Assistant State Commissioner – Venturer Scouts

Scouts Australia NSW’s State Venturer Council is currently seeking applications for the role of Assistant State Commissioner – Venturer Scouts (Manager of Youth Projects).

As the Manager of Youth Projects, the Assistant State Commissioner (Venturer Scouts) will be responsible for ensuring that the youth members of the NSW State Venturer Council are well represented and that the projects raised by the NSW State Venturer Council are in line with the Strategic Plan.

The Assistant State Commissioner (Venturer Scouts) will assist the State Commissioner (Venturer Scouts) in five areas:

  1. implementation advice – giving guidance to the State Venturer Council’s project patrols supporting a “Youth Leading, Adult Supporting” model
  2. collaborative teamwork – working with the state Venturer Council members to drive project patrols and archive project outcomes
  3. operational excellence – doing everything well
  4. responsive and proactive – being efficient and effective in working with self-selecting Groups
  5. performance measurement – knowing the status of ‘projects’ at all times

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Passion for the Venturer Section
  • Innovative ideas to help improve the overall quality of the Venturer Section and Scouting in general
  • Ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders and teams
  • Enthusiasm for the strategic direction of Scouts NSW
  • Proven record of accomplishment of, or demonstrable capacity for, leadership and the effective implementation of significant organisational change
  • Sound, evidence-based judgement, and accountable decision making
  • Enthusiasm for the strategic direction of Scouts NSW, including the Current Strategic Plan and the Chief Commissioner’s Strategic Priorities
  • An appropriate fit with the positive and enabling culture of Scouts NSW
  • Strong written & verbal communication including social media

To view the full Position Description, please click here. Applications close 13 July 2018.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to David Jacobs, State Commissioner – Venturer Scouts at sc.venturers@nsw.scouts.com.au.

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