Call for Applications
Deputy Council Commissioners
We are pleased to issue this Call for Applications from Scouters of all ages across the province to join the Council Leadership Team as a Deputy Council Commissioner (DCC). You will lead the Council’s efforts in your capacity as DCC and work closely with the Council Key Three (Council Commissioner, Council Youth Commissioner, Executive Director), the Area Key Threes (Area Commissioners, Area Youth Commissioners, Area Service Managers), Area Service Managers and Scouters across the province to providing valuable support to our programs, leadership teams, Scouters and Youth.
Your appointment would be for a one year term, renewable for a maximum of three years. Your time commitment would involve approximately 15 to 20 hours per month as well as periodic conference calls and in-person meetings with other members of the Council Leadership Team. Please note that all DCC positions, in addition to the specific criteria of the DCC position held, also carry the responsibility of support servicing and assisting areas and/or groups with specific servicing needs.
Please forward your résumé by Friday, September 15th, 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for taking into consideration how you might best support NB Scouting in the coming year. We will contact candidates to arrange interviews soon after the application deadline.
Yours in Scouting,
NB Council – Scouts Canada
Please submit your cover letter and résumé for the following Deputy Council Commissioner position that captures your interest.
The DCC Finance is responsible for providing advice and support to the Council Operations Manager as well as oversight of the financial planning /support of our groups and will work closely with the Maritime Office.
The DCC Fundraising is responsible for spearheading (or appointing a coordinator for) the Popcorn, Apple Day and Scoutrees campaigns. This individual is also responsible for finding Area fundraising coordinators, who will then identify group coordinators. The DCC Fundraising will support these teams.
The DCC Communication is responsible for the creation and execution of a Social Media Team that would produce communication of current events. (Newsletter, Facebook, Web Page, Twitter, etc.). This individual would work closely with our Scouts Canada Youth Spokespersons and ideally, would have a team to share social media postings. The DCC Communication is also responsible for all Council minutes and distribution of notifications as required.
The DCC Recognition is responsible for processing of recognition applications for Scouts Canada’s Honours and Awards for NB Council, as well as the annual Council Award Ceremony.
The DCC Training is responsible for coordinating Council training which includes the Mandatory Volunteer Screening process and WBII courses. This individual would also work closely with the Deputy Council Youth Commissioner of Training and the DCC Recruitment/Volunteer On-boarding.
DCC Recruitment/Volunteer On-boarding
The DCC Recruitment/Volunteer On-boarding is responsible for working closely with the Council Key Three and DCC Training, to develop appropriate resource strategies ensuring new Scouters are receiving the training and support required.
The DCC Program is responsible for the support & implementation of The Canadian Path and will act as the Council’s Canadian Path Ambassador at the National level. The DCC Program will also be responsible for leading & coordinating large Council events with an outdoor focus and assisting with area events as required, including the budgeting and forecasting aspects of these events.
The DCC Properties is responsible for working closely with the Council Operations Manager for the compliance, strategic planning, forecasting and budgeting of the Scouts Canada properties within N.B. Council.
The DCC Safety is responsible for working closely with the Executive Director and/or Area Service Managers on arising safety issues/incidents. This individual would provide support to Council/area events as required.
The DCC International is responsible for seeking out and/or developing opportunities for Youth to lead and volunteer abroad and will work closely with the Council Key Three.
DCC Honorary Legal Advisor
The DCC Honorary Legal Advisor would act in an advisory role working with the Council Key Three Management Team.