Chairman for Sutton Scout District

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ORGANIZATION: District Volunteer Team for Sutton Scouts

Outline: The Chair will lead the Executive Committee, ensuring that it fulfils its responsibilities within the District. The Chair will work closely with the Lead Volunteer (District Commissioner) to achieve the purpose of The Scout Association through the development of local Scouting, in accordance with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association.

Responsible for: Executive Committee Members.

Responsible to: The District Scout Council.

The responsibilities of the Chair:

  • Objectively and impartially chairing and facilitating Executive Committee meetings.
  • Acting as the Chair of the District Scout Council.
  • Planning the annual cycle of Executive Committee meetings and setting the agenda for Executive Committee meetings.
  • Monitoring that decisions and actions agreed at Executive Committee meetings are implemented.
  • Working closely with the Lead Volunteer (District Commissioner) to ensure there are long term and short term goals and the role the Executive Committee can play in helping to achieve these.
  • Providing direction for the Executive Committee.
  • Ensuring that all members of the Executive Committee have been briefed and inducted into their roles, receive appropriate training, and are aware of their status as charity trustees.
  • Addressing and resolving conflicts that arise.
  • Membership and attendance of any working groups or sub-Committees set up by the Executive Committee, where appropriate.
  • Acting as the final appeal point for appointment disagreements between the Appointments Advisory Committee and Lead Volunteer (District Commissioner).

Appointment requirements: Must successfully complete the appointment process (including acceptable personal enquiries and acceptance of The Scout Association's policies). It expected that whilst volunteering for this role you will undertake regulated activity.

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About District Volunteer Team for Sutton Scouts


9 Ingleby Way, Wallington, Surrey SM6 9LP, GB

Mission Statement

The Mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.


Support the adult volunteers within the Sutton, Carshalton, Wallington, Cheam and Worcester Park area to deliver Scouting to young people from ages 4 to 24.


Children & Youth
Children & Youth, Community


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  • Business Development
  • Group Facilitation
  • Management
  • Professional Development
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Background Check
  • Working with the Lead Volunteer (District Commissioner), the Chairman sets the agenda to achieve deliverables noted. Time commitment is flexible but expect 2 hours per week as a basis.

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