Volunteer Position – Burlington Area Commissioner
Burlington Area is seeking nominations for a dynamic action-oriented volunteer for the position of Area Commissioner. This is a position that requires 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 & Retention, Safety, Group Capacity, Volunteer Support Toolkit, and the ongoing rollout of the Canadian Path.
Working closely with the Council Commissioner, Area Youth Commissioner, the Area Service Manager, and a team of volunteers, the Area Commissioner is responsible for supporting Scouting Groups who serve over 1000 youth every year.
Nominations will close May 30th, 2016.
Deanna Devito – Central Escarpment Council Youth Commissioner
David Frederick – Central Escarpment Council Commissioner
Ian Foss- Executive Director Scouts Canada
Meritorious Conduct Awards for 13th Burlington
Congrats to 13th Burlington Scouters Derrick Presswood and Doug Levesque and Scouts James Cowan and Tony Medland who were presented with Certificates of Meritorious Conduct and Yvonne Young who was presented with the Medal for Meritorious Conduct for actions that they were involved in at Elora Gorge last summer. Presentations were made by DCC Recognition Jenny Beer and Council Commissioner George Christian at last night's All-Scouters Forum. Well done 13th Burlington! Additional photos can be seen in the Area Photo Archive at https://flic.kr/s/aHsk65uwCF.
The Burlington Post provided coverage of the presentation and the rescue: http://www.insidehalton.com/news-story/5525599-burlington-scouts-and-their-leaders-honoured-for-saving-man-s-life/.
Youth Opportunity - Burlington Area Youth Commissioner - Deadline Extended
Are you passionate about Scouting, and looking to take on a leadership role? The Council Youth Commissioner is seeking applications for the AYC role for Burlington. Check out the job description here.
Details on how to apply: AYC - Burlington
Thanks for your interest!
Yours in Scouting,
Alexander Court – Council Youth Commissioner