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									                                Troop 507
                     Junior Leadership Job Description

                           Senior Patrol Leader
Job Description: The Senior Patrol Leader (SPL) is elected by the Scouts to represent them as
the top junior leader in the Troop. With the guidance of the Scoutmaster, is responsible the
planning of Troop program and activities, conducting Troop meetings, and providing leadership.

Reports to: Scoutmaster

Position Requirement: Must be at least a Star Scout; Prefer prior Troop Junior Leader
experience; Attend Troop Junior Leader Training

Senior Patrol Leader duties:
      Plan and steer all Troop meetings, events, activities, and the annual program planning
       conference
      Appoint his Assistant Senior Patrol Leader(s) with the advice and consent of the Scoutmaster
      Use the ASPL(s) as part of a management “team” to run activities, meetings and outings
      Chair the Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) meeting once a month. Attends at least 5/6 of the PLC
       meetings occurring during his service period.
      Insure that all Patrol Leaders have made calls to their Patrol members NO LATER than the
       Tuesday BEFORE the next scheduled Troop meeting
      Review and approve all menus and duty rosters for campouts
      Assign duties and responsibilities to other junior leaders
      Assist with Scoutmaster in training junior leaders
      May be asked to attend Committee Meeting and provide summary of Troop and Patrols
      Delegate task to the ASPLs. Make sure an ASPL attends any meeting/function he will not be able
       to attend (Troop, PLC, Committee Meeting, etc.)
      Oversee the planning efforts of Scouts for all Troop campouts, activities and outings (whether he
       attends or not). Meet with the Scoutmaster and Point of Contact (POC) to coordinate the planning
      Have good attendance at Troop meetings, and attends at least 75% of the Troop events during
       his service period
      Set a good example
      Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly
      Live by the Scout Oath and Law
      Show Scout spirit

As Senior Patrol Leader, I promise to do my best to fulfill the requirements of this position during
the coming year. I understand that my performance in this position will be evaluated by the
Scoutmaster and the adult leaders on the basis of my abilities and the job description given
above, as well as the demonstration of Scout Spirit and leadership at Troop meetings and other
events.

Scout Name: _________________________                          Date: ____________________


Scoutmaster: _________________________                         Date: ____________________

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                                  Troop 507
                       Junior Leadership Job Description

                 Assistant Senior Patrol Leader
Job Description: The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader (ASPL) is the second highest-ranking
junior leader in the Troop. The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader acts as the Senior Patrol Leader
in the absence of the Senior Patrol Leader or when called upon. He also provides leadership to
other junior leaders in the Troop.

Reports to: Senior Patrol Leader

Position Requirement: Must be at least First Class; Prefer prior Troop Junior Leader
experience; Appointed by Senior Patrol Leader with the approval of the Scoutmaster; Attend
Troop Junior Leader Training

Assistant Senior Patrol Leader duties:

         Be responsible for training and giving direct leadership to the following appointed junior
          leaders: Scribe, Librarian, Historian, Instructor, Quartermaster and Chaplain Aide
         Help with leading meetings and activities as called upon by the Senior Patrol Leader
         Take over Troop leadership in the absence of the Senior Patrol Leader
         Helps the Senior Patrol Leader plan and run meetings, campouts and other activities
         Perform tasks assigned by the Senior Patrol Leader
         Serve as a member of the Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC)
         Attend at least 5/6 of the PLC meetings occurring during his service period
         Have good attendance at Troop meetings, and attends at least 75% of the Troop events
          during his service period
         Set a good example
         Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly
         Live by the Scout Oath and Law
         Show Scout spirit


As Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, I promise to do my best to fulfill the requirements of this
position during the coming year. I understand that my performance in this position will be
evaluated by the Senior Patrol Leader and the Scoutmaster on the basis of my abilities and the
job description given above, as well as the demonstration of Scout Spirit and leadership at
Troop meetings and other events.

