fun maker




Responsible to:  Zone Leader
Responsible for:  Running the programme
Works with: WINGS 2020 Zone Leaders

Other Fun Makers

Role purpose and scale: Not everyone wants to be a skills instructor or stuck in a single role all week. Our Fun Makers will sign up to a zone each evening then volunteer in that zone for the following day. The Fun Maker role is full of variety, let’s you experience all of the programme and will be supported by a sophisticated (!?!) book yourself in system. Here’s a selection of Fun Maker roles; you could do all or any of these during the week:

  • Orienteer and Geocache instruction and support
  • Manage a giant inflatable
  • Get wet in the wet zone
  • Support our Crafters
  • Manage participants route through End of Pier Games
  • Kit up Scuba divers
  • Help climbers to harness
  • Hand out bikes to cyclists and collect them
  • Manage passenger flow onto Thames riverboats
  • Manage road crossings safely
  • Manning the Programme Helpdesk
Key activities of the role: Specific Responsibilities

  • Sign up for a Fun Maker role each evening
  • Turn up, get trained and run the programme at WINGS
Time Commitment
  • You will need to be at WINGS all week

You will need to attend a briefing on the first Saturday

Role requirements By accepting this role:

  • You will be required to become a member of WAGGGS or WOSM if not already.
  • You will be required to hold a current DBS Disclosure through either Girlguiding or The Scout Association.
  • You will be required to hold a county appointment in one of Girlguiding Royal Berkshire or Berkshire Scouts.

The appointee must:

a)  accept the values of Scouting and Guiding

b)  agree not to promote any beliefs, behaviours or practices that are not compatible with the values of Scouting or Guiding

c)   agree to work within the polices and rules of both Associations

d)  have not been convicted of any other offence(s) or subject to disciplinary proceedings relevant to this role

Person specification To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate some of the following competencies:

  • Managing young people
  • Teamworking with large and small teams
Benefits of getting involved There are many benefits of getting involved in WINGS 2020 as a volunteer.  These will vary from volunteer to volunteer but might include:

  • Looks great on your CV
  • Develop your own skills and gain valuable experience
  • A great way to support Guiding and Scouting and make a difference to the young people who are attending
  • Meet new people and make new friends from around the world
Application and appointment For further information email [email protected]

To register click here (select WINGS 2020 as the event)