Positions Vacant

A large organisation like Scouts Australia NSW needs many enthusiastic volunteers and dedicated employees to keep the movement going strong.

From professional staff and advisers, to activity centre managers and event contingent leaders, fresh talent is always on demand. 

If you are interested in volunteering with us please visit our ways to volunteer.

Chief Executive Officer

Scouts NSW is seeking applications from experienced, highly motivated and suitably skilled candidates for the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

About the Role

The CEO will lead, support, coordinate and provide oversight and accountability for the management of the Scouts NSW Employed Staff ensuring all statutory and regulatory obligations are met along with Scouts NSW policies and procedures and the code of conduct and ethics.

Reporting directly to the Scouts NSW Chief Commissioner, you will support the Chief Commissioner and the Board of Directors deliver its Strategic Plan and ensure the delivery of exceptional customer service to the volunteer membership, assisting them to deliver the Scout Program, and conduct the operation of a large and complex organisation is a strong element of the role.

To achieve all of this you will ideally possess the following:

  • Substantial relevant business experience and success at a high level in a variety of roles and/or businesses, ideally including not-for-profit and volunteer organisations;
  • Advanced skills in change management and relationship development;
  • Demonstrated core values including respect and care for individuals, inclusiveness, and a commitment to diversity, innovation and creativity;
  • High level skills in establishing organisational goals, developing strategic and operational plans, and driving implementation;
  • Deep experience in engagement and stakeholder management with all internal and external stakeholders;
  • High level experience in the development, management and analysis of operating plans budgets and financial models, and in cost analysis and the development of financial policies;

Salary and Remuneration

A remuneration package reflecting the skills and experience brought to the position will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Application

For a copy of the Candidate’s Pack and application, please contact jobs@yourhrmanager.com.au

All applications must be submitted via the on-line application form and received by midnight Tuesday, 18 December 2018.

Applicants invited to attend an interview with the Scouts selection panel will be required to complete a Working with Children check and a National Police Check prior to the interview.

State Commissioner - Creative Arts (Volunteer)

Scouts Australia NSW is currently seeking applications for the role of State Commissioner (SC) Creative Arts.

The State Commissioner (SC) Creative Arts will be responsible for:

  • Developing a comprehensive program of dramatic arts and related activities to maintain and extend a broad range of skills to support high-quality Gang Shows.
  • Promoting and staging both Gang Shows and other creative events to raise public awareness of creative Scouting. Working with the media and arts organisations to assist Scouts who wish to pursue careers in the creative arts.
  • Encouraging Groups to become their own media team, to provide Scouts NSW with photography, video, recordings and stories of their activities and, through this, promoting Scouts as involved, active, savvy and creative individuals.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and aptitudes:

  • Ability to contribute productively to a framework set by others
  • Sound, evidence-based judgement and accountable decision making
  • Proven, successful track record of effective teamwork among adults
  • Proven track record of proactive and results orientation
  • Enthusiasm for the new strategic direction of Scouts NSW, including the Strategic Plan 2016-2018 and the Chief Commissioner's seven Strategic Priorities
  • Wood badge holder

To view the full Position Description, please click here.

To view the Role of a State Commissioner, please click here.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to Bruce Mills, Assistant Chief Commissioner - Youth Program at acc.yp@nsw.scouts.com.au.

Applications close 5:00pm Friday 23rd November.

 

Cuboree 2020 - Service Leaders Sub Camp Manager (Volunteer)

Cuboree 2020 is looking for a motivated leader to manage the Service Leaders camp at the upcoming Cuboree in January 2020. We are looking for someone that can work with our Cuboree Service leaders and Cuboree team to ensure that a positive experience is provided for all. As the Service Leader Sub Camp Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • The Management and appointment of the Sub Camp Team including:
    • A Works Team Leader (liaises with Sites & Services Team, preparation of campsite, maintenance of facilities)
    • A Camping Team Leader (maintains standards of camping and hygiene by working with JSLs offering support)
    • A Welfare Team Leader (works with Event Welfare. Leads a small first aid and welfare team for the sub camp)
    • A Team Administrator (support the team with administrative tasks, run a catering team for the sub camp)
  • Be the main point of contact for Leaders and Parents not camping with a Pack to access Cuboree services
  • Work with the Region Registrars to ensure every Service Leader is cared for from registration to home, including:
    • Providing high levels of communication before the event
    • ensuring everyone has a work assignment and they understand what is required
    • Establishing a suitable site environment to entertain and foster community among the Service Leaders

If you think this sounds like you, and you would like to get involved or would like any further information, please contact the 2020 Cuboree Infrastructure director at scme@nsw.scout.com.au.

 

Cuboree 2020 - Junior Service Leader Experience Manager (Volunteer)

Cuboree 2020 is looking for a motivated and vibrant leader to manager the Junior Service Leaders Camp at the upcoming Cuboree in January 2020. We are looking for someone that can work with our young leaders, both Scouts and Venturers, to assist them in to bring out their potential and to facilitate the youth in creating an experience that they can remember.

As the Junior Service Leader Experience Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • The Management and appointment of the Sub Camp Team including:
    • A Works Team Leader (liaises with Sites & Services Team, preparation of campsite, maintenance of facilities)
    • A Camping Team Leader (maintains standards of camping and hygiene by working with JSLs offering support)
    • A Welfare Team Leader (works with Event Welfare. Leads a small first aid and welfare team for the sub camp)
    • A Team Administrator (support the team with administrative tasks, run a catering team for the sub camp)
  • You will provide support to Junior Service Leaders relating to the use of the site and access to services
  • Work with the Special Program Manager and team to provide adequate entertainment for JSLs when not working
  • Work with the Region Registrars to ensure every JSL is cared for from registration to home, including:
    • Providing high levels of communication before the event
    • Ensuring everyone has a work assignment, and they understand what is required
    • Establishing a suitable site environment to entertain and foster community among the JSLs

If you think this sounds like you, and you would like to get involved or would like any further information, please contact the 2020 Cuboree Infrastructure director at scme@nsw.scout.com.au.