Scout Name: _________________________                         Date: ____________________

Scoutmaster: _________________________                        Date: ____________________



1/30/02
                                  Troop 507
                       Junior Leadership Job Description

                                  Quartermaster
Job Description: The Quartermaster keeps track of Troop equipment and sees that it is in
good working order. Work closely with the Troop Equipment Coordinator to ensure proper care,
replacement and repair of all Troop and Patrol equipment

Reports to: Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Position Requirement: Must be at least First Class; Elected by Troop; Attend Troop Junior
Leader Training

Quartermaster duties:

         Keep and maintain a complete inventory of all Troop and Patrol equipment, by
          conducting an assessment every six months
         Insure that all equipment is properly marked and tagged
         Be responsible for checking equipment out and checking it back in on return.
         Make sure that returned equipment is clean and in good order
         Work with the Patrol Leaders to determine that all Patrol equipment is being maintained
          properly
         Insure that the Patrol Ice Chests are at the Troop meeting immediately prior to the
          scheduled outing for the assigned Grubmasters
         Assess Troop equipment needs for outings and events (e.g., rain flies, poles, and
          stakes)
         Make suggestions for new or replacement items
         With assistance from the Senior Patrol Leader, oversee the annual Patrol equipment
          inventory
         Provide U.S. and Troop flags for Troop meetings and ceremonies
         Have good attendance at Troop meeting, and attends at least 75% of the Troop events
          during his service period
         Set a good example
         Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly
         Live by the Scout Oath and Law
         Show Scout spirit

As Quartermaster, I promise to do my best to fulfill the requirements of this position during the
coming year. I understand that my performance in this position will be evaluated by the Senior
Patrol Leader, Scoutmaster and the adult leaders on the basis of my abilities and the job
description given above, as well as the demonstration of Scout Spirit and leadership at Troop
meetings and other events.

Scout Name: _________________________                       Date: ____________________

Scoutmaster: _________________________                      Date: ____________________



1/30/02
                                    Troop 507
                         Junior Leadership Job Description

                                               Scribe
Job Description: The Scribe maintains the Troop records. He records the activities of the Patrol
Leaders' Council (PLC) and keeps a record of Scout attendance at Troop meetings, outings and
functions.

Reports to: Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Position Requirement: Must be at least First Class; Elected by Troop; Attend Troop Junior Leader
Training

Troop Scribe duties:

         Act as recording secretary for Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) meetings, in particular, noting action
          items and who is responsible for the action. Based on the discussions, prepares the minutes and
          Troop meeting plans and distributes to the Patrol Leaders
         Serve as a member of the Patrol Leader’s Council
         Assist and work closely with the Troop Secretary to distribute information to Troop members
         Record attendance at all Troop meetings, outings and functions. Provide a copy to the
          Scoutmaster. If not present at a meeting or outing, prearrange for another Scout to gather the
          information for recording later
         Responsible for the Troop Mailbox and distribution of notices, when required
         Write letters on behalf of the Troop -- letters of inquiry, thank you letters to all who assist the
          Troop in any way, invitations to special guests to Troop events. Some letters may be at the
          request of leaders, but most should be spontaneous when an outside individual has assisted the
          Troop. Letters should be brought to Troop meetings whenever possible to be approved before
          mailing. A file of all such correspondence is to be kept by the Scribe
         Assist Patrol Scribes in the collecting of camping money for trips
         Keep the Troop Camping Log up-to-date and monitor participation by Patrols so that the Troop
          qualifies for the National Camping Award
         Have good attendance at Troop meetings, and attends at least 75% of the Troop events during
          his service period
         Set a good example
         Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly
         Live by the Scout Oath and Law
         Show Scout spirit

As Scribe, I promise to do my best to fulfill the requirements of this position during the coming year. I
understand that my performance in this position will be evaluated by the Senior Patrol Leader,
Scoutmaster and the adult leaders on the basis of my abilities and the job description given above, as
well as the demonstration of Scout Spirit and leadership at Troop meetings and other events.

