About the Finance and Fundraising Committee

The West Lancs Scouts Finance and Fundraising Committee (F & FR Committee) are responsible for managing and ensuring the stability of the charity’s finances. Such work dictates a diverse set of responsibilities including budget management, financial asset management, insurance and assisting with the preparation of the annual audited accounts. In addition the committee plays an important role in shaping the strategic direction of the County as it moves towards its objectives stated in the Strategic Plan ‘Vision 2018’


The role holder will be responsible for:

  • Representing the views of young people in the County
  • Helping to ensure that F&FR supports the County Strategic Plan in being ‘Youth Shaped’.
  • Promoting the work of the F&FR within the districts in areas where the committee can bring a benefit such as fundraising support or assisting the districts with financial management issues.

Person Requirements

This role will suit an individual who has a keen interest in finances, business  or  asset management type areas. Those studying towards a qualification in these fields or with aspirations of doing so may find the work of this committee useful experience in building skills and CV material.


There are five meetings a year (generally quarterly) plus the AGM as an option. Phone calls, emails and Skype/Hangout calls may also be required depending on a given project.

As a full and equal member of the committee, the role holder will attend the committee meetings and engage fully with the meeting and work streams being discussed and progressed. It is also expected that the role holder will from time to time take responsibility for an agreed action, take steps to complete the action and report back accordingly to the committee. The committee will offer the role holder full support and guidance with any tasks undertaken.

Role Description and Application Form:


Role Description

Application Form

Thank you for your interest – please get in touch if you have any questions:

Max Lowe – F & FR Committee Chair –

Ollie Wood – County Youth Commissioner –

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