Current Volunteer Vacancies

  • Group Scout Leaders
  • Deputy District Commissioner (Growth & Development)

Group Scout Leaders

We’re currently looking for Group Scout Leader’s (GSL’s) Within the district. This is a management role, and we need individuals who can provide leadership, motivation and guidance to our other adult volunteers.
A large part of this role involves supporting adult volunteers, including those working directly with young people. For any adult volunteer in Scouting, their line manager will be a regular point of call for support.
You don’t need any prior experience of Scouting to apply for this role: we’ll make sure you’re fully trained and supported.
Currently we have roles available at
  • Littleport (vacant)
  • Stretham and Wilburton (acting)
  • 1st Ely (acting)
  • 2nd Ely (acting)
  • 3rd Ely (acting)
If you are interested in one of the positions or want to know more about the role please  contact me on  paul.bean@elydistrictscouts.org.uk
Paul Bean DDC (People) Ely District Scouts 

Deputy District Commissioner (Growth & Development)

We have a vacancy for a new Deputy District Commissioner role created to support our vision for scouting for the next 5 years.

“By 2023 we will have prepared more young people with skills for life, supported by amazing leaders delivering an inspiring programme. We will be growing, more inclusive, shaped by young people and making a bigger impact in our communities.”

Are you are passionate about the benefits of Scouting for young people? Do you believe you have the ability to work with other adult volunteers to deliver ‘skills for life’? Can you build strong teams of volunteers with the right skills to help us make Scouting available to more young people who want to join.

Applications/nominations are invited from/for suitably motivated adults to fill this senior management role.

Please download an application pack from here which contains a full role description and application/nomination forms. Applications and nominations will be considered confidential during the shortlisting process.

Contact email: DC@elydistrictscouts.org.uk

John Wells (Acting District Commissioner)