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    Staff Roles:

    Regional Co-ordinator - Lower South Island (Part time 20 hours/week, Dunedin based)

    We are seeking an experienced administrator/coordinator for our Dunedin office. The position reports directly to the Regional Development Manager for the lower south island. The successful applicant will be confident and competent in carrying out their duties and be up to date with the latest ‘best practice' administrative techniques.

    The work is varied and includes a wide range of duties including interacting with the zones that support scouting activities.

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    22nd Scout Jamboree - Executive Officer

    We need a special person to support the Jamboree Leadership Team (JLT) to effectively oversee the development and delivery of the next Jamboree.

    The Executive Officer will lead a team of people who provide support to the Jamboree Leadership Team.  This will be a combination of people:

    • providing specialist support to address the important matters arising from the last Jamboree including communications, project management and fundraising.
    • supporting the JLT’s meetings, co-ordination, logistics and other work being lead by the Directors/ Deputy Directors.

    The right person for this role will preferably have a passion for Scouting and the Scout section in particular, had past experience with arranging event in Scouting or with other organisation, and demonstrated an ability to find and lead a group of people, including those with subject matter expertise and with more general skills.

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    Volunteer Roles:

    Contingent Leader and Management Team Members needed for 25th Australian Scout Jamboree

    The next Australian Scout Jamboree (AJ2019) will be held at The Bend Motorsports Park, Tailem Bend, South Australia between 4 and 14 January 2019. We are currently looking for a Contingent Leader and management team members for the New Zealand Contingent.

    Expressions of interest close on Monday 7 August.  If you are interested, please email your submission summarising your Scouting leadership experience to John Saunders, International Commissioner at johnsaunders@scouts.org.nz

    More information about AJ2019 at www.aj2019.com.au     


    Adult Leaders – WE NEED YOU!

    Scouting is already having a fantastic impact on the young people we are reaching, but we want to bring the benefits to even more. By volunteering with SCOUTS, you will help us to bring fun, challenge and adventure to all young kiwis, wherever they are – plus, you’ll get on-the-job, real world professional development that you can take into other areas of your life.  A study found that over 90% of our volunteers believe that the skills and experiences they have gained through Scouting have been relevant to their working or personal lives. 

    We need more Adult Leaders like you all over New Zealand – so if you’re keen to join our team, please click the link below and tell us more!

    >> Volunteer as a Leader


    Committee Members Needed

    Behind the scenes of all our Scout Groups are committees of experienced and dedicated volunteers. They help with the operational side of our Scout Groups, helping to ensure the delivery of our high-quality programme for young people.  This is a great opportunity to use your business nous or personal expertise to become involved with SCOUTS.  Click the link below to find out more:

    >> Volunteer as a Committee Member