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Volunteering! It’s #GoodForYou

Volunteering goes both ways. It’s good for them, and it’s good for you.

We all want young people to have the chance to dream big, give it a go, and build skills for life. But it’s not just the young people who benefit from Scouts. Volunteering is good for boosting your wellbeing, developing CV-friendly skills, making friends, and building memories.

Whether you want to support young people or if you are more comfortable planning an adventure from the side-lines, we have got space for you.

Scouting is about everyday people volunteering in Scout Groups in their communities, giving young people confidence, a sense of purpose, life values and outdoor skills that are hard to find anywhere else – we call this everyday adventure!

Our volunteers put their skills to use and learn new ones, while giving something back to the local community.

Three great reasons to volunteer:

  • Share your skills and experience with young people, while developing yourself
  • Have fun and meet new people in your area
  • Inspire a generation (and they’ll never forget it)

What to expect:

  • A warm welcome
  • Flexibility to get involved in a way that works for you
  • Easy access to training and resources online
  • Plenty of support and a great team

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We are looking for new volunteers across the group, to strengthen our existing teams, who can encourage our young people to take that leap, make that jump, get up and carry on regardless. From map reading to crate stacking, it is all about having the confidence to give it a go. Everyone has something to offer as far as supporting Scouting is concerned, whatever your age or ability, and there are lots of ways to get involved. You do not have to have any previous experience, or any specialist knowledge, just a passion to see children develop into confident young people.

Volunteering is easier than you think!

With full support and training, you can volunteer on a flexible basis that suits you. So, what are you waiting for? Come and join the adventure, you never know, like us you might even enjoy yourself!

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Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls