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Over 3,000 people make a difference in their local community by volunteering at Scouts Australia NSW each year, doing a wide range of tasks.

People volunteer for many reasons and in many different ways. There is a great deal of satisfaction that comes from making a difference – working for a great cause and assisting to create change in areas that are important to you.

Benefits of volunteering at Scouts Australia include:

  • Learning new outdoor activity skills, such as canoeing, abseiling and rock climbing.
  • Meeting new people and increasing your peer network and social life.
  • Building self confidence
  • Adding variety to your work experience.
  • Influencing the future directions of young people and the Scouting movement
  • Developing soft skills in meeting management, program planning and communication
  • Contributing or ‘giving something back' to your local community
  • Receive recognition through the Scout magazine, e-newsletters or Adult Recognition Award
  • Receiving free training and qualifications that are recognised outside of Scouts Australia.

Read about ways to volunteer at Scouts Australia.

More information
Call our membership hotline on 1800 SCOUTS (1800 726 887) or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it about volunteering.


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