We provide fun, challenge and adventure to over 1450 young people in North Lancashire – #SkillsForLife
We provide fun, challenge and adventure to over 1450 young people in North Lancashire – #SkillsForLife

Group Secretary

The duties of the Group Secretary:

  • To be secretary of the Group Scout Council and the Group Executive Committee
  • To work closely with and support the Group Chair
  • To provide sound administration in respect of obligations according to POR, including inventories of Group equipment
  • To ensure completion of the Group annual census return
  • To maintain records and lists of members and associate members as required for the effective administration of the Scout Group
  • To ensure documents relating to the ownership of property and equipment and all other legal and official documents are kept in a safe and secure place, ensuring there is a full recovery of all files stored electronically
  • To maintain effective communication with the District Secretary

The Group Secretary and the Group Chair must be able to work in partnership. 

The appointment of the Group Secretary is approved by the Group Scout Council at its annual general meeting.

The role of Secretary may not be held by leaders, managers or supporters from the Group as this could lead to real or potential conflict of interest within the charity or directly related charities.  

The Group Secretary must be a member or associate member of the movement.

Training requirements for the role (within 5 months of appointment):

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