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Deputy UK Youth Commissioner (Programme)

Overview of the role

This an exciting opportunity for a volunteer Deputy UK Youth Commissioner to support the UK Youth Commissioner. As part of the team you will work towards, as well as leading on, important aspects of the Skills For Life plan. As well as working alongside Team UK and other volunteer colleagues you’ll help support 600 Local Youth Commissioners around the UK. Deputy UK Youth Commissioners are expected to work in partnership with staff across the UKHQ team.

Your key responsibilities will be to deputise for the UK Youth Commissioner where appropriate, lead on projects relating to the remit of your role as agreed with the UK Youth Commissioner and work as part of the UK Youth Commissioner Team to ensure that young people are involved and engaged in every decision that shapes their Scouts experience both nationally and locally. A key focus is on ensuring that young people get their first and then regular opportunities to take the lead throughout their Scouts journey. With a focus on programme, you will support to roll-out of the YouShape Award across The Scouts, UK-wide.

Person specification

How to apply

You can apply by completing the application form (below). Please refer to the role description and person specification to help the search group understand how you meet the requirements of the role. It may be helpful to include experiences outside of Scouts that are relevant to the role. It is very important that the questions are written are answered in depth.

Deputy UKYC Application Pack
PDF – 528.2KB
Deputy UKYC Application Form
DOCX – 26.3KB

Closing date:
Sun, March 1, 2020, 8:00 PM