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Scouter Onboarding Team Pilot

June 30, 2022

CEC is piloting a new service team called the Onboarding Team. Led by Jennifer Levitt Birdsall, this team will support GC's and Registrars by helping new volunteers get through the screening process. This does not replace anything you are doing at the Group level, those activities must continue. This team will supplement what you are doing and help get volunteers into their roles faster.
Some of the team's tasks:
  • Welcome new Scouters and by sending communication about the new Scouter Volunteer Process
  • Organize Virtual or In-Person Events for the new Scouters
  • Help Coach and Mentor a new Scouter who is having issues and would like to have one on one support
  • Help Coach and Mentor the Group members on the Volunteer Process
We thank the amazing volunteers who have stepped forward to help on our Onboarding Team:
Jennifer Levitt Birdsall - currently Troop Contact Scouter with 10th Waterloo, Jennifer started as an Activity Leader in Grade 9 to become a 5 Section Scouter, many Region and Council Teams, Organizer and Subcamp Director for many Canadian Jamborees and other large events.
Natalie Andrechek - currently Colony Contact Scouter with 45th Kitchener, Natalie has grown from a Beaver Mom who became a Scouter to a seasoned 4 Section Scouter and volunteer as an IST at WJ 24
Noah Snow - currently Colony Scouter at 9th Waterloo, Noah volunteered as a Scouter while in Venturers to be able to Scout with his younger brother. Noah understands being a Youth Scouter coming into an established team.
Peter Barber - currently Group Administrator at 4th Trafalgar, Peter has many years' experience onboarding new Scouters into a large sized group. Peter has worked with all sections at 4th Trafalgar over the many years he has volunteered.