Volunteer Opportunity – Area Commissioner Mississauga Area

Mississauga Area is seeking an energetic action-oriented volunteer for the position of Area Commissioner. This is a position that requires approximately 18-24 hours per month, on average.

The Area Commissioner (a registered member of Scouts Canada) is the recognized point of contact on issues of program evaluation and support. The successful candidate is to be committed to the Scouts Canada five focus areas (growth and retention, safety, group capacity, volunteer support toolkit), and the ongoing rollout of the Canadian Path.

The AC works closely with the Council Commissioner, Area Youth Commissioner(s), Scouting Relationship Manager(s), and a team volunteers. They are responsible for supporting Scouting Groups in the Mississauga Area.

Monthly tasks include running monthly Area Meetings where members of the Area meet to discuss issues and share knowledge, attending monthly Council Meetings, and helping to support and grow the Mississauga Area groups. Recommended traits include leadership, strong communication skills, and collaboration skills; being creative, dynamic, fun, and exciting; and being willing to hit the ground running and learn lots.

If you are interested in applying, please send your Scouting resume and cover letter to Deanna Di Vito at deanna.divito@scouts.ca. Your Scouting resume should demonstrate your concise Scouting history and other related / relevant experiences. Your cover letter should demonstrate why you would like position and include the first major task(s) you would like to tackle in the area. Applications are due by midnight on Wednesday, July 25th.

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact me at deanna.divito@scouts.ca.