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==Responsibilities==
==Responsibilities==
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*Assist the Team Captain by fulfilling assignments and taking meeting notes.
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*Assists the Team Captain by fulfilling assignments and taking meeting notes.
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*Fulfill assignments by the [[Team Coach]].
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*Fulfills assignments by the [[Team Coach]].
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*Record individual Varsity Scout attendance and dues payments.
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*Records individual Varsity Scout attendance and dues payments.
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*Record individual Varsity Scout advancement progress, and keep the advancement progress board current.
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*Records individual Varsity Scout advancement progress, and keep the advancement progress board current.
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*Work with the team committee member responsible for records and finance.
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*Works with the team committee member responsible for records and finance.
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*Maintain the team roster.
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*Maintains the team roster.
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*Keep [[Religious Emblems]] award progress records.
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*Keeps [[Religious Emblems]] award progress records.
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*Serve as an advancement program manager by encouraging awards and advancement.
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*Serves as an advancement program manager by encouraging awards and advancement.
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*Maintain team records for Eagle and [[Denali Award|Denali]] trail.
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*Maintains team records for Eagle and [[Denali Award|Denali]] trail.
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*Coordinate activities with other advancement program managers.
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*Coordinates activities with other advancement program managers.
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*Conduct boards of review for team members earning [[Tenderfoot]], [[Second Class]], [[First Class]], [[Star Rank]], [[Life Rank]], and the Denali Award.
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*Conducts boards of review for team members earning [[Tenderfoot]], [[Second Class]], [[First Class]], [[Star Rank]], [[Life Rank]], and the Denali Award.
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*Set a good example of the ideals of Scouting.
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*Sets a good example of the ideals of Scouting.
*Enthusiastically and [[uniform|correctly wears the Scout uniform]].
*Enthusiastically and [[uniform|correctly wears the Scout uniform]].
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*Live by the [[Scout Oath]] and [[Scout Law|Law]].
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*Lives by the [[Scout Oath]] and [[Scout Law|Law]].
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*Shows Scout spirit.
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*Shows Scout spirit.
==Equivalents==
==Equivalents==
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The {{PAGENAME}} is the record-keeping youth leader in its [[unit]]. Other record-keeping youth leaders are:
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{{Record-keeping Youth Leader Equivalents}}
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*[[Scribe]] - [[Boy Scout Portal|Boy Scouting]]
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*[[Team Secretary]] - [[Varsity Scout Portal|Varsity Scouting]]
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{{Financial Youth Leader Equivalents}}
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*[[Crew Secretary]] - [[Venturing Portal|Venturing]]
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*[[Yeoman]] - [[Sea Scouting]]
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*[[Secretary]] - [[Exploring]]
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== See also ==
== See also ==
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Revision as of 21:05, November 26, 2010

This is the Team Secretary youth Varsity Scouting position of responsibility.
For the adult position on a Troop, Team, or Crew committee, see Unit Secretary.
Serving as Team Secretary can apply towards Positions of Responsibility requirements for Star, Life, and Eagle.


Team Secretary
Selection:Appointed
Selected by:Captain
Reports to:Captain

The Team Secretary is the record-keeping youth leader in the Varsity Scout team. The Team Secretary is equivalent to the Scribe in a Boy Scout troop, but unlike a Scribe, the Team Secretary conducts all boards of review for team members' advancement except Eagle. At the discretion of the Team Coach, faithful service in this position may also qualifies the Team Secretary for primary leadership as Advancement Program Manager.

Typical Varsity Scout team organization chart (click to zoom)
Typical Varsity Scout team organization chart (click to zoom)

Contents

Position description

The Team Secretary keeps the team records. He is a non-voting member of the Team Leadership council, records the activities of the team leadership meeting and keeps a record of dues, advancement, religious award progress, and Varsity Scout attendance at team meetings. He is appointed by the captain and usually serves a 6- or 12-month term.

Reports to

Captain

Responsibilities

  • Assists the Team Captain by fulfilling assignments and taking meeting notes.
  • Fulfills assignments by the Team Coach.
  • Records individual Varsity Scout attendance and dues payments.
  • Records individual Varsity Scout advancement progress, and keep the advancement progress board current.
  • Works with the team committee member responsible for records and finance.
  • Maintains the team roster.
  • Keeps Religious Emblems award progress records.
  • Serves as an advancement program manager by encouraging awards and advancement.
  • Maintains team records for Eagle and Denali trail.
  • Coordinates activities with other advancement program managers.
  • Conducts boards of review for team members earning Tenderfoot, Second Class, First Class, Star Rank, Life Rank, and the Denali Award.
  • Sets a good example of the ideals of Scouting.
  • Enthusiastically and correctly wears the Scout uniform.
  • Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Shows Scout spirit.

Equivalents

The Team Secretary is the record-keeping youth leader in its unit. Other record-keeping youth leaders are:


The Secretary is the financial youth officer in its unit. Other financial youth officers are:

See also

Varsity Scout portal

References

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