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Type:                  Appointed by the Senior Patrol Leader

Term:                 6 months

Reports to:        Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Description:       The Webmaster keeps the troop website up-to-date. He accepts

                           web updates primarily from the Scribe, Historian, and Communications


Comments:        To be an effective Webmaster, timeliness is paramount as outdated

                           information is of little value to the Troop.  The primary value of the

                           Webmaster to the Troop is keeping the "Upcoming Events" current,

                           the Scribe's records accessible, and the Historian's pictures 

                          available to those who wish to view them.



Age:                    none

Rank:                  1st Class or higher

Experience:        Computer skills

Attendance:       50% over the previous 6 months

Equipment:       The Scout must have access to a computer with a basic word processing

                           application, a photo imaging application, and internet access.




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

                             in the past.

Attendance:         You are expected to attend 70% of all troop 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, 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 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      Post informational updates to the home page in a timely fashion.

Ø      Keep the on-line update of troop merit badge counselors list up to date.

Ø      Post Scribe's outing notes and Historian's pictures within one (1) week of the outing.

Ø      Post within (one week) of receipt any meetings, outing, or merit badge updates.

Ø      Review all messages from Communications Chair for any appropriate web postings.




What this means for Troop 223

Work with other troop leaders to make the troop run well.

·         Work with Troop Historian to post articles and pictures from Troop activities.

·         Work with Scribe to update Troop website calendar.

·         Work with Librarian to maintain a currently list of merit badge books.

·         Work with Committee Advancement to maintain a current list of Troop merit badge counselors.

·         Work with Committee to post Troop information.

Keep others informed:

·         Call the ASPL at least once each week to pass along information and check on preparations for meetings and activities.

·         Updates Troop website calendar within 48 hours of receiving information.

·         Keep a current email list for all Scouts, Leaders, and families.


Scout Leadership Position Application (PDF)