ADULTS IN SCOUTING
Scouting depends on volunteers like you!
- There are many roles in Scouting so we can use many different skills.
- Anyone over 18 can help out as an adult volunteer in Scouting. There is no upper age limit.
- Volunteering is flexible. You can decide how much time you can give.
- We will provide training and support. So no experience of Scouting is necessary.
- You will meet new people and learn new things.
Find out more about:
- Volunteering with children or young people directly
- Volunteering as a “volunteer manager“
- Volunteering behind the scenes
- Volunteering with a particular skill or hobby
Thinking differently about Volunteering
News items for Volunteers
Congratulations to Diane Ross on being awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours in recognition of her service to Scouting and to the community in Edinburgh. Diane was a Leader for the Cub Scout 80th Birthday item in the Edinburgh Gang Show 1996, was instrumental...
Are you keeping in touch? Do you know about the InTouch system? New guidance is available. Continue Reading In Touch
The 2018 Census shows that Scouting is growing in strength and numbers in our Region. Research show adults report high levels of satisfaction. Let’s encourage others to join us so we can support even more young people and make even more of an impact. Continue Reading Making an impact
New logo for SES Scouts Message from Martin Elliot, Deputy Regional Commissioner Thank you to all who took part in our consultation on a new Regional logo. We have now received clarification that local variations to the logo are not permitted, which means that Logo 1...
GDPR is live – What now? By the time that you read this, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have come into effect and now governs how all Scout Groups, Districts and Regions process personal data. Hopefully this will not come as a surprise to you...
Help to manage your section effectively The Regional Leadership Team wants to assist section leaders to use a good way of managing the complex details about the young people in their section. We know that an electronic tool called Online Scout Manager is widely used...
Wanted - District Commissioner for Midlothian We now need a brilliant volunteer manager to take Scouting forward in Midlothian. As District Commissioner you will offer support to Scout Groups, while helping open new ones. You will manage adults, setting objectives and...
There has been an excellent response to last month's announcement of two complementary initiatives to provide training for Hillwalking permits (see original article). David Newton David, the DESC for Craigalmond, is going ahead with organising a Regional residential...
New premises are urgently required to store the costume, scenery, archives and other assets acquired by Edinburgh Gang Show over the past 58 years. Continue Reading Storage required for Edinburgh Gang Show
This month the Region achieved its Foundation Youth Approved award from Scouts Scotland. We are over the moon with this award and shall be displaying it on most of our future comms and putting the certificate in the reception of Bonaly. For those of you not too...