Scout Name: _________________________                              Date: ____________________

Scoutmaster: _________________________                             Date: ____________________


1/30/02
                               Troop 507
                    Junior Leadership Job Description

                                  Troop Guide
Job Description: To work actively with new Scouts in the First Class Emphasis (FCE)
Program. The Troop Guides introduce new Scouts to Troop operations and helps them feel
comfortable in the Troop. This is a very important position

Reports to: FCE Coordinator

Position Requirement: Must be at least First Class; Appointed by the Scoutmaster;
Consideration and acceptance after interview by the Scoutmaster and FCE Coordinator; Attend
Troop Junior Leader Training

Troop Guide duties:
    Guide new Scouts through early Troop experiences to help them become comfortable in
      the Troop and the outdoors
    Work with and assist the FCE Coordinator in planning and teaching the new Scouts the
      required Scout Skills for advancement through First Class
    Train the New Scout Patrol Leader in how to run a patrol
    Help FCE’s plan for all outings, including equipment lists, menu planning, etc.
    Attend Patrol Leaders Council (PLC) meetings as the FCE Patrol Leader when
      requested
    Teach basic Scout skills
    Have good attendance at Troop meetings, and attend at least 75% of the Troop events
      during his service period
    Attend ALL scheduled calendar FCE events during his service period
    Set a good example
    Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly
    Live by the Scout Oath and Law
    Show Scout spirit

As Troop Guide, I promise to do my best to fulfill the requirements of this position during the
coming year. I understand that my performance in this position will be evaluated by the Senior
Patrol Leader, Scoutmaster, FCE Coordinator and the adult leaders on the basis of my abilities
and the job description given above, as well as the demonstration of Scout Spirit and leadership
at Troop meetings and other events.

Scout Name: _________________________                      Date: ____________________

Scoutmaster: _________________________                     Date: ____________________



1/30/02
                                  Troop 507
                       Junior Leadership Job Description

                                        Instructor
Job Description: The Instructor teaches one or more basic scouting skills and other
advancement requirements, either at Troop meetings or other planned meetings, and assists
where needed for the Troop Program.

Reports to: Asst Senior Patrol Leader

Position Requirement: Must be at least a Star Scout and proficient in Scouting Skills;
Appointed by the Scoutmaster; Attend Troop Junior Leader Training

Instructor duties:

         Work with the PLC in planning meeting programs, arranging for whatever materials may
          be needed
         Instruct Scouting skills as needed within the Troop or Patrols
         Prepare well in advance for each teaching assignment
         Work with the Troop Guide(s) and Patrol Leaders in setting up learning situations for the
          Scouts to work on Scouting skills and advancement. Recruit additional help when
          needed
         Provide guidance and instruction as requested by the Scoutmaster or FCE Coordinator
         When the Troop is working on a merit badge together, arrange for additional support as
          needed.
         With the assistance of the Scoutmaster, recruit Merit Badge Counselors if unavailable
          within the Troop
         Have good attendance at Troop meetings, and attend at least 75% of the Troop events
          during his service period
         Set a good example
         Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly
         Live by the Scout Oath and Law
         Show Scout spirit

As Instructor, I promise to do my best to fulfill the requirements of this position during the
coming year. I understand that my performance in this position will be evaluated by the Senior
Patrol Leader, Scoutmaster and the adult leaders on the basis of my abilities and the job
description given above, as well as the demonstration of Scout Spirit and leadership at Troop
meetings and other events.

Scout Name: _________________________                        Date: ____________________

Scoutmaster: _________________________                       Date: ____________________



1/30/02
                                Troop 507
                     Junior Leadership Job Description

                                       Musician
Job Description: The Musician coordinates and leads songs, cheers and skits for Troop
ceremonies and campouts.

Reports to: Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Musician duties:
   Plays or coordinates the playing of various bugle calls at campouts and other special
      ceremonies, when requested
   Plays or coordinates the playing of taps during closing ceremony, when requested
   Coordinates, with the Senior Patrol Leader, the campfire program on campouts
   Coordinates Patrol songs, cheers and skits for Troop meetings and ceremonies
   Have good attendance at Troop meetings, and attend at least 75% of the Troop events
      during his service period
   Set a good example
   Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly
   Live by the Scout Oath and Law
   Show Scout spirit


As Musician, I promise to do my best to fulfill the requirements of this position during the coming
year. I understand that my performance in this position will be evaluated by the Senior Patrol
Leader, Scoutmaster and the adult leaders on the basis of my abilities and the job description
given above, as well as the demonstration of Scout Spirit and leadership at Troop meetings and
other events.

