Troop 446 Adult Volunteer Positions
Adult Leader Roles & Committee Positions
Provide leadership for the troop. Works with youth and youth leadership to execute the troop’s program during meetings and outdoor activities.
Provider leadership on designated outings and work with youth on leadership and advancement. Step in for the Scoutmaster when that person is not available.
Plan and conduct the monthly committee meetings. Oversee the troop’s financial, membership and adult responsibilities. Make sure we are represented at the monthly District roundtables and other district activities.
See that Scouts are advancing and are advised of advancement opportunities. Provide guidance for scouts that may be at a stand still. Keep records of the individual Scouts as they earn ranks and merit badges. Keep track of attendance and file paperwork with the Council, making purchases for badges as required. Schedule and track Boards of Review as needed. Assist Scouts with identifying and coordinating appropriate service projects.
Keep track of the troop’s finances and prepare a monthly financial report for the committee.
Take minutes at the committee meetings; send out reminders for the monthly meetings; send out correspondence as needed.
Work with the organizer(s) of each camping trip or other outing to facilitate arrangements, including obtaining permits and reservations and coordinating transportation. Work with the Quartermaster on transportation, use, return, and cleaning of Troop equipment.
Oversee the troop’s annual popcorn fundraiser.
Oversee the troop’s fundraising activities outside of popcorn sales.
Invite new scout families to join Troop 446 and help orient new parents upon joining. Connect with nearby Cub Scout packs to inform adult leaders of troop activities and assist in organizing Webelo-specific recruiting activities.
Life to Eagle Coordinator
Work with Life Scouts and their parents on navigating the path to Eagle.
Inventory and keep log of the Troop Equipment. Keep committee informed of needs (i.e. replacements due to wear and tear, etc.). Work with Troop Quartermaster and Camping Coordinator.
Prepare a monthly email newsletter for the troop. Assist in sending emails to Scouts and parents as needed. Maintain the troop’s Facebook page. Aid in the coordination of Courts of Honor by working with the youth Master of Ceremonies to be sure they understand their role and have all the resources they need.
Keep track of training needs for registered adults. Ensure that the troop’s leaders are fully trained and up to date on vital training items such as Youth Protection Training (YPT).
MB counselor Chair
Maintain a list of the troop’s merit badge counselors and do an annual check to make sure they are trained and willing to continue in this role. Assist in the process of recruiting new adults to become merit badge counselors based on their particular interests and experiences.