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.

An exciting opportunity has become available to join the South Coast and Tablelands Region Outdoor Adventure Team as Region Commissioner Water Activities.

This new role has responsibility for the successful delivery of the water-based Outdoor Adventure Skills and Special Interest Areas of the Youth Program, including Aquatics, Boating, Paddling and Watersports. This position will also help to establish and manage the new Region Water Activities Centre.

We are seeking applications from suitably experienced people who will provide outstanding leadership and support the implementation of the new Youth Program.

If you believe you meet the requirements of this position, please submit your application addressing the requirements of the position description and highlight why you are the best person for the role. Your application should include a cover letter (maximum of two pages), outlining your qualifications, skills and experience to the Region Commissioner via email: phil.crutchley@sctscouts.org.au. Please ensure to include a resume with your application.

To view the full Position Description, click here.

Applications close: 7pm, Wednesday 4 September 2019.

Applicants are encouraged to read the Position Description prior to applying. For any questions about the position or for further information, please contact Grant Whitehorn, Deputy Region Commissioner HR & Communications, via email: grant.whitehorn@sctscouts.org.au

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Scouts Australia NSW Branch (Scouts NSW) is seeking nominations for six (6) positions to represent Scouts NSW on the Scouts Australia National Council. The National Council is the governing body of the Scout Association of Australia.

Candidates need to have a passion for the values of Scouting , an understanding of contemporary Scouting and current issues and challenges, and the ability to contribute to discussions and decisions at the National level.  National Councillors are expected to vote on issues affecting the national body of Scouts Australia with the interests of both Scouts Australia and Scouts NSW in mind.

The role involves attendance at meetings of the National Council when the meeting is hosted in Sydney and either attending or providing proxy to an attending delegate when the meeting is held interstate.  Meetings are held on at least one occasion per year.  NSW Councillors will generally meet (by teleconference) prior to National Meetings to review any items requiring decisions that Councillors will vote on.

Scouts NSW National Councillors report to the Chief Commissioner as the head of the NSW Delegation to the National Council.

There are three (3) positions that are for a one (1) year term. The remaining three (3) positions are for a three (3) year term.

Scouts NSW By-Law 2(a) states: Each Branch may nominate annually, and the National Council shall appoint to its membership three (3) further persons, at least one of whom shall be other than an appointed leader, two of whom at the time of appointment are adult members of the Branch under 30 years of age. Such members shall retire annually, but shall be eligible for renomination and re‐appointment.

To apply for one of these roles, please complete the application form, which can be accessed through this link: https://form.jotform.co/ScoutsNSWCEO/national-council-nominations-2019.

You will be required to provide a short statement of no more than 500 words outlining why you wish to undertake this role, including any relevant experience or skills that you have, and upload a copy of your resume. Successful candidates will be subject to a Police background check.  Candidates do not need to be uniformed members of Scouts NSW.

The NSW Board of Directors will review the nominations and determine the nominees to be put forward for election at the National Council AGM.  Successful nominees commence their term immediately following the election.

Nominations are to be received no later than 5:00pm Friday 30th August 2019. Any questions can be directed to the CEO by email to ceo@nsw.scouts.com.au

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Some exciting opportunities have become available to join the South Coast and Tablelands Region Team. These include:

  • Region Commissioner Program Support (Joey Scouts)
  • Region Commissioner Program Support (Cub Scouts)
  • Region Commissioner Program Support (Scouts)
  • Region Commissioner Program Support (Venturer Scouts)
  • Region Commissioner STEM

We are seeking applications from suitably experienced people who will provide outstanding leadership and support to the implementation of the new Youth Program.

These Region Commissioner roles are primarily responsible for supporting the delivery of the Youth Program, providing programs for Region major events and the development of Adult Section Leaders to create an Adventurous, Fun, Challenging and Inclusive program experience for our youth members.

These Region Commissioner roles will be members of the Region Program Council, Region Commissioners Council and report to the Deputy Region Commissioner Youth Program.

View the full Position Descriptions below:

If you believe you meet the requirements of any of these positions, please submit your application addressing the requirements of the respective position description and highlighting why you are the best person for the role. Your application should include a cover letter (maximum of two pages), outlining your qualifications, skills and experience to the Region Commissioner via email: phil.crutchley@sctscouts.org.au. Please ensure to include a resume with your application.

Applications close 7pm, Wednesday 21 August.

