Crew Treasurer

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Serving as Crew Treasurer can apply towards Positions of Responsibility requirementss for Star, Life, and Eagle.


Crew Treasurer
Selection:Elected
Selected by:Youth crew members
Reports to:Crew President

The Crew Treasurer serves as the youth financial officer of the crew, he or she is elected by the youth members, and is responsible for keeping accurate records of the income and expenditures of the crew's funds.

Typical Venturing crew organization chart (click to zoom)
Typical Venturing crew organization chart (click to zoom)

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Position description

The Crew Treasurer is elected by the youth members and is the youth financial officer of the crew. He or she collects, deposits, and accounts for all money coming to the crew from dues, money-earning projects, or other sources. Records are reviewed at crew officer's meeting and officer's meeting of the status of the crew's budget.

The treasurer sets crew budgets by estimating income and expenses based on the activity calendar and is reviewed by the crew officers, activity chairs and the Advisor. All expenditures are approved by crew officers and the Advisor. Crew members should approve large amounts. The treasurer may be assisted by the crew committee treasurer to set up bookkeeping procedures, bank accounts, money-handling methods and as act as auditor to the crew treasurer.

Reports to

Responsibilities

  • Serves as the financial officer and, in that position, maintains financial records and monitors the crew budget.
  • Collects and disburses crew funds.
  • Communicates with the officers and members on a regular basis to keep them informed about the crew's finances.
  • Sets an example by following the rules of the crew.
  • Wears the uniform appropriate to the Venturing crew.
  • Learns and lives by the Venturing Oath and the Venturing Code.
  • Approaches Venturing in the spirit of fun, and spreads this spirit in carrying out the treasurer's responsibilities.

As a Crew Officer:

  • Fosters and develops an environment within the crew that has a true sense of community, that encourages growth and responsibility to one another.
  • Works in a spirit of partnership with the Crew Advisor.
  • Assists in developing a program of activities for the crew help carry them out.
  • Upholds the standards and policies of the chartered organization and the Boy Scouts of America.
  • Ensures that activities are conducted within BSA safety guidelines and requirements.
  • Cultivates the capacity to enjoy life - have fun and explore while leading.

Equivalents

The Secretary is the financial youth officer in its unit. Other financial youth officers are:

See also

Venturing portal

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