Meet The Team – Volunteers Week -Thursday

Scouting Volunteering teaching #SkillsForLife

Scouting Is nothing without Volunteers

As part of Volunteers week we will be meeting some of our leaders from around the Darlington District. #VolunteersWeek2021 #DarlingtonScouts #ProudtoScout

Our Volunteer for Thursday is ……

Name:- Richard

Current Scouting Position within the District

District Shop Manager, District Executive Member, Appointments Secretary, Group Scout Leader at the 7th Sea Scouts, Nights Away Advisor, Training Advisor, Deputy DC

How many years Scouting Service as a Volunteer have you ?

“20 +”

Were you in Scouts / Girlguides in your youth ?

“Cubs and Scouts“

What Other Scouting role have you held as a Volunteer ?

Group Chair 2nd Newcastle, Nights Away Advisor. Tynemouth District FLAGGS member“

Why did you Volunteer in Scouting?

“My group was about to close due to lack of adults. I had been in the group as a young person for years and could not let this happen! far to many memories to lose..”

Camping or Glamping

“Camping”

A Good Read or a Good Film

“Good Read”

What Flavour Crisps do you like ?

“Salt & Vinegar “

Best thing about Volunteering in Scouting

“The feeling of giving something back, slightly changing the world! making people smile 😉 😉 learning something new and being a memory maker for all our young people. And the camp breakfasts !”

“Thank you Richard for volunteering in Scouting without you there wouldn’t be Scouting in Darlington”

Meet the Team – Volunteers Week – Wednesday

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Scouting Volunteering teaching #SkillsForLife

Scouting Is nothing without Volunteers

As part of Volunteers week we will be meeting some of our leaders from around the Darlington District. #VolunteersWeek2021 #DarlingtonScouts #ProudtoScout

Today we meet ……

Name:- David

Current Scouting Position within the District

“Scout Leader 12th Darlington “

How many years Scouting Service as a Volunteer have you ?

“4 and a bit”

Were you in Scouts / Girlguides in your youth ?

“Cubs and Scouts”

What Other Scouting role have you held as a Volunteer

“Assistant Scout Leader 2nd Otley “

Why did you Volunteer in Scouting?

“I was asked by Akela at 2nd Otley if I could help out in Scouts after talking with them one night about neckers. Always enjoyed scouts and so thought why not.”

Camping or Glamping

“Camping”

A Good Read or a Good Film

“Good Film”

What Flavour Crisps do you like ?

“Sweet Chilly”

Best thing about Volunteering in Scouting

“Getting involved with the activities and having adventures. It’s a good excuses for bonfires, hikes and making friends..”

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“Thank you David for volunteering in Scouting without you there wouldn’t be Scouting in Darlington”

Meet the Team – Volunteers Week – Tuesday

Scouting Volunteering teaching #SkillsForLife

Scouting Is nothing without Volunteers

As part of Volunteers week we will be meeting some of our leaders from around the Darlington District. #VolunteersWeek2021 #DarlingtonScouts #ProudtoScout

First up is …..

Name:- Angie

Current Scouting Position within the District

“Scout Leader 11th Darlington and Training Advisor “

How many years Scouting Service as a Volunteer have you ?

“6”

Were you in Scouts / Girlguides in your youth ?

“No “

What Other Scouting role have you held as a Volunteer

“Assistant Beaver Leader and Assistant Cub Leader at 11th Darlington “

Why did you Volunteer in Scouting?

“My son wanted to join Beavers 6 years ago but there were no spaces so he was added to a long waiting list. I was told if additional leaders were found, children from the waiting list would get a place, my son included. I had a think about it and decided to volunteer and here I am 6 years later. I’ve never looked back. It’s been a blast.”

Camping or Glamping

“Camping”

A Good Read or a Good Film

“Good Read”

What Flavour Crisps do you like ?

“Pickled onion “

Best thing about Volunteering in Scouting

“I have been able to take part in some fantastic activities whilst supporting the young people to learn new skills. These activities include camping, caving, climbing, hill walking, archery, in fact, the list is endless ! I’ve also met some truly amazing people along the way who have now become lifelong friends.”

“Thank you Angie for volunteering in Scouting without you there wouldn’t be Scouting in Darlington”