Scouts Scotland
Scouts Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC017511

Scouts Scotland is the largest co-educational youth work membership organisation in Scotland.

Current vacancies

Local Development Officer (Perthshire)

  • Part time
  • £25,000 – £28,000 pro-rata
  • Home based
  • Closing 31st January 2020

This exciting role is all about bringing Scouting to more young people in Perthshire. You’ll be shouting about Scouts, opening new groups, bringing in more adult volunteers, and working with new communities.

You will be out meeting new people, forming relationships, and working with our local volunteers to make sure more young people in Perthshire can benefit from Scouting. You’ll be finding and supporting new volunteers, working with local decision makers, and always on the look out for where we can make the biggest difference.

You’ll work in partnership to make a plan, set out clear goals, work towards them, and report on your progress.

You’ll need to be happy working under your own steam, have a great eye for opportunities, and really understand how things work in Perthshire. You’ll know the right people to talk to (or be able to figure it out) and just where to go to get things done.

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Local Development Officer (East Central Scotland) – Maternity Cover

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • Home based
  • Closing 31st January 2020

This exciting role is all about bringing Scouting to more young people in the most deprived areas of East Central Scotland. You’ll continue the excellent work that we’ve been doing in Fife and West Lothian to shout about Scouts, open new groups, bring in more adult volunteers, and work with new communities.

You will be out meeting new people, forming relationships, and working with our local volunteers to bring Scouting to the young people who can benefit most in the area. You’ll be finding and supporting new volunteers, working with local decision makers, and always on the look out for where we can make the biggest difference in the wider East Central Scotland area.

You’ll work in partnership to make a plan, set out clear goals, work towards them, and report on your progress.

You’ll need to be happy working under your own steam, have a great eye for opportunities, and really understand how things work in East Central Scotland. You’ll know the right people to talk to (or be able to figure it out) and just where to go to get things done.

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Marketing & Digital Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,000 – £29,000
  • Dunfermline
  • Closing 8th July 2019

We have got an exciting opportunity to join our friendly staff team as Marketing & Digital Communications Officer.

We are seeking an experienced, creative and enthusiastic individual with a focus on quality and impact to play a key role in helping us develop and deliver engaging, exciting and meaningful marketing and communications to our members, key stakeholders, and the wider public.

In this role, you will lead on shaping and delivering our digital communications, and the marketing of Scouts Scotland and our three Scout Adventure Centres in Scotland at Fordell Firs, Meggernie, and Lochgoilhead.

While embracing our values, you will be creative, driven and innovative with a strong track record of delivering and analysing effective marketing and communications through established and emerging digital and traditional channels. You must be a strong team player, able to inspire and motivate the people you support, work with complex groups of people, and have excellent planning, design and copywriting skills.

This is a really exciting opportunity to grow and develop the communications of Scotland’s largest mixed youth organisation, work with an established and inspiring brand in a friendly team, and really make a difference to the lives of young people across Scotland.

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This vacancy has now closed

Scouting Operations Officer (Inclusion)

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • Dunfermline
  • Closing 8th July 2019

We have got an exciting opportunity to join our staff team as Scouting Operations Officer (Inclusion).

We are seeking an experienced individual with a focus on outcomes and impact to play a key role in helping us achieve our vision of preparing more young people with skills for life by ensuring they are supported by amazing leaders delivering an inspiring programme.

Inclusion is a core strand of our new strategy. As part of a busy team, you will work with volunteers and colleagues to maximise opportunities to make Scouts more inclusive, identifying priority areas, ensuring that we are reaching communities where Scouts is currently under-represented, and ensuring an inclusive approach is central to everything we do. You will form relationships within communities across Scotland to understand their needs, and how we can work with them to ensure young people can access our evidence-based programme. You will also work with our volunteers across Scotland to support local inclusion objectives, while also supporting the wider Scouting Operations Operational Plan.

While embracing our values, you will be results driven with a strong track record of setting and meeting targets with defined outcomes. You must be a strong team player, able to inspire and motivate the people you support, work with complex groups of people, and have excellent communication and networking skills.

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This vacancy has now closed

Customer Service Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £18,720
  • Fordell Firs
  • Closing 4th November 2019

We have got an exciting opportunity to join our fantastic team at Scout Adventures Fordell Firs.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who has an outstanding work ethic, and an excellent understanding of customer service needs. This role is vital in developing the customer journey experience as we look to provide a welcoming environment for our guests and ensure they have a positive, memorable experience.

Role Summary and Purpose

This role will be pivotal in developing and delivering our customer journey from the initial enquiry stage to post departure. This position will involve building and enhancing relationships with potential and existing customers, efficiently responding to all booking requests, and ensuring all our customers’ expectations are exceeded during their visit.

