Position Available: Society Chirurgeon

The SCA's Board of Directors is currently accepting applications for the position of Society Chirurgeon. This is an unpaid position requiring approximately 5 -15 hours per week.

The Society Chirurgeon is responsible for organizing a program of volunteer first aid services and health-and-safety hazard warnings at Society events. He/she establishes policies concerning first aid services and coordinates the activities of the Kingdom Chirurgeons. He/she advises the Board about first aid services and may work with other Society officers and committees. Additionally, the Society Chirurgeon should actively promote education of both Chirurgeons and the populace concerning appropriate first aid activities within an SCA context.

Qualifications for the position include excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work independently to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines. Experience in a modern first-aid coordination role is desirable but not required. Prior experience as a Chirurgeon in the SCA is required, and applicants for this position must be currently warranted SCA Chirurgeons.

Current SCA membership and easy access to telephone, mail, and e-mail are required. Applicants should be able to meet quarterly reporting deadlines in a timely manner. Some travel to large events may be required.

Hard copies of résumés (both professional and medieval, including offices held and awards received) must be sent to the attention of the Board of Directors at the SCA Corporate Office, P.O. Box 360789, Milpitas, CA 95036-0789. Electronic courtesy copies should also be sent to resumes@sca.org and chirurgeon@sca.org. Résumés must be received by January 1, 2007. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Beth Hart-Carlock, OD, current Society Chirurgeon. Dr. Carlock may be reached via e-mail at chirurgeon@sca.org.

Comments are strongly encouraged and can be sent to:

SCA Inc.
Box 360789
Milpitas, CA 95036

You may also email comments@lists.sca.org.

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