The Western Region CHAI Award Nomination
This is the Regional award of the National Jewish Committee on Scouting. You can submit nominations for the Wester Region only here. If you are looking for the other regions, please go to the National JCoS website at www.jewishscouting.org.
Recipients of this award are registered adult leaders who have made an impact on the lives of Jewish youth through service given to their local Jewish Committee on Scouting or service as members of the Regional or National Jewish Committees. The CHAI award given to those who implement the Jewish Scouting programs and perform service to the Jewish Community through hard work, self-sacrifice, dedication, and many years of service. It is awarded to those who do not actively seek it and is only awarded a few scouters in the entire region every year and to those who have made the difference in the lives of our Jewishj youth.
CHAI Awards Requirements
- There are three levels of awards – Bronze, Gold and Silver.
- Individuals, local JCoS or BSA Councils may submit nominations for these recognitions.
BRONZE CHAI AWARD REQUIREMENTS
The nominee must have served at least two years on the local Jewish Committee on Scouting, Region Jewish Committee on Scouting or National Jewish Committee on Scouting. or who has done exemplary work with Jewish Scouting on a Council, Regional, or National level for at least a two year period.
Work to be of an outstanding and exemplary nature such as: Religious Emblems, Scout Shabbats, Conclave or Kinnus involvement, Jewish Chaplain, Council or larger Jewish Program (Including Kinnus / Conclave, Shomer Shabbat Contingent Leadership or planning), or any other program/involvement related to Jewish Scouting in a major fashion.
The Nominee need NOT be Jewish, but meet the detailed requirements stated above.
Gold CHAI Award
The Gold CHAI award is given to a deserving individual who has received the Bronze CHAI at least two (2) years earlier and continued to provide worthy service to Scouting and the Jewish Community. Indicate on the application when and where the individual received their Bronze Chai.
Silver CHAI Award
The Silver CHAI award is presented to an individual who has received the Gold CHAI at least two (2) years previously and has now rendered at least six years of service to Scouting and the Jewish Community. Indicate on the application when and where the individual received their Gold Chai. Describe in detail the work done by the individual after receiving their previous award.
All nominations will be given appropriate consideration
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