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Example Group Leader Duties

This is a list of duties that a group leader is responsible for carrying out.

Another Example of Group Leader Duties

Group Leaders Responsibilities



  • Make themselves aware of the policies and procedures of Woodcraft Folk if not already covered by training (e.g. read/ask for handouts)
  • Liase with other volunteers to organise activities
  • Liase with other volunteers to organise equipment for the activities you’ll be running.
  • Organise own transport to venues

Setting up activities on site

Example Volunteer Induction Guide

This is an example of a Volunteer Induction Guide taken from the Royal Yachting Association. Although it is not directly applicable to Woodcraft Groups it may a useful starting point for creating your own.

Example Group Leader Duties

(Submitted by Liss Woodcraft Folk)

Group Leader Duties


Example Adult Code of Conduct

Woodcraft Groups Code Of Conduct


Example Volunteer Policy

Volunteering the Woodcraft Way



So what is a volunteer?

  • Woodcraft Folk Volunteer Policy
  • Policy Implementation

Job Descriptions For Key Volunteering Positions In The Woodcraft Folk

  • Job Descriptions: Group Roles
  • Job Descriptions District Roles


  • Incidental Expenses
  • Travel Expenses

Training for Volunteers

  • Some DO’S and DON’TS for volunteers


Example Registration Form - Youth Support Worker

Please click on the link below to download an example registration form for a Youth Support Worker.

Outline Task Lists for Volunteers

Below are concise list of tasks for volunteer roles in Woodcraft Folk Groups and Districts, necessary to function at what is currently considered best practice.


Woodcraft Folk runs on the passion and energy of thousands of volunteers. For over eighty-five years, we've been working with children and young people to develop their self-confidence and ability to act in society. Volunteers are right at the heart of this work and we're always looking for more, to strengthen our groups and create new ones.

Ladder 4 Learning

Ladder 4 Learning is an example of a district training audit.

Please click on the links below to download the toolkit and guidance notes.

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