Volunteer vacancies


Put your skills to use and learn new ones. Volunteering is easier than you think.

Below is a selection of a few specific roles that we are looking to fill, but there are countless other ways you can support us. If you are interested in any of the roles below then click on them to find out more. If you are interested in helping out in any other way then contact us through the Scout website

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: Responsible 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.

Transformation – District Change Champion

Another exciting new opportunity for you to be involved with the District. We are looking for someone to:

  • Take big picture plans and help them work in a local context – considering local timelines, commitments and communication channels.
  • Support members in the District to connect the dots about what the changes mean to them.
  • Drive local decision-making, planning, and delivery of change.
  • Manage the readiness check-list for the District.
  • Help shape future support for the movement by feeding back what’s working and what’s not via the County Transformation lead.

If you think you could support this project please email dc@forestofdeanscouts.org.