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Call for Deputy Provincial Commissioner


The Deputy Provincial Commissioner holds a leadership position on provincial council.  She supports the Provincial Commissioner in the discharge of her duties, and takes on specific responsibilities as determined by the provincial leadership team.


  • Be a member of Provincial Council, and to preside at provincial council meetings in the absence of the Provincial Commissioner;
  • Encourage and support the Council to implement the work of the province;
  • Provide support at all levels of Guiding throughout the province;
  • To promote Guiding throughout the province through public speaking, media relations, external networking, and personal outreach; and,
  • To work in collaboration with staff to administer Guiding in the province within the policies of the organization.


  1. Commitment to GGC-GGC’s Mission, Vision, and youth potential
  2. Personal commitment to devote the time necessary to perform the responsibilities of a Deputy Provincial Commissioner.
  3. Demonstrate excellent leadership and team building aptitude, with strong interpersonal and communication.
  4. Possess experience in operations including: action planning, innovation, risk mitigation and financial oversight.
  5. Demonstrate best practices in facilitation and chairing meetings, with an ability to navigate difficult issues, champion and direct implementation of critical decisions which may sometimes be unpopular.
  6. Facilitate healthy relationships among and between volunteers and staff, including: coaching, mentoring and conflict resolution.


The Deputy Provincial Commissioner is elected by the voting members of the respective provincial council and is appointed by, and accountable to, the Provincial Commissioner.


The Deputy Provincial Commissioner is a three-year term, normally concurrent with the term of the Provincial Commissioner.  The time requirement for the Deputy Provincial Commissioner role varies between 5 – 10 hours per week on average. Please see the Deputy Provincial Commissioner Position Description for full details. 

To apply:  Click here to complete the on-line application form and submit your resume/CV by February 19, 2020 to your Provincial Nominating Committee at

All applications will be reviewed, and selected candidates will be contacted.

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