Have you always wanted to make a real difference in the growth and development of youth across Canada? Are you energetic, organized; a natural leader who can work at the top level to support and lead hundreds of volunteers. Do you enjoy being part of a dynamic team?
You’re invited to submit your application for the volunteer position of:
Deputy Council Commissioner - Child and Youth Safety
Shining Waters Council
Serving the regions of York, Simcoe, Muskoka, Dufferin and Grey Bruce
Appointed annually, to a maximum of 3
to 4 hours per week; 2 weekends per year
Ensures the implementation and promotion of all aspects of Children and
Youth (CYS) strategy for all
volunteers and youth members, and their parents.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Promote and encourage a
culture of Child and Youth Safety throughout the Council.
Participate as a member of the
Council Management Committee and/or Council Service Team.
Provide support, training and
encouragement to attain 100% compliance with Scouts Canada Child and
Youth Safety procedures and guidelines.
Provide appropriate leadership
in the recruitment, training and direction of Child and Youth Safety
Make certain that the Council
is working and coordinated towards the Mission Statement and National
plans and that there are regular opportunities to review progress.
Monitor areas of
responsibility within the Council Plan and recommend changes where
Be pro-active in assisting
with the Child and Youth Safety practices.
With members of the
Council, work to ensure that the Area and Group levels receive
direct support relating to Child and Youth Safety.
Prepare articles for
the Council newsletters, focusing on Child and Youth Safety.
Demonstrated leadership, management, problem solving and decision
Can work well with others in a team setting
Has proven ability to inspire confidence, team effort and leadership
Expresses self clearly and in a professional manner
a commitment to Scouting Mission, Principles and Practices through
personal development and sound management
Knowledge of Scouting in Canada
If interested, applicants are invited to send in a cover letter as
well as a Scouting resume, indicating relevant qualifications
for the Position.
Please send this to
, Council Commissioner.