North East Scotland Scout Region

Charity registered in Scotland SC017511

Every year we help 400,000 Young People in the UK enjoy new adventures; to experience the outdoors, interact with others, gain confidence and have the opportunity to reach their full potential. And it’s not just Young People who can get in on the action. Working alongside our youth members are thousands of adult volunteers, with a huge variety of roles and opportunities available.

To find out more visit www.scouts-scotland.org.uk


Current opportunities

Good with raising money? Enjoy applying for funds that make a massive difference to the lives of our youth members and enabling change across the region by removing financial restrictions? Maybe you have a background in finance or even just really good at writing a convincing argument? We are looking for an individual to lead the fundraising strategy of the region and enable change throughout the region by utilising and successfully delivering new funds to new exciting and dynamic projects. No role or even Scout experience? No problem we will provide a full induction and training and it looks amazing on your CV! Overall Main Responsibilities • Work with the Regional Commissioner and Regional team to identify which projects will require external funding • Conduct funding searches with AVA and ask for assistance as and when required from SHQ staff. • Use and ask for information as required from various stakeholders and apply for as many as sources as required. • Become a charity trustee with the Regional Executive and attend no more than four meetings per year. We are aware of the COVID-19 situation and will monitor it closely, we will do any communication virtually until further notice. All Scout face-to-face activities are currently suspended until further notice. No meetings or other in person processes will not take place until further notice.

Are you a people person? Enjoy interviewing people for a wide range of different roles? Maybe you’re someone looking to gain interviewer experience, or someone looking to gain employment as a recruitment consultant? We are looking for an individual to become part of the appointments committee for interviewing and selecting the right volunteers for various roles in our organisation. Its about using or developing people skills to get the best out of someone when they are in an interview situation, but most importantly making sure that person has the right qualities and attitudes to be part of our amazing organisation. No role or even Scout experience? No problem we will provide a full induction and training and it looks amazing on your CV! Main Responsibilities • Manage the approval meetings process for new regional applicants • Interview new candidates and assess their suitability for a role with the regional team • Liaise with the regional appointments committee to organise and plan workload ahead We are aware of the COVID-19 situation and will monitor it closely, we will do any communication virtually until further notice. All Scout face-to-face activities are currently suspended until further notice. No meetings or other in person processes will not take place until further notice.