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Positions Vacant – Under 30 Leadership Roles

Opportunity to be Mentored at the Highest Levels of Australian Scouting

If you are under 30 and looking to advance your senior leadership skills, Scouts Australia has two volunteer positions that will provide you with invaluable and transferrable experience, plus the opportunity to be mentored by members of the Scouts Australia National leadership team. These are readvertised positions. Applications already submitted do not need to be submitted again.

Deputy Chief Commissioner 

Reporting to the Chief Commissioner of Australia you will be someone seeking to advance your skills in the following areas;

  • People Leadership
  • Networking and Advocacy
  • Strategy and Operational Management
  • Stakeholder Relations
  • Compliance and Procedures

You will have demonstrated success in working with youth members to achieve their goals, an understanding of strategic planning, financial management and policy development, knowledge of contemporary HR practices, and advanced interpersonal communication skills. Ideally you would hold a Wood Badge and/or be willing to complete Leader of Adults Advanced level training within 12 months of appointment.

This is a unique opportunity to develop your skills and gain credentials with one of Australia’s most iconic organisations.

To Apply:

Please submit an expression of interest, to ea@scouts.com.au containing:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (Scouting and Professional)
  • A statement addressing the key selection criteria & personal requirements outlined in the position description. A strict maximum of two (2) A4 pages will be accepted.
  • Two (2) referees, with one referee being a current supervisor or team member in Scouting

Applications Due: Friday 5th April – Midnight

 

Deputy National Commissioner Youth Program

Reporting to the National Commissioner Youth Program this is an exciting role that involves travel and provides you with the opportunity to have real impact and input into Scouts Australia’s major events, by leading the Scouts Australia Major Events Review Committee. You’ll also have a key facilitation and servant/leadership role amongst the under 30s National and Branch Program teams.

To be successful you will have a Certificate of Adult Leadership/Appointment with a youth Section, a Wood Badge, an established record of leading the Youth Program at a local level, and experience with teams focused on strategic goals. 

To Apply:

Please submit an expression of interest, to ea@scouts.com.au containing:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (Scouting and Professional)
  • A statement addressing the key selection criteria & personal requirements outlined in the position description. A strict maximum of two (2) A4 pages will be accepted.
  • Two (2) referees, with one referee being a current supervisor or team member in Scouting

Applications Due: Friday 5th April – Midnight