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Group Management

SCOUT GROUP MANAGEMENT

The Scout Group is led by a Group Scout Leader with the support of the Group Executive Committee.  This committee consists of the Group Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer, Section Leaders and parent representatives.  The Group Executive Committee exists to support the Group Scout Leader in meeting the responsibilities of the appointment and is responsible for:

• the maintenance of Group property;
• the raising of funds and the administration of Group finance;
• the insurance of persons, property and equipment;
• Group public occasions;
• assisting in the recruitment of Leaders and other adult support;
• appointing any sub-Committees that may be required;
• appointing Group Administrators and Advisers other than those who are elected.

 

FINANCING THE GROUP

The Group is financed in two ways :

Membership Fees: This is currently £13 per month, please read the attached letter from the Group Treasurer for further details on methods of payment & GIFT AID

Treasurer’s Letter

    * All Parents/Carers – Please ensure you have signed up to Gift Aid via our Online system (OSM) which a link would have been sent to you by e-mail.  While we are currently not receiving any income due to the ongoing COVID restrictions, this is one way to help if not done so already, and we can claim historically back several years too, and all absolutely free for you!

Fund Raising: The role of the Supporters Committee is to organise events that: 

  • Raise funds to maintain the Scout Hut & purchase new equipment 
  • Help promote a “Group” spirit within all sections, parents & the local community

At present we do not have a Supporters Committee so if you can spare a little bit of time – perhaps a couple of hours one evening a month or a few extra hours to help at an event – please make yourselves known to the Chairman or a Leader.

The money received covers: –

  • Annual fees to District, County and National bodies for insurance and leader training.  
  • Money is also required to cover the main bills of the hut such as rent, electricity, water, cleaning, maintenance of the grounds and insurance. However, for major repairs the group still has to look to fund raising and donations.  
  • The purchase and upkeep of camping/games equipment 
  • Badges and scarves 
  • Cost of running most meetings, including equipment

 

GROUP MANAGEMENT MEMBERS

 

LEADERS

 

Group

Group Scout Leader                                      Kieran Burns
Assistant Group Scout Leader rr                   James Blythin

 

Scouts

Scout Leader                                                 Jeff Nayler
Assistant Scout Leader                                 Jonathan Hollamby
Assistant Scout Leader                                 Ali Hollamby
Assistant Scout Leader                                 Andy Hollamby
Assistant Scout Leader                                 Emma Harris
Assistant Scout Leader                                 Alfie Nayler

 

Cubs – Pioneer

Cub Scout Leaderi                                        Claire Rendell
Assistant Cub Scout Leader                         Abigail Lawrence
Assistant Cub Scout Leader                         Mark Williams
Assistant Cub Scout Leader                         Duncan MacIver
Section Assistant                                          Nigel Hadley
Section Helper                                              Tracey Macdonald

 

Cubs – Challenger

Cub Scout Leader                                        Jena Scott
Assistant Cub Scout Leader   i                     Kelly Groves
Section Helper                                              Neil Wills
Section Helper                                              Scott Cooper

 

Beavers – Jupiter

Beaver Scout Leaderi                                    David Elphick
Assistant Beaver Scout Leader                     Alison Brook
Section Assistant                                           Fiona Verral

 

Beavers – Saturn

Beaver Scout Leaderi                                    Carrie Emberley
Assistant Beaver Scout Leader                     Matthew Hobbs
Assistant Beaver Scout Leader                     Suzie Shore

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Group Scout Leader                                      Kieran Burns

Chairman                                                       Nigel Scott

Treasurer                                                       Steven Mooney

Secretary                                                       Paul Atkinson

Social Events/Fundraising                             Jena Scott

HQ Maintenance Co-ordinator                      John Weir

Quarter Master                                              Position Vacant

Section Leaders / AGSL                                As above

Parent Representatives:
– Scouts                                                        Position Vacant
– Cubs (Pioneer)                                           James Sawle
– Cubs (Challenger)                                      Position Vacant
– Beavers (Jupiter)                                        Elliot Smither
– Beavers (Saturn)                                        Position Vacant

As at last AGM, July 2019

 

We have a number of vacancies we need to fill to ensure the successful running of the Group to support our Sections and Leaders. If you can spare any time at all to assist please contact us on contact@mardenscouts.org.uk




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