Scout Name: _________________________                       Date: ____________________


Scoutmaster: _________________________                      Date: ____________________



1/30/02
                                Troop 507
                     Junior Leadership Job Description

                                         Bugler
Job Description: The Bugler plays the bugle at Troop ceremonies and campouts.

Reports to: Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Bugler duties:
   Plays various bugle calls at campouts and other special ceremonies, when requested
   Plays taps during closing ceremony, when requested
   Set a good example
   Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly
   Live by the Scout Oath and Law
   Show Scout spirit


As Bugler, I promise to do my best to fulfill the requirements of this position during the coming
year. I understand that my performance in this position will be evaluated by the Senior Patrol
Leader, Scoutmaster and the adult leaders on the basis of my abilities and the job description
given above, as well as the demonstration of Scout Spirit and leadership at Troop meetings and
other events.

Scout Name: _________________________                      Date: ____________________


Scoutmaster: _________________________                     Date: ____________________



1/30/02
                                 Troop 507
                      Junior Leadership Job Description

                                       Librarian
Job Description: The Librarian shall maintain and care for all Troop resource literature, such
as Merit Badge pamphlets and other materials, and make available for check out and use by
Troop members and leaders. Keep track of who has what and be responsible for getting
materials returned. Keep an inventory of all library materials.

Reports to: Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Position Requirements: Must be at least First Class; Elected by Troop; Attend Troop Junior
Leader Training

Librarian duties:

         Promote and encourage Troop members to earn Merit Badges
         Keep Troop members apprised of Merit Badge opportunities
         Establish and maintain the Troop library:
              - Keep records on literature owned by the Troop
                  - Add new or replacement items as needed
                  - Make books and pamphlets available for borrowing at every Troop meetings
                  - Keep a system for checking books and pamphlets in and out
                  - Follow up on late returns or non-returns
                  - Discard outdated material
         Work with the Advancement Chair to provide status of Merit Badge pamphlets and other
          advancement literature and seek guidance where needed
         Have good attendance at Troop meetings, and attend at least 75% of the Troop events
          during his service period
         Set a good example
         Wear the Scout Uniform correctly
         Live by the Scout Oath and Law
         Show Scout spirit


As Librarian, I promise to do my best to fulfill the requirements of this position during the coming
year. I understand that my performance in this position will be evaluated by the Senior Patrol
Leader, Scoutmaster and the adult leaders on the basis of my abilities and the job description
given above, as well as the demonstration of Scout Spirit and leadership at Troop meetings and
other events.

Scout Name: _________________________                        Date: ____________________

Scoutmaster: _________________________                       Date: ____________________



1/30/02
                                    Troop 507
                         Junior Leadership Job Description

                                    Troop Historian
Job Description: The Troop Historian keeps a historical record or scrapbook of Troop activities

Reports to: Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Position Requirement: Must be at least First Class; Elected by Troop; Interest in photography
helpful; Attend Troop Junior Leader Training

Troop Historian duties:

         Keep a journal/archive of all Troop events for historical purposes. Include reports of each outing,
          function or activity and document with photographs, newsletters and maps when possible.
         Keep an archive on places and trips the Troop has made and write a short summary, e.g., where
          did they go, what it was like, what did they do, who went, positive/negative things, etc.
           This journal should be made available at each Court of Honor so that Troop members may
               review it
           Such a journal may be used by Scouts in future years to look back and know what kinds of
               things the Troop was doing. It can also be used for recruiting new Scouts.
         Provide a monthly written article of Troop events/activities for publishing in the Troop Newsletter
          and/or Web Page
         Gather pictures and facts about past troop activities and keep them in scrapbooks, wall displays
          or informational (historical) files
         Coordinate and assist an adult Troop Committee member in the construction and maintenance of
          a Troop Slide/CD presentation for showing at Court of Honors or for Cub Scout recruiting.
         Shall produce a scrapbook and/or photo album of the Troop’s activities during his service period
         Take care of Troop Trophies, ribbons, and souvenirs of Troop activities
         Set a good example
         Have good attendance at Troop meetings, and attend at least 75% of the Troop events during his
          service period
         Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly
         Live by the Scout Oath and Law
         Show Scout spirit

