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Scouting Operations Officer Youth Involvement

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

  • Advertised from 21st November 2019
  • Hours: 37 per week. Permanent.


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.

Application notes

An Information Pack is available for download below.

An application form is available on our website:

Application Schedule

The closing date for applications is 9am on Wednesday 4 December 2019

Applications should be emailed to or sent by post to Scouts Scotland Headquarters (Recruitment), Fordell Firs, Hillend, Dunfermline, KY11 7HQ. Applicants must complete the application form and we cannot accept CV's.

Interview Schedule

Interviews will be held at Scouts Scotland Headquarters, KY11 7HQ on Tuesday 10 December 2019 during which candidates will be asked to give a short presentation. Information will be provided to those invited to interview.