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Regional Circular 10 2017 – Regional Open Call: Partnerships and Communications Teams, Spreading our Message Area of Operations

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the European Scout Region recently closed the initial round of recruitment for the teams supporting the delivery of the Regional Scout Plan. As anticipated, we advise of two opportunities for additional recruitment in the Spreading Our Message Area of Operations and specifically in two teams:

1) Spreading Our Message Area of Operation – Partnerships Team
2) Spreading Our Message Area of Operation – Communications Team

An online application form for both positions is available here: https://europeanscoutregion.typeform.com/to/kgCwvS
Additional background document: Regional Circular 15 2016 – Open Call 2016-2019

DEADLINE for application is 31 May 2017.

Regional Circular 9 – [INVITATION] – Scouting for Peace: Building the Open Spiritual Development Network

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Regional Circular 9 2017 presents you the invitation to participate in the European Scout Region’s Diversity & Inclusion Event  “Scouting for Peace: Building the Open Spiritual Development Network SPIRITECO”, which is scheduled to take place in Brussels, Belgium, from 9 to 11 June 2017.

The aim of the event is to offer structure and support to the SPIRITECO Network to be ready to support European National Scout Organisations and National Scout Association in introducing open spiritual development, targeting spiritual development for young people regardless of their confession of personal beliefs, in their curricula.

Application Deadline in 22 May 2017.

Find out more in the event invitation: 

Joint Call for Hosts: Chief Volunteers Meeting 2017

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The Networking event for Chief Volunteers (or equivalent) builds on networking events held at Regional Conferences when there was a clear desire to find opportunities for these important volunteers to share and mix with their peers. This is a non-formal opportunity to share experiences and strategies, networking and chances to make new contacts and find mutual support. The event follows similar events in 2009, 2012 and 2015.

The European Scout Committee and the Europe Committee WAGGGS have agreed to stage the next edition of the Chief Volunteer Meeting in December 2017 to avoid clashes with other events. They are confident that there is much to be gained for young people, for the Member Organisations of WAGGGS and National Scout Organisations of WOSM, and for the two Regions.

With this message, we ask WAGGGS Member Organisations and/or National Scout Organisations to host the Chief Volunteers Meeting 2017.

Find more details in the Joint Call for Hosts – Chief Volunteers Meeting 2017:

Call for a Project 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 for a part time Project Officer – on a 40% basis.

The contract will last until the 31 December 2019.

The person hired will support the project management for the EU funded project “Time to be Welcome”. The project aims to support the involvement of scouts to support the welcoming of refugees and migrant in Europe. The person will work under the supervision of the Director for Diversity and Inclusion, who is located at the Europe Support Centre, Geneva. 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 Monday 15 May 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be advised by Wednesday 17 May 2017 and interviews will be held in Brussels, Belgium, on 22 May 2017 for a start date as soon as possible, depending on the availability of the selected person.

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Syrian Refugee Scouts Take Possession of Their Scout House in Turkey

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Ever since the wars in Syria started, Turkey has been welcoming large numbers of refugees, many of whom continue to stay in refugee camps in the southern border region of the country.

Regional Circular 7 – [URGENT ACTION] – Call for Partners: four Erasmus+ Applications for Regional Events in 2017 & 2018

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The European Scout Region of WOSM is inviting members organisations to consider becoming partners in four Erasmus+ projects in 2017 and 2018. The applications will be submitted at national level by the respective host assocaitions:

–       Management of Volunteers in Scouting (MOVIS), Spain, 7-10 December 2017
–       9th Educational Methods Forum, Romania, 31 May – 3 June 2018
–       Regional Communications Event, Estonia, 31 May – 3 June 2018
–       European Agora, Ireland, in April 2018

Please note the very short deadline: 15 April 2017!

Joint Call for Partners for an Erasmus+ Project Application: Network Meeting 2017

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On behalf of the European Regions of WOSM and WAGGGS, the Europe Office WAGGGS is intending to submit an Erasmus+ project application for the Network Meeting 2017, scheduled to take place in Malta from 7 to 12 November 2017.

Short deadline!
Interested members associations of both regions are invited to return a duly completed partner agreement form by 9 April 2017 at the latest.

For more information, please refer to Joint Communication 6 2017:

– Joint Call for Partners for an Erasmus+ Project Applicaiton: Network Meeting 2017 (English, Français)
– Partner Agreement Form (“Mandate”) (English only)

Regional Circular 6 – [URGENT ACTION] Category B and C Support for World Scout Youth Forum and World Scout Conference

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At its meeting in November 2016, the European Scout Committee agreed its policy on support for NSOs from the European Scout Region to participate in the World Scout Youth Forum and World Scout Conference both to be held in Azerbaijan this summer.

Details have now been made available by the hosts. You can find all relevant information in Regional Circular 6 2017.