DC Severn & Teme


The search is on for a new District Commissioner for Severn & Teme Scouts, and we need you to think about anyone you know who would thrive in this role!

So what is the role?

In a nutshell, the District Commissioner (DC) needs to:

  • Inspire and enthuse people
  • Apply strategic thinking to a challenge
  • Build and lead a team of key volunteers
  • Be resourceful and energetic
  • Believe passionately about developing young people and volunteers

The role

The role of DC is rewarding and is an opportunity to develop yourself or perhaps someone you know. The DC will have the opportunity to meet young people and adults, whose lives have been changed by Scouting, and to inspire and help Groups grow and deliver even more exciting and adventurous activities to even more young people. Scouting is flexible and this role is open to role share within a small team.

What do I need to do?

We need you to nominate someone, or some people, who you think would make a great contribution to the role of DC. You may wish to apply for the role yourself, that would be great! We would also consider a 'team' nomination or other opportunities to share the role. Any nomination you make will be kept in the strictest confidence.

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact Robert Sidley (Sid) on 07828927111 or email at cc@hwscouts.com

There are a number of different ways to apply or nominate someone else:

  • Download the Vacancy Pack (PDF below) which contains a full role description, a nomination form and an application form.
  • Contact Robert Sidley (Sid) on 07828927111 or email at cc@hwscouts.com

The closing date for receiving applications is the 25th June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to consider the role carefully, and if you have any questions please do get in touch!

Robert Sidley
County Commissioner

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