Open Call for volunteers WSC

Mitteilung des WSV: Open Call for volunteers to support the work of the World Scout Committee To draw upon the full talent available within our Movement for these working groups, the WSC has decided to launch an “Open Call” for interested volunteers to support the work of the World Scout Committee in the various “areas of work” which are clearly visible in the Business Resolutions and the Triennial Plan 2014-2017 approved in Slovenia. Applicants to this Open Call will be added to a “Volunteer Pool” from which the WSC will draw upon to appoint volunteers to the working groups it decides to set up. Applying for the Open Call does therefore clearly not imply automatic appointment. Also, if the WSC deems the expertise it requires is not available in the “Volunteer Pool” for some reason, it might still reach out to specific experts directly. The WSC would further like to ask NSOs and potential applicants to the Open Call to keep the following in mind: All applicants to the Open Call will need to be in good standing with their NSO/NSA, and will require endorsement of that NSO. Furthermore, if the WSC decides to appoint a volunteer to a working group, it will again seek formal endorsement of the NSO for this specific role. In line with the approved World Scout Youth Involvement Policy at the 40th World Scout Conference, the WSC aims to ensure that at least 30% of all working group members are below the age of 30 at the moment of appointment. To ensure that the Volunteer Pool resulting from the Open Call therefore has a wide range of competent persons above but also certainly below the age of 30, the WSC specifically wants to ask NSOs to also consider nominating...