Description: The Scribe keeps the troop records. He records the activities of the Patrol Leaders’ Council and keeps a record of dues, advancement, and Scout attendance at troop meetings.
Comments: To be a good Scribe you need to attend nearly all troop and Patrol Leaders’ Council meetings.
|Reports to:||Assistant Senior Patrol Leader|
|Type:||Appointed by the Senior Patrol Leader|
|Attendance:||75% for all activities over previous 6 months|
|Confirmation:||Appointment Approved by Scoutmaster|
You must attend the troop Junior Leader Training even if you have attended in the past.
You are expected to attend 80% of all troop meetings, Patrol Leaders’ Council meetings, outings, and service projects. If your attendance is low, or if you have three (3) unexcused absences in a row, you can be removed from office.
You are expected to give this job your best effort and use the adult leadership and advice when you feel they are needed.
General Leadership Responsibilities
Set the example by wearing your uniform correctly. This means that you will wear all of the parts of the troop uniform, shirttail tucked in, with all required badges in their correct locations.
Set the example by living the Scout Oath and Law in your everyday life. Show Scout Spirit in everything you say and do.
Set the example by being an active Scout. Be on time for meetings and activities. You must call the Senior Patrol Leader or Scoutmaster if you are not going to be at a meeting or if you suddenly have to miss an outing. You also need to make sure that the someone (A patrol leader if possible) is ready to assume your responsibilities. This requires you to “Be Prepared”, plan ahead and this will never be an issue.
Specific Leadership Responsibilities
- Record the minutes of the PLC meetings.
- Maintain troop attendance records for Troop Meetings.
- Collect Dues and turn them in to the Assistant Scout Master.
- Record Scout attendance at all troop events and give a report to the Troop Historian, Scoutmaster, and Troop Scribe Advisor.
- Write articles for Troop Newsletter and Website regarding upcoming events.
- Maintain updated list of Troop members, including address, phone numbers and email address.
- Set a good example.
- Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly.
- Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
- Show Scout spirit.
- Perform any additional duties as assigned by your Advisor.
Participate in a conference with your advisor midway through your tenure to discuss and evaluate your responsibilities and the performance of your duties. (Note: You can still have a conference with your advisor at any time. If you feel like having a discussion, just ask.)
|Duties||What it means in Troop 980|
|Attend and keep a log of PLC meetings.||
|Record advancement in Troop records.||
|Work with appropriate Troop Committee members responsible for finance, records, and advancement.||
|Keep others informed:||
|Set a good example:||
|Wear the uniform correctly:||
|Show Scout Spirit:||