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Scouter (Swords)

Swords Scouts

About Swords Scouts

The Aim of Scouting Ireland is to encourage the physical, intellectual, character, emotional, social and spiritual development of young people so that they may achieve their full potential and, as responsible citizens, to improve society.

What's Involved

A scouter commits to one evening a week to work with a team of leaders to deliver a programme of non-formal learning to a group of young people. Weekend and planning activities are all part of scouting also.

What's required for this position

Scouting is a great opportunity to develop interpersonal skills, leadership and communication skills, An interest in the outdoors, hiking, canoeing or camping are useful but not necessary.

  • Youth/ Childcare

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 year

Hours required: 1hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Balheary Road, Swords

Other location details:
Swords, fingal

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Age restrictions:
Over 25

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteers will benefit from being part of a great organisation providing excellent programmes for young people. They have an opportunity to develop leadership, organisational and interpersonal skills. The training complients the role.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Fingal
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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