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Empowering Young Leaders

Young Leaders are a great source of inspiration and enthusiasm and can play an important role in any leadership team.

Encouraging them and supporting them can be rewarding for leaders too. Help them understand their safeguarding duty of care (Orange Card)  regardless of whether they’ve been involved with Scouts before or volunteering through another organisation.  This will make sure they can help you to provide a safe environment for young people.

Give your YLs the opportunity to lead and work alongside you.

Here are a few helpful tips on how to welcome your YLs and the types of things they can do to help out.