Volunteer

A Scout is Helpful...

The SAA has LOTS of ways to share your gifts and talents


What do YOU want to do?

No matter your stage of life, the SAA has many ways for you to fulfill your Scout Oath of helping other people at all times.

It really depends on you.  

For instance, you may busy and can only give a Saturday. Working with Scouts on a Scouting for Food collection day might be right for you. Or perhaps you remember a Scouting leader that made a difference in your life and want to pay it forward by serving as a Scouting adult volunteer.

Whatever your circumstance, we probably have a volunteer role that will be very meaningful and worthwhile. Here are some examples... 


Unto much is given ... much is required.

Volunteer Roles

Minimal Commitment

  • Share positive Scouting stories with friends
  • Participate in Scouting Alumni Day of Service
  • Be a guest speaker at a unit activity
  • Participate in a camp work party
  • Contact unit leaders to promote summer camp
  • Wear your Scouting Alumni Association Pathfinder Level lapel pin
  • Organize a networking event or social event for other alumni
  • Serve on an Eagle Scout Board of Review

More Commitment

  • Give time as a merit badge counselor
  • Review award and scholarship applications
  • Host a table at a Scouting fundraising event
  • Organize a community service project
  • Participate in a council activity such as an awards banquet or day camp staff
  • Gather positive Scouting stories and post to Scouting social media channels

Most Commitment

  • Serve as a unit leader such as a Den Leader, Scoutmaster, Venture Crew Advisor, or Committee Member
  • Assist units with their program and share knowledge and experience as a unit commissioner
  • Lead the Friends of Scouting campaign
  • Organize district or council activity
  • Assist units with their program and share knowledge and experience as a unit commissioner
  • Participate on the district committee
  • Serve on the council board

Local Council Locator

To learn more about possible volunteer roles that may work for your schedule, simply enter your zip code in the council locator below and contact your council directly. Or click the  I WANT TO VOLUNTEER button below.

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