Volunteering Opportunities

Share your skills, gain new ones

Our volunteers are our everyday heroes!

Whatever your skillset, lend a hand for as little or as much time as you can spare, and we promise you’ll get more out than you put in.  Our volunteering opportunities are as varied as you!

Make a difference, volunteer today

You don’t need to be Bear Grylls to join us. Our door is open to people of all ages, genders, races and backgrounds, and we’re only able to change lives because people like you lend a hand. We’re talking about students who want to boost their CV, and parents who volunteer so they can spend more time together as a family.

We provide the training. You show up, get stuck in, and make memories for life. Sounds fun? Worthwhile? It is…

District Trustee (Risk Specialist)

Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

We’re looking for a fab volunteer to join our District Trustee Board with the specialism of Risk Management. We’re improving our governance in Grafton and are now focussing on developing our Risk Register and are looking for someone to support us with this. If you, or anyone you know, would be interested in this role,…Find Out More

District Bookkeeper

Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

We’re looking for an amazing volunteer to take on the Bookkeeper tasks for the District, to support the District in providing Skills for Life. We’ve outlined our thoughts below on what tasks would need to be completed and we estimate than on average, this would take 30 minutes – 1 hour a week at most,…Find Out More

Fundraising Fanatic

Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

It’s an exciting time in Grafton as we reinvent ourselves and what support we provide to our Groups, young people and amazing volunteers. For us to achieve all of the fab things we’re planning, we need the funding behind us to allow us to do this! We’re on the look out for a team of…Find Out More

Newsletter Creator

Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

We’re exploring the possibility of producing a regular District newsletter and are looking for an amazing volunteer to take on the task on managing this for the District. The task would involve collating submitted content, asking for clarification from submitters if required, keeping the mailing lists updated & designing and publishing each version of the…Find Out More

Website Whizz

Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

We’re looking for a website whizz to manage the day to day running of the District’s website portfolio, which is made up of 20 WordPress sites as we provide a website for all Groups within the District in addition to the District sites. The task would include troubleshooting and fixing any issues as required and…Find Out More

District Secretary

Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Could you support the District Chair and District Lead Volunteer to ensure the smooth running of meetings within the District? As our Secretary, it would be your job to work with the District Chair and District Lead Volunteer to set meeting agendas, arrange the logistics for each meeting and share this information with the relevant…Find Out More

Campsite Service Team

Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Spotley Wood Campsite is maintained by the District for the use of Scouts and Guides as a ‘backwoods type’ experience. For those who use it know it is an asset for the young people. It is available for use from the beginning of April to the end of November each year and is managed and…Find Out More

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