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.

Regional Circular 30 2016: call for Participants: Young Spokespersons Training

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Regional Circular 30 2016 provides you with information about the Young Spokespersons Training 2017, which is scheduled to take place at the Úlfljótsvatn Scout Centre in Iceland from 19 to 23 April 2017.

Through project management, institutional involvement and external representation, Scouting aims to enable young people to acquire the core competencies to be used in supporting their personal development, increasing their engagement within Scouting and, ultimately, leading their local communities. This Young Spokesperson Training will increase the impact of Scouting and help building a youth-friendly image of the Movement.

Under the title “Speak it up!”, this training follows-up on the work of the European Region of WOSM in the field of external representation and communications. The event is a 4-day training aimed at Scouts and young Leaders aged 18-24 who will have the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and attitudes enabling them to take an active role in their Scout Associations, by speaking up for their opinions, effectively delivering the message of Scouting and properly representing the cause of Scouting when dealing with external audiences.

Careful selection of those attending is very important to ensure the relevance and quality of the event for the all participants and the follow up in their National Scout Associations.

Deadline for applications is 20 February 2017.

Find out more in the event invitation: 

Regional Circular 29 2016: [CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS] Partnerships Event 2017

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Regional Circular 29 2016 provides you with information about the Partnerships Event 2017, which is scheduled to take place in Brussels, Belgium, from 24 to 27 February 2017.

The event is hosted by Scouts en Gidsen Vlaanderen and Les Scouts, two of the four National Scout Associations in Belgium, in collaboration with the European Scout Region of WOSM, and organised by The Partnerships Network, a coalition of Scout and Guide associations, which aims at fostering, strengthening and developing partnerships between associations in Europe and associations from other regions of the world.

The overall idea of the network is to share and create information about ongoing partnerships, as well as to provide a platform for the exchange of experiences and knowledge. A continuing reflection on the relevance of partnerships, as well as the promotion of intercultural understanding and mutual respect are central elements of the Partnership Network.

Deadline for applications is 20 Januray 2017 using this on-line registration form.

We look forward to seeing a large number of associations represented at this event!

Find out more in the event invitation: 

Call for Participants: Guide & Scout Centre Manager’s Conference

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All Scout and Guide Centres, big or small, have successes and face challenges. There is always something to share or learn from each other. The aim of the biennial popular European Guide and Scout Centre Manager’s Conference is to strengthen and develop co-operation among Guide and Scout Centres across Europe and to facilitate strong working relations between the staff running these centres.

The 15th Conference is scheduled to take place from 12 to 15 October 2017 at the Úlfljótsvatn Scout Centre in Iceland.

All relevant information is available in the Event Documentation. Please note the very short registration deadline: 20 December 2016