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Job Description:
The Troop Scribe keeps the troop records. He records the activities of the Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) and keeps a record of dues, advancement, and Scout attendance at troop meetings.
Reports to: The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader
Troop Scribe duties:
·         Attend and keep a log of Patrol Leaders' Council (PLC) Meetings.
·         Record attendance at troop functions.
·         Record advancement in troop records
·         Work with the troop committee member responsible for finance, records, and advancement.
·         Have good attendance at Troop meetings.
·         Attends at least 2/3 of the monthly events during his service period
·         Set a good example.
·         Enthusiastically wear the Scout Uniform correctly.
·         Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
·         Show Scout spirit.



Expectations of a Scribe:

Troop Meetings
  • Maintain and updated attendance sheet
  • Ensure that the attendance is taken for each meeting
  • Ensure that the attendance of those who camped out is collected
  • Present attendance at the end of every month to the Scoutmaster
Patrol Leaders Council
  • Take the attendance of the council meeting
  • Take notes for any decisions in the PLC meetings
  • Document and communicate the minutes of the meeting to the members of the PLC and to the Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmasters
Elections or New Scouts Arrive
  • Ensure that the attendance sheets are updated.
  • Ensure that the work sheets for permission slips and money are updated with the new scouts.
  • Review material on web site and ensure that all names and forms are updated
  • Work with web master to make updates to rosters
  • Document new positions and communicate them to the troop and web master
Notes: All attendance is electronically recorded. Loss of this information impacts all scouts and the troop. Please ensure that it is collected and turned in appropriately.