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Volunteer Lead District Volunteer Scouts - South Western District (District Commissioner)

Clyde Scouts


Posted over 30 days ago...

As Scouts, we believe in empowering young people with skills for life. We encourage our young people to do more, learn more and be more. District Commissioners support and motivate adult volunteers to provide first class Scouting. 


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Glasgow, G41 5ad

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

The District Commissioner will also provide direction for the District and will help others see the bigger Scouting picture through solid leadership. Building a team around you with the support of the Region, you will create an amazing group of leaders to provide skills and opportunities for the young people in groups. This is a management role, and we need someone who can provide leadership, motivation and guidance to our other adult volunteers. A large part of this role involves supporting managers of local Groups. Adults at every level need support to ensure that they are motivated, inspired and focused on providing first-class Scouting. A good manager thanks other volunteers for their hard work and helps to make sure that they feel happy and supported, week after week. For any adult volunteer in Scouting, their manager will be a regular point of call for support. You don’t need any prior experience of Scouting to apply for this role: we’ll make sure you’re fully trained and supported. We believe that everyone in management roles within Scouting should adopt an approach that combines the skills of both leadership and management. You will: 1. Provide Direct 2. Work with people in your district  3. Set and achieve goals  4. Enable change  5. Use resources available in your local community and Scouting connections 6. Manage your time and learn new skills to support your district

What are we looking for?

Experience in managing adults  Leadership skills Communication Skills Ability to manage adults/volunteers Understanding of the voluntary sector Experience of working with young people and/or community work with adults Excellent written and oral communication skills Provides advice and guidance effectively Provides strategic direction Motivational  Can build, maintain and facilitate effective working relationships Ability to negotiate Problem Solver Flexible approach Can use basic computer software Able to work as part of a team  Resourceful 

What difference will you make?

By becoming the next District Commissioner for South Western District you will: 1. Create opportunities for young people to learn and grow through adventure 2. Support and motivate volunteers to provide first class Scouting 3. Connect the local community and local Scout groups 4. Learn new skills and create amazing memories 


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