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Ready to Recruit

What should you think about before you start? Do people know where you are and what you do?  First impressions count so make sure you are ready to give a warm Scouts welcome

Attracting new volunteers

We know Scouts volunteering is fantastic and makes a huge difference to young people and volunteers alike. Feel confident spreading the word near and far with ready-made resources and top tips for connecting locally and online.

Spread the word

First impressions

It's crucial we give a warm welcome to volunteers, wherever they join. Make sure you're visible, accessible, welcoming and clear on what to expect with our quick look checklists and conversation guide.

Give a warm welcome

Trying it out

Great volunteering is all about finding the right match. Support volunteers to try out different activities and get to know what Scouts - or their new team - is all about.

Check out the Four Week and Four Step Challenges

Feeling part of the team

Attracting and welcoming new volunteers is the start, but valuing and supporting new recruits is key to a thriving team. Now you've grown your numbers, take these four essential actions to keep volunteers engaged.

Keep amazing volunteers
Six simple steps for recruiting volunteers

Need some hands-on, full-of-energy, good-at-getting-stuff-done adults to join your team? Follow these six simple steps.  Complete with socially distanced and virtual tools.

Follow the six steps >

Want to review your recruitment readiness?

Join our monthly workshops

Talk recruitment plans over with your team

Complete a self assessment