The joining list process is broken into 3 stages, as explained below:


  1. Parent is pointed to the website.
  2. Parent completes the registration form.
  3. Form is submitted to Online Scout manager.
  4. Parent is emailed a copy of their submission.
  5. Membership Matters team is emailed a copy of the submission.

The next step

  1. Membership Matters team review submission on the joining list.
  2. Admin checks the age, and if less than 5 3/4 the parent is contacted to acknowledge receipt.

Review & Offer

  1. The Membership Matters team/section leader reviews the list for members who are in the correct age range.
  2. The section leader contacts the parent and offers a place or identifies a likely start date if in the future, and updates the Contact Record.
  3. The section leader liaises with the parent throughout the offer, keeping the Contact Record up to date throughout
  4. Once the offer is accepted the section leader will transfer the submission with their OSM instance to enable the parent to easily receive section communications such as programme & event details and complete the data collection requirements.
Category: Joining