25th World Scout Jamboree Recruitment

Date: 12th Aug 2021 Author: Joe Hargreaves-Lee

We’re so excited that West Lancs Scouts has been allocated a unit of 36 young people and 4 leaders to become part of the UK Contingent to the 25th World Scout Jamboree in Korea during 2023.

That means we need to recruit 4 adult volunteers to become the Unit Leadership Team who make sure that our 36 young people will be empowered to be bold and brave to make the most of the life-shaping experience the World Scout Jamboree will provide.

We’re supporting the UK Contingent’s vision to be the most inclusive UK Contingent to attend a World Scout Jamboree. There should be no unnecessary barriers to anyone becoming part of our Unit Leadership Team.

  • Never been to a Jamboree before? – that’s OK!
  • Not an Explorer Scout Leader? – absolutely no problem
  • Never been on a plane? – step forward tiger!

The UK Contingent is not shying away from challenging the perceptions of who an adult jamboree volunteer is, so if you’re prepared to Think big, Dream wild and Act together why not leap at the opportunity to apply to join our team?

This is an adult role, and considering prior experience, the UK Contingent advise Unit Leaders and Assistant should be at least 18 years old by 1st January 2022.

Considering it?

Applications are open until Friday 10th September 2021 for candidates interested in these roles.

You will need to complete the online Unit Leadership Team Application Form and submit it by the deadline.

Here are the key dates

  • Noon – Friday 10th September – All applications must be received.

Following an initial paper shortlisting, interviews will be held as follows:

  • Unit Leader – Sunday 19th September 2021
  • Assistant Unit Leaders – Saturday 9th October 2021

If you have any questions please contact Richard Charnock (Chair World Scout Youth Events – Richard.charnock@westlancsscouts.org.uk )

People can apply to be the Unit Leader, Assistant Unit Leader, or apply for either position. West Lancashire County Scout Council will pay the Jamboree fee for the four leaders that are appointed.

The successful Unit Leader MUST be able to attend the selection date for the Assistant Unit Leaders – Saturday 9th October, so those persons applying for the Unit Leader role should keep this date in their diary.

For more information on the role profiles please see the attached profile documents below.

Unit Leader Role Description

Assistant Unit Leader Role Description

Application Form

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