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The Scouts Association


As Scouts, we believe in preparing young people with skills for life and bringing people together. We encourage the younger generation to do more, learn more and be more, with a focus on continuous improvement to allow this to happen. Each week, we help over 460,000 young people aged 6-25 enjoy fun and adventure while developing the skills they need to succeed, now and in the future. 


Scouts invest in their people, ensuring employees are given many opportunities to develop themselves. There is a great Learning Directory available to all, with a range of different courses to attend. In addition, collaborative on the job training with others is very much encouraged. 


A collaborative working environment, where all opinions are encouraged and valued. There is a strong support for agile working styles. It's a place that is filled with passionate, motivated people who understand the importance of what they do and how it contributes to the wider goals of Scouts.


Scouts have 386 employees in total in the UK and approximately 200 are based at Gilwell Park, Chingford, London.