State Commissioner (Special Interest Areas)

The SC Special Interest Areas is focused on helping adult and youth members achieve the best possible program and outcomes, specifically related to Special Interest Areas.

The State Commissioner (SC) Special Interest Areas (SIA) is the volunteer member responsible for working jointly with the Special Interest Areas (SIA) Program Support Leads and with the salaried Members Services staff team to identify opportunities for member recruitment and retention. While also responding in a timely manner to requests for Program help or support from members and assisting Region-based contacts with SIA Program answers.

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Overseeing the support of the Special Interest Areas of the Youth Program across the State
  • Providing age-specific support and resources to the Regions, Groups and Units
  • Working with the salaried staff in the Members Services area to identify opportunities for recruitment and retention of members
  • Ensure Scouts NSW website information that relates to Special Interest Areas and outcomes is correct and reviewed regularly

The 2021 State structure was recently announced. More information is available to answer questions asked during the feedback period.

This position is open to any member or supporter who has an associated area of expertise or interest and who believes they can make a positive difference to Scouting in NSW.

Read more about the State Commissioner (Special Interest Areas).

Submit your Expression Of Interest by 21 March 2021.