DESC Essentials Support Day

DESC Essentials Support Day     Saturday 11th October 2014     Holiday Inn Hotel Walsall.
A new resource called DESC Essentials is currently being written that aims to support new DESCs with an induction into their role.  The Regional Commissioner and the County Commissioners have agreed to fund from the West Midlands Regional Fund a  DESC Essentials Support Day for DESCs across the West Midlands.
Therefore I am delighted to invite anyone in the DESC role to attend-
DESC Essentials Support Day Saturday 11th October Holiday Inn Hotel,  Walsall
This one day workshop has been designed for District Explorer Scout Commissioners or DESCs.
It complements the DESC Essentials – an induction document for new DESCs.
Because the DESC Essentials Induction document is so new we felt it was important that the DESC Essentials Day is open to any DESC regardless of how long they have been in the role.
The day is free to attend, lunch and refreshments are included and each participant will receive a copy of DESC Essentials.
Using informative and interactive workshops the Day covers key elements of the DESC role including;

  • District Executive and Support for you
  • Building your team
  • Young Leaders – The scheme
  • Reviewing your Provision
  • Managing recruitment of young people and adults

The day also includes free time to enable you to chat and network with other DESCs from across the West Midlands.
There will also be an opportunity to chat to the Regional Development Service who can offer support and advice on all aspects of recruitment and development within scouting. There will also be a resource area for you to obtain samples of free resources that are available.
The day will begin with coffee, registration and Bacon rolls from 8:30am with a prompt 9:00am start.    
We expect the day to end at approx 4:30pm.

To reserve your place and for more information please visit the WMRDS event pages by clicking HERE

Whilst we understand that this day could also be of benefit to anyone with the role of ACC Explorers, due to the limited number of spaces available and the expected high demand we reserve the right to offer priority places to those who have a DESC role if we are oversubscribed.
I have sent this email to all DESCs listed on the scouts membership database for each District in this County, please do forward this email if you believe I have not included your DESC.

If you have any queries at all please do not hesitate to contact me.

Best wishes
Sam  Booth [Samantha.Booth@scouts.org.uk]
On behalf of the West Midlands Regional Team.

Event-Date: 
Saturday, 11 October, 2014 -
08:30 to 16:30