Edinburgh North East District currently have two vacancies available on their District Team – District Commissioner and Assistant District Commissioner (Scouts). Are you, or do you know, the right person for these roles?
There is an ongoing vacancy for District Commissioner in Edinburgh North East. There has been a DC vacancy for some time and during this period the three Deputy DCs have done a power of work to keep the District ticking along. Thanks also go to Shona Webb who has put through a record number of Wood Badges with help from the rest of the District team. Edinburgh North East is alive and well all that is missing is District Commissioner.
Andy Campbell the current Assistant District Commissioner (Scouts) completes five years in the role at the end of December. His departure creates a vacancy for the role of ADC (Scouts) Nominations including self nominations are invited for this management and support role. The successful candidate will work with leaders in the Scout section across the District support them to deliver quality programmes, managing and leading them including contributing to their training.
In line with the usual practice nominations are invited from suitable and interested potential volunteers to take up these roles. A copy of the Job Descriptions can be found at the end of this post. However, these key roles of the DC and ADC(Scouts) is to provide visible leadership, direction and support as well as inspiring and motivating the District Team and leaders in the District.
Nominations can be from and for people already involved, those who have previous Scouting experience or those new to adult volunteering in Scouting.
Support will be given to whoever is appointed to the role, this will include training and development, mentoring and tailored personal support.
You can either nominate someone who you think would be good in the role or you can self-nominate using the same form. Please send completed nomination forms to me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or for my attention at the SES Regional Office, 71 Bonaly Road Edinburgh EH13 0PB no later than 12 noon on Friday 28th October 2016.
If you would like to speak about the role I am happy to do so on a confidential basis if that would be helpful.