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Appointment as a Youth Helper

Scouts Australia makes provisions for young people who are Scouts or Venturer Scouts below the legal age of adulthood (18 years) to work work with younger members in Joey Scout and Cub Scout Units.

The Youth Member applying for a Youth Helper appointment must be at least 2 sections above the unit (section) in which they wish to work.   For example:  a Venturer may be a Youth Helper for the Joey and Cub Unit, but not the Scout Unit.

Youth Helpers over the age of 16 must hold a valid Working With Vulnerable People (WWVP) card before appointment can be approved. If you are unable to upload a copy of your WWVP with this application, please send it by email as soon as possible (to:

This form must be signed a parent or carer (18 years of age or over) on behalf of the youth member.

Details of Applicant

Please provide the applicant's full legal name.

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Details of Appointment

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A number of approval stages need to be completed before this submission can be accepted.
Group Leader Approval
Please select the appropriate approvers from the Group Leader Approval group below.
Please select the Group Leader of the Scout Group where appointment is sought.

Assistant Chief Commissioner Groups Approval
Appropriate approvers from the Assistant Chief Commissioner Groups Approval group will be automatically allocated for this approval stage.
Branch Office Processing
Appropriate approvers from the Branch Office Processing group will be automatically allocated for this approval stage.