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Event Support Active Support Unit Members

Contact: Oliver Chambers Contact Email: District.Commissioner@merseyweaverscouts.org.uk Contact Phone: 01928352120 Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Mersey Weaver is launching a new Event Services Active Support Unit! The Unit’s focus is to respond to requests for practical support and resources related to the life-enriching experiences we run for our youth membership in the Widnes, Runcorn, Frodsham and surrounding villages. This could be anything from the planning stages right through to event break down when it’s all over – and most things in between!
We are looking for an enthusiastic people to join our team of volunteers so we can put on great events and help our Adult Leaders concentrate on ensuring their youth members get the most out of the amazing activities and experiences we provide.
Services of the ASU include:

  • Event Management
    • Promotion and Marketing of the event
    • Managing responses
    • Sending out confirmation information
  • Event People
    • Site preparation, setup and takedown
    • Admission control and administration
    • Catering
    • Marshalling
    • General Activity support
    • Car Park stewarding
    • Pedestrian routing
    • Site Services & Logistics
    • Security
    • Construction & Advice
    • Fundraising/Retail
    • Plus more!

The ASU’s services complement those of our other “specialist/technical skills based” ASUs (Technology/IT, Hillwalking & Trekking, Target Sports) who are focussed on the delivery of technical content of events (Archery instructors, Rifle range Officers and Instructors, 3D printer instructors, etc.)
We understand not everyone can spare the time to become a leader but joining an Active Support Unit is a great way of getting involved with Scouting. There is no need to have been involved in Scouting or Guiding before; all that is required is a willingness to give some of your time. In return, you will make friends and be able to join with others helping make a difference for our adult and youth members through experiencing  great events.
By submitting your information, using the form below, you are consenting to the storage and handling of your data by Mersey Weaver District Scout Council for the purposes related to becoming an adult volunteer in The Scout Association.

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