Expressions of Interest – Deputy Chief Commissioners

Job Description

Two dynamic and inspiring leaders are needed for the voluntary roles of Deputy Chief Commissioner NSW (Operations) and Deputy Chief Commissioner (Program, Youth Safety and Support). The Deputy Chief Commissioners will support the Chief Commissioner NSW in building a strong state team and continuing to reposition Scouting in NSW to a new and exciting role in the community. This will require engaging with and energising the NSW Scouting community in the implementation of ambitious strategic goals, including the recruitment and retention of youth and adult members.

Job Role

The Deputy Chief Commissioners will support the Chief Commissioner to:

  • Lead and inspire an inclusive Scouting Movement and a broad range of community and government stakeholders and partners.
  • Have overall accountability for the performance of Scouting in NSW – for achieving the objectives of the strategic plan, as they relate to member experience, people & culture, sustainability & operations; and managing the change/reform process.
  • Build a strong leadership team to inspire all members in Scouting.
  • Develop, implement and deliver agreed business goals that reflect the Board-endorsed Strategic Plan.
  • Maintain and promote an effective and generative safety culture within Scouts NSW including a robust risk based Child and Adult Safe framework.
  • Actively and directly engage with internal and external stakeholders, and demonstrate resilience in facing the challenges that may be encountered.
  • Attend and/or participate in a variety of State and Region events and activities.
  • Encourage a culture of innovation as ‘business as usual’ in the delivery of Scouting in NSW.
  • Demonstrate Scouting values, exhibiting confidence in the Strategy, and with a passion for relating with and inspiring others in their journey to personal growth within Scouting.

The DCC (Program, Youth Safety and Support) will lead and support the State Commissioners.  The DCC (Operations) will lead and support the Region Commissioners.

The successful candidates will have Scouting knowledge and experience, be a proven ‘leader of adults’, and have a passion for relating and inspiring others in their journey to personal fulfilment through Scouting.

Applications close at 9am on Monday 30 March 2020.

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