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:  


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? 

Roverway 2018 Contingent Leader

The Contingent Leader will work in partnership with the Event Manager / Events Officer and others to head The Scout Association’s participation in Roverway in the Netherlands during the summer of 2018.

Regional Training Manager in the South West England

The Regional Training Manager (RTM) will support the County Training Managers (CTM) in the Region by providing the training management element of their induction and support current CTMs by maintaining regular contact with them and ensuring the County training provision is meeting the needs of learners by providing advice and solutions. 

Regional Commissioner - North East Region

We are looking for a Regional Commissioner for the North East England Region. The Regional Commissioner is a volunteer who responsible for proactively managing and leading the County Commissioners in ensuring  Counties provide good quality Scouting for young people, develop their membership, follow and maintain the policies of the Association and the County Commissioners. There are eight Scout Counties in the Region

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.

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