District Chairperson

District Chair persons role.

Could you be the next person to be the at the helm of our district.

We ae looking for a new Chairperson, someone who is looking to reshape and take CRAI forward. 

The role of the chair is a very important one and as such you become a member of  trustees of the district , see below fora  full job description. if youd like to know more about the role please see deatils at the bottom of the advert. 

Role Desc :

Responsible for: Executive Committee Members.

Appointment requirements: Must successfully complete the appointment process (including acceptable personal enquiries and acceptance of The Scout Association's policies). It expected that whilst volunteering for this role you will undertake regulated activity.

 

  • Objectively and impartially chairing and facilitating Executive Committee meetings.
  • Acting as the Chair of the relevant Scout Council.
  • Planning the annual cycle of Executive Committee meetings and setting the agenda for Executive Committee meetings.
  • Monitoring that decisions and actions agreed at Executive Committee meetings are implemented.
  • Working closely with the GSL / relevant Commissioner to ensure there are long term and short term goals and the role the Executive Committee can play in helping to achieve these.
  • Providing direction for the Executive Committee.
  • Ensuring that all members of the Executive Committee have been briefed and inducted into their roles, receive appropriate training, and are aware of their status as charity trustees.
  • Addressing and resolving conflicts that arise.
  • Membership and attendance of any working groups or sub-Committees set up by the Executive Committee, where appropriate.
  • For District and County/Area/Regional Chair, acting as the final appeal point for appointment disagreements between the Appointments Advisory Committee and District or County/Area/Region
    Commissioner.

 

  • To be a full and active participant in Executive Committee meetings and activities.
  • To uphold the responsibilities of an Executive Committee as outlined in The Scout Association’s Policy Organisation and Rules.
  • Willingness and eligibility to act as a Charity Trustee for the Group, District or County/Area/Region.
  • Contribute to the strategic aims and future development of the Group, District or County/Area/Region.
  • An understanding of their own role, and the role of others on the Executive Committee
  • A commitment to understanding and forming opinions on the key discussion points and responsibilities of the Executive Committee.
  • Willingness to complete various tasks which support the work of the Executive Committee and aims of the Group, District or County/Area/Region

 

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Able to think creatively and solve problems
  • Able to motivate others and encourage participation
  • Able to handle and resolve conflict effectively
  • Willing to speak one’s mind and listen to the views of others.
  • Able to maintain independent and objective judgement
  • Willing to actively design and contribute to the strategic vision of the Group, District or County/Area/Region
  • Willingness to take decisions which will further the work of the Group, District or County/Area/Region

 

To apply in the first instance, please drop Symon Dunstan our DC a line to DC@craiscouts.co.uk explaining what experience you have and why youd like to help shape our district into the next generation of Scouting. 

 


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