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The '''Chartered Organization Representative''' (COR) is the direct contact between the unit and the [[Chartered Organization]]. This individual is also the organization's contact with the [[District Committee]] and the [[Local Council]]. The chartered organization representative may become a member of the district committee and is a voting member of the council. If the chartered organization has more than one unit, one representative serves them all. The Chartered Organization Representative appoints the Unit Committee Chair.
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The [[{{PAGENAME}}]] (COR) is the direct contact between the unit and the [[Chartered Organization]]. This individual is also the organization's contact with the [[District Committee]] and the [[Local Council]]. The chartered organization representative may become a member of the district committee and is a voting member of the council. If the chartered organization has more than one unit, one representative serves them all. The Chartered Organization Representative appoints the [[Unit Committee Chair]].
== Responsibilities ==
== Responsibilities ==
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The chartered organization representative's responsibilities are to:
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* Help select the right leadership for the unit.
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* Encourage unit leaders and committee members to take training.
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The chartered organization representative's responsibilities are to ('''bolded items''' are cited in the [https://www.scoutshop.org/the-troop-committee-guidebook-616928.html Troop Committee Guidebook] as duties of the COR):
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* '''Be a member of the chartered organization.'''
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* '''Serve as head of "Scouting department" in the organization.'''
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* '''Secure a committee chair for each unit and encourage training.'''
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* '''Maintain a close liaison with the committee chair's for each unit.'''
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* '''Help recruit other adult leaders.'''
* Promote well-planned unit programs.
* Promote well-planned unit programs.
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* Serve as a liaison between the units and the organization.
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* '''Serve as a liaison between the units and the organization'''.
* Organize enough units.
* Organize enough units.
* Promote the recruiting of new members.
* Promote the recruiting of new members.
* See that boys transition from unit to unit.
* See that boys transition from unit to unit.
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* Help with the charter renewal.
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* '''Assist with unit rechartering.'''
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* Suggest Good Turns for the organization.
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* '''Encourage service to the organization.'''
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|position = Sea Scout Ship<br>Chartered Organization<br>Representative
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* Encourage the unit committee to hold meetings.
* Encourage the unit committee to hold meetings.
* Cultivate organization leaders.
* Cultivate organization leaders.
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* Encourage recognition of leaders.
* Encourage recognition of leaders.
* Cultivate resources to support the organization.
* Cultivate resources to support the organization.
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* Represent the organization at the council level.
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* Represent the organization at the [[local council|council]] level.
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* '''Be an active and involved member of the [[district committee]].'''
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* '''Can multiple-register as a unit committee chair or unit committee member.'''
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==See also==
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*[[Chartered Organization]]
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*[[Troop Committee Chair]]
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*[[Troop Committee]]
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==External Links==
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*[https://www.scoutshop.org/the-troop-committee-guidebook-616928.html The Troop Committee Guidebook (2014) (616928)] &mdash; ScoutShop.org
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*[https://www.scoutshop.org/insignia/insignias/chartered-organization-rep-emblem-490.html Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop Chartered Organization Rep Emblem (490)] &mdash; ScoutShop.org
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*[https://www.scoutshop.org/sea-scouts-chartered-organization-representative-emblem-639091.html Sea Scouts Chartered Organization Representative Emblem (639091)] &mdash; ScoutShop.org
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*[https://www.scoutshop.org/venturing-chartered-organization-representative-emblem-620443.html Venturing Chartered Organization Representative Emblem (620443)] &mdash; ScoutShop.org
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Boy Scout Troop /
Cub Scout Pack
Chartered Organization
Representative
Shortcut:
COR

The Chartered Organization Representative (COR) is the direct contact between the unit and the Chartered Organization. This individual is also the organization's contact with the District Committee and the Local Council. The chartered organization representative may become a member of the district committee and is a voting member of the council. If the chartered organization has more than one unit, one representative serves them all. The Chartered Organization Representative appoints the Unit Committee Chair.

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Responsibilities

Venturing Crew
Chartered Organization
Representative

The chartered organization representative's responsibilities are to (bolded items are cited in the Troop Committee Guidebook as duties of the COR):

  • Be a member of the chartered organization.
  • Serve as head of "Scouting department" in the organization.
  • Secure a committee chair for each unit and encourage training.
  • Maintain a close liaison with the committee chair's for each unit.
  • Help recruit other adult leaders.
  • Promote well-planned unit programs.
  • Serve as a liaison between the units and the organization.
  • Organize enough units.
  • Promote the recruiting of new members.
  • See that boys transition from unit to unit.
  • Assist with unit rechartering.
  • Encourage service to the organization.
Sea Scout Ship
Chartered Organization
Representative
  • Encourage the unit committee to hold meetings.
  • Cultivate organization leaders.
  • Encourage outdoor program activities.
  • Emphasize advancement and recognition.
  • Utilize district help and promote the use of district personnel and materials.
  • Use approved unit finance policies.
  • Encourage recognition of leaders.
  • Cultivate resources to support the organization.
  • Represent the organization at the council level.
  • Be an active and involved member of the district committee.
  • Can multiple-register as a unit committee chair or unit committee member.


See also

External Links


Qualifications

Adult leaders must possess the moral, educational, and emotional qualities that the Boy Scouts of America deems necessary for positive leadership to youth. They must also:


The adult leader application process will not be complete until Youth Protection training has been completed and a criminal background check has been obtained.

References

Online or classroom Leader Training

Youth Protection training (YPT) is required for all BSA registered volunteers and must be retaken every two years. Some councils and units may require more frequent (e.g., annual) retaking of YPT). Check with your local council and unit to find out what their policies are.

In addition to YPT, registered adults should complete the following courses online at https://my.scouting.org:

  • Before the First Meeting
  • First 30 Days
  • Position Trained

Other training opportunities: RoundtableUniversity of ScoutingTeaching EDGEpow wow

Outdoor Leader Training

In addition to fulfilling other requirements, some unit leaders need outdoor-specific training.

Other outdoor-related links


Official Boy Scout Forms & Resources
Applications & Reports: Youth Application Adult Leader Application Advancement Report Uniform Inspections
Training Materials: Youth Protection Training Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat New Leader
Online Training: Youth Protection Training Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat New Leader
Other Guides: Boy Scout Requirements Insignia Guide Advancement Guide Leave No Trace
Permit Applications: Informed Consent Activity Consent (Permission Slip) Unit Money-Earning Project
Medical Exam Forms: Annual Health and Medical Record other forms…
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New Leader Brochures: Tiger Wolf/Bear Webelos Cubmaster
Applications & Reports: Youth Application Adult Leader Application Advancement Report Uniform
Online Training: New Leader Youth Protection Training Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat
Safety Guides: Guide to Safe Scouting Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat Climb On Safely
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