Troop Leadership Training

Senior Patrol Leader

Job description: The senior patrol leader is elected by the scouts to represent them as the top junior leader in the troop.

Reports to: the Scoutmaster

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Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Job description: The assistant senior patrol leader is the second-highest junior leader in the troop. He is appointed by the senior patrol leader with the approval of the Scoutmaster. 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: the senior patrol leader

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Patrol Leader

Job description: The patrol leader is the elected leader of his patrol. He represents his patrol on the patrol leadersí council.

Reports to: the senior patrol leader if youíre the patrol leader for the new Scout patrol, youíll also work with the troop guide who is assigned to your patrol.

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Assistant Patrol Leader

Job description: The assistant patrol leader is elected by his patrol leader and leads the patrol in his absence.

Reports to: The patrol leader

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Troop Guide

Job description: The troop guide works with new scouts. He helps them feel comfortable and earn their First Class rank in their first year.

Reports to: the assistant Scoutmaster for the new Scout patrol in the troop

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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 must be at least 16 years old and not yet 18. Heís appointed by the Scoutmaster because of his leadership ability.

Reports to: the Scoutmaster

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Troop Scribe

Job description: The scribe keeps the troop records. He records the activities of the patrol leadersí council and keeps a record of dues, advancement and Scout attendance at troop meetings.

Reports to: the assistant senior patrol leader

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Troop Quartermaster

Job description: The quartermaster keeps track of troop equipment and sees that t is in good working order.

Reports to: the assistant senior patrol leader

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Chaplain Aide

Job description: The chaplain aide works with the troop chaplain to meet the religious needs of Scouts in the troop. He also works to promote the religious emblem program.

Reports to: the assistant senior patrol leader

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Librarian

Job description: The librarian takes care of troop literature.

Reports to: the assistant senior patrol leader

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Historian

Job description: The historian keeps a historical record or scrapbook of troop activities.

Reports to: the assistant senior patrol leader

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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 assistant Scoutmaster for the new Scout patrol in the troop

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