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Youth Program

Assistant National Commissioner Sustainability Vacancy

Do you want to make a difference locally and globally? Do you have a passion for making collective positive change in environmental and social causes?


As the Assistant National Commissioner Sustainability, you are at the forefront of Scouts Australia’s sustainable development, providing support and direction to members to take action in Scouting, and their local communities.

Key Selection Criteria

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Hold a Certificate of Adult Appointment, or be a registered and active Rover Scout;
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build collaborative relationships and engage members and external stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated experience in the design, implementation and management of volunteer community engagement programs;
  • A working knowledge of WOSM initiatives including #Scouts4SDGs and the Better World Framework;
  • Strong knowledge of current sustainability issues, locally and globally, with experience developing and delivering programs that address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); and,
  • Hold a Wood Badge and/or be willing to complete advanced level Program Support Leader Training within 12 months of appointment.

Enquiries can be made to Nigel Reece, National Commissioner Youth Program, via email at nigel.reece@scouts.com.au.

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Expressions of Interest should include a brief cover letter, CV, statements addressing the Key Selection Criteria and the contact details of two referees. Applications will close 21 May 2021. Virtual Interviews will then be conducted. Submit applications to nigel.reece@scouts.com.au.