Regional Vacancies

The Gauteng Regional Team, together with Members of their respective Teams and Committees in the Region support the Scout Groups and Leaders in Gauteng, ensuring that Cubs, Scouts and Rovers experience the best Scouting, and that Adult Leaders have the training ,resources and administrative support required to make that possible. We currently have some vacancies, and are looking for a few dedicated and capable people who would like to join the wider Gauteng team.  Please note that these positions are to be undertaken on a voluntary basis.

Applications or nominations are invited for the following roles in the Gauteng Region
(Click on the role to link to the Job Description):

District Commissioners:

Scout Programme Team:

This is a parallel role to the Water Activities and Air Activities roles. The Regional Coordinator Land Activities, reporting to the RTC Scout Programme, will establish a Land Activities Committee in the Region to oversee specialist land-based activities and events, and the associated policies, similar to how the Water Activities Committee and Ait Activities Committee work.

Regional Team:

  • Regional Support – Groups – There will be multiple positions across the Region, at least one each in North Gauteng, South Gauteng, East Gauteng, West Gauteng, Central Gauteng.

In Gauteng, we have been expanding our Districts to ensure the full inclusion of Scout Groups across multiple communities. We are establishing a new Regional role to provide consistent support for, and involvement of all Groups in Scouting in the Region. The purpose of this role is to provide direct, practical support to Groups that require it, in one or more Districts in the particular part of the Region, as directed by the Regional Commissioner. This will involve ensuring the proper administration of the Groups, training of Scouters, participation in District and Regional activities, and communication between the Groups and their Districts and Region. Similar to DCs, for these roles, we are looking for people with a number of years of involvement in Scouting, have some stature in the local community, and ideally have held District or Regional leadership roles. For now, these positions will report directly to the Regional Commissioner.

  • Regional Development – There will be multiple positions across the Region, at least one each in North Gauteng, South Gauteng , East Gauteng, West Gauteng, Central Gauteng

In Gauteng, we aim to make Scouting available to all of the youth across the province, and to achieve this, we need to expand into new areas and communities, and we need people to help us start many more Scout Groups. The purpose of this role is to directly establish and develop new Groups, in one or more Districts in the particular part of the Region. This will involve starting and actively running these new Groups (Scout Troops, Cub Packs or Meerkat Dens),, and ensuring registration of the Groups, and establishment of Group committees, as well as recruiting, mentoring and training Scouters in the Groups. For these roles, we are looking for Scouters or Rovers with some adult leader experience and a passion for growing Scouting in the Region, and who are keen to engage with communities and to build new Groups, as service to the movement. For now, these positions will report directly to the Regional Commissioner.

These positions are open to any active adult member who meets the applicable criteria given in the Organisational Rules and Adult Support Policy, who feels that they can fulfill the respective Job Description, and who wants to take up the challenge to help support and grow Scouting across Gauteng. Applicants will be interviewed to assess their suitability for the post, to ensure a common understanding of the job requirements, and to give them an opportunity to ask questions about a role before accepting it.

Click on one of the following to link to the applicable form:

  • Application Form – To be completed if applying for a role. Applications must be accompanied by a one page Scouting CV.
  • Nomination Form – To be completed if nominating someone else for a role.

Applications or nominations must be sent to gt.rc@scouts.org.za, with a copy to gauteng@scouts.org.za. Please do not reply to this e-mail. The closing date is Friday 15 November 2019.

Please contact Gauteng Regional Commissioner Dr Angus Hay if you have any questions, or need more information about the roles. To contact Angus, email gt.rc@scouts.org.za