Volunteering Opportunities

Giving your time is fun, and rewarding!

Young people have access to Scouting activities thanks to the presence of qualified adults, who want to make a difference in society! Recruitment is ongoing, with each volunteer contributing to the quality of Scouting in BC. according to his abilities, his availability, his fields of expertise or interest.

Personal and professional development is one of the great benefits of engaging with young Scouts!


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Do you love outdoor adventures and want to make a difference in the lives of young people? Be a partner in their education in a resourceful team for an action-packed year.

Note that it is not necessary to have been in the scouts to become a leader.

You must be 18 years old and over, know how to speak French, enjoy working in a team and with young people.

WHAT DOES THIS INVOLVE?

The main role of the leader is to supervise the efforts of young people. The leader takes the youth seriously and uses his experience by helping them choose their adventure, organize it and carry it out to the end.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Guiding and advising youth
  • Animate a group of young people
  • Organize, prepare and animate periods of activities, outings or other
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of a climate conducive to learning, cooperation and respect

Being a leader with the Francophone Scouts of BC means helping new generations build a better world, in French, in their community, and elsewhere!

Contact the group where you want to get involved to find out about their needs and share your expertise.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

Learn more about the Scouts du Canada’s policies on youth recruitment and protection, including the Criminal record check.

In BC, there are three mandatory trainings (provided by Scouts) offered to new volunteers:

Hygiene I & II and Youth Prevention modules.

Management and governance

Both groups and districts have needs at the administrative level. Your involvement is essential to the development of young people and the functioning of groups and districts. Even if he does not always intervene directly with young people, the manager, like the facilitator, places the young person at the centre of his action. He/she puts his know-how and knowledge at the service of the organization. He is continuously learning and developing new skills himself.

YOUR INVOLVEMENT CAN TAKE DIFFERENT FORMS
AT THE LOCAL GROUP LEVEL
  • Serve as president, vice-president, treasurer, secretary or director on a group board
  • Group Leader and Assistant Group Leader
  • You can also get involved in fundraising, communications, group finances, etc.
AT THE DISTRICT LEVEL
  • District Commissioner
  • Serve as President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary or Director on a Board of Directors
  • Adult Resources Manager
  • Training Manager
  • Youth Program Manager
  • Communications Manager
  • Development Manager
  • Head of Administration and Customer Service
  • Certified Trainer
  • Assistant Trainer

Contact the group where you want to get involved to find out about their needs and share your expertise.


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