As Troop Historian, I promise to do my best to fulfill the requirements of this position during the
coming year. I understand that my performance in this position will be evaluated by the Senior
Patrol Leader, Scoutmaster and the adult leaders on the basis of my abilities and the job
description given above, as well as the demonstration of Scout Spirit and leadership at Troop
meetings and other events.

Scout Name: _________________________                              Date: ____________________

Scoutmaster: _________________________                             Date: ____________________


1/20/03
                                 Troop 507
                      Junior Leadership Job Description

                      OA Troop Representative
Job Description: An Order of the Arrow Troop Representative is a youth liaison serving
between the local OA lodge or chapter and his Troop. In his troop, he serves as a
communication and program link to the Arrowmen and adult leaders and Scouts who are not
presently members of the Order. He does this in a fashion that strengthens the mission of the
lodge and purpose of the Order. By setting a good example, he enhances the image of the
Order as a service arm to his Troop.

Reports to: Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Position Requirements: Appointed by Senior Patrol Leader with Scoutmaster approval, and be
an Order of the Arrow member in good standing

OA Troop Representative duties:

         Serve as a communication link between the Lodge or Chapter and the Troop
         Coordinate the elections of eligible Scouts and adults to the Order of the Arrow
         Encourage year round and resident camping in the Troop
         Encourage older Scout participation in High Adventure programs
         Encourage Scouts to actively participate in community service projects
         Assist with leadership skills training in the Troop
         Encourage Arrowmen to assume leadership positions in the Troop
         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
         Sets a good example
         Have good attendance at Troop meetings, and attend at least 75% of the Troop events
          during his service period
         Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly
         Lives by the Scout Oath, Scout Law and OA Obligation
         Shows Scout spirit


As OA Troop Representative, I promise to do my best to fulfill the requirements of this position
during the coming year. I understand that my performance in this position will be evaluated by
the Senior Patrol Leader, Scoutmaster and the adult leaders on the basis of my abilities and the
job description given above, as well as the demonstration of Scout Spirit and leadership at
Troop meetings and other events.

Scout Name: _________________________                      Date: ____________________

Scoutmaster: _________________________                     Date: ____________________



1/30/02
                               Troop 507
                    Junior Leadership Job Description

                                    Den Chief
Job Description: The Den Chief works with the Cub Scouts, Webelos Scouts, and Den
Leaders in the Cub Scout Pack.

Reports to: The Den Leader in the Pack, and the FCE Coordinator when necessary.

Position Requirement: Must be at least First Class; Approved by the Scoutmaster; Must
complete Den Chief Training prior to assuming the position. Successful completion of service
will require a letter from Den Leader.

Den Chief duties:

      Know the purposes of Cub Scouting
      Help Cub Scouts advance through Cub Scout ranks
      Serve as the activities assistant at Den meetings
      Meet regularly with the Den Leader to review the Den and Pack meeting plans
      If serving as a Webelos Den Chief, prepare boys to join Boy Scouting
      Project a positive image of Boy Scouting
      Encourage Cub Scouts to join a Boy Scout troop upon graduation
      Help out at weekly Den meetings and monthly Pack meetings
      Attends at least 90% of the Den meetings/Pack events and 75%Troop functions during
       his service period
      Be a friend to the boys in the Den
      Set a good example
      Wear the Scout uniform correctly
      Live by Scout Oath and Law
      Show scout Spirit

As Den Chief, I promise to do my best to fulfill the requirements of this position during the
coming year. I understand that my performance in this position will be evaluated by the Den
Leader, Scoutmaster and the adult leaders on the basis of my abilities and the job description
given above, as well as the demonstration of Scout Spirit and leadership at Troop meetings and
other events.

