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Kent Scouts Volunteering Award


Kent Scouts aim to increase the number of young people taking part in volunteering.

There are many benefits for scouts who get involved in volunteering, these include learning new skills, building self confidence, making friends and having fun. To promote these benefits we have introduced Kent Scouts Volunteering Awards.

What is Volunteering?

Volunteering can be anything that involves giving up your time for other people without financial reward, ideas could Include:

  • Helping out at Squirrels, Beavers and Cubs
  • Helping at a community event
  • Fundraising for your group
  • Help at a residential home
  • Jobs for local neighbours

What are the different Award Levels

You can gain the following Kent Scouts Volunteering Award level which are based upon the number of hours you complete: -

Platinum 500

Diamond 250

Gold 100

Silver 50

Bronze 25

How can I get Started?

Download the Volunteer Award Requirements

Download the Volunteer Requirements Log Sheet

What are the next steps?

  1. What are you waiting for, speak to your leaders or your parents and organise your project.
  2. Remember each project will need to be authorised by your scout leader (we don’t want you doing anything dangerous)
  3. Once you have completed the number of hours you gain an award. Send your log sheet to the county office so we can arrange for you to receive your Badge and Certificate.
  4. Continue to log your hours up to the next level.
  5. If you have any questions please do contact us.

Badges for this award are worn at the bottom of the right scout shirt sleeve.

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