Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

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The '''Assistant Senior Patrol Leader''' directly assists the [[Senior Patrol Leader]]. Troop leadership positions, such as the [[Scribe]] and [[Instructor]]s (but not [[Patrol Leader]]s) report directly to him at [[Patrol Leaders' Council]]s. He is appointed by the Senior Patrol Leader under the guidance of the [[Scoutmaster]].
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{{Positions of responsibility
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|position = Assistant Senior Patrol Leader
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The '''Assistant Senior Patrol Leader''' is the second highest-ranking youth leader in the troop. He is appointed by the [[Senior Patrol Leader|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 youth leaders in the troop. He is appointed by the Senior Patrol Leader under the guidance of the [[Scoutmaster]].
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[[Image:Boyscout-troop.gif|thumb|right|Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart (click to zoom)]]
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==Reports to==
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*[[Senior Patrol Leader]]
==Responsibilities==
==Responsibilities==
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* Help with leading meetings and activities as called upon by the Senior Patrol Leader.
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* Helps the [[Senior Patrol Leader|senior patrol leader]] lead meetings and activities.
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* Take over troop leadership in the absence of the Senior Patrol Leader.
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* Runs the [[troop]] in the absence of the senior patrol leader.
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* Supervise the troop leadership positions, and be prepared to perform the duties of those offices on a temporary basis if needed.
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* Helps train and supervise the troop [[Scribe|scribe]], [[Quartermaster|quartermaster]], [[Instructor|instructor]], [[Librarian|librarian]], [[Historian|historian]], and [[Chaplain Aide|chaplain's aide]].
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* Perform tasks assigned by the Senior Patrol Leader.
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* Serves as a member of the [[patrol leaders' council]].
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* Assist in the training of younger scouts along with the Troop Guide and Instructors.
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* Sets a good example.
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* Regularly attends troop meetings, troop campouts, and troop events during his service period.
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* Enthusiastically and [[uniform|correctly wears the Scout uniform]] (all four parts).
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* Provide a role model to the troop of cheerful service and an example of following the principles of scouting.
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* Lives by the [[Scout Oath]] and [[Scout Law|Law]]
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* Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly.
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* Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
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* Show Scout spirit.
* Show Scout spirit.
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* Lends a hand controlling the patrol and building patrol spirit.
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* Wears the uniform correctly.
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==Equivalents==
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{{Second-highest Youth Leader Equivalents}}
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== See also ==
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{{Boy Scout portal}}
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{{Positions of Responsibility See also}}
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==References==
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{{Troop Leadership Links}}
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[[Category:Youth positions]]
[[Category:Youth positions]]
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[[Category:Boy Scouts]]
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[[Category:Patrol Leaders' Council]]

Revision as of 11:22, May 8, 2009

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

The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader is the second highest-ranking youth 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 youth leaders in the troop. He is appointed by the Senior Patrol Leader under the guidance of the Scoutmaster.

Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart (click to zoom)
Typical Boy Scout troop organization chart (click to zoom)

Contents

Reports to

Responsibilities

Equivalents

The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader is the second-highest youth leader in its unit. Other second youth leaders are:

See also

Boy Scout portal
Ranks requiring a Positions of Responsibility
  • Star Rank #5 "While a First Class Scout, serve actively 4 months in one or more of the following positions..."
  • Life Rank #5 "While a Star Scout, serve actively 6 months in one or more of the positions of responsibility..."
  • Eagle Scout Rank #4 "While a Life Scout, serve actively for a period of 6 months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility..." (reduced list)
  • See also: National Youth Leadership Training‎ (NYLT) - a fun, six-day outdoor learning course.


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