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:

Contingent Management Team – UK Contingent, World Scout Moot 2021

We are now recruiting a Contingent Management Team (CMT) to support the UK Contingent to the 16th World Scout Moot in Ireland in 2021. The CMT will have a range of responsibilities in order to support participants (aged 18-25) and International Service Team members from the UK before, during and after the event.

County/Area/Region Commissioner for the Early Years Programme Board

We're looking for a County/Area/Region Commissioner to join the early years Programme Board. We're particularly looking for someone who is confident in engaging others, enjoys presenting information and is happy to contribute their ideas, whilst respecting and valuing others.

Independent Member of the Safeguarding Committee

The role of the Independent member is to provide the Safeguarding Committee and the  movement with knowledge and experience to making key decisions. 

Regional Training Manager - North West

We're currently recruiting for the Regional Training Manager in the North West England to support the Adult Training Scheme. The Regional Training Manager (RTM) will support the 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.

European Jamboree UK Programme Coordinator

For the European Jamboree 2020 (held in Gdansk, Poland) UK Scouts are being organised differently to a traditional UK Contingent in order to empower Counties and Nations to build an experience that is right for their local area. Part of the programme will be delivered by participating countries – for the UK this is three day-time programme items, along with evening activities which are scaled to the number of participants from each country. 

European Jamboree UK International Service Team (Programme)

For the European Jamboree 2020 (held in Gdansk, Poland) the organisers are asking participating countries to contribute to the programme by providing activities. We're looking for people to join the IST team to support the delivery. 

Member of the Investment Advisory Group

We're looking for a member to provide the Investment Advisory Group with knowledge and experience that will assist in the oversight and management of the Scouts' investment portfolio.

The Scouts Heritage Service – Collections Care Volunteer

The Heritage Service are looking to recruit volunteers who can support our Heritage Collections Officer to improve collection storage, assist with reconciliation of documentation and help make the collection more accessible. Working with the Heritage Team will provide you with transferable skills and experience, and we can promise it will throw up surprises, as well as fascinating, and sometimes untold stories.

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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