Volunteer Vacancy: ACC Top Awards and Network

Basic details

Vacancy: Assistant County Commissioner (Top Awards and Network)

Supporting Line Manager: Jane Warden, Deputy County Commissioner (Programme)

Nomination deadline: 21 May 2017

Appointment from: Late June 2017

About the role

The Scouts have an ambition to grow and provide skills for life to more and more young people and adults.

A key ingredient to our growth is the provision of a fantastic programme, past experience shows us where there is good programme, there are more young people (and adults too!)

An exciting way we can provide programme is via our Top Awards which provide a stretch to our young people between the age of 14 and 25.

What we’re looking for

Norfolk Scouts has an opportunity for an energetic and enthusiastic volunteer to take the role of Assistant County Commissioner – Top Awards and Network

As ACC Top Awards and Network you will be responsible for developing and leading the team of District Network Commissioners and liaising with DESC’s in order to support Districts and section leaders to develop and run exciting, fun and challenging programmes for the Network section (18 – 25 year olds) plus monitor the delivery of the Platinum, Diamond, Queens Scout Award, Scouts of the World Award and Explorer Belt for all young people eligible.

You will be a key member of the County Team who are responsible for the strategic operation of our local organisation.

What we’ll provide you with

  • Access to our large stocks of professionally produced national material, including many customisable items.
  • A budget to develop your role and achieve your objectives.
  • Access to our training and development programmes, many modules of these can be externally credited.
  • A ‘different’ and interesting additional experience to your CV.
  • A warm welcome to our small, friendly but focused team.
  • The opportunity to have a lot of fun and contribute to the futures of hundreds of young people.

More information

Here is a full role description, in the meantime if you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with Jane Warden, Deputy County Commissioner (Programme) at

Role Description Assistant County Commissioner (Top Awards and Network)

Nomination Form (also used for self nomination)

More information about Top Awards and Network