Troop Guide



Junior Leader Job Description


Introduction:   The Troop Guide role is to work actively with new scouts.  The Troop Guide introduces new scouts to troop operations and helps them feel comfortable in the troop.


This is a more senior scout that is skilled in all rank requirements. He must have served as a Patrol Leader and must already have proven leadership abilities. This position is selected by the troop and approved by the Scoutmaster.


Responsible to:   Senior Patrol Leader, Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmasters


Specific Duties:

  • Help Scouts meet advancement requirements through First Class.

  • Advise Patrol leader on his duties and his responsibilities at Patrol leaders' council meetings.

  • Help train new Patrol Leaders.

  • Guide new Scouts through early Troop experiences to help them become comfortable in the Troop and the outdoors.

  • Insure that each new scout feels a part of the troop and has a rewarding and safe experience.



  • Set a good example.

  • Wear the uniform correctly.

  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.


This page last modified: February 10, 2008