MANAGEMENT - SPECIAL PROJECTS - Inclusive Growth Coordinators
Are you passionate about youth development and offering adults
opportunities to diversify and develop their own vocational and
social skills. Can you see yourself encouraging parents wishing to
return into the working environment once their children are
older, but until such time they would maybe like to be involved in
Scouts with their children so they themselves learn leadership
skills, undertake training and gain confidence that will help them
once they return to work?
Volunteering with SCOUTS is recognized favourably by employers
because of our strong values based system of adventure, fun and
challenge, acting with honesty and integrity and respecting
We are looking for 2-3 Inclusive Growth Coordinators each with
their own extensive networks and experience within the
community to promote Scouting for youth aged from 5 to 26 and
Volunteering as Leaders from 18 years of age within our Maori,
Pacific Island and Asian communities.
While these roles are flexible in their time commitment a
minimum of 4 hours per week would be required to be able to
deliver the required outcomes within these roles. We would also
be happy to have a person wanting to gain work experience as a
full time volunteer for a shorter period of one month. Feel free to
ask more questions as we can be very flexible to accommodate
you so you can help us achieve our objective of inclusive growth.
We want to engage with our Maori and Pacific Island families;
joining in the adventures that Scouting offers.
We also appreciate the huge cultural diversity that Dunedin
offers through its place as one of the top universities in the
Southern Hemisphere. We are keen to embrace our growing
Asian community while helping them settle into their new
Ideally we would like our Inclusive Growth Coordinators to be
fluent in the spoken and written language that they are affiliated
with. We would need some of our core information translating to
ensure that families understand the special place that Scouts
can have in their lives allowing them to be fully informed in their
decision to join our huge SCOUT family. However your networks
are the key to success in this role. Existing networks you can
access are essential and will be pivotal to your success
Other qualities include:
Able to work as part of a diverse team
Enjoys having fun with young people
Honest and trustworthy
Dunedin - Filluel Street
Possibly travel to Invercargill on occasion - Travel likely to be with
Regional Development Manager and would be an overnight stay.
DAYS AND TIMES REQUIRED
This activity is mainly flexible to suit volunteers.
SUPERVISION AND TRAINING
Full induction provided
Relevant training as required and agreed
The main criteria is that you will be comfortable living the values
of the SCOUT Law in all undertakings.
• Have Respect - For yourself and others, For the environment
• Do what Is Right - Be trustworthy and tolerant, Have integrity
• Be Positive - Accept challenges with courage, Be a friend to all.
We interview all volunteers.
Volunteers will undergo police vetting.
Volunteers will be required to provide two referees, preferably one professional/ex employer.
Reimbursement for out of pocket expenses is available for volunteers. All expenditure must be agreed in advance. Reimbursement for out of Dunedin travel expenses provided.