Programs

SCOUT VOLUNTEERS

SCOUT VOLUNTEERS

Slogan: Partnering Youth!
Unit Name: Council
Unit Head: Council Commissioner
Ages: 18 - 50 Years

About Program

Gain new skills, join a community and help youth experience countless firsts as they develop into confident and capable individuals.

Overview

Become a Scouting Volunteers! Rediscover adventure as an ASGM VOLUNTEER, and have a great time doing it. Do you... Enjoy the outdoors? Have the desire to learn new skills? Like to make new friends? Want to spend quality time with your children? If you said yes to the above then you have found the right place!

Program Details


Gain new skills, join a community and help youth experience countless firsts as they develop into confident and capable individuals.

Become a Scouting Volunteers!

Rediscover adventure as an ASGM VOLUNTEER, and have a great time doing it.

Do you...
  • Enjoy the outdoors?
  • Have the desire to learn new skills?
  • Like to make new friends?
  • Want to spend quality time with your children?

If you said yes to the above then you have found the right place!

Volunteer Opportunities:

Take Volunteering to the next level with unique leadership opportunities. Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of youth? Interested in a fun, adventurous, impactful volunteer opportunity? If so, one of the positions below may be for you. Scouting volunteers have provided generations of Indian youth with a first opportunity to sleep in a tent, to experience leadership and to build self-reliance and self-confidence. volunteer dedication, resourcefulness and enthusiasm are vital to scouting.

“Council Commissioner” PAN INDIA:

Would you like to make a difference in the growth and development of youth in every district and across India? 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?
If you are interested you are invited to submit your application for the scouting volunteer position of: “Council Commissioner” PAN INDIA.
The Council Commissioner is the leading volunteer for scouting of Non-institutional (individuals, group of individuals & corporate employees) Members in local area with a membership of over 5000 youth supported by the 1 volunteer. Working closely with a team of volunteers, and the Local Council Leadership Team, the Council Commissioner is responsible for supporting and growing the scouting movement locally within the block/Tehsil/ ward of district, as well as being a vital member of the District association and setting the direction for scouting in local area. 
Direct appointed by and accountable to the Chief Commissioner of ASGM, this position requires a time commitment of minimum 40 - 50 hours per month for scouting promotion. The appointment is for a one year term, renewable for a maximum of five years. Travel throughout the Council to attend meetings and events will be required. 
The Council is managed by a “Key-3” which is a partnership of the Adult Scout Leader, Adult Training Leader and the DOC (an employee of ASGM). Together you will lead, plan and manage the affairs of the Local Council. You will be the principal contact for the local council regarding program management, membership growth and retention and providing a safe environment for youth to learn and develop. You ensure that activities of the council are consistent with ASGM’s strategic plan while providing the necessary service and support so that the scout groups can supervise the delivery of the scouting program. As a member of the district association team you represent the local council’s interests and ensure an effective flow of accurate and timely information regarding all scouting matters, including procedure and policy changes. 
Your upbeat, positive attitude will encourage a climate favorable for growth of India’s best youth movement. With a keen eye for great leaders you will participate with the Council Nominating Committee in the Public Appointment Process to selectively conduct exam & badge qualification of local scouters and guiders and orient SM/GC/ASM/AGC/ATC/ATG for the Council Leadership / Management Team. The job has a variety of tasks and is dynamic and changing. The ability to understand, quickly react and motivate others to adapt to the changing organizational environment is a critical key to success. With the completion of the term of the current Council Commissioner, PAN INDIA Council is seeking an individual with lots of energy, excellent time management skills and strong relationship skills to assume the role.

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 or equivalent volunteer experience;
  • Registered or ability to become an active member of ASGM.

If you believe you have the skills, qualifications and knowledge necessary to do the volunteer job, please forward your resume (including work experience and any Scouting experience) with a covering letter to: info@asgmindia.org.

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