Scouting in Scotland A New Support Structure April 2008

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  • Scouting in Scotland A New Support Structure April 2008

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandDrivers for ChangeDropping membership numbers

    Reducing numbers of Groups

    Increasing numbers of unfilled appointments

    The often duplication of roles at SHQ/Area/District

    Increased requirement for advisors/specialists

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandDrivers for ChangeTo encourage more volunteers to work at Group level

    To recognise modern communications

    To concentrate specific resources on the development and promotion of Scouting

    To re-establish effective adult training

    To consolidate previous and current restructuring

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandCore RequirementsSupports and encourages young people

    Scout Group remains supreme for Beavers, Cubs and Scouts and linked to Explorers and Scout Network within Districts

    GSL role remains as core

    A re-focussed District role is strengthened/established

    Uniformed/Non Uniformed partnership is retained

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandCore RequirementsConsideration of Local Authority boundaries

    Have manageable volunteer roles

    Be viable both financially and numerically

    Must not require additional support or running costs

    Have high universal acceptance across Scotland

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandOur Roadmap for ChangeClear Vision of the futureExtensive preparationEffective individual and collective communicationsDetailed, sympathetic and wide consultationUpdated Role Descriptions Inclusive and open recruitment processPreparing and monitoring of a Project PlanGuidance for Change DocumentA role for everyone!

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandThe New Regional Structure

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandThe New Regional Structure

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandThe TaskMoving from 31 Areas to 8 Regions

    Moving from c. 80 to 56 Districts

    Offering better support to our 600 Scout Groups

    Established a Change Team to develop Guidance

    Recruitment and Redeployment of personnel

    Timetable for change

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandThe Eight RegionsHighlandNorth EastEastSouth EastForthClydeWestSouth West

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandDistinct ResponsibilitiesDISTRICT RESONSIBILITIES

    Motivational LeadershipDirect support to GroupsGSL recruitmentExecutive and Administrative ManagementSupporting the delivery of balanced ProgrammeDistrict Development and GrowthGetting started modulesDistrict gatheringsImplementing policiesManagement of District AssetsFinancial audit of Groups

    REGIONAL RESONSIBILITIES

    Inspirational LeadershipDirect support to DistrictsDC recruitmentExecutive and Strategic ManagementDevelopment Growth and supporting RecruitmentCommunication and PublicityTraining from module 5 onwardsAdvisory and guidance Formulating and Promoting policiesManagement of Regional AssetsFinancial audit of Districts

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandRegional Structure

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandDistrict Structure

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandGuidance Document

    LegalPropertyFinanceConstitution and PORFunding and Grant ProposalsRecruitment and Redeployment

    Adult TrainingMembership Services

    PR & CommunicationScottish Headquarters

    Section SupportImplementation Time Line

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandThings to ConsiderUnderstandingthe revised structurethe distinctive roles of Region & Districtthe new appointments & responsibilitiesthe differences with England, Wales and Northern Ireland

    Ensuring correct communication circulationCommunication matrix

    Ensuring Membership Services System serves the Scottish Structure

    Sectional Support Teams

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandTimetable for ChangePhase 1. Consultation and RecruitmentPhase 2. Appointments and PreparationPhase 3. ImplementationPhase 4. - Review

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in ScotlandFurther InformationScottish Headquarters WebsiteProject Managers:-Volunteer Roy Davidson, Depute Chief Commissioner (Development)StaffGraeme Luke, Programme and Development Executive

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

  • A New Support Structure in Scotland

    A New Support Structure in Scotland

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