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:

National Scout Active Support Unit Manager – Scout Content Active Support Unit

Are you ready for an exciting new challenge? We are currently recruiting for a volunteer manager for a new National Scout Active Support Unit - Scout Content Active Support Unit. This unti will support the creation of content for use within internal and external publications, social media and websites.

County Commissioner - Greater London South East

Do you have management and leadership experience, excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others? Greater London South East (GLSE) Scouts is looking for a volunteer with management experience who wants to do more in their community. Key attributes needed include good interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others.

Board of Trustees member - The Scout Association

The Board of Trustees shapes and approves the strategy of The Scout Association, ensuring that we are taking action to achieve the objectives of the strategy and that the Association is meeting its legal and financial obligations. The Board of Trustees is the Association's national decision-making body. We are currently looking for new Board of Trusteesmembers with specific skills from certain areas in the UK.

County Commissioner - Staffordshire

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

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

Can you advise on technical issues, and keep a watch on factors external to Scouting that will affect the activity within Scouting.

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. 

Interpreters

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

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.