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District Commissioner for France and Iberia District (BSO)

Overview of the role

We're looking for someone to manage and support British Scouting Overseas France & Iberia District to ensure it runs effectively and develops with our rules and policies. We want the District to provide good quality Scouts for young people and proactively support and manage adults in the District.

Please note that the future structure of BSO Scouting across Europe, encompassing France & Iberia and Northern Europe, is currently being considered. Following consultations, there is a future possibility that this role may will encompass both of these Districts.

Person specification

How to apply

To apply, please complete the form at the end of the pack (below) and return to

The closing date for applications is 12 noon (UK time) Saturday 29 February 2020.

Applications will be reviewed by the search group and shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview during week commencing 8 March 2020. These are likely to be held via video-conferencing.

The appointment will likely be announced the following week. The search group consists of:

  • Juan Davila - France & Iberia District Chair (search Group Chair)
  • Nathan Prince - British Scouting Overseas Area Commissioner
  • Dominic Afriat - France & Iberia District Commissioner Northern Europe
  • Alice Mintoff - France & Iberia Youth Representative
  • John Broxis - France District Representative
  • Catherine Fenton - Spain District Representative 

To support the development of all our adult volunteers, unsuccessful candidates at interview will be offered feedback from a member of the search group and their current line manager will be informed of the application, so specific future development needs can be identified for the volunteer. If you do not wish for your line manager to be informed, please inform the search group at interview.

F&I District Commissioner Application Pack
PDF – 504.7KB

Closing date:
Sat, February 29, 2020, 12:00 PM