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District Commissioner

The search is on for a new volunteer team leader for Potters Bar & District Scouts, and we need you to think about anyone you know who would thrive in this role!

District Commissioner Role

We are on the hunt for the next District Commissioner for Potters Bar & District Scouts.

So what is the role of District Commissioner?

This role holds to the title of District Commissioner (DC) and acts as a manager, supporting other volunteers to ensure the District runs effectively and provides quality Scouting to more and more young people in Potters Bar and the surrounding area. This role would be great for an individual and but also work well as a role share with a team of 2 or 3 people. 

In a nutshell, the DC would:

  • Inspire and enthuse people
  • Apply strategic thinking to a challenge
  • Build and lead a team of key volunteers
  • Be resourceful and energetic
  • Believe passionately about developing young people and volunteers

What’s in it for you?

Volunteering with us is both fun and rewarding. It offers the opportunity to develop a range of skills and attributes which are transferable to the workplace, such as confidence, social skills, teamwork ability and leadership and management skills, including line management experience. In addition to this is the opportunity to rediscover adventure, make new friends and get involved in the community; all of which is great for personal development and will enhance the CV. At the same time this could support your Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities and objectives.

Find out more on the Scout Website.

There are a number of different ways to apply or nominate someone else:

District Commissioner Recruitment Leaflet

You can download the recruitment leaflet to give to someone who you think would thrive in this role, so they have a quick overview of the role.

District Commissioner Vacancy Pack

You can download the District Commissioner Vacancy Pack which contains a full role description, nomination form and an application form

Contact us on the Contact Page

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