Eligability Criteria

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA – VICTORIAN CONTINGENT AJ2022 

 

  1. Scouts    
  • Must not have had their 15th birthday as at 3rd January 2022 i.e. Date of Birth after 3rd January 2007.
  • No extension to this age limit is allowed
  • Must be a current registered youth member at the time of application and through until at least 14th January 2022
  • Must, gave met the requirements by 1 December 2021 for either:
    • Program Essentials Milestone 1, as well as Outdoor Adventure Skills Stage 3 in each of Bushcraft, Bushwalking and Camping
    • or Pioneer badge
  • Must have completed 10 nights camping in the outdoors with the Unit or Patrol, as a Scout. Four of those nights must be consecutive and camping with family or school is not considered within the ten nights.
  • Must have approval from the Unit Council
  • Must have consent from their parents/guardian
  • Must be considered by their parents/guardians and Unit Council to be of both sufficient maturity and good behaviour to successfully participate in the Jamboree  

 

  1. Venturers  

May Apply as Junior Service Leaders  

  • Must be registered and invested as a youth member at the time of application and through to at least 14 January 2022
  • Must be 15 years of age with at least 6 months service as a Venturer, before the opening day of the Jamboree, 3 January 2022, i.e Date of Birth on or before 3rd January 2007
  • Must not have progressed to Rovers before the end of the Jamboree, i.e not before 15th January 2022
  • If the Venturer turns 18 years old before or during the Jamboree, they must also comply with the requirements at Point 7 below for adults attending Jamboree.
  • Must have completed either
    • The Program Essentials Introduction to Section for Venturer Scouts, as well as Stage 3 in each of Bushcraft, Bushwalking and Camping
    • Venturing Skills Award
  •  Must have the desire to provide service to Scouts
  • Must be recommended by the Unit Council as being of excellent character, a good role model to Scouts as has the skills and abilities to undertake the activity (or other tasks) nominated on the application form
  • Must have consent from parents/guardians  

 

  1. Rovers   
  • Registered members at the time of application who are a member of a Rover Crew for the duration of the Jamboree, with registration valid through to 14th January 2022, will be accepted as Service Leaders
  • Must not be older than 26 years, at 14th January 2022
  • Must have completed either:
    • The Program Essentials Introduction to Section for Rover Scouts, as well as Stage 3 in each of Bushcraft, Bushwalking and Camping
    • or Squire Training Badge
  • Be recommended by their Unit Council as being of excellent character, a good role model to younger Youth Members, and have the skills and abilities to undertake the activity (or other tasks) as nominated on the application form.
  • Be ready to cope with the physical requirements of the event. 

 

  1. Line Leaders  
  • Must hold a Certificate of Adult Leadership and Jamboree Unit Leaders must hold a Wood Badge in the Scout Section at 30th September 2021, with registration valid through to 14th January 2022
  • Be approved by the Contingent Leader in line with Victorian Contingent Policy.
  • Be ready to cope with the physical requirements of the event.

 

  1. Service Leaders and Other Adult Supporters (incl Adult Helpers & ASF)   
  • Must hold a Certificate of Adult Membership at 30th September 2021, with registration valid through to 14th January 2022
  • Be approved by the Contingent Leader in line with Victorian Contingent Policy
  • Be ready to cope with the physical demands of the event    

6. Day Workers

  • A day worker is defined as a person affiliated with Scouting who provides services to the Jamboree on a part time basis.
  • Must hold a Certificate of Adult Membership at 30th September 2021, with registration valid through to 14th January 2022
  • Be approved by the Contingent Leader in line with Victorian Contingent Policy
  • Be ready to cope with the physical demands of the event 
  • Day workers attendance details are yet to be finalised and will be updated when known. 

 

7. All adults (including Rovers and Venturers over 18 years old)    

  • Must have completed before 30th September 2021, and within 3 years of 14th January 2022, the WHS Scouting and Child Safe Scouting eLearning module
  • Must by 30th September 2021 hold a current Working With Children Check Card, valid through to at least 14 January 2022
  • Must have completed by 30th September 2021 and within 5 years of 14th January 2022, a National Police Records Check
  • Must agree to the Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct

 

8. All Victorian Applicants  

  • Must be part of the Victorian Contingent and pay the Contingent fee.
  • The applicants Group Leader, LIC or responsible Commissioner must “Accept” the applicant as a suitable member of the Victorian Contingent.
  • Acceptance of the online application will be confirmation of compliance with the requirements in sections 1 to 7 above.
  • The Contingent reserves the right to refuse any application, in which case a full refund will be made.

 

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