Youth Leadership

Serving one of these leadership positions, except Assistant Patrol Leader, apply towards Positions of Responsibility requirements for Star, Life, and Eagle.
 

Troop 814 Leadership Positions

 

 

Job Description:

 

The Senior Patrol Leader is elected by the Scouts to represent them as the top junior leader in the troop.

 

Reports to: Scoutmaster

Senior Patrol Leader duties:

  • Preside at all troop meetings, events, activities, and the annual program planning conference.
  • Chair the Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) meeting once a month. Attends at least 5/6 of the PLC meetings occurring during his service period.
  • Appointed other boy leaders with the advice and consent of the Scoutmaster.
  • Assign duties and responsibilities to other junior leaders.
  • Assists with Scoutmaster in training junior leaders.
  • Delegates task to the ASPLs. Makes sure an ASPL attends any meeting/function he will not be able to attend (troop, PLC, Committee Meeting, etc.)
  • Oversees the planning efforts of Scouts for all Troop campouts (whether he attends these outing or not).
  • Has good attendance at Troop meeting.
  • Attends at least 2/3 of each event type during his service period.
  • Set a good example.
  • Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Show Scout spirit.
 Held by: Jonathan M. 
 Patrol: Fox
 
 
 
 
Job Description:
 
The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader is the second highest-ranking junior leader in the Troop. He is appointed by the Senior Patrol Leader with the approval of the Scoutmaster. The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader acts as the Senior Patrol Leader in the absence of the Senior Patrol Leader or when called upon. He also provides leadership to other junior leaders in the Troop.
 

Reports to: Senior Patrol Leader

Assistant Senior Patrol Leader duties:

  • Help with leading meetings and activities as called upon by the Senior Patrol Leader.
  • Take over troop leadership in the absence of the Senior Patrol Leader.
  • Be responsible for training and giving direct leadership to the following appointed junior leaders: Scribe, Librarian, Troop Historian, Instructor, Quartermaster and Chaplain Aide.
  • Perform tasks assigned by the Senior Patrol Leader.
  • Serves as a member of the Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) and attends at least 2/3 of the PLC meetings occurring during his service period.
  • Attends at least 2/3 of each event type during his service period.
  • Has good attendance at Troop meeting.
  • Set a good example.
  • Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Show Scout spirit.
 Held by: Sebastian B.
 Patrol: Dragon
 
 
 
 
Job Description:
 
The Patrol Leader is elected by the patrol and leads the patrol.
 

Reports to: The Senior Patrol Leader

Patrol Leader duties:

  • Plan and lead patrol meetings and activities.
  • Keep patrol members informed.
  • Assign each patrol member a job and help them succeed.
  • Represent the patrol at all Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) meetings and at the annual program planning conference.
  • Prepares the patrol to take part in all troop activities.
  • Develop patrol spirit.
  • Attends at least 2/3 of each event type during his service period.
  • Work with other troop leaders to make the troop run well.
  • Know what patrol members and other leaders can do.
  • Set the example.
  • Wear the Scout uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Show Scout spirit.
 Held by: Parker R. 
 Patrol: Fox
 
 Held by: Christian H.
 Patrol: Dragons
 
 Held by: Pedro S.
 Patrol: Eagles
 
 
 
 
 
 
Job Description:
 
The Assistant Patrol Leader is appointed by the Patrol Leader and leads the patrol in his absence.
 

Reports to: The Patrol Leader

Assistant Patrol Leader duties:

  • Assist the Patrol Leader in:

- planning and leading patrol meetings and activities.
- keeping patrol members informed.
- preparing your patrol to take part in all troop activities.

  • and steer patrol meetings and activities
  • Take charge of the patrol in the absence of the Patrol Leader.
  • Represent the patrol at Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) meetings in the absence of the Patrol Leader.
  • Work with the other troop leaders to make the troop run well.
  • Attends at least 2/3 of each event type during his service period.
  • Help develop patrol spirit.
  • Set a good example.
  • Wear the Scout Uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Show Scout Spirit.
 Held by: Duncan A. 
 Patrol: Dragon
 
 
 Held by: Marc L. 
 Patrol: Fox
 
 Held by: Nick L. 
 Patrol: Eagle
 
 
 
 

Job Description:

The Troop Quartermaster keeps track of troop equipment and sees that it is in good working order.
 

