Leader Role Descriptions

Scouts Victoria has many different roles for adults to support the delivery of the Scouting Program by our Youth Members.

On this page, we provide a copy of all available role descriptions with specific details of responsibilities and training requirements of senior and specialist positions within Scouts Victoria.

If you would like to volunteer as a leader at Scouts Victoria with your local scout group, please contact your Group Leader or alternatively visit use our "Find a Group" function in the top right corner of the website, to get in touch with your local Group Leader.

For specialist or senior roles, as vacancies become available, these will be advertised in our weekly member newsletter, "Be Informed" which is sent each Tuesday morning to our membership. If you would like to apply for a role advertised, you should submit an application to the listed email address with the advertisement along including:

  • Explanation of the role you are interested in, explaining why you feel you would be appropriate for the role.
  • Details of your Scouting experience where relevant
  • Details of any non-Scouting experience, such as other paid workplace, volunteer work or experience that you may have.

Applications are then shortlisted and referred to the team leader who is responsible for the role you are applying for. Applicants are invited for an interview with a recommendation made for appointment to the Chief Commissioner (via the Assistant Chief Commissioner - Personnel).

Chief Commissioner

Enquiries regarding the position should be directed to Chairman, Branch Executive Committee chairman@scoutsvictoria.com.au. All applications must be received on or before 4 pm on Monday October 14 2019. Applications should be marked ‘Confidential’ – General Secretary, Scouts Victoria, 152 Forster Road, Mount Waverley 3149 or emailed to gensec@scoutsvictoria.com.au.    

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District Roles

District Commissioner

District Leader - Section

Region Roles

Region Commissioner

Development Commissioner - Region

Joey Scout Commissioner - Region

Cub Scout Commissioner - Region

Scout Commissioner - Region

Venturer Commissioner - Region

Rover Support Commissioner - Region

State (Branch) RoleS

Administration Support to State Leadership Team

Assistant State Commissioner - Adventurous Activities

Assistant State Commissioner - Cub Scouts

Assistant State Commissioner - New Program Implementation (Projects and Governance)

Assistant State Commissioner - New Program Implementation (Scheduling)

Assistant State Commissioner - Scouts

Assistant State Commissioner - Risk and Safety

Assistant State Commissioner - Rover Support

Australian Jamboree 2022 Contingent Leader

Jamboree Contingent Leader

Jamboree Troop Leader - AJ19

Kangaree Chief Director 2020

Project Leader - LeaderBuild

Rover Advisor - Mafeking Rover Park Committee of Management

State Activity Leader - Scouts

State Commissioner - Cub Scouts

State Commissioner - Diversity and Inclusion

State Commissioner - Environment

State Commissioner - Heritage

State Commissioner - Major Events

State Commissioner - New Program Implementation

State Commissioner - Peer to Peer Marketing

State Commissioner - Performing Arts

State Commissioner - Personnel Support

State Commissioner - Region Development

State Commissioner - Risk and Safety

State Commissioner - Rover Support

State Commissioner - Scouts

State Commissioner - Vocational Education and Training

State Leader - Abseiling

State Leader - Archery

State Leader - Caving

State Leader - Cub Scout Program Support Specialist

State Leader - Rock Climbing

State Leader - Scouts Program Support

State Leader - Scuba

State Leader - Top Gear

State Leader - Youth Program Review

Venture Contingent Leader

Venturers Major Event Chair

Whitehorse Showtime Producer

Other Roles

Mafeking Rover Park - Project Manager

Section Leader

Caringal Campsite Ranger - Volunteer Vacancy

Project Leader - You+Lead

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