Committee Positions

Committee Chair

Position Level: Tier A

Monthly Expectations: Ten (10) hours per month

Term Length: Two (2) years; more if willing by both the Adult Leader and request of committee

  • Complete all required BSA training

  • Support the policies of the BSA

  • Attendance at all monthly committee meetings plus summer planning meeting is mandatory.

  • Confer with the Cubmaster on policy matters relating to Cub Scouting and the chartered organization

  • Conduct annual pack program planning

  • Supervise pack committee by:

    • Assigning duties to committee members

    • Planning for pack charter review and reregistration

    • Approving bills before payment by pack treasurer

  • Manage finances through adequate financial records

  • Maintain adequate pack records

  • In absence of Cubmaster, assume direction of the pack until a successor is recruited

Treasurer

Position Level: Tier A

Monthly Expectations: Two – Four hours per month

Term Length: one (1) year; more if willing by both the Adult Leader and request of committee

  • Complete all required BSA training

  • Support the policies of the BSA

  • Attendance at all monthly committee meetings plus summer planning meeting is mandatory.

  • Help pack Committee and Cubmaster establish a sound financial program for the pack with a pack budget plan

  • Basic understanding of GAAP

  • Maintain bank account and arrange for all transactions to be signed by any two of the Cubmaster, Committee Chair, and/or Treasurer

  • Approve all budget expenditures.

  • Upon approval from Pack Committee, pay bills by check

  • Keep up-to-date financial records. Enter all income and expenditures under the proper budget item in the finance section of the Pack Record Book

  • Provide pack financial report at each Committee Meeting

  • Provide petty cash to approved leaders as necessary.

Fundraising chair / Popcorn kernel

Position Level: Tier A

Monthly Expectations: Up to 20 hours per month during fundraising season (September/October); up to 2 hours per month during other months.

Term Length: One (1) year; more if willing by both the Adult Leader and request of committee

  • Complete all required BSA training

  • Support the policies of the BSA

  • Attendance at all monthly committee meetings plus summer planning meeting is mandatory.

  • Make recommendations on fundraising activities

  • Work with Den Leaders to provide fundraising training for youth and families

  • Help Pack Committee and Cubmaster with Popcorn and other fundraising events

  • Work with Treasurer in conducting council-approved pack money-earning projects

  • All fundraising activities and profit allocation to the unit will be in compliance with BSA Policy

Outings Chair / Outdoor Chair

Position Level: Tier A

Monthly Expectations: Up to 5 hours per month

Term Length: One (1) year; more if willing by both the Adult Leader and request of committee

  • Complete all required BSA training

  • Support the policies of the BSA

  • Attendance at all monthly committee meetings plus summer planning meeting is mandatory.

  • Help the Cubmaster plan and arrange for outdoor activities

  • Ensure Pack follows all BSA policies regarding camping locations, approved activities, etc.

  • Oversees Outdoor Events Sub-Committee, including:

    • Recruitment of Adult Leaders to serve on committee

    • Coordinate discussion with Sub-Committee to create ideas, plans, etc.

    • Presentation of ideas, plans, etc. to Pack Committee

    • Assign duties to Sub-Committee members as neccessary

  • Arrange for safe transportation, when necessary

  • Plan first aid for emergencies

  • Arrange for property, fire, and tour permits, when necessary

  • Help Webelos Den Leaders plan overnight camp outs.

  • Arrange Safe Swim Defense implementation for all outings involving swimming

  • Ensure that at least one adult has completed Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation (BALOO) before any pack campout.

  • Obtain BALOO certification, preferably

  • Coordinate summer camp, if applicable

  • Know and carry out BSA outdoor program policy related to Cub Scouting.

Membership Chair / New-Member Coordinator

Position Level: Tier B

Monthly Expectations: Up to five (5) hours per month during recruiting season (August/September); up to two (2) hours per month all other months.

Term Length: One (1) year; more if willing by both the Adult Leader and request of committee

  • Complete all required BSA training

  • Support the policies of the BSA

  • Attendance at all monthly committee meetings plus summer planning meeting is mandatory.

  • Work with Cubmaster and Pack Committee to develop and carry out a plan for year-round membership growth

  • Serve as single point of contact for welcoming new and transferring Scouts, including:

    • Providing membership applications forms to new and transferring Scouts

    • Answering any questions regarding uniform requirements, membership dues, attendance expectations, den assignments, etc.

  • Process new applications as they are received

  • Record new Scouts onto official roster

  • Collect membership dues for new and transferring Scouts along with membership application

  • Follow up on Cub Scout dropouts to help return them to full, active membership

  • Schedule and attend Recruitment Nights at beginning of school year

Pack Trainer

Position Level: Tier B

Monthly Expectations: Up to four (4) hours per month during back-to-school season (August/September); up to two (2) hours per month all other months.

Term Length: 2 years; more if willing by both the Adult Leader and request of committee

  • Complete all required BSA training

  • Support the policies of the BSA

  • Attendance at all monthly committee meetings plus summer planning meeting is mandatory.

