Adult Roles in Scouting

Adult roles in Scouting

Volunteering. It’s #GoodForYou.
Volunteering’s not just about giving back – it goes both ways. It improves your wellbeing,
gives you skills for the future, and helps you make new friends (and memories).

You can find out more about the benefits of volunteering at the link on the Scout Website
by clicking here (use link below please)

There are a wide range of roles available in Scouting that can take as much or as little time as you are prepared to give. Just fill in the form and we will get in touch.

For the handyman (Scout Active Support); many groups need to maintain

  • huts (paint, repair, refurbish)
  • equipment (camping, pioneering, other activity)
  • transport (trailers, minibuses)

and the district manages and maintains a 67 acre campsite requiring a range of skilled and unskilled labour


For the committee person; each group needs an Executive Committee that acts as trustees for the group and looks after everything except the young people. The posts include

  • Chairman
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary


For those with a passion and skill in an activity (skills instructor); we have opportunities to instruct including activities on

  • water (kayaking, bell boating, sailing, windsurfing, diving)
  • foot (hill walking, hiking, climbing, geocaching)
  • snow (skiing, snowboarding)

or involving

  • shooting (archery, clay pigeon, air rifle)
  • other (astronomy, handbell ringing, origami, etc.)


For those who want to work with young people; we have opportunities with a number of different age ranges

  • Beavers 6-8
  • Cubs 8-10.5
  • Scouts 10.5-14
  • Explorers 14-18

and at a number of different levels

  • Occasional Helper (attends once a month or less)
  • Sectional Assistant (helps out whenever they can as part of the section leadership team)
  • Assistant Leader (as part of the leadership team, helps the leader plan and run the meetings)
  • Leader (makes certain the young people have a fun packed, safe, instructive time)


I am sure we have something that fits you.