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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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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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 15 October 2019.

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

Please ensure you apply with a cover letter and a resume via email to applications@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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