For any questions about the positions or for further information, please contact Grant Whitehorn, Deputy Region Commissioner HR & Communications, via email: grant.whitehorn@sctscouts.org.au

All expressions of interest will be treated confidentially.

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An exciting opportunity has become available to join the South Coast and Tablelands Region Senior Leadership Team as Keirawarra District Commissioner. We are seeking applications from suitably experienced people who will provide outstanding leadership and support to Scout Groups within the Keirawarra District.

The District Commissioner is primarily responsible for the delivery of the Youth Program and development of Scouting within the District. This role leads the improvement of Scouting in the District, in conjunction with the support of Group Leaders, District Leaders, Adult Supporters and the broader community.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, click here. To view the full Position Description, click here.

If you believe you meet the requirements of this senior leadership position, please submit your application addressing the selection criteria in a cover letter (maximum of two pages), outlining your qualifications, skills and experience to the Region Commissioner via email: phil.crutchley@sctscouts.org.au. Please ensure to include a resume with your application. Applications close 7pm, Wednesday 21 August.

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Scouts NSW has an exciting opportunity for a volunteer to become a District Commissioner for Central Coast Lakes or Newcastle Districts in the Hunter and Coastal Region. The Scouting future is looking bright and we need people to help us on the journey.

Are you:

  • strongly committed to the philosophy and objectives of Scouting?
  • passionate about creating a positive Scouting culture?
  • enthusiastic and able to motivate others, both youth and adults?
  • energised by communicating with people at all levels in Scouting and the community?
  • an influencer who can encourage every Scout Group in your District to have a Group Leader and a well-developed achievable Group Plan for youth and adult growth, retention and training?
  • wanting to be part of a supportive network of adults in Scouting?
  • someone with an eye for detail and follow-up?

If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply now to join a highly motivated and dedicated Region Team, reporting directly to the Region Commissioner.

Specific training will be provided, and a mentor appointed to support you to grow into this dynamic and important role.

The rewards for you as a District Commissioner are huge – both personally and professionally. In this role, your contribution to the achievement of others and the success of Scouts can’t be measured, just treasured.

For a copy of the full position description for this volunteer role or to apply, please contact the Region Commissioner at hc.region@nsw.scouts.com.au no later than close of business Wednesday 7 August 2019.

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Are you passionate about Outdoor Adventure Skills, and want to play a part in ensuring all youth members have the opportunity to experience the outdoor pursuits Scouting is well known for?

We’re on the lookout for an enthusiastic and committed volunteer to join the Deputy Chief Commissioner – Youth Program (DCC YP)’s team as Assistant Chief Commissioner – Outdoor Adventure Skills (ACC OAS).

The Assistant Chief Commissioner – Outdoor Adventure Skills (ACC OAS) will be responsible for:

  • Focussing on the delivery of the youth program by implementing a strategic and resource generating approach to Outdoor Adventure Skills programming, resourcing, promotion and participation.
  • Embedding into NSW Scouting key elements of the youth program within the Outdoor Adventure Skills areas. These key elements are: ‘Plan > Do > Review’, ‘Embedding the Fundamentals’, ‘Scout Method’, ‘Access and Inclusion’.
  • Raising the public profile of Scouts NSW as an active and effective corporate citizen in the areas of Building Resources, Promoting the Opportunities, Linking with other AA Teams, Risk Assessing, Understanding Policies and Procedures.

This role would not require the successful applicant to leave their current youth facing role.  The intention is quite the opposite, to actively encourage the successful applicant to retain or seek a position with a frequent youth facing role.

To view the full Position Description, click here.

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We’re recruiting in Sydney’s greater west!

If you are looking for a flexible, business development position in the greater western suburbs of Sydney, take a few minutes to read about this great opportunity.

About the Role

A vacancy exists in greater western Sydney based out of Winston Hills, to join this established team. Working across a wide area, this business development position is a flexible permanent position focused on maintaining and expanding our membership and building a stronger profile in this growing and diverse part of Sydney. The successful applicant will play an important role in helping develop the profile of the organisation while building support and enthusiasm in the community.

