Troop Positions

Troop Position Descriptions

Job Description

When you accept the position of Senior Patrol Leader, you agree to provide service and leadership in your troop. This responsibility should be fun and rewarding. This job description provides some of the things you are expected to do while serving as a junior leader.

Duties: Must meet 10 out of 12 requirements

  1. Requirements: Life Rank minimum
  2. Must attend Nagatamen, Brownsea, or Eagle Feather
  3. Must attend 4/6 campouts
  4. *REQUIRED* Preside at 80% Troop meetings, events, activities, and annual program planning conference
  5. *REQUIRED* Chair the Patrol Leaders’ Council
  6. Must attend Turkey Campout, Advancement Campout, and summer Camp
  7. Attend Troop Committee Meetings
  8. Lead Court of Honors
  9. Assign duties and responsibilities to other junior leaders
  10. Work to improve the troop for its best
  11. Work with the Scoutmaster and Assistant Senior Patrol Leader in training junior leaders
  12. *REQUIRED* Set a good example

Job Description

When you accept the position of Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, you agree to provide service and leadership in your troop.  This responsibility should be fun and rewarding.  This job description provides some of the things you are expected to do while serving as a junior leader.

Duties: Must meet 9 out of 11 requirements

  1. Requirements: Star Rank minimum
  2. Must attend Nagatamen, Brownsea, or Eagle Feather JLTC
  3. Help with leading meetings and activities when called upon by the Senior Patrol Leader
  4. Take over troop leadership in the absence of the Senior Patrol Leader
  5. Must attend Turkey Campout, Advancement Campout, and summer Camp
  6. Perform tasks assigned by the Senior Patrol Leader
  7. Work with SPL to improve troop
  8. Attend 75% of troop meetings
  9. Attend 4/6 campouts for Life and 5/6 for eagle
  10. Function as a member of the Patrol Leaders’ Council
  11. *REQUIRED* Set a good example

Job Description

When you accept the position of Patrol Leader, you agree to

  • Provide service and leadership in your troop
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law
  • Show Scout spirit

Duties: Must meet 6 out of 8 requirements

  1. Plan and lead patrol meetings and activities(3/4 months for Star, 4/6 for Life, and 5/6 for Eagle)
  2. Keep patrol members informed
  3. Represent the patrol at all Patrol Leaders’ Council meetings and the annual program planning conference (3/4 PLC for Star, 4/6 for Life, 5/6 for eagle)
  4. Prepare the patrol to take part in all Troop activities (Patrol leader must attend 75% of Troop Meetings) (Patrol leader must attend 3/4 campouts for Star, 4/6 for Life, and 5/6 for Eagle )
  5. Develop patrol spirit (flag, patch, song/yell)
  6. Know what Patrol members and other leaders can do Everyone needs a position in patrol
  7. Encourage patrol members to advance (For 2nd and 1st year patrols 75% of members must advance 1 rank, 50% must advance 2 ranks, or 25% must make it to First Class) *Note: Scout does not count as rank. . For 3rd year and higher, 50% of patrol members must earn 50 % or more of requirements for next rank
  8. *REQUIRED* Set a good example

Job Description

When you accept the position of Quartermaster, you agree to provide service in your troop. This responsibility should be fun and rewarding. This job description provides some of the things you are expected to do while serving as a junior leader.

Duties: Must meet 9 out of 11 requirements

  1. Prepare an inventory of the Troop equipment Must make list of all items in locker
  2. *REQUIRED* Keep records of Patrol and/or Troop equipment used for each event
  3. Assign equipment to be cleaned after each event
  4. Issue equipment and see that it is returned in good order
  5. *REQUIRED* Must attend 3/4 campouts for Star, 4/6 for Life, and 5/6 for Eagle
  6. Must attend 75% of Troop meetings
  7. Keep equipment in good repair (make sure equipment is cleaned properly)
  8. Work with the Assistant Scoutmaster – Quartermaster /Activities Coordinator
  9. Arrange for the repair and/or replacement of equipment List of new needed equipment should be presented to committee for purchasing
  10. Maintain the locker in an orderly manner
  11. *REQUIRED* Set a good example

Job Description

When you accept the position of Chaplain Aide you agree to provide service in your Troop. This responsibility should be fun and rewarding. This job description provides some of the things you are expected to do while serving as a junior leader.

Duties: Must meet 7 out of 9 requirements

  1. Requirements: Must have Religious Knot not or show proof of work on Religious Knot Award
  2. Keep troop leaders appraised of religious holidays when planning activities
  3. Conducts prayers at Troop Campouts before meals
  4. Assist the religious coordinator as needed
  5. Prepares a list of all Scouts working toward a religious award
  6. Get Religious Award workbooks for scouts interested
  7. Create a chapel service for every campout even if you will not be in attendance
  8. Attend 3/4 campouts for Star, 4/6 for Life, 5/6 for Eagle
  9. *REQUIRED* Set a good example

Job Description

When you accept the position of Historian, you agree to provide service in your troop. This responsibility should be fun and rewarding. This job description provides some of the things you are expected to do while serving as a junior leader.

Duties: Must meet 4 out of 6 requirements

  1. Gather pictures and facts about past activities (Courts of Honor, ceremonies, camping trips, service projects, etc.) of the Troop and send them to webmaster for posting on troop site
  2. Work with publication committee member to publish troop events in local papers
  3. Provide the Scribe with photographs for possible use in the Troop Newsletters
  4. *REQUIRED* Set a good example
  5. *REQUIRED* Earn the Photography Merit Badge or have proof that you are working on it
  6. *REQUIRED* Write a paragraph about the campouts if in attendance (3/4 campouts for Star, 4/6 for Life, and 5/6 for Eagle)

Job Description

When you accept the position of Librarian, you agree to provide service in your troop. This responsibility should be fun and rewarding. This job description provides some of the things you are expected to do while serving as a junior leader.

