GSL Essentials (North Oxfordshire District Scouts)
Sunday, 7 February 2016 from 09:30 to 16:30 (GMT)
This one day workshop that has been specifically designed for the GSLs and Group Chairs of the North Oxfordshire Scout District. So whether you are a newly appointed Group Scout Leaders or you have been in the role sometime; or if you are only undertaking some part of the role as an Assistant Group Scout Leader (or similar), we are sure you will find it a stimulating day and that you will enjoy the opportunity to meet and work with colleagues from across the District.
The day covers the following
Role of the GSL:
Looking at the key aspects of the role including providing direction, working with people and managing your time and skills
How to construct a constitutional executive according to current POR together with a look at what the primary functions and responsibilities of the executive committee are and where you can find additional support and information.
Managing your Group:
A ‘hands on’ look at the types of issues that arise within the leadership and management of a Scout Group.
What we have to do to ensure the Safety Policy is fully implemented locally
Support Available to You:
Covering the support that is available to you including how to handle complaints.
Introduction to development planning:
A look at the need, importance and benefits of planning and how to use the current Development Planning toolkits
Dress code: This is an informal workshop so uniform is not needed. We would suggest smart casual clothing.
Bring: A note pad and pen. You will be given a copy of the 'GSL Essentials' and other supporting materials.
Refreshments: Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available at intervals during the day.
Lunch: A free buffet style lunch will be provided. ( See below re any dietary requirement).
Special requirements: If you have any specific dietary or any other special requirments for the day, please include as much information as possible in the registration form. Alternatively, please contact us by email.
The Scout Camp Site is tucked away in a delightful part of North Oxfordshire, three and a half miles from Banbury and exit 11 of the M40 motorway. Access to the site is through a quarter of a mile of tall pine trees.
When & Where
The Scout Association - Regional Services Team (South)
The Regional Services Team works alongside new and existing volunteers and in partnership with local communities, supporting the growth of local Scouting to provide life changing adventure to even more young people.
To find out more about the team and how we can support Scouting locally, take a look at our Regional Services Team webpage.