Volunteering vacancies


The Scout Association is the UK's largest mixed youth organisation with more than 450,000 members in the UK and more across the world.

Our innovative spirit and ability to make things happen plays a vital role in the development of young people everywhere and these available roles will give you the chance to make a big impact on the lives of young people.

For paid vacancies visit our Jobs page. 

Current national Scouting volunteering vacancies:  

International Contingent Opportunities - Roverway and World Scout Jamboree

Could you work in partnership with senior volunteers, the Events Team and other HQ staff to deliver a life-changing international experience for young people and adults from all parts of the UK. 

Volunteer Member / Deputy Chair Safety in Scouting Development Group

Support the safety in Scouting by working as a group to analyse safety information and make recommendations to the appropriate part of The Scout Association.

Drupal developers

Do you have the technical expertise to use Drupal to help develop and configure secure websites, and be willing to be called upon occasionally to assist in some future projects? 

Scout Activity Centres Service Teams

Flexible volunteering opportunities are available in various locations across the UK. Join one of our Service Crews or Service Teams to offer support across all aspects of running a busy activity centre.

British Scouting Overseas Communication Manager

British Scouting Overseas is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated communications manager. This is a challenge with a difference as none of our Districts and Groups are in the UK so an imaginative and innovative approach is needed to engage with our members and to promote the activities of BSO.

Not convinced yet? See why people just like you devote their time and skills to giving young people everday adventures.