Scout Troop 44
The scribe keeps the Troop records. He records
the activities of the Patrol Leader's Council meeting and keeps a record of dues,
advancement, and Scouts attendance at Troop meetings. He reports to the assistant
senior patrol leader.
- Attends and keeps
a log of Patrol Leader's Council meetings
- Records individual Scout attendance
and dues payments
- Records individual Scout advancement progress
with the Advancement Chairman and Troop Treasurer
- Sets a good example
- Enthusiastically wears the uniform correctly
- Lives by the Scout
Oath and Law
- Shows Scout spirit
When you accepted the position of Troop Scribe, you agreed to provide service
and leadership in our Troop. That responsibility should be fun and rewarding.
This job description provides some of the things you are expected to do while
serving as a junior leader in Troop 44. You should make any necessary notes on
this sheet as this Fast-Start Junior Leader Training session is conducted. As
a Troop 44 Junior Leader you will be challenged to your fullest capabilities.
The adult leadership has faith in your leadership abilities, but will constantly
be striving to improve those abilities. Your selection and acceptance of this
Troop position represents the acceptance of a contract. At the end of this Fast-Start
Junior Leader Training you will be asked to sign a contract indicating that you
understand your responsibilities and will constantly strive to live up to your
Job Description. Good Luck and Congratulations.
- The Scribe is responsible for attending all Patrol Leaders' Council meetings.
At those meetings he is responsible for keeping the Troop Log consisting of attendance,
patrol reports, business discussed, Troop Meeting Plans, and Outdoor Program Plans.
The Troop Scribe is responsible for typing the Troop Meeting Plans and PLC Minutes
and having them available to the Troop Staff and Patrol Leaders by the Thursday
meeting following the PLC.
- The Scribe is responsible for arriving
a few minutes early and staying a few minutes later in order to collect permission
slips and money by the appropriate due date. The money is to be turned over to
the Troop Treasurer or Scoutmaster after every meeting. In the Spring the Scribe
is responsible for collecting Summer Camp money, Registration and Dues, and Summer
Camp Medical Forms. The Scribe is responsible for filling out and completing the
Activity Roster for each and every activity requiring such documentation.
- The Scribe will also work with the Patrol Leaders in maintaining
a copy of Patrol Scribe records. These such records includes a Patrol Menu, Patrol
Grocery List Patrol Duty Roster, and Patrol Equipment Check-out List.
- Maintain Troop advancement chart consisting of current rank, requirements
needed until next advancement, and merit badges. In addition, when advancement
occurs the Troop Scribe is responsible for submitting an Advancement notification
to the Troop Committee Member in charge of Advancement.
Scribe will maintain Troop attendance and uniform inspection records that will
be gathered by the Patrol Leader and submitted to the Troop Scribe. In addition,
when advancement occurs the Troop Scribe is responsible for submitting an Advancement
notification to the Troop Committee Member in charge of Advancement.
As a Troop Scribe their many resources available to you to help you do your
job. These include people such as your Scoutmaster, Assistant Scoutmaster, and
Troop Committee Members. Troop 44 offers a wealth of Scouting knowledge ranging
from experience to literature to Internet resources. Please, take advantage of
these abundant resources in order to better carry out your Troop position.
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