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TROOP QUARTERMASTER


Troop 1537
Leadership Position Description

TROOP QUARTERMASTER

GENERAL INFORMATION

Type:   Appointed by the Senior Patrol Leader

Term:   6 months

Reports to:   Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Description:   The Troop Quartermaster keeps track of troop equipment and sees that it is in good working order.

Comments:   The Quartermaster does most of his work around campouts. There are times when the Quartermaster has to be available to check equipment in and out.

QUALIFICATIONS

Age:   none

Rank:   none

Experience:   none

Attendance:   50% over the previous six months

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

Training:   You must attend the troop Junior Leader Training even if you have attended in the past.

Attendance:   You are expected to attend 60% of all troop meetings, Patrol Leaders’ Council meetings, outings, and service projects. If your attendance is low, or if you have three (3) unexcused absences in a row, you can be removed from office.

          Effort:   You are expected to given this job your best effort.

GENERAL LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES

      Uniform:   Set the example by wearing your uniform correctly. This means that you will wear all of the parts of the troop uniform, shirttail tucked in, with all required badges in their correct locations.

     Behavior:   Set the example by living the Scout Oath and Law in your everyday life. Show Scout Spirit in everything you say and do.

Attendance:   Set the example by being an active Scout. Be on-time for meetings and activities. You must call the Senior Patrol Leader or Scoutmaster if you are not going to be at a meeting or if you suddenly have to miss an outing. You also need to make sure that someone will assume your responsibilities.

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Keeps records on patrol and troop equipment
  • Makes sure equipment is in good working condition
  • issues equipment and makes sure it is returned in good condition
  • Makes suggestions for new or replacement items
  • Works with the Troop Committee member responsible for equipment
  • Gets the US, troop, and patrol flags for meetings and ceremonies and puts them away afterwards.

SPECIFIC LEADERSHIP REQUIREMENTS/DUTIES:

  • Maintain the Troop Trailer and Troop equipment
  • Distributes food and Troop equipment at outings
  • Keeps Scout Room clean and organized
  • Works with Patrol Quartermasters to make sure they are fulfilling their Patrol responsibilities
  • Quartermaster to meet with Equipment Coordinator on a monthly basis to answer questions and make sure Scout is able to complete their elected position responsibilities.  Quartermaster can also setup a meeting with Scoutmaster for help and support.
  • Quartermaster to complete Troop 1537 Scout Leadership Position Summary.
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