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Opportunities for Young People

This is the directory of County opportunities for young people.

It is regularly updated, so even if you don’t see something you like here now, check back later to see which new opportunities have been added. Many of these opportunities are also available to adult volunteers as well. To register your interest in any of these roles, complete the form here. For more information, contact the Youth Commissioner team via

Opportunity Details Who for?
County Youth Team Member Take part in key decision making with the County and help to support other young people to have their voices heard in the running of the County and County events. Explorers and Network
Become an activity instructor Many of our activity permit courses available for adult volunteers will are now available to Young Leaders with an interest in the activity, so that you can become qualified and provide adventurous activities to the section that you are a young leader with and others. This opportunity is not available just yet as we are finalising some details – check back here later to find out when you can apply. Young Leaders and Network
Bramhope Service Team Our County Campsite is a fantastic facility which you may well have used already. Get involved behind the scenes with the operation and running of the site including helping to maintain grounds and buildings, supporting working days and supporting on-site activities. Network, Explorers and older Scouts
Aldwark Water Crew and Service Team Interested in watersports? Or enjoy using Aldwark as a centre? Get involved with the water activities team or the site service team to find out how the centre runs and learn new skills! Explorers aged 16+ and Network
County Event Support Want to get involved with supporting the running of County events. Maybe you’ve been to some of the events we put on (Beaver and Cub Fun Days, Scouts Silly Chilly, Explorers Great Escape etc…) and want to get involved behind the scenes. Sign up here to be put on a register of young people willing to support County events and we will contact you when events are taking place that are looking for staff. Network, Explorers and older Scouts
Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls