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Welcome to our vacancies page, here you will find details of specific vacancies we have that will enable you to Join the Adventure!

Do you want to change the lives of young people in East Sussex? Do you want to give them skills for life?  Are you passionate about empowering young people?  If the answer is 'YES' to some or all of these questions then below are vacancies where you can really make a difference.

If you are interested in finding out more about a role, please email the County Office.

We are a team supporting Scouting in East Sussex - and we want you to join in!  If you haven't considered a role in Scouting before or want to take on a different or new challenge, why not have look below? You don't need to have any Scouting experience - you just need to want to make a difference and make it happen for young people in East Sussex! looks really good on your CV too!

So, if you are passionate about supporting young people then send me an email to find out more - or do the 'old-fashioned' thing and give me a call.

Current Vacancies

District Vacancies

We are always on the lookout for people to help out on sections (Beavers through to Explorers) but if you would prefer an equally important 'back-room' role then we'd also like to offer vacancies with our executive committees who are trustees and make sure sections are managed efficiently and within the rules.  We are as flexible as you need us to be.  If you can spare an hour or two a week, a month or a year, we'll be able to find you a role that suits your willingness to get involved. 

Ashdown District needs

  • District Chair

  • Assistant District Commissioner (Cubs)

  • Scout Active Support Unit Manager

  • District Scout Network Commissioner

  • Deputy District Commissioner


​Lewes District needs

  • District Explorer Scout Commissioner

  • District Chair

Hastings District needs

  • Group Scout Leaders for 6th Hastings, 17th Hastings and 1st Westfield

Brighton and Hove District needs

  • District Commissioner

  • District Explorer Scout Commissioner

  • District Scout Network Commissioner

  • Groups Scout Leaders 

Hailsham and Heathfield District

  • Group Scout Leader for Herstmonceux

  • Deputy District Commissioner

  • District Secretary

County Vacancies

If you'd like a more strategic role and want to join the County team managing a different aspect of Scouting from development, growth and trusteeship then please do get in touch.  We have vacancies that will fit you and your skills but specifically, our current ones are: 

  • Assistant County Commissioner (Cubs) - Work with the County Commissioner, the District Commissioners and the Assistant District Commissioners (Cubs)

  • Scout Active Support lead 

  • Part time volunteer interested in developing their portfolio, or experienced in advertising or marketing to work from Broadstone Warren or from home.

  • Part time Grant Applications manager

  • Public Relations Director - would suit someone studying media or PR

  • ACC Inclusion (Section Support) - working alongside ACC Inclusion (LGBTQ and Gender Specific), providing support and assistance to District, Group and Section volunteers in areas such as Autism, Mental Health and Wellbeing, and Managing Difficult Behaviour.

  • County Training Team - educating others in numerous skills from fire lighting and first aid through different presentational styles and how to run a challenging programme.

  • County Quartermaster - Keeping a list of all of the equipment held at county level including training equipment.


My promise to you is that we will give you:


  • Access to our training and development programmes using skilled team members as well as 'e-learning' modules you can do in your own time.

  • A ‘different’ and interesting additional experience to your CV

  • An opportunity to change the lives of many young people

  • A warm welcome to our friendly team


If you have any questions, please contact the County Office via email or call 07970 119054 or feel free to text the County Commissioner on 07798654614 and someone will get back to you.

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