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Regional Circular 17 2017 – Annual Report 2016/2017 & European Regional Meeting at WSConf in Baku

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The European Scout Committee is pleased to share with you the Annual Report of the European Scout Region for the period July 2016-June 2017, which covers work and activities undertaken by and in the European Scout Region in the first year of the current triennium.

Representatives of NSOs and NSAs attending the World Scout Conference in Baku, Azerbaijan, will have the opportunity to discuss the Report with members of the Committee on 14 August 2017 during a European Regional Meeting at the World Scout Conference 2017 (see the agenda of that Meeting in English and French).

Regional Circular 17 2017 – Annual Report 2016 2017 of the European Scout Committee in English
Regional Circular 17 2017 – Annual Report 206 2017 of the European Scout Committee in French

Final Agenda – European Regional Meeting in Baku (AZ) on 14 August 2017 (in English, in French)

 

Global Programmes Manager (Maternity Cover) Vacancy- World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts

Job Title:                    Global Programmes Manager (Maternity Cover)

Location:                    Brussels, Belgium

Hours / Tenure:        35 hours a week – Fixed Term Contract for 7 months

Salary:                        c €43,324 per annum

Closing Date:            14th August 2017 (12.00hrs)

Interview Date:        TBC

About Us:

Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting is the world’s only movement for every girl and any girl because we believe that each of them deserves to be the best they can be. Free to make what they want from the Movement, girls learn by doing, make friends and have fun. In safe, local spaces, girls develop the skills and attitudes to change themselves, their communities and our world.

The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) keeps the global Movement thriving, united and growing.

About the Role:

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our organisation. The role includes being the lead staff person preparing for a major Guide and Scout event being held in July 2018 (Roverway 2018), taking forward a gender mainstreaming pilot with 11 national Guide associations and contributing to our work to help Guide associations worldwide build their understanding and delivery of leadership and a quality girl experience. You will work closely with colleagues, senior volunteers and national associations.

About You:

As a successful candidate, you will have significant experience in programme management with experience of youth organisations in Europe.

You will have a great track record of building, maintaining effective internal and external relationships, developing cross-functional working with staff and volunteers in the UK and internationally

It is essential that you can demonstrate experience of reporting to senior level stakeholders and have excellent interpersonal, communication and analytical skills together.

This is a seven month maternity cover role from mid-September 2017 to mid-April 2018.

 

Our preference is for the post to be based in our Brussels office and the successful candidate must be able to start by Monday 18th September 2017.

If you care about opportunities for girls in Europe and around the world, can quickly pick up established programmes and work collaboratively, but also under your own initiative, this could be a the role for you!

What you can expect from us

  • 20 days annual leave plus 6 days extra-legal leave per annum
  • Generous Pension Contribution
  • Group and hospitalization insurance,
  • Meal vouchers
  • Transport supplement.

 How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, you can download the recruitment pack and apply online by going to https://www.wagggs.org/en/jobs-opportunities/global-programme-manager-maternity-cover/

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 that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team (hr@wagggs.org) to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original timeframe.

Regional Open Call Extended!

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The deadline for the recruitment of additional regional volunteers in the European Scout Region has been extended!
If you are interested in joining – or know someone who might be – the team of volunteers and work in the
(1) Supporting our Finances Area of Operation– Financial Support Group (three vacancies), or the
(2) Continuous Improvement Area of Operation – Volunteer Management Team (one vacancies)
then check make sure to apply by 3 August 2017!
For more details – including the link to the online application form – please check Regional Circular 12 2017

Save the Date & Call for Themes: Chief Volunteers Meeting 2017

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The European Scout Region of WOSM and the WAGGGS Europe Region are organising the next Chief Volunteers Meeting this coming December and invite you to SAVE THE DATE!

Committee Update June 2017 (WOSM)

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The European Scout Committee has just returned from its third regular meeting in the current triennium which was held in Venice, Italy, over the fourth weekend of June 2017.

Find out the highlights of this meeting in the June 2017 issue of Committee Update.

Regional Circular 14 2017: Audited Financial Accounts 10.2014-09.2015

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We are pleased to share with you the Auditor’s Report for the European Scout Region for the fiscal year that ended on 30 September 2016. Our aditors, KPMG, did not signal any qualifications.

Find the Auditor’s Report and the three sets of audited accounts in Regional Circular 14 2017:

  • Regional Circular 14 2017: Audited Financial Report 10.2014-09.2015 – Cover Letter (English, French)
  • Regional Circular 14 2017 Annex 1 – Audited Accounts European Scout Region (Support Centre Geneva) (English only)
  • Regional Circular 14 2017 Annex 2 – Audited Accounts Bureau Européenne du Scoutisme (Support Centre Brussels) (English only)
  • Regional Circular 14 2017 Annex 3 – Audited Accounts Fund for European Scouting (English only)

Regional Circular 13 2017 – Open Call to solicit project under MOP “Mini Grants in Europe II”

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The European Scout Region through the Regional Decision Committee (RDC) of the Messenger of Peace (MOP) Initiative of WOSM is launching a new open call for “Mini Grants Projects” to be submitted not later than 15 August 2017.

The “Mini Grants Project” is to support a total of three such projects in the European Region to be implemented from 1 September 2017 for one year.

Further information is available in Regional Circular 13 2017 and its annexes:

Regional Circular 13 2017-MOP Mini Grants in Europe II – Cover Letter EN
Regional Circular 13 2017-MOP Mini Grants in Europe II – Cover Letter FR
Regional Circular 13 2017-MOP Mini Grants in Europe II – Annex 1 – Open Call EN
Regional Circular 13 2017-MOP Mini Grants in Europe II – Annex 1 – Open Call FR
Regional Circular 13 2017-MOP Mini Grants in Europe II – Annex 2 – Application Form EN only

Regional Circular 12 2017: Open Call to recruit Regional Volunteers: Finance Support Group (3) and Volunteer Management Team (1)

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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. At present, we advise of two opportunities for additional recruitment in the Supporting our Finances and Continuous Improvement Areas of Operation:

1) Supporting our Finances Area of Operation– Financial Support Group (three vacancies)
2) Continuous Improvement Area of Operation – Volunteer Management Team (one vacancies)

An online application form for both positions is available here: https://europeanscoutregion.typeform.com/to/jIp713
Additional background document: Regional Circular 15 2016 – Open Call 2016-2019

DEADLINE for applications is 28 July 2017 (for the Financial Support Group) and 18 July 201 (for the Volunteer Management Team).