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Job Description

The scribe is the troop’s secretary. Though not a voting member, they attend meetings of the patrol leaders’ council and keep a record of the discussions. They cooperate with the patrol scribes to record attendance and dues payments at troop meetings and to maintain troop advancement records. The troop scribe may be assisted by a member of the troop committee.


  • Attends and keeps a log of patrol leaders’ council meetings
  • Maintain a high participation rate of at least 50% of meetings and campouts.
  • Records individual Scout attendance and dues payments
  • Records individual Scout advancement progress
  • Works with the troop committee member responsible for records and finance
  • Sends a newsletter to the troop on a monthly basis.
  • Set two personal goals – develop and implement two SMART goals.
  • Submit a written report of your experience to your position coordinator and bring a copy to your next scoutmaster conference.
  • Completes Introduction to Leadership Skill Training (ILST)
  • Wear my uniform correctly, set a good example, practice the Scout Oath and Law – a standard responsibility of all the troop leadership positions.

This position meets with your Position Coordinator at least every 2 months to report on his progress towards his goals. This ensures he is fulfilling his duties and will receive rank advancement credit. Use the position coordinator as  an adult mentor that you can go to with ideas and for advice.

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