Group Administrator

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GROUP ADMINISTRATOR VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTION

(Taken from the BP&P SECTION 4000 – APPOINTMENTS/POSITIONS)

Accountable to:

Group Commissioner

Term:

Selected or elected, then appointed annually by the Group Commissioner

Time required:

8 to 10 hours per month (on average)

Scope of Position:

Effectively administers the non-program activities that are related to the business component and the well being of the Group as directed by the Group Commissioner.

Responsibilities:

Membership:

Communications:

  • Provide monthly reports on the administrative status of the Group to the Group Commissioner.
  • Be familiar with and support the Group Commissioner in the explanation of the Administrative policies and procedures for the Group.
  • Work closely with the Group Secretary to ensure that the minutes and records of the Group are recorded and maintained.

Program Support:

  • Provide assistance and leadership to the Section leaders in the development of budgets.
  • Coach/Mentor and assist the administrative members of the Group Committee in achieving competency and ensuring that all reporting and activities are consistent with Scouts Canada’s Mission, Policies and Practices.
  • Prepare for, and participate in, the Group Annual Review, paying particular attention to all non-program related activities such as the Group financial statements in conjunction with the Group Treasurer.
  • Identify/engage external resources as required so that annual Group initiatives and goals can be achieved.
  • Provide support to the Group Commissioner as required in the preparation of camps and special events.


Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated the appropriate knowledge and skills related to the position.
  • Committed to further personal development related to their role within one year.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Registered as a member of Scouts Canada.

Group Committee References

Screening and Training

As with all Scouter/volunteer positions, members of Group Committee must go through the Screening process. This includes completing the full Wood Badge Part I training, including the Group Committee specific modules 2 through 5.