Deputy UK Youth Commissioners

This an exciting opportunity for two volunteer Deputy UK Youth Commissioners to support the UK Youth Commissioner. As part of the team you will work towards, as well as leading on, important aspects of the #SkillsForLife strategy. As well as working alongside Team UK and other volunteer colleagues you will help support over 400 Local Youth Commissioners around the UK. Deputy UK Youth Commissioners will be expected to work in partnership with staff across the UKHQ team.

Your key responsibilities will be to deputise for the UK Youth Commissioner where appropriate, lead on projects relating to the remit of your role as agreed with the UK Youth Commissioner and work as part of the UK Youth Commissioner Team to ensure that young people are involved and engaged in every decision that shapes their Scouting experience both nationally and locally. A key focus is on ensuring that young people get their first and then regular opportunities to take the lead throughout their Scouting journey.

How to Apply

Please take a look at the volunteer pack to find out more about the role and send your completed application form to by no later than 5pm on Thursday 8 November 2018. Please ensure you read the person specification section and make it clear in your application how you meet these.

Key dates

  • The closing date for applications and nominations is Thursday 8 November 2018 at 5pm.
  • Interviews are expected to take place on Sunday 9 December 2018.

Further information

If you require any further information about the role, or indeed would like an informal discussion about it, please contact Ollie Wood (UK Youth Commissioner) by email at