, please contact

If you are unable to apply using the link below, please post your application to:
Human Resources, The Scout Association, Gilwell Park, Chingford, London E4 7QW.

Applicants are advised to read the full application pack before applying.

Pears Project Co Ordinator Leeds And Wakefield Applicant Pack Nov 2019
PDF – 847.0KB

Closing date for applications is 23.59 on Monday 6th January 2020.

Interviews will be held on Saturday 18th January 2020 in Leeds.

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£33,594 per annum, Band F, Level 3

Homebased, covering Leeds and Wakefield area

Fixed Term for 12 months

35 hours per week

25 days per annum pro-rata plus bank holidays

Closing date:
Mon, January 6, 2020, 11:59 PM

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