The key responsibilities will include:

  • Build and maintain relationships with schools, businesses, community organisations and media to increase and improve opportunities to promote our product program, including face-to-face site visits
  • Deliver against an action plan in line with objectives of the position
  • Manage elements relating to marketing, planning and delivery
  • Implement initiatives to effectively target future members
  • Work as part of a local team
  • Be the key driver in implementing the growth and retention strategies developed by the Region Executive

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience in business development person, perhaps with marketing and sales skills
  • Successfully maintained an effective call cycle within the defined territory
  • Implemented marketing and sales strategies to enhance consideration by the target audience
  • Skilled at building strong customer relationships with key decision makers
  • Effective at managing your time
  • Strong selling and negotiating ability
  • Ability to close and secure business in the short term whilst maintain a long term relationship
  • Superior phone and interpersonal skills with excellent customer service focus
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Must have a full driving licence

Read the full Position Description, here.

What’s in it for you?

A competitive remuneration package with the opportunity to make an incredible difference for young people in this growing part of Sydney.

If you believe you are suited to this role please submit your cover letter and resume or CV to strategy@nsw.scouts.com.au

Applications close at 11:59pm on 21 July 2019.

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We’re recruiting in Sydney’s south west!

If you are looking for a flexible, business development position in the south western suburbs of Sydney, take a few minutes to read about this great opportunity.

About the Role

A vacancy exists in south western Sydney based in Campbelltown, to join this established team. Working across a wide area, this business development position is a flexible permanent position focused on maintaining and expanding our membership and building a stronger profile in this growing and diverse part of Sydney. The successful applicant will play an important role in helping develop the profile of the organisation while building support and enthusiasm in the community.

The Key responsibilities will include:

  • Build and maintain relationships with schools, businesses, community organisations and media to increase and improve opportunities to promote our product program, including face-to-face site visits
  • Deliver against an action plan in line with objectives of the position
  • Manage elements relating to marketing, planning and delivery
  • Implement initiatives to effectively target future members
  • Work as part of a local team
  • Be the key driver in implementing the growth and retention strategies developed by the Region Executive

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience in business development person, perhaps with marketing and sales skills
  • Successfully maintained an effective call cycle within the defined territory
  • Implemented marketing and sales strategies to enhance consideration by the target audience
  • Skilled at building strong customer relationships with key decision makers
  • Effective at managing your time
  • Strong selling and negotiating ability
  • Ability to close and secure business in the short term whilst maintain a long term relationship
  • Superior phone and interpersonal skills with excellent customer service focus
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Must have a full driving licence

Read the full Position Description here.

What’s in it for you?

A competitive remuneration package with the opportunity to make an incredible difference for young people in this growing part of Sydney.

If you believe you are suited to this role please submit your cover letter and resume or CV to strategy@nsw.scouts.com.au

Applications close at 11:59pm on 21 July 2019.

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Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to give back to your community? Would you like to join a dedicated team of volunteers committed to teaching and encouraging young people to become adventurous, happy, honest and productive citizens?

As part of a worldwide organisation, Riverina Scouts engages and inspires young people across the Region to develop confidence, resilience and leadership. Spanning a huge distance in southern NSW, Riverina Scouts has around 600 youth members in communities located across the Region from Hay and Griffith in the west through to Yass and Murrumbateman in the east.

Riverina Scouts is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic volunteer to join the Region Executive Team in the position of Region Treasurer. Applicants must have relevant past professional experience and a desire to support today’s youth to become tomorrow’s good citizens. Retirees are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must be aged 18 years or older. The successful applicants will be required to obtain a Working With Children Check (volunteer) and National Criminal History clearances, at no cost to the applicant.

Further information can be obtained by contacting the Riverina Region Office on (02) 6921 3066 or riv.region@nsw.scouts.com.au.

A copy of the full Position Description can be found here.

Interested persons are invited to send their resumes to riv.region@nsw.scouts.com.au.

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We are good. Actually, we’re great. We know it and now it’s time to tell everyone else.

Are you someone who loves seeing members of our Scouts community recognised for the fantastic work they do? Well, we might have the perfect role for you.

Apply for the position of State Leader – Community Awards if you want to make a big noise about the amazing people in and around Scouting.

To view a copy of the full Position Description, click here.

Applications close on Wednesday 17 July.

You can request further information about this position or to submit your application by email to belinda.francis@nsw.scouts.com.au.

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50 million Scouts globally means that we are part of the largest and most diverse youth organisation in the world. Want to be part of increasing the diversity of Scouting in NSW? Passionate about our movement being inclusive and enjoying what we have with everybody who wants to live by the Scouts Promise and Law?

