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Do you want to make an impact in the Forest of Dean?

Join our team…

We are looking for individuals aged 18-24yrs to join the District Youth Commissioner team and help young people shape Scouting in the district and achieve our vision for 2020. This role will be a great opportunity for you to learn new skills, work with new people and help make Scouting even better in the Forest. In doing this role, you will support volunteers in helping Young People shape Scouting that they get to experience at every level – Section, Unit, Group and District. Could this be you? If so, please email the address below with a statement of no more than 100 words saying why you would like to do the role by 30th November.

Promoting positive mental health in all our young people. 



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What we do

6-8 years

Make friends and try new

indoor and outdoor activities

8-10 years

Learn practical skills whilst

having adventures with friends

10-14 years

Build confidence, resilience and a sense of adventure

14-18 years

Take the lead, work together,

and embrace new experiences

18-25 years

Hone employability skills and

achieve top awards

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Go camping in the Forest of Dean and further afield....

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