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Open Call for Technical Experts

Picture: © ZHP/Zuzanna Gałczewska
The World Scout Jamboree Team is excited to invite volunteers to become Technical Experts (TE) for the upcoming World Scout Jamboree. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to one of scouting's most significant global events. We are looking to fill 22 volunteer positions across various areas of programme development. Apply by 25 March 2024.


We are looking to fill 25 volunteer positions across various areas of programme development:

  • TE01: Lifeguard (1 position)
  • TE02: Mental Health Activities (3 positions)
  • TE03: Pioneering, Orienteering, Topography, Bushcraft (3 positions)
  • TE04: Body, Mind, Spirit, Community, and Environment (6 positions)
  • TE05: Cultural Diversity Workshops (1 position)
  • TE06: Spiritual Development and Cultural Diversity (1 position)
  • TE07: Kayaking (1 position)
  • TE08: Onshore/Aquatic Activities – Maritime Education (1 position)
  • TE09: Sailing/Aquatic Activities (1 position)
  • TE10: Community Engagement and Service (2 positions)
  • TE11: Intercultural Programme (1 position)
  • TE12: Global and Local Citizenship (4 position)


Technical Experts will create programme materials and collaborate closely with the Programme Department to plan activities for the Jamboree. They are expected to attend two in-person meetings in Poland, one in June 2024 and another in 2026, with all travel and accommodation costs covered.

For detailed Roles and Responsibilities description please look here.


This call is primarily for members of National Scouting Organisations within the World Organization of the Scout Movement. Those outside this criterion should contact us to verify eligibility.

How to Apply:

Submit your application to [email protected] by 23:59 CET on 25 March 2024, including:

  • A Curriculum Vitae in English, detailing both professional and scouting experiences, with contact details. The Europass format is recommended.
  • A cover letter in English, no longer than four paragraphs, describing your experience, skills, and motivation for applying.
  • An endorsement from the Regional Commissioner or Chief Commissioner for candidates from Poland, The Scout Association membership confirmation for UK candidates, and an endorsement from the International Commissioner of the WOSM Member Organisation for candidates from other countries.

Selection Process:

All applicants will be contacted after the deadline, with decisions announced by the end of April 2024.

Candidates from the UK at the later stage of the process will be requested to provide endorsement from the UK International Commissioner.

Commitment to Inclusivity:

The Jamboree Organisation is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment, free from discrimination of any kind. We welcome applications from all individuals who share the scouting values.

Scouting is an inclusive, values-based Movement under the Scout Promise and Law. Applying for positions in the Jamboree Planning Team is open to all young people and adults who accept our fundamental values. The Jamboree Organisation stands against discrimination of any kind, including race, colour, nationality, age, gender, sexual orientation, language, religion, social background, or political beliefs – so long as they are consistent with Scouting values. Respecting and valuing the diversity of all volunteers and employees involved in organising the World Scout Jamboree ensures that we maximise the potential of all young people and adults by creating better, fairer, safer working environments. Your personal data will be treated with utmost confidentiality in compliance with GDPR regulations, and will be used solely for this recruitment process. We store your information securely and will not share it with third parties without your prior consent. By submitting your application, you agree to the processing of your data in accordance with these terms.

This is an exceptional opportunity to play a pivotal role in delivering a memorable World Scout Jamboree. We look forward to your applications and the chance to work together on this extraordinary event.


Detailed information for the Open Call for Technical Experts (February 2024)

Roles and Responsibilities (TE-OC-2024-02)

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Organising Committee for the
26th World Scout Jamboree

Za murami 2-10
80-823 Gdańsk, Poland
[email protected]


Organising Committee for
the 26th World Scout Jamboree

Za murami 2-10, 80-823 Gdańsk, Poland
[email protected]
The Organising Committee for the XXVI World Scout Jamboree has been established by Związek Harcerstwa Polskiego as a foundation under the Host Organisation Agreement, providing a legal entity for the planning and delivery of the World Scout Jamboree Poland 2027. The foundation is registered in the National Court Register held by the District Court Gdańsk-Północ in Gdańsk under the number KRS 0001022285. It has a tax identification number of PL-583-347-28-08 and a statistical number REGON 52467170500000. The foundation’s legal seat is located at Za murami 2-10, 80-823 Gdańsk, Poland.