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:

Assistant Regional Commissioner (Growth) - North East

We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to support their Regional Commissioner in encouraging and supporting growth across the North East Region. The chosen candidate will work closely with County Commissioners, growth leads and facilitators to support Groups and Districts to provide Scouting to young people who are waiting to join Scouting across the North East.

UK HQ Lead and deputy lead volunteer (Pride) 

Are you a firm believer in inclusion for all? Do you want to take an active role in promoting inclusivity? If so why not get involved in the organisation of promoting scouting in London Pride 2018. We have two position available for the project team - Lead and deputy Lead Volunteer. For more information please follow the specific links.

Service Team Leader - Windsor Day of Celebration and Achievement

We are looking for an enthusiastic forward thinker to support a team of young people to create and deliver the service element of the National Day of Celebration and Achievement at Windsor Castle.

Team UK & HQ Volunteering Vacancies 

Our new strategy will be released in the spring and there are several exciting opportunities for volunteers to lead and support Scouting across the UK. If you are interested in playing a key part in leading the delivery of this strategy as a member of Team UK, part of a national team or a member of a project board please click here for more information on the roles and how to apply.

UK Rep Pool 2018/19

The UK sends delegates to conferences, seminars and workshops in Europe and around the world to support the development of Scouting. To do this we recruit and train a pool of Scout Network members each year who are ready and able to positively represent UK Scouting. Recruitment for the 2018/19 pool is now open.

UK Youth Commissioner

Are you our next UK Youth Commissioner?  This an exciting opportunity for a volunteer to lead, promote and support Scouting’s youth shaped strategy across the UK. Click here to learn more about the role and how you can apply.

County Commissioner - Greater London North East

Do you have management and leadership experience, excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others? Greater London North East Scouts are 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.

County Commissioner - Greater London South West 

Do you have management and leadership experience, excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others? Greater London South West Scouts are 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.

National Scout Active Support Unit Manager - SAGGA Scout Active Support Unit

Wanting to take up new challenge? We are currently recruiting for a volunteer Manager for the Scout and Guide Graduate Association (SAGGA) Scout Active Support Unit. This Unit supports the delivery of the Scouting and Guiding programmes across all levels of Scouting and Guiding as well as national support to events.

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.

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 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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