Junior Assistant Scoutmaster

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Junior Assistant Scoutmaster
Selected by:Scoutmaster
Reports to:Scoutmaster

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Junior Assistant Scoutmasters must be nominated by the Scoutmaster and confirmed by a vote of the troop committee, must be at least 16 years old but not yet 18, must demonstrate marked ability as a leader, and must be proficient in scouting skills.

The Junior Assistant Scoutmaster is responsible for:

  • Attending regular meetings with the troop's Scoutmaster to ensure responsibilities are properly carried out,
  • helping the Scoutmaster and his assistants in the running of the troop,
  • teaching untrained scouts in the skills they need for advancement,
  • assisting the Senior Patrol Leader whenever requested,
  • serving as judge in inter-patrol competitions, and
  • training the youth leadership corps in the performance of their leadership positions.
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