Dear Leaders of Lonsdale
In 2019 the District is planning to provide an International experience in Europe for Scouts and Explorers in our District. We are looking for an Expedition Leader and five Assistant Leaders to provide a youth shaped trip open to all Scouts and Explorers in the Summer of 2019 and especially those unsuccessful in their 2019 World Scout Jamboree application.
The Expedition Leader will be responsible for the smooth organisation of the trip in line with POR and BS 8848 standards. They will be required to provide regular reports to the responsible District Commissioner and District Executive.
It is important that the Expedition Leader is involved in the recruiting of their team and during the planning, organisation and the final event it is expected that the Expedition Leader is someone who can support the development of Leaders to lead future International trips.
The Assistant Leadership team will be allocated specific responsibilities as outlined below to support the Expedition Leader in the smooth running of the event. Each member of the Leadership Team will report directly to the Expedition Leader.
Assistant Leader – Finance
Assistant Leader – Administration
Assistant Leader – Programme
Assistant Leader – Travel
Assistant Leader – Quartermaster
13th & 14th January 2018 – Recruitment of Leadership Team
Early February 2018 – Leadership Team to meet to discuss Location & Budget
End February 2018 – Budget submission to District Executive
March to May 2018 – Scout & Explorer Recruitment
July 2018 – First Unit Meet & Payment
Sept 2018 to July 2019 – Fundraising & Training Weekends (minimum 2)
August 2019 – Expedition
October 2019 – Submit Final Report & Accounts.
Completed forms should be returned by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and must arrive by Friday 5th January 2018 at the very latest. All applications will be acknowledged