The Executive Committee exists to support the Group Scout Leader in meeting the responsibilities of their appointment. Members of the Executive Committee must act collectively as charity Trustees of the Scout Group, and in the best interests of its members to:

  • Comply with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association
  • Protect and maintain any property and equipment owned by and/or used by the Group
  • Manage the Group finances
  • Provide insurance for people, property and equipment
  • Provide sufficient resources for Scouting to operate. This includes, but is not limited to, supporting recruitment, other adult support, and fundraising activities
  • Promote and support the development of Scouting in the local area
  • Manage and implement the Safety Policy locally
  • Ensure that a positive image of Scouting exists in the local community.
  • Appoint and manage the operation of any sub-Committees, including appointing Chairmen to lead the sub-Committees
  • Ensure that Young People are meaningfully involved in decision making at all levels within the Group
  • The opening, closure and amalgamation of Sections in the Group as necessary