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Appointing

Whatever your role or location, find the information you need to get your volunteers to a full appointment easily and effectively

Appointments Panels

Help new Scouts volunteers to feel welcome, onboard with our values, policies and Scouts Promise, and clear on what's expected in their role and team

Get prepared to deliver a great Appointments Panel meeting

Appointment Forms

Downloadable forms and guidance on our: 
  • Adult Information Form
  • Reference form
  • ID checking form
  • Appointment review form
  • Cancellation/suspension form
Download the forms and guidance

Headquarters Appointment Process

At a National Level, the appointments process is overseen by the HQ Appointments Committee 

Find out about our approach to Headquarters appointments

Completing Disclosures

Review our guidance on completing the Disclosure process, including when and how to do this, what to do when a Disclosure expires or has an adverse result, and detail of the specific processes in England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and for British Scouting Overseas

Link volunteers to our Frequently Asked Questions about completing Disclosures

Understand more about our Sensitive Disclosure Process and supporting trans volunteers through the appointment and vetting process

Getting Started Learning

Direct new volunteers to their Getting Started learning quickly and easily 

Link to the Getting Started modules for new volunteers