  • Encourages all leaders to participate in training

  • Keeps pack training records

  • Ensures all Adult Leaders (β€œAL”) complete required training

  • Along with Outings Chair / Outdoor Chair, ensures all outdoor activities have required trained personnel.

Secretary

Position Level: Tier B

Monthly Expectations: Up to six (6) hours per month during back-to-school season (September/October); three (3) hours per month all other months.

Term Length: One (1) year; more if willing by both the Adult Leader and request of committee

  • Complete all required BSA training

  • Support the policies of the BSA

  • Attendance at all monthly committee meetings plus summer planning meeting is mandatory.

  • Maintain detailed notes at all committee meetings

  • Maintain information on Pack property

  • Provide Den Leaders with records and forms, as necessary

Technology Chair

Position Level: Tier B

Monthly Expectations: Up to six (6) hours per month popcorn season (September/October); up to four (4) hours per month all other months.

Term Length: One (1) year; more if willing by both the Adult Leader and request of committee

  • Complete all required BSA training

  • Support the policies of the BSA

  • Attendance at all monthly committee meetings plus summer planning meeting is mandatory.

  • Maintain Pack website

  • Maintain / provide guidance to Pack Facebook page

  • Plan / Assist with any technology related to annual popcorn sales

  • Create necessary SignUpGenius forms, as requested

  • Create registration for Pinewood Derby

  • Maintain electronic calendar

Events Chair

Position Level: Tier B

Monthly Expectations: Up to ten (10) hours per month during Pinewood Derby / Blue and Gold Banquet months; up to two (2) hours per month all other months.

Term Length: One (1) year; more if willing by both the Adult Leader and request of committee

  • Complete all required BSA training

  • Support the policies of the BSA

  • Attendance at all monthly committee meetings plus summer planning meeting is mandatory.

  • Oversees Events Sub-Committee, including:

    • Recruitment of Adult Leaders to serve on committee

    • Coordinate discussion with Sub-Committee to create ideas, plans, etc.

    • Presentation of ideas, plans, etc. to Pack Committee

    • Assign duties to Sub-Committee members as neccessary

  • Serve as primary planner for annual Blue and Gold banquet, including:

    • Coordinating event scheduling

    • Plan and procure decorations

    • Plan and procure meal

    • Arrange for Scouting BSA Troops to attend to receive their new Scouts

    • Arrange Arrow of Light ceremony

    • Coordinating volunteers for the event

  • Assist with general event planning for Pinewood Derby, including:

    • Coordinating event scheduling

    • Arrange any outside vendor participation

    • Assist with event registration

    • Coordinating volunteers for the event

Pinewood Derby Chair

Position Level: Tier B

Monthly Expectations: Up to five (5) hours per month leading up to Pinewood Derby; up to two (2) hours per month all other months.

Term Length: One (1) year; more if willing by both the Adult Leader and request of committee

  • Complete all required BSA training

  • Support the policies of the BSA

  • Attendance at all monthly committee meetings plus summer planning meeting is mandatory.

  • Serve as primary planner for annual Pinewood Derby, including:

    • Working with Events Chair to schedule event

    • Procuring Pinewood Derby cars for pack distribution

    • Procuring trophies and ribbons

    • Along with Technology Chair, coordinate registration

    • Validate/update rules to be in-line with council standards

Cubmaster

Position Level: Tier A

Monthly Expectations: Up to ten (10) hours per month

Term Length: Two (2) years; more if willing by both the Adult Leader and request of committee

  • Complete all required BSA training

  • Support the policies of the BSA

  • Attendance at all monthly committee meetings plus summer planning meeting is mandatory.

  • Conduct pack programs in accordance with BSA policy

  • Lead monthly Pack meetings

  • Serve as master of ceremonies for Blue and Gold Banquet, Arrow of Light Ceremony, Pinewood Derby, Summer Kick-off, Fall Kick-Off

  • Help the pack committee with year-round recruiting plans

  • Recruit, guide and support den leaders

  • See that the pack program, leaders, and Cub Scouts positively reflect the interests and objectives of the chartered organization and the BSA.

  • Work with the pack committee to:

    • Establish program ideas

    • Selecting and recruiting adult leaders

    • Establishing a budget

  • Help establish and maintain good relationships with Boy Scout troops.

  • Maintain good relationships with parents and guardians. Seek their support and include them in activities.

  • Guide Cub Scouts in goodwill and conservation projects.

  • Help the pack committee chair conduct the annual pack program planning conference

  • Work as a team with the pack committee chair to cultivate, educate, and motivate all pack leaders and parents or guardians in Cub Scouts

  • Take part in the charter review meeting

Assistant Cubmaster

Position Level: Tier A

Monthly Expectations: Up to five (5) hours per month

Term Length: One (1) year; more if willing by both the Adult Leader and request of committee

  • Complete all required BSA training

  • Support the policies of the BSA

  • Attendance at all monthly committee meetings plus summer planning meeting is mandatory.

  • Help the Cubmaster as necessary

  • Fill in for Cubmaster when necessary

  • Participate in Pack meetings

  • Help inform pack leaders of training opportunities and arrange for them to attend training sessions.

  • Work with the Pack Committee to develop and promote an ongoing plan for recruiting new boys.