Volunteering vacancies

Volunteer

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:

County Commissioner - Lincolnshire

Do you have management and leadership experience, excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others? Lincolnshire Scouts are looking for a volunteer with management experience who wants to do more in their community. 

County Commissioner - South Yorkshire

Do you, or someone you know, have management and leadership experience, excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others? South Yorkshire Scouts are looking for four volunteers with management experience who want to make a positive impact within their community. 

County Commissioner - Cambridgeshire

Do you have management and leadership experience, excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others? Cambridgeshire Scouts are looking for a volunteer with management experience who wants to do more in their community. 

County Commissioner - East Lancashire

Do you have management and leadership experience, excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others? East Lancashire Scouts are looking for a volunteer with management experience who wants to do more in their community.

Scout Grants Committee Member (18-25)

We are looking for two enthusiastic volunteers to join the Scout Grants Committee to work with a group of enthusiastic and committed volunteers, and advise on projects leading to growth, delivering more exciting and adventurous activities to even more young people in Counties/Areas/Regions, Districts and Groups. 

Service Team Leader - Windsor Day of Celebration and Achievement

We are looking for an enthusiastic forward thinker to support a team of young people to create and deliver the service element of the National Day of Celebration and Achievement at Windsor Castle.

National Scout Active Support Unit Manager - National Scout Fellowship Security Team (NSFST)

Wanting to take up new challenge? We are currently recruiting for a volunteer Manager for the National Scout Fellowship Security Team (NSFST). This Scout Active Support Unit supports Scouting events where there is a need for additional security.

Awards Advisory Group Members

Looking for a new challenge? If you are passionate about rewarding and recognising members in Scouting for the amazing things they do and achieve, we are recruiting members for a brand new National group supporting our National Awards.

Team UK & HQ Volunteering Vacancies 

Our new strategy will be released in the spring and there are several exciting opportunities for volunteers to lead and support Scouting across the UK. If you are interested in playing a key part in leading the delivery of this strategy as a member of Team UK, part of a national team or a member of a project board please click here for more information on the roles and how to apply.

National Activity Centres Scotland volunteer

Become a National Activity Centres Scotland volunteer and choose from a range of flexible volunteering opportunities available at Lochgolihead or Meggernie. If you’re passionate about the outdoors and want to play your part in delivering life changing opportunities for young people as well as helping you to acquire practical and employability skills, then this if for you. 

UK Technical Advisers (UKTA)

The UK Adventure Team are looking to recruit a number of volunteers to take on the role of UK Technical Adviser help with specialist activity support and advice.

Interpreters

Scouting sometimes needs volunteer interpreters for different kinds of events including courses, conferences and jamborees, both at regional and world level. 

Scout Adventurer, Scout Adventures

Become a Scout Adventurer and choose from a range of flexible volunteering opportunities available across the nine Adventures Centres across the UK. If you’re passionate about the outdoors and want to play your part in delivering life changing opportunities for young people as well as helping you to acquire practical and employability skills, then this if for you. 

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.

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