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The word '''Group''' in Canadian scouting (often referred to as a '''Local Group''')  refers to a [[charter|chartered]] organization in a defined location which runs one or more [[section]]s of [[Scout]]s.  
 
The word '''Group''' in Canadian scouting (often referred to as a '''Local Group''')  refers to a [[charter|chartered]] organization in a defined location which runs one or more [[section]]s of [[Scout]]s.  
  
Several Groups will be part of an [[Area]] and many Areas together make up a [[Council]].
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Several Groups will be part of an [[Area]] and many Areas together make up a [[Council]]. A Group is run by a [[Group Committee]], with a [[Group Commissioner]] and [[Group Youth Commissioner]] taking primary leadership roles.  
  
A Group is run by a [[Group Committee]], with a [[Group Commissioner]] and [[Group Youth Commissioner]] taking primary leadership roles.  
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Each Group will have a Group Committee led by a Group Commissioner selected or elected, then appointed by the [[Area Commissioner]], to ensure that the section leaders receive the appropriate service and support necessary to develop and conduct a quality program and achieve Scouts Canada’s Program Standards.
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== Responsibilities ==
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Group committee members will be clearly focused on the following:
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'''Program'''
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* Help section leaders deliver quality programs
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* Motivate and support Scouters
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* Recognize and thank section Scouters
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* Coach and mentor section Scouters
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* Provide training and development opportunities
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'''Membership'''
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* Recruit volunteers
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* Recruit youth members
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'''Administration'''
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* Critical administration including risk management and finance
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* Fundraising
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:59, 3 January 2016

The word Group in Canadian scouting (often referred to as a Local Group) refers to a chartered organization in a defined location which runs one or more sections of Scouts.

Several Groups will be part of an Area and many Areas together make up a Council. A Group is run by a Group Committee, with a Group Commissioner and Group Youth Commissioner taking primary leadership roles.

Each Group will have a Group Committee led by a Group Commissioner selected or elected, then appointed by the Area Commissioner, to ensure that the section leaders receive the appropriate service and support necessary to develop and conduct a quality program and achieve Scouts Canada’s Program Standards.

Responsibilities

Group committee members will be clearly focused on the following:

Program

  • Help section leaders deliver quality programs
  • Motivate and support Scouters
  • Recognize and thank section Scouters
  • Coach and mentor section Scouters
  • Provide training and development opportunities

Membership

  • Recruit volunteers
  • Recruit youth members

Administration

  • Critical administration including risk management and finance
  • Fundraising