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Adult volunteer training.

Scouting’s award-winning training scheme for volunteers means that adults get as much from Scouting as our young people.

Scouting’s quality depends on its volunteers and our volunteers depend on Scouting to teach them the skills they need.

National leader

Scouting modular training scheme delivers the full spectrum of required skills. Volunteers can choose training modules that are relevant to the role that they do, ranging from leadership to running residential experiences and first aid.

The Scouting training scheme was recognised with a National Training Award from UK Skills. It is one of the reasons why Scouting has managed to increase its volunteer numbers over the past few years, against the national trend.

Relevant skills

Over 90% of Scouting volunteers believe that the skills and experiences they have gained through Scouting have been of relevance to their working or personal lives, so we’re certainly doing something right.

A study of volunteers found that more than two thirds of respondents reported a direct correlation between their volunteer experience within Scouting and gaining employment or career development.

Training in Scouting has also enabled volunteers to gain accreditation for Open College Network awards in Youth Work, and helped them to become associate members of the Institute of Leadership and Management and the Institute for Training and Occupational Learning.

i.Volunteer Could You?

Adult Uniform Diagram

The Scout Association Awards

If your interested in becoming an Adult Volunteer, please get in touch and provide your details and a message on our Contact us page.

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