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County volunteering vacancies

We have lots of exciting opportunities to get involved as a member of our county team. Our innovative spirit and ability to make things happen plays a vital role in the development of young people across South London and these available roles will give you the chance to make a big impact on the lives of young people.

All our roles have narrow, defined remits and are flexible which mean you can share them with others or approach them in a way that best suits you. This allows you more time to work in your section, group or unit whilst being part of a team that is actively supporting scouting across South London.

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Our county structure consists of five areas of work or functions, these are:


Our places team supports the management, strategic approach and organisational development of scouting across South London at county and district level.


Our programme team supports the provision of the 6-25 programme and adventurous outdoor activities, enabling our leaders to deliver challenging, exciting and relevant balanced programmes. They are also responsible for planning and implementing our county annual programme of activities, competitions and events for young people and promote youth shaped scouting, to help ensure that young people have a regular say in shaping their scouting experiences.


The People team is responsible for supporting our adult volunteers in specialist areas and the provision of adult training. They are also collectively responsible for inspiring our adults to be professional in their approach and in turn show a united professionally run organisation.


Our governance is an important part of the day-to-day running of our county and exists to support the County team in meeting its responsibilities.

Our trustees, administrators and members of our sub-committees support the provision of our county services, strategy and development plan and act on matters relating to complying with the policies and rules of The Scout Association, protecting and maintaining our property and equipment, managing the county finances, promoting and supporting the development of scouting across the county and managing the South London’s Scout Centre amongst many other things.


The team’s collectively responsibly for promoting our brand values, delivering positive external communications, publicising scouting’s modern vibrant appeal, ensure that our communities know that scouting exists and how their children can access it.