Coronavirus (COVID-19) - We are currently in the Yellow Readiness Level, which means face to face activities can resume outdoors and indoors where safe to do so. Anyone aged 11+ must wear a face covering when indoors, unless they are exempt. From 20th January 2022 face coverings are no longer required by members when taking part in Scouts activities. For the latest updates, please check out our dedicated page by clicking here.

Volunteering Opportunities

Share your skills, gain new ones

Our volunteers are our everyday heroes!

Whatever your skillset, lend a hand for as little or as much time as you can spare, and we promise you’ll get more out than you put in.  Our volunteering opportunities are as varied as you!

Make a difference, volunteer today

You don’t need to be Bear Grylls to join us. Our door is open to people of all ages, genders, races and backgrounds, and we’re only able to change lives because people like you lend a hand. We’re talking about students who want to boost their CV, and parents who volunteer so they can spend more time together as a family.

We provide the training. You show up, get stuck in, and make memories for life. Sounds fun? Worthwhile? It is…

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160,000 volunteers like you, helping more than 460,000 young people each year to build #SkillsForLife 


Current Flexible Volunteering Opportunities

Group Executive Committee Members

The Group Executive Committee plays a vital role in the running of a Scout Group. Executive Committees make decisions and carry out administrative tasks to ensure that the best quality Scouting can be delivered to young people in the Group. Outline: Executive Committee members contribute to the running of the Group, by providing administrative support, strategic…Find Out More

Assistant Section Leaders (Cubs, Scouts)

Within the Cub (8-10 yr olds) and Scout (10-14 yr olds) sections of our Group, we have a number of adult leadership opportunities. Working with Section Leaders, Assistant Section Leaders interact directly with our youth membership to: Develop and deliver safe, exciting and stimulating activities, challenges and experiences taking into account the needs, interests and abilities…Find Out More

Group Chair

Title: Group Chair Outline: The Chair will lead the Executive Committee, ensuring that it fulfils its responsibilities within the Group, District or County/Area/Region. The Chair will work closely with the Group Scout Leader/ relevant Commissioner to achieve the purpose of The Scout Association through the development of local Scouting, in accordance with the Policy, Organisation…Find Out More

Current Event Volunteering Opportunities

Sorry, there are no volunteer opportunities available right now.