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Webmaster is an unofficial Boy Scout Troop Leadership Position. The Webmaster is the adult in charge of the Group's Website. He/She works with [[Junior Webmaster]] on what's going on in the troop. Note: ''This is not an official position. It was created by a contributor and/or author and should only be appointed when needed.'' The term is as long as needed; until a new webmaster can take his place.
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{{Prepare|[[{{PAGENAME}}]] can apply towards [[Positions of Responsibility]] requirements for [[Star rank|Star]], [[Life rank|Life]] and [[Eagle rank|Eagle]] ranks.}}
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{{Positions of responsibility
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|position = {{PAGENAME}}
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|image = Webmaster_official.gif
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|method = Appointed
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|by = [[Senior Patrol Leader]]
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|report = [[Assistant Senior Patrol Leader]]
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== Requirements ==
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The '''troop webmaster''' establishes and maintains a safe and secure troop website. He ensures that the troop website is a positive reflection of Scouting to the public. He works with the [[scribe]] to manage the troop's electronic communication tools. The website must comply with the [[BSA Social Media Guidelines]] (see also [{{fullurl:{{PAGENAME}}}}#External_links External links] below). A troop committee member may assist him with this work.
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Appointed By: [[Scoutmaster]] and/or [[Committee chairman]]
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Reports to: [[Scoutmaster]] and/or [[Committee chairman]]
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Responsibilities:
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*Ensure the Troop Website is moving accordingly
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*Work with various troop members on need topics.
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*Ensure the Website is a youth-run as possible
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*Help out website where needed.
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*Set’s a good example
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*Enthusiastically wear’s the uniform correctly
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*Shows scout spirit
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Qualifications:
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*Is an [[ASM]] or [[Commitee Member]]
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== Resources ==
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== Role and Responsibilities ==
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Resources used for this page in 2005-2007:
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*[http://www.geocities.com/bpc192/]
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* Establish and maintain a safe and secure troop website.
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*[http://www.troop7.org/Leaders/APL.html]
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* Ensure the troop website is a positive reflection of Scouting for the public.
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*[http://www.bsatroop99.com/Leadershippositions.htm]
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* Manage the troop’s electronic communication tools.
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*[http://www.scouting.org/]
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* Work with the Scouts to provide up-to-date troop information.
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*[[The Order of the Arrow – Troop/Team Representative Training and Information Packet]]
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* Work with the [[scribe]].
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*[[Junior Leader Handbook]]
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* Set a good example.
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*[[Boy’s Scout Handbook]]
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* Wear the Scout [[uniform]] correctly.
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*[[Scoutmaster junior leader training kit]]
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* Live by the [[Scout Oath]] and [[Scout Law]].
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*[http://www.geocities.com/troop_152/information/jobs.html]
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* Show and help develop [[Scout spirit]].
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*[http://www.scouttroops.org/ga/bsa/1111/AdultLeaderPositions.htm]
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*[http://www.troop81wexford.org/Troop81/positions.htm]
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*[http://members.cox.net/troop10/junior_leaders_job_descriptions.htm]
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*[http://www.editthis.info/scouting/Webmaster]
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[[Category:Troop Committee]]
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== Adult support ==
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[[Category:Boy Scout Troop Leadership Positions]]
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[[Category:Cub Scout Pack Leadership Positions]]
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A [[troop]], [[crew]] or [[ship]] committee may appoint an adult Webmaster to be in charge of the group's Web site. This is however not an official committee position. He/she works with the youth Webmaster on what's going on in the unit. The term is as long as needed; until a new webmaster can take his place.
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[[Category:OA Lodge Positions]]
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[[Category:Chapter Positions]]
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== See also ==
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{{Boy Scout portal}}
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* [[BSA Social Media Guidelines]]
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{{Positions of Responsibility See also}}
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== External links ==
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* <span class=plainlinks>[https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/marketing/pdf/Social_Media_Playbook.pdf ''BSA Social Media Playbook'' {{PDF}}]</span> &mdash; Scouting.org
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* <span class=plainlinks>[https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/mission/doc/Social_Media_Guidelines.doc ''Boy Scouts of America Social Media Guidelines'' {{DOC}}]</span> &mdash; Scouting.org
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{{Positions of Responsibility navbox}}
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[[Category:Youth positions]]
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[[Category:Boy Scouts]]

Current revision

Webmaster can apply towards Positions of Responsibility requirements for Star, Life and Eagle ranks.


Webmaster
Selection:Appointed
Selected by:Senior Patrol Leader
Reports to:Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

The troop webmaster establishes and maintains a safe and secure troop website. He ensures that the troop website is a positive reflection of Scouting to the public. He works with the scribe to manage the troop's electronic communication tools. The website must comply with the BSA Social Media Guidelines (see also External links below). A troop committee member may assist him with this work.

Contents

Role and Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain a safe and secure troop website.
  • Ensure the troop website is a positive reflection of Scouting for the public.
  • Manage the troop’s electronic communication tools.
  • Work with the Scouts to provide up-to-date troop information.
  • Work with the scribe.
  • Set a good example.
  • Wear the Scout uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Scout Law.
  • Show and help develop Scout spirit.

Adult support

A troop, crew or ship committee may appoint an adult Webmaster to be in charge of the group's Web site. This is however not an official committee position. He/she works with the youth Webmaster on what's going on in the unit. The term is as long as needed; until a new webmaster can take his place.

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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