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:

Rovers100 International Event Project Team Member

The Scout Association are looking for a volunteer to work with HQ staff and other volunteers to plan and implement a European event for UK Scout Network members to participate in, as part of the Rovers100 celebrations. 

National Scout Active Support Unit Manager - Amateur Radio Scout Active Support Unit

Wanting to take up new challenge? We are currently recruiting for a volunteer Manager for a new National Scout Active Support Unit, Amateur Radio Scout Active Support Unit. This unit will support Sections, Groups, Districts and Counties in all Scouting activities relating to Amateur radio communication as well as provide National support to events. 

County Commissioner - Staffordshire

Staffordshire Scouts is looking for a volunteer with management experience who wants to do more in their community. Key attributes needed include good interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others.

Do you have management and leadership experience, excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others?

24th World Scout Jamboree – UK Food House Manager

We are looking to recruit a volunteer to manage the UK Food House for the 24th World Scout Jamboree in North America in 2019. Applicants will need to use their organisation skills and management skills to deliver a project, which is a key part of the programme for the 45,000 Jamboree participants and visitors, and a chance to share the best of the UK with the rest of the world. 

Grants and funding facilitators 

We are looking to recruit a team of volunteers to help support local scouting with research and the completion of applications for seeking grants and funding.  Seeking additional and new forms of funding is essential to help scouting to continue to grow and flourish. 

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

Can you advise on technical issues, and keep a watch on factors external to Scouting that will affect the activity within Scouting.

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 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.

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