Scout Name: _________________________                    Date: ____________________

Scoutmaster: _________________________                   Date: ____________________



1/30/02
                                 Troop 507
                      Junior Leadership Job Description

                                 Chaplain Aide
Job Description: The Chaplain Aide works with the Troop Chaplain or Religious Coordinator to
meet the religious needs of the Scouts in the Troop. He also works to promote the religious
emblems program.

Reports to: Assistant Senior Patrol Leader (and works with the Religious Coordinator)

Position Requirement: Must be at least First Class; Appointed by the Scoutmaster; Must
complete Chaplain Aide training prior to assuming the position (or attend the next scheduled
training session during service period)

Chaplain Aide duties:

         Keep Troop Leaders appraised of religious holidays when planning activities
         Assist Chaplain or Religious Coordinator in meeting the religious needs of Troop
          members while on activities
         Conduct “Scout’s Own” services on campouts, with the assistance of the Religious
          Coordinator
         Encourage saying grace at meals while camping or on activities
         Tell Scouts about the religious emblem program of their faith
         Help plan for religious observance in Troop activities
         Set a good example
         Have good attendance at Troop meetings, and attend at least 75% of the Troop events
          during his service period
         Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly
         Live by the Scout Oath and Law
         Show Scout spirit


As Chaplain Aide, I promise to do my best to fulfill the requirements of this position during the
coming year. I understand that my performance in this position will be evaluated by the
Religious Coordinator, Scoutmaster and the adult leaders on the basis of my abilities and the
job description given above, as well as the demonstration of Scout Spirit and leadership at
Troop meetings and other events.

Scout Name: _________________________                      Date: ____________________

Scoutmaster: _________________________                     Date: ____________________



1/30/02
                                  Troop 507
                       Junior Leadership Job Description

                  Junior Assistant Scoutmaster
Job Description: The Junior Assistant Scoutmaster serves in the capacity of an Assistant
Scoutmaster except where legal age and maturity are required. He is appointed by the
Scoutmaster because of his demonstrated leadership ability and Scouting experience.

Reports to: Scoutmaster

Position Requirement: Must be at least a Life Scout; Must be 16 years or older, but not yet 18;
Appointed by the Scoutmaster; Have held other Troop Junior Leader position(s)

Junior Assistant Scoutmaster duties:

         Function as an Assistant Scoutmaster (except for leadership responsibilities reserved for
          adults18 and 21 years of age or older)
         Assist Scoutmaster and other adult Assistant Scoutmaster(s) where assigned
         Act as a consultant to the Senior Patrol Leader
         Attend and give positive leadership at all Troop meetings
         Accomplish any duties assigned by the Scoutmaster
         Have good attendance by attending at least 50% of the Troop meetings during his
          service period
         Set a good example
         Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly
         Live by the Scout Oath and Law
         Show Scout spirit

As Junior Assistant Scoutmaster, I promise to do my best to fulfill the requirements of this
position during the coming year. I understand that my performance in this position will be
evaluated by the Scoutmaster and the adult leaders on the basis of my abilities and the job
description given above, as well as the demonstration of Scout Spirit and leadership at Troop
meetings and other events.

Scout Name: _________________________                        Date: ____________________

Scoutmaster: _________________________                       Date: ____________________



1/30/02
                                Troop 507
                     Junior Leadership Job Description

                                   Patrol Leader
Job Description: The Patrol Leader is the leader of his Patrol. He leads the Patrol in all Troop
and Patrol activities and functions. He represents the Patrol on the Patrol Leader’s Council
(PLC)

Reports to: Senior Patrol Leader

Position Requirement: Must be at least First Class; Elected by Patrol; Attend Troop Junior
Leader Training

Patrol Leader duties:

