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I am on the look out for a new Deputy District Youth Commissioner to join my team here in Blackpool.
The role of Deputy District Youth Commissioner (DDYC) is to work closely with the District teams and Groups to ensure that the views of our fantastic young people are listened to. Empowering them to make decisions and allow them to have a real say in what they do in Scouting.
The DDYC needs to:
Have excellent written and communication skills
Be computer literate
Be a self-motivator and be able to motivate others positively
Be able to work well in meetings
Have excellent presenting and facilitating skills
Have the ability to work and engage with young people aged 6 – 25
Have the ability to work and engage with adult members
Have the ability to speak confidently in public
Have the ability to be persuasive
Have the ability to work within predefined limits
The role is open to anyone who is aged between 17 and 25. You will be joining the existing team of me (DYC), Emily Platt (DDYC) and Emily Parkinson-Swift (DDYC). I look forward to getting all your applications.
If you have any questions please email me – firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply please download the application form here. The deadline for applications is Friday 2nd June 2017. Please send them to email@example.com
Our Ambassador Georgia Shiels is going from strength to strength!A massive congratulations from us all!
Georgia has made the switch from stage rallying to Rallycross with the assistance of LOCO Energy Drink. “All of this has come around really quickly,” said Georgia “to be talent-spotted by LOCO is so exciting and this is the start of a really amazing partnership. LOCO only launched last year so it’s great to grow with them and be on this journey to the top of the sport together.”
The Bolton University Engineering student contested in her first British Rallycross event on Sunday, finishing a competitive 7th overall after mechanical issues. Georgia is competing in a 200bhp RX150 buggy. “The RX150s are insane!” Georgia said. “They only weigh 420kg so the sheer acceleration is mind-blowingly fun!”
Rallycross is held on a closed mixed-surface race circuit but still has a nod to stage rallying as drivers spend much of their time sideways on the gravel. It is an ever-increasingly popular form of motorsport. Attracting thousands of spectators at each event and with plans for a rallycross circuit at Silverstone, the future for rallycross is bright! “There is a clear career path in rallycross,” Georgia says “which makes my ultimate goal of becoming the first ever female World Rallycross Champion possible, not to be tokenistic of women, but to inspire more young girls into both motorsport and engineering.”
“This is just the start.”