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Deputy Contingent Leader Vacancy

Are you keen to join the Australian Contingent Team for 16th World Scout Moot in 2025?

Applications are now open for the position of Deputy Contingent Leader for the 16th World Scout Moot in Portugal in 2025!

The role of Deputy Contingent Leader is a challenging and rewarding one. The Deputy Contingent Leader (DCL) role exists to support the Contingent Leader with the management of the Australian Contingent. Together you will be responsible for a Contingent of Scouting Members, as well as for the organisation of their travel itinerary and safety.

The Deputy Contingent Leader will work closely alongside the Contingent Leader to ensure the successful delivery of all aspects of the international event, with particular focus on the risk mitigation and financial security of the Contingent.

As a Deputy Contingent Leader, you form part of the Contingent Executive and work with the wider Contingent Management Team to manage the Contingent and to help tackle real business problems, as well as gaining exposure to the other parts of the World Scouting Movement. But most importantly, you will help us create the event of a lifetime for hundreds of Rover Scouts.

Rover Scouts at World Scout Moot

Submitting an Application

All applications must be submitted by completing the online form.

Applications for these positions close at 11:59PM AEDT November 20, 2023.

Don’t leave things to the last minute! Late applications will not be accepted.

You will need to submit the following items during the application process:

  • Details of previous related experience… including leadership positions and major Scouting events
  • Claims detailing why you would be the best person to deliver on the key selection criteria of the role
  • Summary question as an opportunity to include any other information about yourself and why you should be appointed to the role
  • Contact details for two (2) referees, one of whom is preferably not within Scouting

Selection Process

After applications close, the Selection Panel will convene to review the applications and shortlist applicants for interview. Individuals who have been shortlisted for interview will be contacted to confirm your availability for the interview.

All interviews will be conducted online.

More Information

If you would like to find out more about these roles or have a confidential discussion about applying as a Deputy Contingent Leader, please contact the International Office at int.support@scouts.com.au or on 02 8440 5902.