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Volunteer: Overview

Become a Volunteer!

Rediscover adventure as a SCOUTS CANADA VOLUNTEER, and have a great time doing it.

Do you...

  • Enjoy the outdoors?
  • Have the desire to learn new skills?
  • Like to make new friends?
  • Want to spend quality time with your children?

If you said yes to the above then you have found the right place!

First-timer?

How to Volunteer Guide

Volunteering with Scouts Canada is easy, fun and flexible. You will be supported by a team of dynamic adults who get as much fun out of Scouting adventures as the youth they mentor. We provide the training and adventure. You provide the enthusiasm.

Get the process started by opening a myscouts account and completing the registration form or emailing join@scouts.ca.

Registration Guide for New Volunteers

  • Volunteer Experience
  • What Makes Scouting a Great Volunteer Experience?

    Many people are looking for ways to develop skills that help them achieve personal and professional goals. Scouting has a long tradition of providing such opportunities.

    A fully trained Scouter completes thorough online and experiential learning in understanding youth, program planning, leadership and safety training.

    Scouting offers many opportunities to develop marketing, communication, financial management and fundraising skills.

    We need your help to allow more young people to experience the challenge and adventure of Scouting. At the same time, we will help you challenge yourself.

  • Volunteer Impact
  • Support your community and see results each time you contribute by motivating youth to discover their independence and capability through outdoor adventure and fun.

    Through passion and dedication, Volunteers collectively donate over two million hours of their time each year along with other Scouters, providing youth with the opportunity to grow, to challenge themselves and to experience countless firsts.

    With their commitment to Scouting, Volunteers help us bring our Vision of youth making meaningful contributions to creating a better world to life by lifting people, communities and neighbourhoods.

    Every year Volunteers provide Scouting youth with the ability to carry out:

    • Over 2,550 environmental service projects like shoreline clean-ups and tree planting.
    • More than 426,000 service hours.
    • Lifting over 2,000 Canadian communitieseach and every year by fostering a Scout’s strong sense of civic responsibility.
  • FAQ
  • Discover the world of Volunteering with Scouts

    Many people are looking for ways to develop skills that help them achieve personal and professional goals. Scouting has a long tradition of providing such opportunities.

    A fully trained leader completes thorough online and experiential learning in understanding youth, program planning, leadership and risk management.

    Scouting offers many opportunities to develop marketing, communication, financial management and fundraising skills.

    Scouts Canada also offers excellent volunteer development courses.

    Volunteering with Scouts Canada is easy, fun and flexible. You will be supported by a team of dynamic adults who get as much fun out of Scouting adventures as the youth they mentor. We provide the training and adventure. You provide the enthusiasm.

    Get the process started by opening a myscouts account and completing the registration form or emailing join@scouts.ca.

    Our Volunteer Registration Guide below will walk you through the process. We will direct your application to your local Council office. Scouts Canada has a great record of accommodating persons with disabilities.

    Contact The Help Centre at helpcentre@scouts.ca with any question that you may have.

    Download the Registration Guide

    Yes, Scouts Canada encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Scouts Canada has a great record of accommodating persons with disabilities. Contact The Help Centre at helpcentre@scouts.ca or 1-888-855-3336 if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.

  • How to Volunteer
  • Make a positive impact, join Scouting as a Volunteer

    Volunteering with Scouts Canada is easy, fun and flexible. You will be supported by a team of dynamic adults who get as much fun out of Scouting adventures as the youth they mentor. We provide the training and adventure. You provide the enthusiasm.

    Get the process started by opening a myscouts account and completing the registration form or emailing join@scouts.ca.

    Our Volunteer Registration Guide below will walk you through the process. We will direct your application to your local Council office. Scouts Canada has a great record of accommodating persons with disabilities.

    Contact The Help Centre at helpcentre@scouts.ca with any question that you may have.

    Registration Guide for New Volunteers

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