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County Commissioner Search

To: All full and associate members in [County name] recorded on Compass 


Dear [member name], 

 Do you know the next leader of [County name] Scouts? We think you might! 

 Could someone from your District be the person we are looking for to take on the role of County Commissioner?  

 Who do you know who is… 

  •  inspirational and enthusiastic
  • a brilliant problem solver
  • a dream at building and leading a team of key volunteers
  • resourceful and energetic
  • passionate about developing young people and volunteers 

As a County Commissioner they would be responsible for ensuring the support and leadership of the District Commissioners and wider County team in [County]. In turn they would be comprehensively supported by the Regional Commissioner, Area Growth and Development Manager and Officers, other County Commissioners and key volunteers from across the County. 

How to nominate people: 

  • If you would like to discuss the role, or to make a nomination, please contact [name and role] on [phone number] or email at [email address]
  • Download the [vacancy pack] which unpacks the role in more detail 
  • Apply or nominate someone online now 

We need you to nominate someone, or some people, who you think would make a great contribution to the role of County Commissioner. You may wish to apply for the role yourself, which would be great! We would also consider a 'team' nomination or other opportunities to share the role.  

Any nomination you make will be kept in the strictest confidence. Nominating an individual does not commit them to applying for the role. The Search Group will contact nominees to discuss the opportunity and whether they wish to take the application further. 

The closing date for applications or nominations is [date]. Interviews will be held on the [date]. 

Thank you for your time so far, please do distribute this email wider to anyone you think may be interested, and please do get in touch with questions that you may have! 



On behalf of the [County name] County Commissioner Search Group