Volunteering vacancies

Volunteer

The Scouts 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:

Pride in London - Deputy Lead Volunteer

Join the project team and play a key role in planning and delivering our attendance at Pride in London event weekend is Friday 5 July (evening) and Saturday 6 July 2019.

Extending Reach - Programme Sponsor

Help make Scouting be inclusive and remove barriers to participation to enable more young people and volunteers join in. We need to proactively engage groups we are not currently reaching and identify where we can make the biggest difference. 

UK Contingent Leader (Provisional) - World Scout Moot 2021

We’re recruiting a volunteer UK Contingent Leader to lead a team of volunteers in the planning and delivery of a UK Scouting Contingent to the World Scout Moot 2021 in Ireland.

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.

Regional Training Manager - East Midlands

We're currently recruiting for the Regional Training Manager in the East Midlands Region to support the Adult Training Scheme and County Training Managers (CTM) in the Region. They will support new CTMs 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. 

District Commissioner for the Early Years Programme Board

We are searching for a District Commissioner to join our Early Years Programme Board. The Programme Board supports the lead staff member and the lead volunteer in setting the programme’s direction, making decisions and tracking progress. It also helps in deciding how to respond to any unforeseen challenges or changes to the plans.

County Commissioner - Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire Scouts is looking for a volunteer with management experience who wants to make a positive impact within their community. The successful candidate will have attributes that include good interpersonal, leadership and line management skills, the ability to motivate, inspire others and build teams and provide strategic direction.

County Commissioner - Essex

Essex Scouts are looking for a volunteer with management experience who can make a positive impact within their community. Key attributes needed include good interpersonal skills and the ability to matrix manage, motivate and inspire others. The successful applicant will lead the County team, supporting 22,000 Essex Scouts.

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.

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