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Special Needs Grants

Special Needs Grants are available from the Scottish Development Fund on the SHQ website. Special Needs funding exists to provide assistance to projects and activities that will support, extend and improve the quality of Scouting provided to Young People with...

Volunteer with a particular skill

To help as many young people as possible enjoy the best Scouting possible, we need adult volunteers to get involved in a variety of ways. This may include helping “behind the scenes” with PR, photography, social media or video-making…our Comms Team could benefit from...

Volunteer behind the scenes

Every Scout Group needs a team of volunteers helping behind the scenes to ensure the admin, accounts and other practicalities are running smoothly. Together they are called the “Group Executive Committee” and in some Groups they are also known as the “trustees”. This...

Volunteer with young people

There are currently about 90 Scout Groups across the South East of Scotland, many of which would love to have your help deliver the activities they run with children and young people! On an evening, you can expect the young people to participate in fun games and some...

Volunteer as a manager

Are you primarily interested in working with adults but benefiting children and young people at the same time? Do you have (or want to develop) leadership and management skills? Then the role of Group Scout Leader could be right for you. We have a number of vacant...

Group Development Day 8 March

Sign up for the next Group Development Day Sunday 8 March 2015 Bookings are now being taken for the next Group Development Day, run by Scott Burton, the Region’s Local Development Officer. This highly rated workshop will take your Group through a process of creating a...

Recruiting new volunteers

A useful tool for recruiting new volunteers! The Region has been experimenting with using Gumtree to recruit volunteers and has found it to be a useful tool. However, due to internal limitations with Gumtree, the Region can only post a few copies of the same role type...

New Communications Team

The Regional Communications Team is available to provide assistance with the ‘recording’ of any Group, District or Regional events.  We can provide reporters to speak to leaders and young people in order to put together news articles or press releases, photographers...

Kayaking Courses

Longcraig offers BCU 2 and 3 star courses, which are aimed at getting Scouts and Explorers qualified to gain proficiency badges. We are happy to discuss custom courses for groups, subject to a minimum number of 3 people and availability of staff. Please contact...

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