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:

UK Contingent – UK Pavilion Manager

We are loooking for a UK Pavilion Manager for the World Scout Jamboree in 2019. Find out more about the role here.

UK European Jamboree Coordinator

The UK European Jamboree Coordinator for the European Jamboree will liaise with HQ staff, the ZHP Jamboree Organisers, County/Area/Region Commissioners and Assistant County/Area/Region Commissioners (International) and volunteers involved as appropriate to ensure that the UK is empowered to organise their own patrols/units to the European Jamboree.

Chief Commissioner of Wales

Responsible for the volunteer team across Wales and implementing the new strategy of the ScoutsCymru Board and UK Scouting. This is a crucial time for Scouting in Wales as we seek to build on the positive changes implemented over the past five years and power our work to deliver even more opportunities for young people across Wales.

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.