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:

Volunteer Journey - Programme Board Member

The role is for volunteer members of the board. You will help to govern the delivery of the volunteer journey programme (a number of projects which, together, aim to transform the volunteer journey).

Volunteer Journey – Research, Evidence & Definitions Project Lead

We are looking for an exceptional volunteer to be the project lead for the research, evidence and definitions project, the first project to kick-off in the volunteer journey programme (a group of projects.) This project will have three key focuses: Defining our key terms, undertaking some initial research and creating tools for ongoing monitoring and evaluation. 

Programme Assurance Team

We are now recruiting for a Programme Assurance Team, which is a key team in supporting the ongoing review of rules and regulations, guidance for adventure and activities and reviewing developing programme content.

National DofE Scout Active Support Unit Manager

We are now recruiting a National DofE Scout Active Support Unit Manager, which is a key role in coordinating the management and delivery of quality training to adults within the Scouts who support and deliver the DofE programme to young people.

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. 

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 Adventures 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.