HQ Adult Recruitment Resources

Helping YOU to Recruit and Retain more Adult Volunteers

The video below provides an overview of the adult journey through Scouting, and outlines how YOU can recruit and retain more adult volunteers.

Below are some links to some great resources available from the Scout Association Website (please let us know if you find a broken link).

Recruiting Adults General adult recruitment pages
Planning for Recruitment Planning and preparation for adult recruitment
Six Steps of Recruitment A six-step structured approach to recruitment
Name Generation Evenings How to identify potential recruits from people you already know
Recruiting Students Recruiting students from local Universities and Colleges
Recruiting members of the public Recruiting when out and about in the public eye, including the use of recruitment stands, leaflets and posters, websites and local events
Involving parents How to engage parents and use their time and skills
The Four Week Challenge Engage potential recruits via a short but fun introduction to Scouting
Using Camps to Recruit Parents Family camps are an ideal opportunity to engage parents as they see what fun Scouting really is
Recruiting members of other voluntary organisations Ideas on engaging those who already volunteer in supporting Scouting
Recruiting employers and employees How to recruit from local companies
Support from the Regional Services Team More support available from the Scouts own Regional Support Team