Category Archives: WAGGGS

Call for Erasmus+ project partners – Guides and Scouts lead the way on Refugee Inclusion (Joint Communication 12 2018)

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The Europe Region WAGGGS (World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts) & the European Region WOSM (World Organization of the Scout Movement) are pleased to launch a call for partners for the joint event Guides and Scouts lead the way on Refugee Inclusion, which is scheduled to take place in Greece end March/beginning April 2019.

The deadline for your expressions of interest and submission of relevant documents is Tuesday 25 September 2018.

Please find below all relevant information, including the specific mandate which need be to completed by potential partners.

JOINT CALL FOR PARTNERS – EN

Annex: Specific Mandate for this Call_en_2017

JOINT CALL FOR PARTNERS – FR

Joint Survey: Collaboration of WAGGGS & WOSM in Europe (Joint Communication 11 2018)

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The Europe Committee WAGGGS and the European Scout Committee of WOSM invite you to contribute to the thinking about the relationship of WOSM and WAGGGS at European level.

A Joint Survey has been developed to help gather your feedback by 10 September 2018.

Please find the Committees’ message in Joint Communication 11 2018.

 

Internship (CIP) – Roverway Assistant

Roverway 2018 is a European learning event for young people age 16-22. It is organised by WAGGGS, WOSM and Scouting Nederland. Roverway 2018 took place in the Netherlands from 23 July to 2 August. Over 4000 young people from all over Europe and beyond gathered for the event. It is a volunteer led event and relies on the passionate and hard work of 700 volunteers. Find out more at www.roverway2018.nl/en/.

WAGGGS is working on a long-term project (Lead the Way) aimed at empowering young people to deliver a relevant, exciting, accessible and learner led programme for Roverway participants. This should also match our mission and vision.

JOB PURPOSE

To provide organisational support to WAGGGS’ work related to Roverway 2018, focusing on support of volunteers to ensure they deliver a high-quality programme. You’ll work with the project manager to ensure organisational aspects are taken care of and internal information flows.

BENEFITS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Gain experience in organising a large scale event
  • Gain experience working in an intercultural and diverse environment
  • Gain experience working in a global and complex organisation
  • Develop competence to deal with ambiguity
  • Develop facilitation skills working with volunteers and external stakeholders
  • Increase knowledge and understanding of the management of funded grants.

TIME FRAME

Start as soon as possible, preferably no later than 21 September 2018.  The contract will last for three months.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

2  September 2018 . If you are interested in this position, please visit our website to download the recruitment pack and apply by sending a copy of your CV to HR@wagggs.org

Interviews will take place on September 2018 at Rue de l’industrie 10, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium.

We will invite people for interviews on a rolling basis and uphold the right to select someone before the deadline.

AVAILABILITY

Normal working hours are 7.5 hours per day Monday to Friday. You might also support delivery of events which require weekend and evening work. Compensatory leave days will be provided.

Applicants must already be living and have the right to work in Belgium.

REMUNERATION

  • EUR 1000 net per month
  • Meal vouchers of EUR 8 face value per week day worked (EUR 1.24  employee contribution is required)

From Roverway 2018 to Roverway 2024 (Joint Communication 10 2018)

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Roverway 2018 is just about to start and will be officially opened on 23 July 2018 by His Excellency Frans Timmermans, first Vice-President of the European Commission. Many of us will be attending some of Roverway, some as part of the open invitation to an IC Meeting during Roverway 2018 from the International Commissioners of Scouting Nederland.

On this occasion, the European Committees of WAGGGS and WOSM are pleased to announce that the next Roverway will be held in 2024.

Find out more in Joint Communication 10 2018, which is a letter addressed to the member organisations by the chairpersons of the two European Committees:

Joint Communication 10 2018 – Form Roverway 2018 to Roverway 2024 in English
Joint Communication 10 2018 – Form Roverway 2018 to Roverway 2024 in French
Annex (in English only): Invitation to an IC Meeting held during Roverway 2018

CALL FOR BIDS TO HOST – the 16th European Scout & Guide Centre Managers’ Conference 2019 (joint Communication 09 2018)

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Since 1989, managers of Guide & Scout Centres across Europe have gathered every two years at the European Guide & Scout Centre Managers’ Conference (ECMC). The 15th conference took place at Úlfljótsvatn Outdoor and Scout Centre, in Iceland, in October 2017 and brought together around 60 participants, planning team members and experts.

With the present Call for Bids to Host, the network of Centre Managers is inviting any interested National Scout Organisation of WOSM (NSO) or Member Organisation of WAGGGS (MO) or Scout/Guide Centre to consider hosting the 16th Conference in 2019.

Find out more about the requirements potential hosts need to fulfil in our Joint Communication 09 2018. Please note that the deadline for submission of your bidding documentation is 1 October 2018.