Become a trustee

As a trustee you’ll have the opportunity develop your decision making skills, work as a team, manage money and support your community. A stand-out section of any CV that’s bound to impress.

Looking for a rewarding way to contribute to your community? Join the 6th East Kilbride Scout Group as a valued Trustee! Our Trustee board plays a crucial role in shaping the direction and success of the group, while supporting our young members in their personal growth and development.

What does the Trustee Board do? The Trustee board serves as the governing body of the 6th East Kilbride Scout Group. As a Trustee, you will collaborate with fellow board members to ensure that the group operates efficiently, remains financially secure, and continues to provide high-quality scouting experiences for our young members. Your role will involve making strategic decisions, setting goals, and helping implement policies that align with our organisation’s mission and values.

The Chairperson – Leading the charge: As the Chairperson, you will provide strong leadership and guidance to the Trustee board and the entire team. Your main responsibilities include presiding over meetings, managing board communications, and fostering good working relationships among board members. You will act as the public face of the 6th East Kilbride Scout Group, representing us within the local community and at official events. Your enthusiasm and dedication will inspire others and ensure the group’s continued success.

The Secretary – Keeping everyone connected: As the Secretary, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring smooth communication and coordination within the Trustee board. Your key tasks will include organising meetings, preparing agendas and minutes, maintaining essential records, and facilitating effective information flow between the Trustees and the wider group. Your attention to detail and excellent organisational skills will help us stay on top of administrative tasks and keep everyone informed and engaged.

The Treasurer – Securing the group’s financial future: As the Treasurer, you will handle the financial management of our Scout Group, overseeing budgets, financial planning, and reporting. Your expertise will help us develop sustainable funding strategies, seek grants, and manage fundraising activities to support our scouting initiatives. Your ability to analyse financial data and ensure transparency will contribute to the financial health and stability of our group, enabling us to offer exciting activities to our young members.

Why become a Trustee at the 6th East Kilbride Scout Group? By taking on a Trustee role with our Scout Group, you will be making a profound impact on the lives of young people in our community. From helping them develop important skills like teamwork, leadership, and resilience to providing opportunities for personal growth and unforgettable adventures, your contribution will shape the future of our Scouts. Moreover, being part of a passionate and driven team of like-minded individuals will provide you with personal fulfillment, networking opportunities, and the chance to develop valuable skills that expand beyond the role itself.

Join us as a Trustee! Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Become a Trustee at the 6th East Kilbride Scout Group and contribute to the growth and development of our young members. Together, we can create a positive, inclusive, and empowering environment where Scouts can thrive. Contact us today to learn more about the Trustee positions available and how to get involved. We look forward to welcoming you to our team!