Vacancies



The Scout Association is the UK’s largest mixed youth organisation with more than 400,000 members in the UK and more across the world.

Our innovative spirit and ability to make things happen plays a vital role in the development of young people everywhere and these posts in particular will give you the chance to make a big impact on the lives of young people.

There are 33,000 young people in the UK that want to join Scouting but can’t because we simply don’t have enough adult volunteers. Find out more about becoming an adult volunteer here.

Below is a list of current vacancies and who to contact for further information or to apply:-

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Explorers, Assistant District Commisioner, District
Title Unit Assistant (Admin), Unit Admin (Finance/Treasurer), Assistant Explorer Scout Leaders etc.
Categories Explorers
Group District (Various Explorer Scout Units)
Town Throughout District
Vacancy Information

We are in need of more assistants both in administrative and leadership roles in our 8 Explorer Units across the District. (See attached PDF).

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Title PR & Comms manager
Categories District
Group District
Vacancy Information

A PR & Comms manager is require to help with publicity and communications relating to scouting within the district

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Title District Appointments Panel members
Categories District
Group District
Vacancy Information

To run an effective district we need to ensure we have enough members of the Appointments Panel so that we can run regular (or as required)

Appointments Advisory Committee meetings to get all new volunteers into their role as quickly as possible.

This fact sheet gives some details of the role and what is expected of someone who is a member of the panel.

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Title District leaders (Beavers, Cubs & Scouts)
Categories District
Group District
Town Throughout District
Vacancy Information

We require district leaders to support the sectional ADCs to ensure delivery of the scouting programme throughout the district.

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Title ADC Cubs
Categories Assistant District Commisioner
Group District
Town Throughout District
Vacancy Information

To work in partnership with the District Commissioner to ensure the effective Cub Scouting in accordance with the rules as laid down in POR of The Scout Association.

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Title District Youth Commissioner
Categories Assistant District Commisioner
Group District
Town Throughout the whole district
Vacancy Information

The role is to ensure that young people from 6 – 25 years are involved and engaged in every decision that shapes their Scouting experience locally and to empower young people to share their ideas and have a meaningful voice in planning, implementing and reviewing their programme and opportunities.

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Title ADC Adult Leader Trainer
Categories Assistant District Commisioner
Group District
Town Throughout District
Vacancy Information

To work in partnership with the District Commissioner Support to ensure the effective delivery of adult training within the District in accordance with the rules as laid down in POR of The Scout Association.

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