General Scout Leadership Information

General Position Requirements

Positions Preferred Age Min Rank Other
Senior Patrol Leader 14+ Star NYLT preferred
Assistant Senior Patrol Leader 13+ First Class Previous Leadership
Quartermaster 13+ Tenderfoot N/A
Scribe 12+ Tenderfoot N/A
Librarian 12+ Tenderfoot N/A
Historian 12+ Tenderfoot Web Dev a plus
Chaplain Aide 12+ Tenderfoot N/A
Den Chief 12+ First Class
Troop Guide 14+ Star
Outdoor Ethics / Leave No Trace 12+ Tenderfoot Preferred LNT Trained
Instructor N/A First Class
Patrol Leader N/A N/A

Performance Requirements

Training You must attend the troop Junior Leadership Training even if you have attended in the past
Attendance You are expected to attend the majority of all troop meetings, Patrol Leader’s Council meetings, outings, and service projects.  If your attendance is low, or if you have 3 unexcused absences in a row, you can be removed from office.

General Leadership Responsibilities

Effort You are expected to give this job your best effort.
Uniform Set the example by wearing your uniform correctly.  This means that you will wear all parts of the troop uniform, shirttail tucked in, with all required badges in their correct locations.
Behavior Set the example by living the Scout Oath and Law in your everyday life.  Show Scout Spirit in everything you say and do
Attendance Set the example by being an active scout. Be on time for meetings and activities.  You must call the Scoutmaster if you are not going to be at a meeting of if you suddenly have to miss an outing.  You also need to make sure that the Assistant Patrol Leader is ready to assume your responsibilities

For more specifics on each position, visit Scout Positions.