Open Volunteer positions

Post date: Jan 19, 2015 8:02:41 PM

The pack needs your help to run smoothly. We need parents to volunteer for the following positions. The more support we have, the lighter the load is for everyone.

Committee Chair:

The pack committee chairperson’s main responsibilities are to:

  • Maintain a close relationship with the chartered organization representative, keeping this key person informed of the needs of the pack that must be brought to the attention of the organization or the district.

  • Report to the chartered organization to cultivate harmonious relations.

  • Confer with the Cubmaster on policy matters relating to the Cub Scout program and the chartered organization.

  • Calling and presiding at pack leaders' meetings

  • Assigning duties to, and training, committee members - Planning for pack charter review, roundup, and re-registration

  • Conduct the annual pack program planning conference and pack leaders' meetings.

  • Complete Pack Committee Fast Start Training and Cub Scout Leader Basic Training.

  • Ask the committee to assist with recommendations for Cubmaster, Assistant Cubmaster, den leader coaches, Webelos den leaders, and den leaders, as needed.

  • Recognize the need for more dens, and see that new dens are formed as needed.

  • Work with the chartered organization representative to provide adequate and safe facilities for pack meetings.

  • Appoint a committee member or other registered adult to be responsible for Youth Protection training.

Assistant Cubmaster

• Assist the Cubmaster as needed. Be ready to fill in for the Cubmaster, if necessary.

• Complete Cubmaster Fast Start Training and Cub Scout Leader Basic Training. Attend monthly roundtables.

• Participate in pack meetings.

• Supervise den chiefs and see that they are trained.

• Work with neighborhood troops that supply den chiefs and into which Cub Scouts may graduate.

• Work with the pack committee to develop and promote an ongoing plan for recruiting new boys.

• Work with the Cubmaster and pack committee on pack re-registration.

Membership Chair

• Prepare re-registration papers and an annual report to the chartered organization. Secure signatures and registration fees for the coming year.

• Ask the chartered organization representative to submit a charter application and annual report to the chartered organization for approval.

• Assist the Cubmaster and chartered organization representative in planning and conducting the formal charter presentation.

• Conduct an annual census of boys in the chartered organization for systematic recruitment. Work with pack committee members to promote recruitment plans.

• Work with the Cubmaster and pack committee to develop and carry out a plan for year-round membership growth.

• Work with the Cubmaster and Webelos den leader to see that Webelos Scouts and parents have a smooth transition into a Boy Scout troop.

• Follow up on Cub Scout dropouts to return them to full, active membership.

Assistant Secretary

We need someone as a backup in case our Secretary cannot attend the Committee Meetings. The Secretary's main duties are:

• Keep informed of all Cub Scouting literature, materials, records, and forms to help leaders function effectively. Assist new den leaders by telling them what items are available.

• Maintain up-to-date information on membership, leadership, attendance, and advancement in the Pack Record Book.

• Maintain an inventory of pack property.

• Handle correspondence for the pack. This may include writing letters of appreciation and requests for reservations, or ordering supplies through the local council service center.

• Keep notes on pack leaders and committee' meetings. Record only key items such as things needing follow-up or items for the history of the pack.

• Notify leaders of pack leaders' meetings and other activities.

• Provide den leaders with records and forms for meetings.

Scout Fair/Coupon Book Sales Coordinator

This person is responsible for coordinating and collecting the Scout Fair coupon book sales in February.