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Area Commissioner - Whispering Pines Area

The Area Commissioner is the leading volunteer for Scouting in Whispering Pines Area, comprised of 14 Groups throughout northern Simcoe County, Muskoka and Parry Sound regions, with a membership of nearly 400 youth supported by over 100 volunteers.  Working closely with a team of volunteers and employees, the Area Commissioner is responsible for supporting and growing the Scouting movement in Whispering Pines 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 May 2018, Whispering Pines Area is seeking an individual with lots of energy, excellent time and management skills to assume the role upon appointment.

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 September 30th, 2018.

Interviews will take place in October, 2018.


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