County Leader Diversity and Inclusion


Do you want a new or extra challenge?

Would you like to be part of a team that is committed to ensuring that Scouting in West Sussex is diverse and inclusive?

I am looking to build a team to support and
promote inclusivity. The areas I am looking to promote and support are; Special needs,
Behaviour, LGBT, Ethnicity, Girls in Scouting and Mental health.

Do you think you have the skills, energy and knowledge to support? If so get in touch!


Contact: Suzanne Few – DCC Diversity and Inclusion below

Assistant County Commissioner – Growth

Every year we help over 450,000 young people in the UK enjoy new adventures; to experience the outdoors, interact with others, gain confidence and have the opportunity to reach their full potential. And it’s not just young people who can get in on the action. Working alongside our youth members are thousands of adult volunteers, with a huge variety of roles and opportunities available.

The Assistant County Commissioner for Growth will support the County Commissioner in encouraging and supporting growth across West Sussex.

The role holder will:

Understand, embrace and lead the plan to achieve our County growth goals.
Work closely with District Commissioners and relevant growth facilitators to encourage, support and deliver growth in all ten West Sussex Districts.

Collaborate closely with both the Assistant Regional Commissioners
(Growth), the Regional Services Team and local growth and development
staff to deliver growth (both retention and recruitment) through targeted
projects and initiatives.

This role, is part of the County Management Team and could be undertaken
as a role share. You’ll need to be able to travel across the County and attend
approximately ten weekend meetings per year plus occasional evening
meetings and have time to response to emails and calls.

Take a look at the full role description.

or contact Robert Sawyer below

Assistant County Youth Commissioners

The search for Assistant County Youth Commissioners begins!!

Do you want to make a difference to Scouting in West Sussex?

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?

Do you want to support the views of over 9,500 young people within the County?


If your an enthusiastic young person who is passionate about youth shaped scouting then the County Youth Commissioners want to hear from you!!

We’re recruiting 2 new assistants to work in partnership with us. One assistant will focus on events and the other will look at youth shaped support. You’ll be key at helping West Sussex grow, help us stay connected to young people and ensure young people have a say and shape their Scouting. The full role descriptions for both roles can be found below:


If you are interested or know someone who would be, just fill out the application form which can be found here and send it to before the deadline of 12th November 2017.

If you have any questions or queries then please get in touch.