Meet The Team – Volunteers Week – Sunday

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 Sunday is ……

Name:-  Neil

Current Scouting Position within the District

“Group Scout Leader at the 12th Darlington Scout Group, ADC Media“

How many years Scouting Service as a Volunteer have you ?

“12”

Were you in Scouts / Girlguides in your youth ?

“Cubs and Scouts“

What Other Scouting role have you held as a Volunteer ?

“Assistant Beaver, Cub & Scout Leader“

Why did you Volunteer in Scouting?

“My Daughter wished to join Beavers, and I went along for moral support. After a few visits my Daughter wanted to say her Beaver Promise, and I believe I said my Scout Promise on the same night !!! ” as she did.

Camping or Glamping

“Camping”

A Good Read or a Good Film

“Good Film”

What Flavour Crisps do you like ?

“Salt & Vinegar “

Best thing about Volunteering in Scouting

“Having a great Scouting Experience as a child myself, I am now able to be part of a team that provide that Scouting Adventure to the future Scouting Young People.

Also being able to Visit Kandersteg (International Scout Centre) with my own children as Scouts something I did as a Scout 30+ years ago with my own Scout Troop

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

Meet The Team – Volunteers Week – Friday

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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

Our Volunteer for Friday is ……

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Name:- Jono

Current Scouting Position within the District

“Unit Leader – Ravensdale Explorers“

How many years Scouting Service as a Volunteer have you ?

“12”

Were you in Scouts / Girlguides in your youth ?

“Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers“

What Other Scouting role have you held as a Volunteer ?

“Occasional helper at Ravensdale Explorers“

Why did you Volunteer in Scouting?

“Because people volunteered for me, so to give something back and to help young people gain skills and experiences that they might not find or develop elsewhere”

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

“Seeing young people experiencing things out of their comfort zone for the first time and loving it.”

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