Adults over 18 years old, who want to be a Scout leader, can join Scouting just by doing registration in local councils in Korea. Acting as a Scout leader in units or troops, they need to complete certain adult training courses. They can contribute to themselves in diverse parts in Scouting activities on a voluntary basis. There are many jobs for Leaders in the Korea Scout Association.
¡¤ Youth Program Leader
Leaders who guide and educate young people in Cubs, Scouts, and Ventures. They organize various programs such as camping and arrange weekly, biweekly, or monthly group meetings. They are indicated as a Youth Program Leader. Youth Program leaders mainly include troop and unit leaders, commissioners, national and local training team members, and Rover Scouts.
¡¤ Supporting Leader
Leaders can support and provide financial assistance to all age sections for better and effective Scouting. Most of the Scout leaders, except youth program leaders, are included in supporting leaders. They are presidents of units and troops, national and local board members, honorary committee members, and other committee members except commissioners.
¡¤ Professional Leader
Professional leaders mainly undertakes administrative responsibility at national and local levels. They either organize the national and local events with commissioners, or host national & local annual meetings. At times, they hold special committee meetings. They also support unit level activities
There are several adult training courses, which are suitable for leader types mentioned above. There are three sections in adult training: Unit Leader Training, Training of Trainers, and training of special facilitators.
¡¤ Unit Leader Training
The Initial Course is open to individuals who want to become unit leaders or supporting leaders. It is the beginner's course in Scouting. Content includes fundamentals of Scouting, role and responsibilities of Scout leaders, basic skills and the needs of young people.
The Basic Course comprises in-service and lectures about leaders' role, unit programs and practices. Content covers areas of leadership, Scouting knowledge and personal development.
The Advanced Course is open to those who have completed the basic course. Content covers the practical application of leadership, unit/troop management, and programming especially on outdoor activities. The advanced course is called as Wood Badge Course, which is a Scouting standard all over the world.
¡¤ Training of Trainers
Leaders are mostly working as unit leaders and join Scouting with their Scouts and Ventures. However, they can also get involved in other leaders' program such as seminars, committee meetings, and gatherings called as Scout Gala, INDABA, Trainers' Conference,
Leaders share their practices and experience in operating their Scout units and troops. For example, Scout Gala is like a Jamboree for leaders where they build friendship through various outdoor activities.