Unit Treasurer

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Troop Treasurer


This is the Unit Treasurer, an adult position on a troop, team or crew committee.
For the youth Venturing position of responsibility, see Crew Treasurer.

The unit treasurer is appointed by the committee chairman to handle troop/team/crew funds, pay bills, maintain accounts, coordinate the annual Friends of Scouting campaign, and supervise fundraising.

Contents

Unit committee position

Team Treasurer


Responsibilities

  • Handle all troop/team/crew funds. Pay bills on recommendation of the Scoutmaster/Team Coach/Crew Advisor and authorization of the unit committee.
  • Maintain the unit’s checking and savings accounts.
  • Train and supervise the troop Scribe, Team Secretary or Crew Treasurer in record keeping.
  • Keep adequate records in the Troop/Team Record Book.
  • Supervise money-earning projects, including obtaining proper authorizations.
  • Supervise the camp savings plan.
  • Lead in the preparation of the annual troop/team/crew budget.
  • Lead the Friends of Scouting campaign.
  • Report to the unit committee at each meeting.
  • Receive unit income each week from the troop scribe, team secretary or crew treasurer.
Crew Committee
Treasurer


Qualifications

Adult leaders must possess the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary for positive leadership to youth. They must also:


The adult leader application process will not be complete until Youth Protection training has been completed and a criminal background check has been obtained.

References

Online or classroom Leader Training

Youth protection (MANDATORY) – every registered adult must be re-certified every year at my.scouting.org, where they can also complete the following courses:

  • Before the First Meeting
  • First 30 Days
  • Position Trained

Outdoor Leader Training

In addition to fulfilling other requirements, some unit leaders need outdoor-specific training.

Other outdoor-related links


Official Boy Scout Forms & Resources
Applications & Reports: Youth Application Adult Leader Application Advancement Report Uniform Inspections
Training Materials: Youth Protection Training Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat New Leader
Online Training: Youth Protection Training Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat New Leader
Other Guides: Boy Scout Requirements Insignia Guide Advancement Guide Leave No Trace
Permit Applications: Informed Consent Activity Consent (Permission Slip) Unit Money-Earning Project
Medical Exam Forms: Annual Health and Medical Record other forms…
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