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Junior Assistant Scoutmaster

JR. Assistant ScoutmasterGENERAL INFORMATION

  • Type: Appointed by the Scoutmaster
  • Term: 1 year
  • Reports to: Scoutmaster
  • Description: The Junior Assistant Scoutmaster serves in the capacity of an Assistant Scoutmaster except where legal age and maturity are required. He must be at least 16 years old and not yet 18. He's appointed by the Scoutmaster because of his leadership ability.
  • Comments: In many cases the JASM has the same responsibilities as an Assistant Scoutmaster.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Age: At least 16 years old
  • Rank: Life
  • Experience: Previous leadership positions
  • Attendance: 75% over the previous 6 months

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Training: TBD
  • Attendance: You are expected to attend 80% of all troop meetings, Patrol Leaders' Council meetings, outings, and service projects. If your attendance is low, or if you have three (3) unexcused absences in a row, you can be removed from office.
  • Effort: You are expected to given this job your best effort.

GENERAL LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Uniform>: Set the example by wearing your uniform correctly. This means that you will wear all of the parts of the troop uniform, shirttail tucked in, with all required badges in their correct locations.
  • Behavior: Set the example by living the Scout Oath and Law in your everyday life. Show Scout Spirit in everything you say and do.
  • Attendance: Set the example by being an active Scout. Be on-time for meetings and activities. You must call the Scoutmaster if you are not going to be at a meeting or if you suddenly have to miss an outing. You also need to make sure that the Assistant Senior Patrol Leader is ready to assume your responsibilities.

SPECIFIC LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Functions as an Assistant Scoutmaster.
  • Performs duties as assigned by the Scoutmaster.