Monthly Archives: March 2019

The Academy – Content Volunteer Needed

We are looking for you! Get ready to live an amazing experience with almost 200 participants from all over Europe!

We need a content volunteer for the planning team of The Academy 2019!

What do you need to be a support content volunteer?

● Be volunteer of a Member Organisation of WAGGGS;
● Have an IC approval to fill the role
● Have previous experience(s) with Academy;
● Be able to communicate effectively in English; good to have French;
● Have previous experience with organising training activities;
● Represent and appreciate the diversity of the Europe Region WAGGGS;
● Be able to think strategically
● Be committed to accomplish the tasks agreed with the rest of the Support Team (a sample of tasks is listed below);
● Be available for online contacts and agreed internet meetings;
● If possible and strongly encouraged to be present at the first preparatory meeting. The meeting will take place 7-9th June in Slovenia.
● Being present at the event itself is required for the Support Content Manager

Are you interested? Send us an e-mail to by 29/3/2019


Academy 2019 – More Information for Content Volunteer EN

Free Being Me Training Opportunity

In August/ September 2019, WAGGGS will be hosting a Free Being Me and/or Action on Body Confidence international training event in Europe.

We are inviting all Member Organisations that fulfil the criteria and are interested in attending to apply. Please download this document which outlines:

  • Information on the training event
  • Criteria to apply
  • Participant and MO expectations

If you are interested in applying, please register your interest by completing the survey and sending back to by Sunday 31 March 2019.

If you have any questions about the training or applying, please get in touch with Ariana at

We look forward to hearing from you!

Programme Co-Ordinator Vacancy

About the role

We are looking for a Programme Coordinator to support the Deputy World Centre Manager – Programme by ensuring the smooth operation of events and volunteer programmes at Our Chalet.

You will lead and have key responsibility for implementing on-site & off-site programmes for our international guests. Other duties include administrative tasks associated with delivering the programme of events, training and monitoring of volunteers and some direct programme delivery.

About You

As a successful candidate, you will have excellent interpersonal skills and be great at developing collaborative working relationships with staff & volunteers in cross-cultural settings.

You will have a ‘can-do’ attitude, be highly organised, team oriented and have the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

* Written and spoken language skills in English is essential, with the knowledge of other languages desirable.

If you care about opportunities for girls around the world, have programme delivery experience, and can start on July 2019, this could be the role for you!

What you can expect from us

  • 20 days annual leave, plus 10 days of public holidays for Canton of Bern
  • Health insurance supplement
  • Accident insurance
  • Employer pension contributions
  • Relocation package

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please visit our recruitment portal to download the recruitment pack and submit your cover letter & CV.

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

If you have a disability and can demonstrate closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original time frame.

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS – RoverNet VentureNet Network Meetings 2019 (Regional Circular 15 2019)

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The European Scout Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is happy to launch this Call for Participants for  the 7th edition of RoverNet and the 4th edition of VentureNet Network Meetings, which will be held in Zagreb, Croatia, from 9-12 May 2019.

This event is a great opportunity for all National Commissioners in charges of Venture and Rover age sections (or members of their respective national teams) to meet and exchange knowledge, experiences, add contacts and build bridges for future international collaborations. Make sure to register before 2 April 2019.

=> For more details, including a link to the registration form, please refer to Regional Circular 15 2019 (available in English only).

DOCUMENT DE DISCUSSION: Options d’alignement en Europe (Regional Circular 14_FR 2019)

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Suite à une demande du Forum des Commissaire internationaux de publier une liste d’options que le Comité Européen du Scoutisme de l’Organisation Mondiale du Mouvement Scout (OMMS) aurait discutées ou considérées comme des alternatives à la proposition de changement-de-cycle, le Comité Européen du Scoutisme fait circuler ce document de dicussion après sa réunion du 10 mars 2019.
L’intention est de faciliter davantage l’examen de la proposition ou des arrangements alternatifs. Cette liste d’options n’est pas considérée comme complète ou défintive, mais il reflète les options examinées pa le Comité.

Please note that the English version of this Regional Circular was already published.