Crew President

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Serving as Crew President can apply towards Positions of Responsibility requirementss for Star, Life, and Eagle.


Crew President
Selection:Elected
Selected by:Youth crew members
Reports to:Crew Advisor

The Crew President serves as the youth leader of the crew, he or she is elected by the youth members.

Image:Venturing-crew.gif
Typical Venturing crew organization chart (click to zoom)

Contents

Reports to


Responsibilities

  • Serves as youth leader of the crew.
  • Implements the crew program in cooperation with officers and members.
  • Works closely with Advisors and other adult leaders in the spirit of partnership.
  • Represents the crew at Teen Leaders' Council (TLC) meetings and council TLC program planning conference and is available to report to the chartered organization and crew committee.
  • Assists the Crew Advisor in conducting the crew officer's seminar.
  • Appoints youth chairs for special projects and appoints special crew officers.
  • Presents the annual report to the chartered organization at the conclusion of the term of office.
  • Assesses on an ongoing basis whether the responsibilities of the officers are being considered and carried out effectively.
  • Wear the uniform appropriate to the Venturing crew.
  • Learn and live by the Venturing Oath and the Venturing Code.
  • Approach Venturing and encourages others to approach Venturing in the spirit of fun and enjoyment.

As a Crew Officer:

  • Foster and develop an environment within the crew that has a true sense of community, that encourages growth and responsibility to one another.
  • Work in a spirit of partnership with the Crew Advisor.
  • Assist in developing a program of activities for the crew help carry them out.
  • Uphold the standards and policies of the chartered organization and the Boy Scouts of America.
  • Ensure that activities are conducted within BSA safety guidelines and requirements.
  • Cultivate the capacity to enjoy life - have fun and explore while leading.


Equivalents

The Crew President is top youth leader in its unit. Other top youth leaders are:


See also

Venturing portal

References

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