One year with a possibility of an extension
Start date
1st May 2022
End date
1st May 2023
Deadline for applications (extended)
28th April 2022
Closed position

We are looking for a team of three experienced and creative people to facilitate the planning of our KISC Association Members weekend, in May 2023. Where our members will come together, to celebrate 100 years of Kandersteg International Scout Centre.
These volunteers will be part of the KISC 2023 Programme Development team and will be responsible for the planning and development of the event’s agenda and activities.
For more information on the Members Weekend event, please contact 2023@kisc.ch.
We look forward to receiving your application and being part of 100 years of magical history!

  • At least 18 years old. 
  • Able to communicate in a high level of written and spoken English and preferably German.


  • Excellent English writing skills 
  • Experience with event planning and management 
  • Ability to create, review and develop networking activities for the Association members and the KISC staff.  
  • Experience  using various communication and project management tools 
  • Ability to meet project deadlines, and manage multiple tasks at the same time 
  • Experience working in an  international team of volunteers 
  • Commitment and ability to volunteer remotely for a long-term period 


  • Relevant work experience or studies in event management  

  • Experience in working for NGOs or charities 

  • National, Regional, and/or  International Scouting experience 

  • Assist in project planning and logistics of the members weekend event 

  • Identify opportunities to increase membership of the KISC Association, through the promotion of the event 

  • Write and develop various activities for the members of the association 

  • Track and record the needed logistics and materials of the event 

  • Complete monitoring and evaluation reports through the provided reporting mechanism  

  • Work with the marketing and communications department to produce regular e-newsletters, circulars, articles, and website content for a specific type of audience. 

  • Ability to work within a multi-international team to ensure proper execution and results in delivery. 

  • Be self-led and take ownership of responsibilities, to ensure professional and efficient task delivery, in a timely manner. 

This volunteering position is supervised by the 2023 Project Director. The event team is part of the wider Programme Development department. 


  • One year free membership to the KISC association

  • 2 free overnights at the center.

  • 20% off up to a value of 100 CHF at KISC shop merchandise.

  • A good international environment for personal growth

  • Supporting the development of the Permanent Mini Jamboree (Baden Powell's dream)! 

  • Involvement in a major international Scouting initiative

  • Personal development plan throughout your assignment.

  • Capacity-building training.

  • Certification and reference letter on completing the assignment successfully.

  • Be part of a big international family.

This is considered a remote volunteer position. You are invited to support the centenary remotely and as recognition of your contribution, you will receive a special KISC polo shirt, neckerchief, and badge.