The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is a worldwide, non-profit, and non-partisan organisation. Our over 57 million members are engaged through a network of local Scout groups and supported by 174 National Scout Organizations. Together, we work to offer young people and adult volunteers opportunities to learn, grow, connect, and serve their communities.

Since 1907, Scouting has been a life-changing experience for millions of young people and an active contributor in building a better world for all. Join the world’s leading educational youth movement and help shape the minds and lives of future leaders!

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A Truly Global Workforce

With over 130 employees from more than 40 countries, you will be joining a global workforce of dynamic, talented, and committed individuals who are passionate about non-formal education and youth development. We are an equal opportunities employer, and maintain a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion across the organization.

We provide opportunities for young people to join the World Scout Bureau as staff and through our internship programme at our Global and Regional Support Centre offices in Belgium, Egypt, Kenya, Malaysia, Panama, the Philippines, Switzerland, and Ukraine.

Our Values

Scouting is more than just a job. It’s a purpose and an opportunity to help shape the future of young people everywhere. World Scout Bureau staff and volunteers thrive on teamwork, creativity, collaboration, and innovation. We are constantly learning and work hard to embody the values of service, integrity, trust, and respect that are at the heart of Scouting.

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Join the World Scout Bureau Team

Working for the World Scout Bureau provides an opportunity for career growth, as well as meaningful personal and professional development. As an organization with international status, the World Scout Bureau also offers exclusive benefits that include a generous pension, insurance, medical care, and relocation packages for internationally-recruited staff.

Job Opportunities

Position Location Deadline Job Pack
Policy and Advocacy Officer Geneva, Switzerland  15 October 2023
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Internship Opportunities

 Position Location Deadline Job Pack

Project Support and Events Management Volunteer 

Brussels, Belgium

31 October 2023

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Applicants may apply for positions by sending their CV and cover letter to

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