Volunteering with us
At Scouts we celebrate difference and welcome everyone.
Whatever your background, identity or ability, there’s a volunteer spot with your name on it. If you can only occasionally help, that’s OK. Whether you’d like to be an activity planner, tea-maker, craft creator, adventurous activity leader or trustee we appreciate any time you can spare.
Volunteering with Scouts can make you feel good in many way.
- Make friends and meet people
- Try new things and challenge yourself
- Get outdoors and get stuck in
- Positively impact your community
- Create vital opportunities for young people
- Make memories that will last a lifetime
Here are a few more reasons why there has never been a better time to volunteer at Scouts.
We bring people together
Across divided communities, we help young people gain shared experiences and provide them with a safe place where they can learn from people of different backgrounds, promoting a mutual understanding of one another, and building meaningful friendships which often last a lifetime.
We create happy, resilient citizens who are better equipped to handle whatever life throws at them
In a time of great uncertainty, we help young people develop the values, self-confidence, and belief in others which will help them go on to become confident, active citizens. We offer children and teens a place to belong, where they can develop the skills to succeed, and feel optimistic about the future.
We help communities engage with each other, at home and away
Where there’s a lack of community engagement, Scouts gives young people the opportunity to improve the lives of those around them, taking positive social action in their local, national and international communities.
We improve social mobility in a time of increased anxiety and competition
In this age of economic instability, Scouts helps young people develop skills for life; the character, practical and employability skills that young people will carry with them into adulthood, and put their best foot forward, every step of the way.
Volunteering can be a brilliant way to boost your mental wellbeing. It’s a great feeling knowing you’re helping young people get skills for life, and you might even learn a lot about yourself along the way.
You can find more information about Volunteering in Scouting here.
To find out more, please click on the “Join Now” button and we will be in touch.