Reports to: The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Troop Quartermaster duties:

  • Keep records on patrol and troop equipment.
  • Keep equipment in good repair.
  • Issue equipment and see that it is returned in good order.
  • Suggest new or replacement items.
  • Work with the troop committee member responsible for equipment.
  • Have good attendance at Troop meeting.
  • Attends at least 2/3 of each event type during his service period.
  • Set a good example.
  • Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Show Scout spirit.
 Held by: Colby R.
 
 
 
 
 
Job Description:
 
The Historian keeps a historical record or scrapbook of troop activities.

Reports to: The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Historian duties:

  • Gather pictures and facts about past troop activities and keeps them in scrapbooks, wall displays or informational ( historical ) files.
  • Take care of troop trophies, ribbons, and souvenirs of troop activities.
  • Keep information about former members of the troop.
  • Set a good example.
  • Attends at least 2/3 of each event type during his service period.
  • Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Show Scout spirit.
 Held by: Issac S. 
 
 
 
 
 

Job Description: The Bugler plays the bugle at troop ceremonies.

Reports to: The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Bugler duties:

  • Plays bugle as requested by troop leadership.
  • Plays taps during evening closing ceremony.
 Held by: Enrique D. 
 
 
 
 
 
Job Description:
 
The Chaplain Aide works with the Troop Chaplain to meet the religious needs of the Scouts in the troop. He also works to promote the religious emblems program.
 

Reports to:the Assistant Senior Patrol Leader (and works with the Chaplain)

Chaplain Aide duties:

  • Keep troop leader appraised of religious holidays when planning activities.
  • Assist Chaplain or religious coordinator in meeting the religious needs of troop members while on activities.
  • Encourage saying grace at meals while camping or on activities.
  • Tell Scouts about the religious emblem program of their faith.
  • Help plan for religious observance in troop activities.
  • Attends at least 2/3 of each event type during his service period.
  • Set a good example.
  • Enthusiastically wear the Scout uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Show Scout spirit.
 Held by: Patrick S. 
 
 
 
 
 

Job Description: The Librarian takes care of troop literature.

Reports to: The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Librarian duties:

  • Establish and take care of the troop library.

- Keep records on literature owned by the troop.
- Add new or replacement items as needed.
- Keep books and pamphlets available for borrowing at troop meetings.
- Keep a system for checking books and pamphlets in and out.
- Follow up on late returns.

  • Set a good example.
  • Attends at least 2/3 of each event type during his service period.
  • Wear the Scout Uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Show Scout spirit.
 Held by: Matt V. 
 
 
 
 
 
Job Description:
 
The Troop Scribe keeps the troop records. He records the activities of the Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) and keeps a record of dues, advancement, and Scout attendance at troop meetings.
 

Reports to: The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Troop Scribe duties:

  • Attend and keep a log of Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) Meetings.
  • Record attendance at troop functions.
  • Record advancement in troop records.
  • Work with the troop committee member responsible for finance, records, and advancement.
  • Have good attendance at Troop meetings.
  • Attends at least 2/3 of each event type during his service period.
  • Set a good example.
  • Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Show Scout spirit.
 Held by: Chris C.
 
 
 
 
 
Job Description:
 
Troop Webmaster is an elected leadership position but may be appointed. The Webmaster is responsible for ensuring the Troop website contains correct and update to date information.
 

Reports to: The Senior Patrol Leader and Adult Webmaster

Troop Scribe duties:

  • Obtain Web site improvement ideas/suggestions from the SPL and other Scouts. Implement with the approval of the SM or Adult Webmaster.
  • Maintains Scouts' and Leaders' privacy on the website.
  • Publish Troop calendar, forms, news, and other information.
  • Publish documents, forms, and information requested by troop leaders
  • Attends at least 2/3 of each event type during his service period.
  • Set a good example.
  • Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Show Scout spirit.
 Held by: Christian L.
 
 
 
 
 
   Troop Instructor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Held by: Dominick S.
 
  Job Description:
  • Each instructor is an older troop member proficient in a Scouting skill.
  • He must also have the ability to teach that skill to others
  • An instructor typically teaches subjects that

    Scouts are eager to learn—especially those such as first aid, camping, and

    backpacking—that are required for outdoor activities and rank advancement

  •  A troop can have more than one instructor.
  •