      Appoint Assistant Patrol Leader who will function as Patrol leader in his absence
      Plan and lead Patrol meetings, outings and activities
      Keep all Patrol members informed by calling no later than the Tuesday before a scheduled
       meeting and all upcoming outings, events and functions
      Insure the Duty Roster and menus are prepared correctly and are present at each outing
       (whether attending or not)
      Assign each Patrol member a specific duty or function
      Help each Patrol member to advance and accept responsibilities as assigned
      Represent the Patrol at ALL Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) meetings and at the annual program
       planning conference. Report back to Patrol on responsibilities for Troop meetings and outings
      Prepares the Patrol to take part in all Troop activities
      Develop Patrol spirit
      Have good attendance at Troop meetings, and attend at least 75% of the Troop events during his
       service period
      Know the requirements for the National Honor Patrol Award and work towards earning the award
      Work with other troop leaders to make the Troop run well
      Know what Patrol members and other leaders can do
      Set the example for all Patrol members
      Wear the Scout uniform correctly
      Live by the Scout Oath and Law
      Show Scout spirit and positive behavior

As Patrol Leader, I promise to do my best to fulfill the requirements of this position during the
coming year. I understand that my performance in this position will be evaluated by the Senior
Patrol Leader, Scoutmaster and the adult leaders on the basis of my abilities and the job
description given above, as well as the demonstration of Scout Spirit and leadership at Troop
meetings and other events.

Scout Name: _________________________                        Date: ____________________

Scoutmaster: _________________________                       Date: ____________________

1/30/02
                       Assistant Patrol Leader

Job Description: The Assistant Patrol Leader (APL) is appointed by the Patrol Leader and
leads the Patrol in his absence. Even though the position does not earn “leadership credit”
towards rank, the APL assists the Patrol Leader in all responsibilities outlined for Patrol Leader.

Reports to: Patrol Leader

Assistant Patrol Leader duties:

      Assist the Patrol Leader in:
           - planning and leading Patrol meetings and activities
           - keeping Patrol members informed
           - preparing your Patrol to take part in all Troop activities
           - steer Patrol meetings and activities
      Assume the duties of the Patrol Leader in his absence
      Represent the Patrol at Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) meetings in the absence of the
       Patrol Leader
      Work with the other troop leaders to make the Troop run well
      Have good attendance by attending at least 2/3 of the Troop meetings during his service
       period
      Lend a hand controlling the Patrol and building Patrol spirit
      Set a good example
      Wear the Scout Uniform correctly
      Live by the Scout Oath and Law
      Show Scout Spirit
                        Patrol Quartermaster
Job Description: The Patrol Quartermaster is appointed by the Patrol Leader to keep track of
Patrol equipment. He also makes sure everyone in his Patrol has required equipment for each
event. He keeps Patrol gear organized and good working order.

Reports to: Both the Patrol Leader and the Troop Quartermaster

Patrol Quartermaster duties:

      Keep track of all Patrol equipment in the Patrol Box and supervise cleaning of that
       equipment after each outing
      Keeps all the Patrol gear in order and keeps track of the Grub Box
      Makes sure the gear is in proper shape when it's time to check the Troop gear back into
       the Troop Trailer
      Sets the example
      Wears the Scout Uniform correctly
      Lives by the Scout Oath and Law
      Shows Scout spirit
                                 Patrol Scribe
Job Description: The Patrol Scribe is appointed by the Patrol Leader and keeps Patrol records.

Reports to: Both the Patrol Leader and the Troop Scribe

Patrol Scribe duties:

      Maintain the Patrol Record Book, keep tracking of Patrol members attendance at Troop
       and Patrol meetings and outings
      Keep the Patrol log, which contains minutes of last Patrol meeting, duty roster, etc.
      Documents and posts duties for campouts
      Keep attendance records and collects dues (if applicable)
      Set a good example
      Wear the Scout uniform correctly
      Live by the Scout Oath and Law
      Show Scout spirit
                           Patrol Grubmaster
Job Description: The Grubmaster is appointed by the Patrol Leader and shops for food. Duties
rotate each outing.

Grubmaster duties:

      Prepare an outing menu with nutritional food selections
      Prepare a shopping list
      Collects the money for buying food and records money collection
      Purchase the food and other needed items
      Secure the Grub Box and cooler
      Returns the Grub Box and cooler in clean condition to Troop Quartermaster
      Bring the food with you to the outing
      Set a good example
      Wear the Scout Uniform correctly
      Live by the Scout Oath and Law
      Show Scout spirit

								
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