The Scout Association is the UK's largest mixed youth organisation with more than 400,000 members in the UK and more across the world.

volunteerOur innovative spirit and ability to make things happen plays a vital role in the development of young people everywhere.  So, please take a look at our current vacancies. 


County Commissioner - Volunteer Vacancy - Open to All Scout Members and Non-Members (going live on Monday 25th October)

The search is on for a new County Commissioner for North Yorkshire Scouts.  Full information and how to apply or nominate someone can be found in the Volunteer Vacancy Pack.  Closing date for applications and nominations is Friday 3rd December 2021.


County Appointments Secretary - Open to All Scout Members and Non-Members

We are seeking to appoint a new County Appointments Secretary.  Their role is to ensure that the required administration is carried out in support of the County Appointments Advisory Committee.  Working with the County Secretary, they will help to convene County appointment interviews, seek references, update Compass records for County Team members and advise on appointment reviews.  It's an interesting and highly responsible administrative role.  Training will be provided and you will have the opportunity to shadow the current Appointments Secretary before taking on the role. It's not a uniformed appointment and so it may appeal to any member or supporter.

If you are interested in taking on the role or would like to know more, then please don't hesitate to contact the County Appointments Advisory Committee Chair, Dean Smith, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Manager of the Activities Permit Scheme (MAPS)

Are you looking for a new adventurTrg EventBritee? Do enjoy supporting others to gain & maintain skills? Do you want to do something good for you?

Then check out this volunteering role... County Manager of the Activities Permit Scheme. We are seeking someone to take on the role of MAPS (Manager of the Activity Permit Scheme) for the County.  This role works in partnership with Deputy County Commissioner (Activities) and County Assessors and is responsible for ensuring a fully functioning permit scheme that can be moderated and documented. The role requires you to work from home and sometimes from Scout locations across North Yorkshire.

If you are interested, please take a look at the role description, where you'll find the simple application form.

Applications requested by Wednesday 1st December 2021.