Duties: Must meet 7 out of 9 requirements

  1. Have list of books in troop library
  2. *REQUIRED* Keep records on literature owned by the Troop
  3. Must maintain a checkout system
  4. Follow up on returns
  5. Add new and replacement items needed List should be approved my committee
  6. Have literature available for borrowing at Troop meetings
  7. Must attend 75% of meetings
  8. Follow up late returns
  9. *REQUIRED* Set the example.

Job Description

When you accept the position of Instructor you agree to provide service in your troop. This responsibility should be fun and rewarding. This job description provides some of the things you are expected to do while serving as a junior leader.

Duties: Must meet 6 out of 8 requirements

  1. Requirements: First Class Rank minimum
  2. Help patrol assigned to advance to first class (1st year patrols 75% of members must advance 1 rank, 50% must advance 2 ranks, or 25% must become first class)
  3. *REQUIRED* Must attend Turkey Campout, Summer camp and Advancement campout
  4. Should be proficient in First Aid, Knots, Cooking, or Basic Camping(fire building, axe yard, compass, Ect.) This will be tested by a committee
  5. Must attend 75% of meeting or more
  6. Prepare well in advance for each teaching assignment.
  7. *REQUIRED*Wears the Scout uniform correctly Should wear at all meetings and campouts. *Note: 2 slip ups will be allowed.
  8. *REQUIRED* Set the example

Job Description

When you accept the position of Scribe, you agree to provide service in your troop. This responsibility should be fun and rewarding. This job description provides some of the things you are expected to do while serving as a junior leader.

Duties: Must meet 8 out of 10 requirements

  1. Attend and keep a log of Patrol Leaders’ Council meetings and distribute minutes of the meetings to the Scoutmaster, Senior Patrol Leadership, and the Patrol and Assistant Patrol Leaders
  2. Collect dues and turns them into treasurer (use Receipt Book)
  3. Collect campout payments and turn them into campout leader(use Receipt Book)
  4. Must have earned the Communications merit badge or show proof of working on it
  5. *REQUIRED* Make sure patrol scribes keep attendance at meeting
  6. Help keep web site up to date
  7. Works with patrol scribes to maintain advancement records
  8. Hand out announcements at end of meeting (patrol scribes can also do this)
  9. *REQUIRED* Must attend 75% of troop meetings
  10. *REQUIRED* Set a good example

Job Description

When you accept the position of Troop Guide, you agree to provide service and leadership in your troop. This responsibility should be fun and rewarding. This job description provides some of the things you are expected to do while serving as a junior leader.

Duties: Must meet 9 out of 11 requirements

  1. Requirements: Star Rank and proof of leadership skills
  2. Advise and help the Patrol Leader on his duties and responsibilities at Patrol and Troop meetings only when necessary
  3. Help Patrol Leader counsel individual scouting challenges
  4. Help Scouts meet advancement requirements through First Class
  5. Prevent harassment of new Scouts by older Scouts
  6. Guide new Scouts to help them become comfortable in the troop and the outdoors
  7. *REQUIRED* Must attend Turkey Campout, Summer camp and Advancement campout
  8. Must Attend PLC and Annual Patrol Leader Planning (4/6 PLC for Life and 5/6 for Eagle)
  9. *REQUIRED* Must attend troop campouts (4 out of 6) and meetings (75%).
  10. Wear uniform correctly
  11. *REQUIRED* Set the example

Job Description

When you accepted the position of Den Chief, you agree to provide service and leadership in your troop and assigned Cub Scout Den. This responsibility should be fun and rewarding. This job description provides some of the things you are expected to do while serving as a junior leader.

Duties: Must meet 9 out of 11 requirements

  1. Serve as the activities assistant at all den meetings
  2. Meet regularly with the den leader to review the den and pack meeting plans
  3. Must attend 50% of den meetings
  4. Should attend 50% of Den campouts
  5. If serving as a Webelos Den Chief help Weeblos earn Arrow of Light
  6. *REQUIRED* Must attend ‘Blue and Golds’
  7. *REQUIRED* Must attend Turkey campout
  8. Project a positive image of Boy Scouting
  9. Promote Cub Scout advancement
  10. *REQUIRED* Set a good example
  11. *REQUIRED* Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly

Job Description

When you accept the position of OA Troop Representative, you agree to provide service and leadership in your troop. This responsibility should be fun and rewarding. This job description provides some of the things you are expected to do while serving as a junior leader.

Duties: Must meet 7 out of 9 requirements

  1. Requirements: OA Brotherhood Member minimum
  2. Serve as a communication link between the Lodge or Chapter and the Troop
  3. Encourage Scouts to actively participate in OA community service projects
  4. Encourage Arrowmen in the Troop to be active participants in the Lodge and/or Chapter activities and to seal their membership in the Order by becoming Brotherhood members (1/3 OA members in Troop)
  5. Must attend 3/4 meeting for Star, 4/6 for Life, and 5/6 for Eagle. If not at attendance for meeting should get the information
  6. Must attend 2 OA campouts a year
  7. List the events offered by the Lodge and/or Chapter
  8. Provide information to Webmaster
  9. *REQUIRED* Set the example

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