Chaplain Aide (Sea Scouting)

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Serving as Chaplain Aide (Sea Scouting) can apply towards Positions of Responsibility requirements for Star, Life, and Eagle.


Chaplain Aide (Sea Scouting)
Selection:Appointed
Selected by:Boatswain
Reports to:Boatswain's Mate - Program

The Chaplain Aide (Sea Scouting) works with the unit chaplain to meet the religious needs of Scouts in the ship. He also works to promote the religious emblems program.

Responsibilities

  • Encourage unit members to do their duty to God.
  • Participate in planning sessions with the ship’s officers to ensure that a spiritual component is included in unit activities.
  • With the unit chaplain, plan appropriate religious services. Invite the unit chaplain to visit a ship activity, eat with unit members, and conduct a worship service.
  • Help plan and conduct an annual religious observance, preferably during Scout Week in February.
  • Present an overview of the various religious emblems programs to the unit at least annually.
  • Maintain the unit’s religious emblems award progress chart.
  • Assist the unit chaplain, or other appropriate adult, to plan and conduct a religious emblem recognition ceremony.

See also

Boy Scout portal
Boy Scout Ranks requiring a Positions of Responsibility
  • Star Rank #5 "While a First Class Scout, serve actively in your troop for four months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility (or carry out a Scoutmaster approved leadership project to help the troop)"
  • Life Rank #5 "While a Star Scout, serve actively in your troop for six months in one or more of the positions of responsibility (or carry out a Scoutmaster approved leadership project to help the troop)"
  • Eagle Scout Rank #4 "While a Life Scout, serve actively in your troop for a period of six months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility..."
  • See also: National Youth Leadership Training‎ (NYLT) - a fun, six-day outdoor learning course.


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