Asst. Scoutmaster

asst. scoutmaster patchPosition Description

An Assistant Scoutmaster is one of the adult leaders age 18 or over who assist the Scoutmaster in delivering the troop program.

Responsibilities
  • This is the only troop adult leader position for adults age 18-20.
  • Assist the Scoutmaster as directed
  • Works with other responsible adults to bring Scouting to boys.
  • Uses the methods of Scouting to achieve the aims of Scouting.
  • Can be male or female, but must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Is appointed by the Scoutmaster and approved by the Troop Committee Chair.
  • Abide by the Scout Oath or Promise and the Scout Law.
  • Subscribe to the precepts of the Declaration of Religious Principle
  • All volunteers are expected to complete Youth Protection training. It is available online on the Web site http://olc.scouting.org. As a volunteer, you are expected to complete the training within 90 days of assuming a leadership position.
Qualifications
  • At least 18 years old
  • Subscribe to the precepts of the Declaration of Religious Principle
  • Abide by the Scout Oath or Promise and the Scout Law.
  • Possess the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary to afford positive leadership to youth.
  • All volunteers are expected to complete Youth Protection training. It is available online on the Web site http://olc.scouting.org. As a volunteer, you are expected to complete the training within 90 days of assuming a leadership position.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 August 2012 22:45

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