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Area Commissioner - Simcoe-Phoenix Area

The Area Commissioner is the leading volunteer for Scouting in Simcoe-Phoenix Area, comprised of 20 Groups throughout central Simcoe County, with a membership of approximately 800 youth supported by nearly 300 volunteers.  Working closely with a team of volunteers and employees, the Area Commissioner is responsible for supporting and growing the Scouting movement in Simcoe-Phoenix Area, as well as being a vital member of the Shining Waters Council Management Team.

Appointed by and accountable to the Shining Waters Council Commissioner, this position requires a time commitment of 16-20 hours per month.  The appointment is for a one year term, renewable for a maximum of three years.  Travel throughout the Area to attend meetings and events will be required.

With the completion of the term of the current Area Commissioner in August 2017, Simcoe-Phoenix Area is seeking an individual with lots of energy, excellent time and management skills to assume the role on or before the end of April, 2017.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated leadership, management, problem solving, delegation and decision making skills,
  • Proven ability to inspire confidence, team effort, and leadership in others,
  • Effective interpersonal and excellent communication skills,
  • A strong Scouting background,
  • Registered as an active member of Scouts Canada.

More details for this position can be found in the attached job description.

If you believe you have the skills, qualifications, and knowledge to do the job, please forward your resume (including work experience and any Scouting experience) with a covering letter to the Council Commissioner, David Williams at by February 28th, 2017.

Interviews will take place in March, 2017.

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