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Volunteering Opportunities

You don’t have to be an adventurer like Bear Grylls to get involved with Scouting. Do you have first aid knowledge? Are you good with numbers? Handy in the kitchen? Or are you a DIY whizz? We all have useful skills and you can volunteer and help in many ways.

Volunteering with us is easy, fun and flexible – how much time you give is completely up to you. Whether you help out working with our young people or behind the scenes,  there is bound to be a role you can play, and no matter how you get involved, we’ll make sure you’re properly trained and supported.

Volunteer Roles At 34th Chesterfield



Assistant Leaders

Are you happy working on the front line, delivering activities to young people?

Assistant Leaders support the Section Leader with running the Section, including planning & delivering activities and working with young people.

Assistant Leaders wear uniform and complete Adult Leader Training.

Read more about this role: ASSISTANT LEADERS

Section Assistants/Occasional Helpers

Are you happy working on the front line but have limited time to attend courses?

Section Assistants and occasional helpers support the Section Leader & Assistant leaders in delivering the programme to young people.

Read more about this role: SECTION ASSISTANTS

Executive Committee Members

Are you willing to help behind the scenes and support the management of the Scout Group?

The Executive Committee exists to support the Group Scout Leader and ensure the effective administration of the Scout Group.

Members of the Executive Committee are the trustees of the Scout Group

Read more about this role: EXEC MEMBERS

Fundraising Coordinator

Are you able to make arrangements and plan events?

The role of the fundraising coordinator would be to work alongside the Executive Committee to arrange events and fundraising opportunities.

The role may involve; contacting supermarkets to organise bag packs, writing to local businesses for support, arranging grants, overseeing the organisation of events.

Read more about this role:

Group Administrator(s)

Are you good at writing letters or record keeping? 

There is a lot of admin type tasks needed to manage the Scout Group which Group Administrators can do for the leaders/Exec.

The support you offer will allow leaders to focus on providing an exciting and balanced programme for our young members

Read more about this role: GROUP ADMINISTRATOR

Group Supporters

Are you able to support the Group in another way?  Want to help behind the scenes?

Group supporters can take on a variety of roles and there of lots of ways you can help the Group.

You could help with admin, prepare activities for a section or do some fundraising – any support you can give can help a lot.

Read more about this role: GROUP SUPPORTERS


Are you organised and methodical?

The role of Group QuarterMaster involves looking after and maintaining the Scout Group’s equipment.

The Group Quartermaster(s) would need to work closely with the Section Leaders to ensure equipment is available for Scouting activities.

Read more about this role: QUARTERMASTER

For more information or to volunteer for any of these roles, please contact us


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