About you

It’s the people that make Fordell Firs an amazing place and you will be no exception! You will have to have an appreciation of what it takes to deliver a first class customer experience. You must be friendly, approachable and have an outstanding work ethic to ensure you can keep on top of this fast moving activity centre. You must also have a love for people, and the ability to communicate effectively with people from a wide range of backgrounds.

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This vacancy has now closed

Centre Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,000 – £35,000
  • Fordell Firs, Dunfermline
  • Closing 18th November 2019

We are seeking an experienced individual with a passion for Outdoors and Adventure to lead our team at Scout Adventures Fordell Firs.

We are looking for a centre manager who will be business focused and results driven, with a passion for excellence in customer service. Ideally with a background in the outdoor industry, you will have experience and a positive track record in business development and improvement, and working with a complex group of staff, customers and volunteers.

Role Summary and Purpose

Scout Adventures Fordell Firs is a 48 acre site based just outside Dunfermline, Fife. It has indoor accommodation for 67, a tented village for 64, and camping for more than 800. It has a strong reputation for providing day and residential visits & events to our members, schools, youth groups and charities for young people with additional support needs.

This role will primarily focus on leading, developing and managing the Scout Adventures Fordell Firs team to deliver a quality programme, create new on site adventurous activities, and to meet all safety and financial targets.

About you

It’s the people that make Scout Adventures Fordell Firs an amazing place and you will be no exception! You will have an appreciation of what it takes to deliver a first class experience and will be able to ensure quality and consistency is maintained at all times through inspiring and motivating your team. You must be friendly and approachable whilst able to uphold our organisational values, and ensure that this is embedded within the staffing and volunteering teams.

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This vacancy has now closed

Scouting Operations Officer Youth Involvement

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • Based at Scouts Scotland, Fordell Firs, Dunfermline, KY11 7HQ
  • Closing 4th December 2019

We have got an exciting opportunity to join our staff team as Scouting Operations Officer (Youth Involvement)

We are seeking an experienced individual with a focus on outcomes and impact to play a key role in helping us ensure that young people are taking on leadership responsibilities, using their voice and shaping their Scouting experiences.

Youth Shaped is a core strand of our current strategy. As part of a busy team, you will work with volunteers and colleagues to support our youth members to participate in our Youth Involvement Strategy and to develop their leadership skills. You will create and deliver resources, as well as working directly with our adult volunteers, to ensure effective and meaningful youth shaped Scouting is delivered locally across Scotland. You will also work to implement youth involvement across everything we do at all levels of the charity.

While embracing our values, you will be results driven with a strong track record of setting and meeting targets with defined outcomes. You must be a strong team player, able to inspire and motivate the people you support, work with complex groups of people, and have excellent communication and networking skills.

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This vacancy has now closed

Scouting Operations Officer (Early Years)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • Homebased or based at Scouts Scotland, Fordell Firs, Dunfermline, KY11 7HQ
  • Closing 13th January 2020

The purpose of this role is to support the practical delivery of new programme materials and initiatives intended to bring Scouting to four and five year olds, and their families across Scotland. Marrying your knowledge in youth work delivery, the lived experience and enthusiasm of our volunteers and over a hundred years of experience in delivering skills for life, you will help deliver on-the-ground pilots, partnerships and initiatives related to innovating our Programme, so that it is impactful, relevant and fun.

You will support the development and delivery of new Scouting provision opportunities for 4 and 5 year olds and their families in areas of deprivation. Having had programme content designed by other colleagues, you will work in local communities, supporting the recruitment of families, delivery of content and extraction of learning so we can evolve provision over time – ultimately evaluating and exploring integration and sustainability for a roll out across Scouting.

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This vacancy has now closed

Scouting Operations Officer (Early Years)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • Homebased or based at Scouts Scotland, Fordell Firs, Dunfermline, KY11 7HQ
  • Closing 13th January 2020

The purpose of this role is to support the practical delivery of new programme materials and initiatives intended to bring Scouting to four and five year olds, and their families across Scotland. Marrying your knowledge in youth work delivery, the lived experience and enthusiasm of our volunteers and over a hundred years of experience in delivering skills for life, you will help deliver on-the-ground pilots, partnerships and initiatives related to innovating our Programme, so that it is impactful, relevant and fun.

You will support the development and delivery of new Scouting provision opportunities for 4 and 5 year olds and their families in areas of deprivation. Having had programme content designed by other colleagues, you will work in local communities, supporting the recruitment of families, delivery of content and extraction of learning so we can evolve provision over time – ultimately evaluating and exploring integration and sustainability for a roll out across Scouting.

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