Deben District Scouts

All vacancies are voluntary positions and there is free comprehensive training available.  Please contact us via contact us  Information on the application process can be found at application process


Youth Membership Secretary – Providing a central point for new enquiries, maintain an up to date list of capacities in different Groups, and help ensure children on the waiting list are offered opportunities to join?

Appointment Reviews Secretary – Supporting line managers who carry out 5 yearly reviews with volunteers, good administration skills essential

“Network” Administrator –  Supporting our 18 to 24  age group with keeping records as they organise their own adventurous activities relating to top awards including the Queen’s Scout Award?


Training Advisers – Do you have the skills to understand our training scheme and advise and support volunteers accordingly?  The Scout Association’s 152 page guide for Training Advisers can be found at CLICK HERE and if you don’t find that daunting, we need you!

Trainers – Do you have the skills to teach our our new volunteers in a classroom setting?    Examples of lesson plans can be found at CLICK HERE    This role requires training/verification for Presenting and Facilitating.

1st Aid Trainers – We have an urgent requirement for trainers who can teach 1st Aid to Leaders.   This role requires a full 1st Aid certificate and training/verification for Presenting and Facilitating.  


Group Scout Leader – providing line management for Leaders and ensuring the operation and development of Scouting locally.  We presently have 2 vacancies  in Westerfield and near Framlingham.  Click here for a role description 

Project Managers

ADC Development – could you help us grow the movement and expand our provision so that more children can benefit from Scouting?  


Leader – Do you believe in the values at ? For everything else, we have excellent free training available and no prior experience of running children’s activities is required.

Assistant District Commissioner (ADC) Beavers – would you enjoy becoming our expert advising Leaders on implementing the Beavers’ badge scheme? click here for the role description and click here for the badge scheme

Support roles

District Chaplain – Would you like to support leaders and young members in their spiritual development?  Our organisation includes members of all faiths and none.

Honorary President – Could you represent Scouts in an official capacity, promoting the wellbeing of Scouting in the wider community and assisting to develop relationships with outside organisations?