Scouting Ireland is one of the largest national youth organisations in Ireland, dedicated to the development of life skills for young people. Since 1908, young people in Ireland have been involved in the Scouting movement.
Today, our Scout Groups involve over 35,000 young people and 12,000 volunteers across Ireland.
With Scouting Ireland! Our volunteers are supported within their local Groups and our dedicated Group Support Team. You'll receive first-class training and guidance to ensure you are encouraged and coached through your volunteering journey.
Volunteering with Scouting Ireland means you'll not only be improving the lives of young people, but enhancing your own also. The benefits of volunteering at Scouting Ireland include making friends, learning new skills and helping your local community flourish.
Contribute to the emotional development of young people. Our youth members have increased confidence, positivity, maturity and patience.
Influence the personal development of young people. Our youth members report increased teamwork, leadership, time management, independence, responsibility, respect and teaching.
Volunteering with Scouting Ireland means being a part of our National and Global network while giving young people a chance to build better friendships and social skills.
Learn and teach young people practical skills such as first aid, cooking, navigation, budgeting, problem-solving and critical thinking.
For more information about volunteering, contact your local Scout Group.