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:

Volunteer Lead - Westminster Events

We are looking to recruit volunteer to lead on all aspects of the day, working with the current Parade and Service leaders, recruiting more volunteers as necessary in close liaison with our staff support and other lead volunteers.

Volunteer Lead - Windsor

We are looking to recruit volunteer to lead on all aspects of the day, working with the current Parade and Service leaders, recruiting more volunteers as necessary in close liaison with our staff support and other lead volunteers. 

Deputy UK Youth Commissioners

We're looking for two volunteer Deputy UK Youth Commissioners to support the UK Youth Commissioner. As part of the team you will work towards, as well as leading on, important aspects of the #SkillsForLife strategy. As well as working alongside Team UK and other volunteer colleagues you will help support over 400 Local Youth Commissioners around the UK. 

UK Cub Scout Adviser 

We are looking to recruit a UK Cub Scout Adviser to champion the Cub Scout programme and ensure that our strategic objectives of growth and high quality leadership teams and support teams, are met.

Volunteer Head of Programme Support

We are now recruiting for a Volunteer Head of Programme Support, who will be in charge of managing the operational elements and enablers for the delivery of a quality youth programme with the outcome of increasing the number of young people involved in UK Scouting.

International Commissioner

Could you lead the development of our international work including relationships, engagement and supporting the development of Scouting overseas and in the UK as an integral part of the Scout Programme? Are you an excellent communicator who would enjoy forming strong effective relationships from a wide range of Scout organisations?

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.

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