ScoutsCymru Jamboree Unit Leader Selection Process

4th November 2017

We are searching for a group of experienced, enthusiastic and motivated adults to lead the ScoutsCymru unit(s) to the 24th World Scout Jamboree

The roles are, Jamboree Unit Leader, Deputy Leader and Assistance Unit Leaders 

We are looking for a Female Assistant Unit Leader for the North Wales Region and a number of Reserves that could be placed in any of the four Wales Units. Successful candidates will be invited to an interview Wednesday 13th December at Wrexham District Scout HQ. A £400 deposit will be required on acceptance of the role.

The 24th World Scout Jamboree will take place at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia between 22 July and 2 August 2019. The event is being hosted by the Boy Scouts of America, Scouts Canada and Scouts of Mexico. This is the largest event delivered by Scouting worldwide and 45,000 young people and adult volunteers are expected to attend from over 150 countries.

The role of the Unit Leadership Team is key in making sure that all participants in the Unit have a positive Jamboree experience  from the moment a young person applies to be a member of a Jamboree Unit through to the final Unit weekend, after return home from the Jamboree.

The information you provide within your application form will form the basis on which to decide about inviting you to an interview and the selection day. Where we want to find out about you and why you want to go to the Jamboree, how you work in a team and with young people of an Explorer Scout age range.  The anticipated date for this event is late June and more details will be available shortly

Applications form and further information 

Jamboree Unit Leader Application Form

Person Specification

Role Description - Unit Leader

Role Description - Deputy Unit Leader

Role Description - Assistant Unit Leader

Please note the deadline for applications is Friday 8th Decemeber.

All applications must be submitted by email to and you will receive confirmation that it has been received.

We do hope that you will apply to join our Jamboree team and contribute to ensuring the young people in the ScoutsCymru Unit(s) to the World Scout Jamboree have the best possible experience.

We look forward to receiving your application soon. Good luck!

Malcolm                                       Lee

Malcolm Latham                             Lee Wells

Commissioner Wales, Programme     Deputy CW, Programme (International)