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.

 

Asset Committee - Under 30 Member

The Scouts NSW Board of Directors recognises and respects the World Scout Youth Involvement Policy to promote inclusion of young people as members and as such are seeking to appoint a passionate and enthusiastic new under 30 years of age member to its Asset Committee.

Reporting to the Scouts NSW Board of Directors, the Asset Committee provides advice to the Board on non-cash and property asset matters.

The Role:

Committee members are required to attend bi-monthly meetings held at Scouts NSW State Office in Sydney Olympic Park (either in person or by teleconference) and may be required to attend additional meetings as deemed necessary.

The Candidate:

Candidates must:

  • Be a current member of Scouts NSW
  • Be under 30 years of age at the beginning of their appointment
  • Ideally have experience or an interest in real estate or property management
  • Committee members are expected to prepare adequately, attend and participate at Committee meetings.
  • Be available to attend 80% of all committee meetings (in person or by teleconference)

To Apply:

Send your expression of interest together with your CV to applications@nsw.scouts.com.au

For further information about Scouts NSW, please visit www.nsw.scouts.com.au

For further information on the Asset Committee and the Committee member role, please email gabrielle.thompson@nsw.scouts.com.au

Applications close:

Applications are to be received prior to COB, 1st March 2019

 

Audit and Risk Committee – Under 30 Member

The Scouts NSW Board of Directors recognises and respects the World Scout Youth Involvement Policy to promote inclusion of young people as members and as such are seeking to appoint a passionate and enthusiastic new under 30 years of age member to its Audit and Risk Committee.

Reporting to the Scouts NSW Board of Directors, the Audit and Risk Committee provides advice to the Board on Strategic and Operational Risk Management, Health and Safety Management and Compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

The Role:

Committee members are required to attend four Committee meetings per year held either at Scouts NSW State Office in Sydney Olympic Park or at a location agreed to by Committee members (either in person or by teleconference) and may be required to attend additional meetings as deemed necessary.

The Candidate:

Candidates must:

  • Be a current member of Scouts NSW
  • Be under 30 years of age at the beginning of their appointment
  • Ideally have experience or an interest in risk management, health and safety management and NSW laws and regulations
  • Committee members are expected to prepare adequately, attend and participate at Committee meetings.
  • Be available to attend 80% of all committee meetings (in person or by teleconference)

To Apply:

Send your expression of interest together with your CV to applications@nsw.scouts.com.au

For further information about Scouts NSW, please visit www.nsw.scouts.com.au

For further information on the Audit & Risk Committee and the Committee member role, please email gabrielle.thompson@nsw.scouts.com.au

Applications close:

Applications are to be received prior to COB, 1st March 2019

 

Nomination Committee – Under 30 Member

The Scouts NSW Board of Directors recognises and respects the World Scout Youth Involvement Policy to promote inclusion of young people as members and as such are seeking to appoint a passionate and enthusiastic new under 30 years of age member to its Nomination Committee.

 

Reporting to the Scouts NSW Board of Directors, the Nomination Committee provides advice to the Board on processes associated with election of Board Directors (Non-Executive and Ex-Officio), nomination of Life Councillors, recruitment of Branch Chief Commissioner and recruitment of Branch Chief Executive Officer.

The Role:

Committee members are required to attend four meetings a year held either at Scouts NSW State Office in Sydney Olympic Park or at a location agreed to by Committee members (either in person or by teleconference) and may be required to attend additional meetings as deemed necessary.

The Candidate:

Candidates must:

  • Be a current member of Scouts NSW
  • Be under 30 years of age at the beginning of their appointment
  • Ideally have experience or an interest in nomination, recruitment and election processes
  • Committee members are expected to prepare adequately, attend and participate at Committee meetings
  • Be available to attend 80% of all committee meetings (in person or by teleconference)

To Apply:

Send your expression of interest together with your CV to applications@nsw.scouts.com.au

For further information about Scouts NSW, please visit www.nsw.scouts.com.au

For further information on the Nomination Committee and the Committee member role, please email gabrielle.thompson@nsw.scouts.com.au

Applications close:

Applications are to be received prior to COB, 1st March 2019

 

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 sc.me@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 sc.me@nsw.scout.com.au.