District Youth Commissioner

13 August 2017 by

Website Crawley District Scouts

This vacancy is for a District Youth Commissioner of Crawley District Scouts, which operates in Crawley, West Sussex. We have 900 Youth Members at the ages of 6 to 18 involved in our Beaver, Cub, Scout, Explorer and Young Leader sections. We have 300 adult volunteers, who undertake roles including working directly with young people, adults who manage and support other adults, adults in the delivery of programme and activity areas, adults who support elements of the programme through Scout Active Support Units, as well as the Scout Network which provides development activities for adults aged 18-25.

The District Youth Commissioner Team leads Youth Shaped Scouting in the District.

As a member of the District Leadership Team the District Youth Commissioner works in partnership with the District Commissioner and Chairperson of the District Executive Committee. The role is to ensure that young people from 6 – 25 years are involved and engaged in every decision that shapes their Scouting experience locally and to empower young people to share their ideas and have a meaningful voice in planning, implementing and reviewing their programme and opportunities.

Main Contacts

Young people within our District, District Commissioner, County Youth Forum Lead, Deputy County Youth Commissioners, County Youth Commissioners, Deputy District Commissioners, District Chairperson, Members of the District Executive Committee and its sub-committees.

Appointment Requirements

Must successfully complete the appointment process (including acceptable personal enquiries and acceptance of The Scout Association’s policies). During the five months of Provisional Appointment the relevant Getting Started modules must be completed. A Wood Badge must be completed during the Appointment, and ongoing safeguarding and safety training must be completed.

Application and Information Pack

For further details and an application form, please see the the application pack available here.

To apply for this job email your details to yc@cdscouts.org.uk