Meet our Youth Safe Advocates – Veronica


Name: Veronica Brogden

Role in Scouts: ASL 2nd Baulkham Hills

Day Job: Secondary Teacher in Diversity and Learning

Hobbies and Interests: Scouts- hiking and camping, decorative knots, singing, learning

Favourite moment in Scouting: Canyoning the Wallangambie, hiking the Grose Valley

What inspired you to work with youth members? There is always potential even when others don't see it!

What key thing has a youth member said to you that has stayed with you? "Thank you!"

Why did you become a Youth Safe Advocate? All youth and adults have the right to achieve in a safe caring environment.

Why is the Youth Safe Advocate scheme important for Scouts NSW? To ensure that all have the opportunity to experience respect in a safe enriching environment.

What is the key message you want everyone to remember about the Youth Safe Advocates scheme? Be kind, be respectful and be helpful