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Rotas and pledges

Many parents would like to help out with scouting but often feel that they cannot make a regular commitment and are therefore not that useful to you. However, any amount of help, no matter how small, is useful to a section.

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Case studies

42nd Rossendale

The 42nd Rossendale operates a ‘six weeks with no commitment’ scheme. By asking parents or other supporters to help out for six weeks, David Smith has found that people are less frightened of getting stuck in a role they don’t really want to do. So far they have attracted three new leaders, two of which have stayed on after the six weeks.

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