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National Awards Advisory Group Members

(under 25 years old)

Overview of the role

National Awards Advisory Group members are volunteers who will proactively support the Scouts Award schemes, National Honours and other external award schemes.



Person specification



How to apply

Please complete the online application form.

We recommend that you create your answers to the long questions in e.g. a word document prior to pasting them into the application form.

The process of supporting the Chair of the National Awards Advisory Group in making an appointment to the role is undertaken by a search group. The search group is keen to receive applications for the roles from a wide range of people but particularly those holding a sectional appointment (e.g. CSL, ASL). All applicant must also be under 25 years of age at the time of appointment.

When completing the application form please provide as much relevant information as possible as this will assist the search group in considering who may be best suited for the role. Please refer to the role description and address each of the items listed in the person specification to help the search group understand how you meet the requirements of the role. It may be helpful to include experiences outside of Scouting that are relevant to the role such as in professional or other volunteer capacities.

Applications will be considered on the answers to all the questions on the application form together with the general style of the application. Depending on the number of applications and the suitability of applications, not every applicant will be shortlisted for a formal interview.

The search group will create a short list of candidates for a formal interview. Further details will be provided to shortlisted applicants.


Key dates

The closing date for applications is 8am on Monday 8 February 2021.

Applicants will be informed of the outcome of the shortlisting process shortly after 22 February 2021.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to a selection event via an online video platform during the first two weeks of March 2021 and full details of this will be provided to shortlisted applicants.


Further information

If you require any further information about the role, or would like an informal discussion about it, please contact one of the following individuals:

Closing date:
Mon, February 8, 2021, 11:59 PM

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