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Volunteering at Scouts is changing to help us reach more young people

Volunteering is changing to help us reach more young people

Volunteering is changing at Scouts. Read more

Discover what this means

Staying safe and safeguarding

Looking after each other

Incidents and illness

Check out our guidance on what to do in case of an incident, including first aid and reporting.

Read the guidance on incidents, illness and reporting >

Doing things safely is fundamental to everything we do at Scouts. 

All you need to know about safety >
Risk assessments

A risk assessment's important to help you minimise risks, both before and during an activity or event. 

Discover more about risk assessments >
Supporting life issues and young people

The people they live with or schools will usually be the first port of call for many of the issues that young people face.

However, it may be that volunteers finds themselves needing to discuss some of these issues.

Read the guidance to support young people >
Safe Scouting cards

As adults in Scouts, the safety of young people is our priority.

You can take a look at our Safe Scouting cards.

You can read and download all our safe scouting cards >
Reporting a concern to safeguarding

Our policy at Scouts is to safeguard the welfare of all members. We do this by protecting them from neglect and from physical, sexual and emotional harm.

Find out how to report a safeguarding concern here.

Learn more about reporting a concern >