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Troop Guide

Job Description:

The troop guide works with new Scouts. He helps them feel comfortable and earn their First Class rank in their first year.

Reports to:

The assistant Scoutmaster for the new Scout patrol in the troop.

Duties:

  • Introduces new Scouts to troop operations.
  • Guides new Scouts through early Scouting activities.
  • Shields new Scouts from harassment by older Scouts.
  • Helps new Scouts earn First Class rank in their first year.
  • Teaches basic Scout skills.
  • Coaches the patrol leader of the new Scout patrol on his duties.
  • Works with the patrol leader at patrol leaders' council meetings.
  • Attends patrol leaders' council meetings with the patrol leader of the new Scout patrol.
  • Assists the assistant Scoutmaster with training.
  • Counsels individual Scouts on Scouting challenges.
  • Sets a good example.
  • Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly.
  • Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Shows Scout spirit.

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