Scouts New Zealand

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




Uses initiative

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.


This activity is mainly flexible to suit volunteers.


Smart, Casual


Full induction provided

Relevant training as required and agreed

Administrative Support

Office premises


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.