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ADULT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT TROOP 69. Adults are Critical Success Factors in making Troop 69 Work. Scouts Run the Troop. Troop 69 is a “Boy Run” Troop Leadership positions elected by the Scouts The leadership makes up the Primary Leadership Council (PLC) for the Troop

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adult volunteer opportunities at troop 69

ADULT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT TROOP 69

Adults are Critical Success Factors in making Troop 69 Work

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

scouts run the troop
Scouts Run the Troop
  • Troop 69 is a “Boy Run” Troop
    • Leadership positions elected by the Scouts
      • The leadership makes up the Primary Leadership Council (PLC) for the Troop
      • Decision making body for the Troop
    • Planning for events done by the PLC
      • Camp Out events, dates
      • Weekly meeting organization
      • Events held during the meetings
    • New elections for Leadership every 6 months

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

adults make the troop work
Adults Make the Troop Work
  • Adult participation makes the “Boy Run” Troop a reality
    • Coordinate activities based on direction from PLC
    • Gather resources to make events happen
      • Camp Outs
      • Training
      • Other events
    • Coordinate with Council
      • Permits
      • Transportation
      • Other
    • Coordinate with other Troops
      • Activities with other Troops
      • Camp outs
      • Camporees, etc

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

adults make the troop work4
Adults Make the Troop Work
  • To thrive the Troop needs many Active Adults
  • Time allotted is not substantial
    • Many hands make light work
  • With many adult volunteers jobs are easily managed!
    • Best to have 3-6 Adults assisting with every area
    • Reduces work-load on any 1 or 2 Adults
    • Events happen more easily
    • No one feels they “must” participate at every event
  • More fun is had by all Participants
    • Adults
    • Scouts

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

what skills can i offer
What Skills Can I Offer?
  • Scouting is made up by diverse skills
    • These skills contribute to a very well-rounded program offering
  • Each person can volunteer his or her strengths
    • Can offer skills to various areas throughout the Scout’s participation
    • As Scout grows, different areas may interest the Adult
  • Each person can grow as well with new skills
    • Try new volunteer opportunities every few months
    • Changing roles helps give different view of the Troop
    • Keeps challenges new and exciting

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

priority needs at troop 69
Priority Needs at Troop 69
  • There are 7 areas where Troop 69 Needs your help!
    • Older Scout Program
      • Keeping Older Scouts (Star and above) active
    • 1st Year Program
      • Training our youngest member on Scouting Basics
    • Indoor Program
      • Coordinating Indoor events and training
    • Outdoor Program
      • Coordinating Outdoor events and training
    • Troop Logistics
      • Keeping the wheels in motion
    • Board of Review Member
      • Review Scout’s Progress for Advancement
    • Troop Committee Member
      • Manage the Troop

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

older scout program coordinator
Functions

Assist in keeping Older Scouts active through events

Merit Badge plans for Older Scouts

Help Scouts track what they need for Eagle

Training

Group or Individual

Event coordination duties

Plan with Scouts / SM

Transportation

Council Permits

Skills

Coordinate Older Scouts Merit Badge / Event requirements with Troop

Merit Badge Course preparation

Coordination & Organization for events, Merit Badge courses

Tracking / Evaluation of Scouts’ progress

Older Scout Program Coordinator
  • Training Required
    • Courses required for Trained Assistant Scoutmaster
    • Approved Merit Badge counselor

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

1 st year program coordinator
Functions

Focus on new Scouts

Coordinates program withSM / ASM / Committee

Goals: Fun, Advancement, Basic Scout Skills

Prepare Scout for Summer Camp

Conduct various training sessions

Coordinate training with Camp Out objectives

Skills

Comfortable working with youngest Scouts

Maintain Scouts’ focus on training

Coordinate activities around scheduled Scout events

Seek additional Adult Trainers for certain objectives

Plan events based on training needs

1st Year Program Coordinator
  • Training Required
    • Courses required for Trained Assistant Scoutmaster

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

outdoor program coordinator
Functions

Gather program options

Present options toSM / Committee

Plan, Guide and Coordinate with Troop

Contact event locations

Coordinate with Council

Skills

Event Coordination

Organization

Mentoring

Gather resources

Camps

Activities

Trainers

Coordinate with Troop

Outdoor Program Coordinator
  • Training Required
    • Courses required for Trained Assistant Scoutmaster

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

indoor program coordinator
Functions

Gather program options for indoor activities

Merit Badge Training

Physical Activities

Camp Out related training

Other training opportunities

Present options toSM / Committee

Plan, Guide and Coordinate with Troop

Skills

Event Coordination

Organization

Mentoring

Gather resources

Activities

Equipment

Trainers

Coordinate with Troop

Indoor Program Coordinator
  • Training Required
    • Courses required for Trained Assistant Scoutmaster

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

troop logistics coordinator
Functions

Event coordination duties

Pamphlet preparation

Transportation

Council Permits

Lodging

Event Fee Payment

Scout / Adult Participation

General Ledger for event

Fees delivered to Treasurer

Reports toSM / Troop Committee

Skills

Organized and detail oriented

Permits, Fees, Transportation, Participation

Word processing

Pamphlets, reports, correspondence

Basic Bookkeeping

Fees, General Ledger, Receipts

Troop Logistics Coordinator
  • Training Recommended
    • Courses required for Trained Assistant Scoutmaster

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

board of review
Functions

Meet with Scout and verify advancement criteria achieved

Review progress through interviews

Held most Troop meetings

Use Boy Scout Handbook as checklist

Skills

Scouting knowledge

Understanding principles of Scouting

Judge of Scout’s knowledge of requirements

Mentor

Board of Review
  • Training (either)
    • Troop Committee Training
    • Courses required for Trained Assistant Scoutmaster

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

troop committee member
Functions

Represent Troop at District and Council events

Manage the Troop itself

Information from District and Council

Information from Scoutmaster

Coordinate with Scoutmaster

Coordinate with Sponsor Organization

Skills

Management

Organization

Status Reports

Troop Committee Member
  • Training
    • Troop Committee Training (required)
    • Courses required for Trained Assistant Scoutmaster (preferred)

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

how can i help
How Can I Help?
  • Contact the Troop Leadership
    • Scoutmaster, Drew Bernard
    • Troop Committee Chair, Wayne Mote
    • Assistant Scoutmasters, various
  • The Troop Leadership will help you find the Role that matches YOUR interests!
  • Troop 69 http://www.alphascouts.org/troop69
  • Milton District http://www.miltonbsa.org/

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

invest in the future
Invest in the Future

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities

thank you
Thank You!

Troop 69 Parent Volunteer Opportunities