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.


Please find attached the Job Description for the role. Please send all resumes to the Nominating Committee Chairperson Jack Marsman at jmarsman@sympatico.ca

Nominations will close May 30th, 2016.


Thank you

Deanna Devito – Central Escarpment Council Youth Commissioner

David Frederick – Central Escarpment Council Commissioner

Ian Foss- Executive Director Scouts Canada

Scouts Canada, the country’s leading youth organization, offers challenging programs for boys, girls and youth age 5-26 in thousands of individual groups in most cities and towns across Canada.