Joint Open Call: EraScout & EraGuide Project Group

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The Europe Region WAGGGS and the European Scout Region of WOSM are pleased to share this Joint Open Call. to recruit members of a future EraScout & EraGuide Project Group.

Pursuant to Joint Recommendation 15EGSC/5 of the recent 15th European Guide and Scout Conference, the European Scout Committee and the Europe Committee WAGGGS, plan to set up a project working group to develop recommendations for the two Committees on how the joint work of the European Regions of WOSM and WAGGGS can support the work of the European EraGuide & EraScout Network.

Find more details in Joint Communication 4 2017:

– Joint Open Call: EraScout & EraGuide Project Group (English, Français)

Application deadline: 4 March 2017

WAGGGS and WOSM Europe Invite to next Chief Executives Meeting

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We are pleased to provide initial information on the 2017 edition of the Chief Executives Meeting of Scout and Guide Associations in the European Regions of WOSM and WAGGGS (or equivalent positions).

We are delighted to confirm that the meeting will be held in Bratislava, Slovakia, from 2 to 4 May 2017.

AQUA 2017 – Slovak National Jamboree (August 2017)

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Slovenský Skauting, the Scout and Guide Association in Slovakia (members of WAGGGS and WOSM), is organising “AQUA 2017″ next Summer and aksed us to share with you the following information.

AQUA 2017 is the Slovak National Jamboree this coming Summer. Organised by the Sea Scout branch of Slovenský Skauting,  the Jamboree is not only open to Sea Scouts from around Europe and beyond, but also to all other Scouts, who want to experience international Scouting at this water themed event.

Regional Circular 4 2017 – [SAVE THE DATE] Diversity & Inclusion Leaders Training

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Regional Circular 4 2017 provides you preliminary information about the European Scout Region’s Diversity & Inclusion Leaders Training “Scouting for Peace” and invites you to block the dates of this event, which is schudled to take place in Madrid, Spain from 8 to 11 April 2017.

Joint Communication: Invitation – Scouts Guides I/O Event 2017

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“Scout & Guides I/O 2017″, which is an initiative of the ICT Network in the European Regions of WAGGGS and WOSM, will take place at Gilwell Park in the United Kigdom from 9 to 12 February 2017.

Participants meet other Scouts and Guides with an interest in information technology, information systems, communication technology and their application within Scouting and Guiding on léocal, regional and national levels.

At this three-day event:

  • Participants will have the opportunity to discuss the challenges with com- munication and information technology that you are facing in your organization or association and, together with other participants, you will be able to work on solutions.
  • Participants can meet participants from other scouting and guiding organi- sations in Europe that face similar problems and challenges as yours and that you can help by sharing your thoughts or collaborating with them across borders.
  • Participants can get a fresh perspective on communication and technology matters from experts inside and outside of the world of scouting and guiding.
  • Participants will go home with new ideas and plans for prioritizing and struc- turing the IT and communication goals, processes and policies in your organization or association.

Find out more in the Event Invitation as well as on the event website (where you will also find a link to the registration form).

Joint Communication 1 2017: Invitation to Scout Guide I/O Event 2017 (English only)

Regional Circular 3 2017 – Job Opportunity at the Brussels Office: Funding Officer

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The World Scout Bureau – Europe Support Centre, Brussels, part of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), is seeking a Funding Officer.

The person hired will support the development of funding applications to European donors and support the development and implementation of a fundraising strategy. The person will work under the supervision of the Director for External Relations and Funding. The successful applicant will also be at the service of all National Scout Organisations in Europe to strengthen their access to funding. A limited amount of travel within Europe will be required.

If you are interested, make sure that your application (including a letter of motivation and a curriculum vitae in English) reaches the Europe Support Centre no later than 17.00 CET on Wednesday 1 February 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be advised by Monday 6 February 2017 and interviews will be held in Brussels, Belgium, on 16 February 2017 for a start date as soon as possible, depending on the availability of the selected person.

Job description (in English and in French)
Person specification (in English and in French)

 

Regional Circular 2 2017: [CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS] Agora 2017

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Regional Circular 2 2017 provides you with information about Agora 2017, which is scheduled to take place at the Scoutcentrum Kruithuis in Delft, The Netherlands, from 19 to 23 April 2017.

Regional Circular 1 2017 – [CALL FOR PROJECT PARTNERS] Academy 2017

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The European Scout Region of WOSM is launching a Call for Project Partners for the Academy 2017.

Regional Circular 1 2017 provides you with information about the next Erasmus+ application the European region is planning to submit and for which your National Scout Organisation or National Scout Assocation can be partner: the Academy 2017, Hungary.

To be able to be a partner in this project proposal, please check carefully the requirements mentioned in the Circular and follow all the steps described. The application will be submitted at national level by the hosting NSO.

Please note the short deadline for returning the duly completed mandate should you be interested in becoming a partner in this project: 26 January 2017, at 12 noon, Brussels time.