SCOUTS New Zealand

Teaching / Tutoring / Assisting - Adult Helper

Organisation Summary:

The mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Laws, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.

We believe that through adventure we challenge individuals so that they learn and experience new things that enrich their lives. We bring to life a world of adventure – creating incredible learning opportunities for members of all ages.


Adult Helpers are required to support Leaders at the relevant youth section in particular helping with the planning and delivery of the National Programme to the Kea, Cub, Scout or Venturer Group

  • Support the Leader in the delivery of the national programme for the relevant youth section
  • Share responsibilities with the other leaders, helpers, parents, committee members and scouting associates
  • Support the safe delivery of the programme in accordance within policy, Organisation , events and adventurous activities

Help to prepare and encourage youth members to progress to the next level.

Located in Alexandra, Cromwell, Queenstown, Arrowtown and Wanaka.

Time Commitment:

As groups meet on different days means that volunteering for SCOUTS can fit in with most peoples schedules. Volunteers will be required to help out for a few hours a week.

Skills Required:

Team play, energy, honesty, awareness of child safety and child protection, and the ability to deliver structured programmes in a fun and engaging manner.

Skills Gained:

Support is provided in a fun environment.  A complete leadership development programme is available as well as peer support and mentoring. Volunteers will have the opportunity to meet new people as well as gain satisfaction knowing that their contribution is benefiting young people.

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Afternoon, Evening
  • Tuesday - Afternoon, Evening
  • Wednesday - Afternoon, Evening
  • Thursday - Afternoon, Evening
  • Friday - Afternoon, Evening