Volunteer Vacancy: Manager of the Activity Permit and Nights Away schemes, (MAPS)

Basic details

Vacancy: Manager of the Activity Permit and Nights Away schemes, (MAPS)

Supporting Line Manager: Jane Warden, Deputy County Commissioner (Programme)

Nomination deadline: 21 May 2017

Appointment from: Late June 2017

About the role

The Scouts have an ambition to grow and provide skills for life to more and more young people and adults.

A key ingredient to our growth is the provision of a fantastic adventurous programme, past experience shows us where there is good programme, there are more young people (and adults too!)

The adventurous activity permit scheme developments and empowers our leaders to be able to deliver challenging programmes for their young people

What we’re looking for

Norfolk Scouts has an opportunity for an energetic and enthusiastic volunteer to take the role of Manager of the Activity Permit and Nights Away schemes, (MAPS)

As our MAPS you will coordinate the activities of our set of advisers and assessors and be a key driver for making permit applications as straightforward as possible. Our leaders say that permits are confusing and they don’t know how to get them, your job will be offer advice, assistance and help more people gain qualifications.

There are some key reporting and auditing functions that will also require your attention.

You will be a key member of the County Team who are responsible for the strategic operation of our local organisation.

What we’ll provide you with

  • Access to our large stocks of professionally produced national material, including many customisable items.
  • A budget to develop your role and achieve your objectives.
  • Access to our training and development programmes, many modules of these can be externally credited.
  • A ‘different’ and interesting additional experience to your CV.
  • A warm welcome to our small, friendly but focused team.
  • The opportunity to have a lot of fun and contribute to the futures of hundreds of young people.

More information

Here is a full role description, in the meantime if you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with Neville Jarvis Deputy County Commissioner (Adult Development and Support) at

Role Description – Manager of the Activity Permit and Nights Away schemes, (MAPS)

Nomination Form (also used for self nomination)

More information about Adventurous Activity and Nights Away Permit Schemes.