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Traditional Scouting thrives because of the many dedicated and caring volunteers who animate Traditional Scouting in communities across the country and around the world. Our Association is an all-volunteer, charitable organization. We are democratic, with every adult member having a vote.

Join our team and be part of Traditional Scouting as you develop your own skills in the great outdoors.

Scouters in Training

Ages 15-17

Registered as a Senior Explorer, you can volunteer your time with youth in the younger Sections. Assist the Scouters in running the programs, and help teach the youth skills while earning volunteer hours for your own schooling.


Ages 18+

Work directly with the youth to develop their skills and earn new experiences in the great outdoors. You will develop your own skills among your leadership team, while being a positive role model in your community.

Parent Volunteers

Ages 18+

Help your child’s Group or Section without needing to be at program with them. You can assist with fundraising, event coordination, skill training, publicity, and more. Contact your child’s Scouter for information on how you can help.

Youth Protection Policy

To ensure the safety of all members, all adult volunteers must complete a thorough volunteer screening process based on the 10 Steps of Screening from Volunteer Canada. The screening process includes:

  • Completion of the Application for Adult Membership
  • A structured personal interview with a member of the Screening Committee
  • A minimum of 3 personal references
  • A Police Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Check

All new adult members will fill their positions on a trial basis for a period of four months. In this probationary period, the new adult volunteer is permitted to work with children only when under close supervision of an invested adult member. Once this probationary period has been successfully completed, the new member may be invested.

Safety is everyone’s responsibility. At adult volunteers are required to be on the lookout for any potentially unsafe situation and take action if they see it. If you have any safety concerns, please contact us in confidence.