Advice and Guidance

How to use the online membership database - guidance

District Membership Secretaries now have access to the online records of members in their District.

This means they can log in to the website at www.woodcraft.org.uk, click through to the Woodcraft Folk membership database, and check their District members for their membership expiry dates, what stage their DBS is at, and update their contact details.

Woodcraft case studies

On this page you'll find an increasing number of stories from around Woodcraft Folk, explaining how groups and members have done things and how you can too.

Guide to editing your group's page

Do you want to give your Woodcraft Folk group its own space on the Woodcraft website? You're in the right place!

Talk to your group about what they'd like to put on the website, and volunteer as your group's Web Manager. Ask your Group Leader to get in touch with us and we'll make sure you have a log in and support to get started.

Group and district annual financial return webinar (Jan 2018)

If you've any questions regarding your financial return or you need additional support in your role as the Group or District Treasurer please email info@woodcraft.org.uk

Campaign Planning & Approval Process

This page sets out a simple process for agreeing formal organisational support of third-party campaigns, with three variants – ideal, minimum and emergency. It is designed for situations when we wish to endorse campaigns or campaign events organised by others and encourage participation and support by our members.

If we are speaking on behalf of the thousands of children and young people who are members of Woodcraft Folk we must ensure that we follow three principles:

Succession of volunteers

Its important as a Woodcraft Folk group that as well as operating on a day to day basis you also look to the future. We've noticed over the last few years groups run by longstanding members sadly folded when key volunteers stood down. We want to support our groups to start thinking about volunteer succession and why it's important to have an action plan now rather then being reactive to a volunteer stepping down. 

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