We are looking for a Scouting Support Lead. In this important role, you will:

  • deliver operational support to the Regional Leadership Team to support the effective delivery of our 2022-25 Regional Strategy. 
  • provide leadership to the Regional Support Team to harness and maximise their contribution to the Regional Strategy i.e. in delivering the goals of Growth, Youth shaped, Inclusivity, Community Impact 

  • sustain and grow Scouting across the Region, by supporting existing volunteers in the recruitment and retention of volunteers to meet the needs of Groups, Districts and the Region as a whole. 

You will work closely with existing Scout volunteers and structures and provide sustainable support for them. Home based, you will be confident working independently to deliver multiple projects and tasks concurrently and be able to communicate and support effectively with volunteers, members and the public. You will be responsible to the Regional Lead Volunteer.

We make a big difference. You could too.

We’re a national charity and a membership organisation. You’ll be passionate about the work we do helping young people to become the best they can be. You’ll enjoy forming relationships and working with our amazing volunteers and always be on the lookout for where we can make the biggest difference.

What it’s like working with us

We’re a values-driven, award winning flexible employer. We want South East Scotland Scouts to be the best place to work and offer a wide range of family and carer friendly benefits, including flexible hours, to support work/life balance. We believe in supporting and developing our people, with a focus on wellbeing and continued personal and professional development.


If you have the skills and passion, then we’d love to hear from you!

You can download the full job descriptions below:

Please email your CV and cover letter to martin.elliot@sesscouts.org.uk by 9am on Monday 8th January 2024. 

We’re a volunteer team, so if you haven’t heard from us two weeks after of the closing date that means you have not been selected for interview this time.

If you would like to have an informal chat about the role please email Martin, Regional Lead Volunteer at martin.elliot@sesscouts.org.uk.


Interviews will take place during January/February 2024.