Webmaster

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Webmaster can apply towards Positions of Responsibility requirements for Star, Life and Eagle ranks.


Webmaster
Selection:Appointed
Selected by:Senior Patrol Leader
Reports to:Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

The troop webmaster establishes and maintains a safe and secure troop website. He ensures that the troop website is a positive reflection of Scouting to the public. He works with the scribe to manage the troop's electronic communication tools. The website must comply with the BSA Social Media Guidelines (see also External links below). A troop committee member may assist him with this work.

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Role and Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain a safe and secure troop website.
  • Ensure the troop website is a positive reflection of Scouting for the public.
  • Manage the troop’s electronic communication tools.
  • Work with the Scouts to provide up-to-date troop information.
  • Work with the scribe.
  • Set a good example.
  • Wear the Scout uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Scout Law.
  • Show and help develop Scout spirit.

Adult support

A troop, crew or ship committee may appoint an adult Webmaster to be in charge of the group's Web site. This is however not an official committee position. He/she works with the youth Webmaster on what's going on in the unit. The term is as long as needed; until a new webmaster can take his place.

See also

Scouts BSA portal
Scouts BSA ranks requiring a Positions of Responsibility
  • Star rank #5 "While a First Class Scout, serve actively in your troop for four months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility (or carry out a Scoutmaster approved leadership project to help the troop)"
  • Life rank #5 "While a Star Scout, serve actively in your troop for six months in one or more of the positions of responsibility (or carry out a Scoutmaster approved leadership project to help the troop)"
  • Eagle Scout rank #4 "While a Life Scout, serve actively in your troop for a period of six months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility..."
  • See also: National Youth Leadership Training‎ (NYLT) - a fun, six-day outdoor learning course.

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