Water activities instructor




Responsible to Head of Water Activities
Responsible for Instructing in bell boating and traditional rafting
Works with Other water activities instructors
Role purpose To provide safe, fun activities on the water (a lake in Wraysbury)
Time Commitment WINGS week – 25th July to 1st August 2020.

A day (or more!) either side of this week, if possible (but not essential), to help set up, take down, collect boats and equipment.

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

Qualifications British Canoeing Bell Boat Helm

Traditional Rafting permit (Scouting)

If you don’t have any or either of these qualifications, please still apply if you are interested in gaining them. We will be running courses so that you can get the qualifications.

The first bell boat course is on 5th-6th October 2019, in Reading, Berkshire, UK.

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 This information is provided at www.wings2020.org.uk

An online application form is available at www.wings2020.org.uk.

For further information email [email protected]