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Type:                   Appointed by the Senior Patrol Leader

Term:                  6 Months

Reports to:         Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

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.



Age:                    none

Rank:                  1st Class or higher

Experience:        none

Attendance:       50% over the previous six months

Equipment:        Access to a computer with internet availability



Training:            You must attend the Troop Leadership Training even if you have

                           attended in the past.

Attendance:       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.

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 of the parts of the troop uniform, shirttail tucked in,

                            ith 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 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 someone will assume your responsibilities.



Ø      Attends and keeps a log of Patrol Leaders’ Council meetings.

Ø      Records individual Scout attendance and dues payments.

Ø      Records individual Scout advancement progress.

Ø      Works with the Troop Committee members responsible for records and finance.



What this means for Troop 223

Record attendance.

·         Make a written record of attendance of each Troop meeting and Troop event and make sure the appropriate adult leader gets a copy.

·         If you are going to miss a meeting of event, make sure that you have someone else record attendance for you.

Attend and keep records of the PLC meetings.

·          Keep a written record of each PLC meeting.

·         Distribute copies of the PLC meeting minutes to PLC, SM and ASM’s before next troop meeting.

Work with appropriate Troop Committee members and Junior leaders responsible for finance, records, communications, etc.

·         Helps the Outdoor Committee member with attendance and collection of camping fees.

·         Works with Committee members for articles in the Troop Scoop.

·         Obtains monthly articles from the patrol scribes for the Troop Scoop.

Keep others informed.

·         Works with Adult leaders to ensure attendance is recorded

·         Meets with Outdoor Committee member in charge on monthly event.



                              Scout Leadership Position Application (PDF)