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Commissioners Orientation Workshop - March 23, 2019

March 23, 2019   8am to 8pm - Port Perry Scout Hall – 15585 Simcoe St., Port Perry, ON

Cost:  $10 - includes: Full day of workshops on Saturday, Lunch, Dinner and snacks; Informal Campfire & networking

Register Now      Registration deadline ** March 15 ** 


Did you Know…. WHITE PINE COUNCIL is having a COW! Bring your whole Herd!

Who Should Attend:

  • Youth and/or Scouters with the title “Commissioner” in their Scouting Role.
  • Sr. Youth, Scouters and/or Volunteer wishing to pursue a role on their Group Committee, on their Area Team, or on their Council team

Workshop Topics will include:

  • Empowering Youth Leadership
  • Canadian Path & Program Quality
  • The Role of the Group/Area/Council Commissioner
  • Risk Management
  • MyScouts.ca (how to)
  • New Scouter Orientation
  • How to run a successful meeting
  • Changes to the Volunteer Development
  • Fun Teambuilding
  • Dealing with Difficult People / Conducting Difficult Conversations



Networking!!! Come ready to share stories, resources, bad cow jokes

How can you tell if a cow is exceptional? ….   It’s outstanding in its field!!!

Displays on Sites:        A Variety of items !!!

If you have any questions concerning the workshop please contact

Debby Corneal at debby.corneal@scouts.ca

 

SCHEDULE 

Time                              Scheduled                                                      Location

  • 7:45-8:00 am       Arrival & register                                          Main Hall
  • 8:00-8:10 am       Welcome                                                        Main Hall
  • 8:10-8:40 am       Scouting Experience Overview                     Main Hall
  • 8:45-9:45 am       Session 1                                                        Session Areas
  • 9:45-9:55 am       Break / Move on
  • 10:00-11:00 am   Session 2                                                       Session Areas
  • 11:00–12:00 am  Empowering Youth Members                       Main Hall
  • 12:00– 1:00 pm   LUNCH                                                        Main Hall
  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm     Session 3                                                      Session Areas
  • 2:00 - 3:00 pm     Session 4                                                      Session Areas
  • 3:00 – 3:15 pm    Break
  • 3:15 – 4:00 pm    Changes to the Volunteer Development       Main Hall
  • 4:00 - 5:15 pm     Discussion on Current Issues with your Council Team      Main Hall
  • 5:15 – 6:30 pm    DINNER                                                       Main Hall
  • 6:30 -7:30 pm      Risk Management                                        Main Hall
  • 7:30 – 8:30 pm    Casual Campfire / Networking                     Outside & Inside
  • 8:30 pm               Closing

 

SESSIONS

Sessions for Everyone

  1. Scouting Experience Overview, Facilitators: Debby Corneal, Anita Simmons, Craig Rendall, Wil Corneal, Tim Pollock
  2. Risk Management, Facilitator: Kelly Corneal
  3. Changes to Volunteer Development, Facilitator: Tim Pollock
  4. Discussion on Current Issues – Ask your Council Team,   Facilitators: Council Key Three Plus

  5. Empowering Youth Members, Facilitators: Evelyn Roberts, Kelly Corneal, Mitch Hawkins

Choices:  Please choose 4 of 7 options

  1. New Scouter Orientation – Warm Welcome
  2. Roles of Council, Area & Group Commissioners & Scouters
  3. Canadian Path & Program Quality – Updates and How to’s
  4. My Scouts.ca – navigating the system
  5. Maintaining a Healthy Group – Keep growing with Youth and Scouters
  6. Enjoy Team Building – strengthen your group
  7. HR-Dealing with Difficult People &/or conducting Difficult Conversations

 

SESSION DETAILS

Choices:  Please choose 4 of 7 options                                                          Available

1  New Scouter Orientation – Warm Welcome                                          Session #3

            Facilitator - TBA

  • You have a Parent or Youth who would like to become a Scouter.  How do they complete the process? 
  • New Scouter Welcome Kit
  • Volunteer Screening Policy

 

2  Roles of Council, Area & Group Commissioners & Scouters              Session #2

Facilitators: Evelyn Robertson, Amy Patterson (CRM)

  • Management Structure of Scouts Canada
  • Who supports who
  • Job Descriptions

     

3  Canadian Path & Program Quality (PGA’s) –How to’s                      Session #1,#3

            Facilitator – Wil Corneal

  • Understand the Canadian Path and the Role of Commissioners
  • Learn how to use the Program Quality (PQA) to benefit your sections          

 

4  My Scouts.ca –                                                                                  Session #1, #4

Facilitator – Amy Patterson  

  • Learn how to navigate myscouts to run reports, input seasonal PQA reports, input session fees, input interview information, etc.
  • How Help Desk Tickets Work.  Who gets them?  GC?  Section Scouters?

 

5  Maintaining a Healthy Group                                                         Session #1, #4

            Facilitator – Anita Simmons

  • Recruiting Youth & Adults
  • Using Scouts Canada tools
  • Parent inclusion
  • How to keep meetings relevant, on topic, and on time!

 

6  Enjoy Team Building – strengthen your group                             Session #2, #4

Facilitator – Kelly Corneal

  • Build the working relation between your Section Scouters, Scouters & Youth,
  • Encourage better communication
  • Have fun doing it

 

7   HR-Dealing with Difficult People &/or conducting Difficult Conversations  Session #2, #3

            Facilitator – TBA

  • Identify the value of having crucial conversations
  • Be prepared for difficult or awkward conversations
  • Summarize the issues and seek solutions to desired results.
  • Assess your communication skills and evaluate your approach
  • Effectively approach others with an issue
  • Use questions to clarify and engage others

Session Choices: (fill in choices in the registration form below)

Register Now

  Registration deadline ** March 15 **


 

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