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Ready to recruit

Use these tips and tricks to bring more amazing people into Scouts – and keep them energised and engaged from the get-go

Shout about what makes Scouts great

There are so many benefits to volunteering. Communicate these to people who might not know what Scouts is about, using our ready-made resources.

Learn to spread the word effectively

Make a great first impression

Make sure you're visible, accessible, welcoming and clear about what to expect from the start, with our checklists and conversation guide.

Get ready to give a warm welcome

Let people try Scouts out

Four-week and four-step challenges are a perfect opportunity for potential volunteers to come along and experience Scouts for themselves. Have a look at some ideas around bringing another adult along with you.

Check out the challenges

Make new recruits feel part of the team

Valuing and supporting new volunteers is key to a thriving team. Now you've grown your numbers, it's time to keep volunteers energised and engaged.

Take four essential actions now

Bring a friend to experience the benefits

Inspired by the #GoodForYou campaign, from 22/2/22 – Scouts can be #GoodForTwo!

Run your own #GoodForTwo taster night
Six steps to recruitment success

Need some hands-on, full-of-energy, good-at-getting-stuff-done adults to join your team?

Follow the steps now >

Make a team recruitment plan

Complete a self-assessment together