Volunteer Vacancies

Group Chair

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.The Chair will lead the Executive Committee, ensuring that it fulfils its responsibilities within the Group.

The Chair will work closely with the Group Scout Leader to achieve the purpose of The Scout Association through the development of local Scouting, in accordance with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association.

Group Secretary

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.

The Secretary will support the Chair of the Executive Committee to ensure the smooth functioning and sound administration of the Scout Group, in accordance with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association.

Group Treasurer

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.

The Treasurer will provide sound financial administration, support and information to the Executive Committee and Group, in accordance with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association.

Group Executive Member

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.

Assistant Section Leaders

We are looking for assistant section leaders that can support our Beavers (6 – 8 years), Cubs (8 – 10 1/2 years), Scouts (10 1/2 – 14 years) and Explorers (14 – 18 years) sections on a regular basis.

The role of an Assistant Section Leader is to support the operation of the section, in particular the planning and delivery of a weekly balanced programme, with the help of the other section leaders, section supporters and young leaders within the team. This can include planning activities that work towards badges, supporting young people to attend nights away experiences and ensuring the safety and support of all involved. You may be asked to step up in the absence of the Section Leader. The Assistant Section Leader will also attend and contribute to relevant Group. 

This role is perfect for anyone who enjoys working with Young People and helping them learn #skillsforlife

You will get the opportunity to work with our young people directly in order to:

  • Develop and deliver safe, exciting and stimulating activities, challenges and experiences taking into account the needs, interests and abilities of the young people.
  • Provide opportunities for young people to express their views on the programme and running on the Section, and that those views are taken into account.
  • Actively engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society.

We want to offer young people the most interesting and diverse experiences possible, that incorporates outdoors, adventure, challenges, greater social responsibility and #SkillsForLife

You will be offered training and a personal learning plan specific to your role. Regular support and supervision will be available from our Group Scout Leader.