|14-18 Programme Manager
|Head of Programme and Ceremonies
This role will be responsible for planning and delivering a high quality, balanced programme for the young people, aged 14 to 18. The 14-18 programme forms part of the core content of Larkin and will see the young people go offsite for 2 days on their own adventure. You will work closely with and support the day, stage and offsite programme managers to ensure the programme is suitable for 14-18 year olds across the rest of the event and manage any volunteer staff to run your programme.
- The planning and delivery of a 2-day offsite programme for the 14-18 year olds.
- The sourcing, planning and booking of offsite activities and accommodation across the 2 day 14-18 programme.
- The booking of commercial activities and managing those relationships, before, during and after the event.
- The booking of Scout delivery team activities and Scout Active Support teams and managing those relationships, before, during and after the event.
- Support the day, stage and offsite programme managers both before and during the event.
- Attend any team meetings, the build week before the event where possible and the event itself.
- Management of activity staff team, both before and during the event.
- To support and plan the running of any team meetings and presentations.
- Regular communication with the Head of Programme and Ceremonies and providing updates to the Senior Leadership Team when needed.
- Managing the 14-18 programme budget and reporting any updates to the Head of Programme and Ceremonies and the rest of the Senior Leadership team when needed.
- Excellent communication and organisational skills.
- Good interpersonal skills.
- Good decision-making skills, and the ability to problem solve when needed.
- Knowledge of Scout and Guide programmes and curriculum for ages 14 – 18.
Skills / Qualifications Required for role
- Experience in programme planning and delivery for large scale events, preferably for young people aged 14-18.
- Experience in managing a team of volunteers
- To hold a valid Scout Association DBS check
- To undertake any relevant training you are requested to complete, including but not limited to Health & Safety and Safeguarding
- To undertake any role / work which may be required by your department head
- When requested, to assist in the smooth and safe running of the camp as a whole. This may include tasks not normally associated with your department
- Able to work collaboratively with a team
- Friendly and approachable
The ability to have fun!!