We are seeking the right person to be our State Commissioner Inclusion. This person might not currently be a member of Scouts but is keen to be part of our growth and inclusiveness. If you or someone you know want to find out more about this role, read the Position Description here.

If you think you are the person we are seeking, please submit your application by 17 July.

You can request further information about this position or to submit your application by email to belinda.francis@nsw.scouts.com.au.

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Scouts NSW are recruiting for a Commercial Manager who has specific experience in the Outdoor Recreation industry.

The role’s primary focus is on managing the three major state Activity Centres of Scouts NSW being Cataract Scout Park (Appin), Baden Powell Scout Centre (Pennant Hills) and the Alpine Centre (Jindabyne).

The role supervises a small dedicated team in each Centre and is responsible for operational and financial management of the Centres. The role reports to the Chief Operating Officer. This role is a 12-month fixed term contract with a possibility of extension.

Key areas of responsibility for the role are:

  1. Strategic and operational planning
  2. Improvement of Centre utilisation and revenue
  3. Staff management and leadership
  4. Development of activity centre infrastructure

In addition to qualifications in Outdoor Recreation, the person will need to have specific and demonstrable attributes and experience as follows:

  1. Five years’ experience in Outdoor Recreation
  2. Operational management
  3. Leadership and staff management experience
  4. Business Development Experience
  5. An exposure to strategic issues, development of business plans and capex business cases
  6. Commercial negotiation experience is desirable

Applications close Friday 28th June.

To view a copy of the Position Description, click here.

Please ensure you apply with a cover letter and a resume via email to Mel.Dimmock@nsw.scouts.com.au.

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Scouts NSW is on the lookout for an energetic and driven Marketing and Communications Officer to join our friendly team at State Office! If you’re a creative thinker, a content wiz and passionate about marketing and communications, apply now. This is a nine-month opportunity, with the possibility to extend.

To view the full Position Description, click here.

To apply, please provide a CV and covering email or letter to Rosalie Batistoni on Rosalie.Batistoni@nsw.scouts.com.au.

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Scouts NSW is currently looking for an Oz Venture 2021 Contingent Leader to report to the State Commissioner (Venturer Scouts) and to focus and lead the appointed Contingent Management Team to deliver the activity in accordance with all State policies and procedures.

The successful applicant will lead the Contingent Management Team, a team of volunteers focused on delivering a high quality, engaging event for the NSW OZ Venture 2021 youth.

You would be responsible for ensuring the Contingent planning and execution are successful, resulting in sustained OZ Venture, as well as maintaining a well marketed event and ensuring the Contingent is self-sustaining and not a financial burden on Scouts NSW.

The ideal candidate would possess the following key attitude skills and knowledge:

  • Be enthusiastic with a strong commitment to Scouting Principles and the importance of the Scout method in delivering the event
  • Be inclusive in leadership style encouraging their teams to excel
  • Uphold and demonstrate a commitment to the implementation of Child Safe Scouting
  • Be able to lead, communicate with and motivate other adults and work harmoniously to deliver the event
  • Demonstrate risk management, work health safety (WHS) and ScoutSafe skills
  • Understand and demonstrate the knowledge required to run large events

To find out more, read the Position Description or contact David Jacobs at david.jacobs@nswventurers.com.au

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The Board of Scouts NSW has established a Constitution Review Working Group to look at outstanding items from the 2016 Review into Constitutional Reform.

The Working Group are seeking volunteers to contribute to working through these items and making recommendations to the Board on potential amendments to the Constitution where they deem it appropriate.

If you have experience in the areas of governance, risk management, legal and corporate structures, and are interested in joining the Working Group, contact Luke Saunders, the Board Liaison for Constitutional Reform on 0431 011 412 or luke.saunders@nsw.scouts.com.au.

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An exciting opportunity exists to make a significant and positive impact on the success of Scouts NSW through the development of partnerships with government, corporate and community organisations.

The State Commissioner (Partnerships) will support the work being done by the Chief Commissioner, Deputy Chief Commissioner and the CEO to build a network of advocates and supporters at a state level and regional level

This position is open to a Scouts member or supporter who is seeking an opportunity to contribute at a senior level and help strengthen Scouts NSW for the future.

Applications close on Wednesday 17 July.

To find out more, read the Position Description or contact belinda.francis@nsw.scouts.com.au

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