Vacancy: Edinburgh NE District Lead Volunteer

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Could you Help Lead Scouting in Edinburgh North East District?

We are looking for someone who can provide leadership, motivation and guidance to Edinburgh North East Scouts and its volunteers. You don’t need any prior experience of Scouting to put yourself forward for this role: we’ll make sure that you’re fully trained and supported.

District Lead Volunteers play a really important role in supporting those who lead local Scouting within groups as well as other volunteers. Adults at every level of Scouting need support to ensure that they are motivated, inspired and focused on providing first-class Scouting. As District Lead Volunteer, you will also provide direction for Edinburgh North East Scouts, and will help others see the bigger Scouting picture through solid leadership.

As Scouting prepares to introduce exciting changes to improve the volunteer experience for new and existing volunteers, the District Lead Volunteer will lead Edinburgh North East Scouts through this period of transition and work with the District and South East Scotland Scouts Regional leadership teams to ensure that Edinburgh North East Scouts is able to take advantage of the opportunities that these changes offer, including providing clear communication on the changes to members within Edinburgh North East Scouts.

District Lead Volunteer role, in a nutshell: 

  • Provide strategic leadership to Scouting in the District
  • * Ensure that good quality Scouting is delivered to young people 
  • * Develop Scouting in the District 
  • * Promote and maintain the policies of The Scouts
  • * Positively manage and support adults, defining roles and responsibilities


Click “DC Vacancy Pack” for the application and nomination form.