Volunteer vacancies

Current Open vaccines:

Assistant Systems Administrator

Key responsibilities:

Working with the team lead for Digital to ensure the District website is updated in a timely manner.
Setting up Email accounts (Office 365)
Providing basic training on Office 365
Full training will be given for this role.
A DBS will be required for this role
Line manager responsibilities: None

To apply for this role send an email to Volunteer@forestofdeanscouts.org to arrange an informal chat about the role.

Growth and Development Mentor

Key responsibilities:

Working with the team lead for Growth and Development to enact growth plans and provide support to groups within the Forest Of Dean.
tasks will include mentoring Group Scout Leaders on various topics including mentoring, and success management.

Assisting Group Scout leaders with planning for recruitment events
Ensuring Group Scout Leaders are supported with on-boarding new volunteers

Full training will be given for this role.
A DBS will be required for this role
Line manager responsibilities: None

To apply for this role send an email to Volunteer@forestofdeanscouts.org to arrange an informal chat about the role.

Group Scout Leader – 1st St Briavels

Key responsibilities:

Ensure that the Scout Group thrives and has the best systems in place to support adult volunteers and develop the Group – including a Group Executive Committee and Section leadership teams.

Provide line management and support to the Leaders in the Scout Group, including setting objectives for their work and holding regular reviews and one-to-one meetings.
Ensure that a challenging, exciting and balanced programme is offered to young people in the Scout Group.Work with the District Commissioner, Deputy District Commissioner(s) and other Group Scout Leaders in the District to ensure that the District thrives and supports Scout Groups.

Note: Some of the tasks for which the Group Scout Leader is responsible may be delegated to others in the Group, including a Deputy Group Scout Leader if appointed.

Full training will be given for this role.
A DBS will be required for this role
Line manager responsibilities: Responsabile for all adults within the Scout Group, reporting to the District Commissioner

To apply for this role send an email to Volunteer@forestofdeanscouts.org to arrange an informal chat about the role.

District Secretary

Key responsibilities:

Working with the District Chairperson to:

  • Provide administrative support to the running of the Executive Committee.
  • Act as Secretary for the relevant Scout Council.
  • Work with the Chair of the Executive Committee to set meeting agendas and arrange meeting logistics for the Executive Committee.
  • Taking accurate and accessible minutes of Executive Committee meetings.
  • Distributing agendas, minutes and supporting documents for Executive Committee meetings.
  • Maintaining accurate records for the administration of the Group, District or County/Area/Region; including meeting minutes, census details, ownership of property and equipment, insurance and financial information.
  • Ensuring the safety and security of records maintained by the Executive Committee, complying with appropriate legal requirements.
  • Communicating with the Executive Committee and relevant Scout Council.
  • Support the completion of the Annual Census return.


Full training will be given for this role.
A DBS will be required for this role
Line manager responsibilities: None

To apply for this role send an email to Volunteer@forestofdeanscouts.org to arrange an informal chat about the role.