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Program Aide

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Western Mass. Council of Boy Scouts of America Position: Program Aide Commitment: Give leadership to the development and maintenance of quality Scouting programs located in underserved communities. Specific Responsibilities •   Ensure the delivery of quality programs in assigned Scouting unit. – Review and become familiar with program materials. – Follow the prescribed lesson plans, as outlined. – Deliver uniforms, program materials, Scouting literature, and other support as needed by youth and adult members throughout the year. – Increase program quality through retention of youth and adults, advancement, and youth participation. – Complete Fast Start, Youth Protection, This is Scouting, leader-specific training, and other advanced training deemed necessary for their areas of responsibility. •   Recruit and support volunteers to help with meetings and activities. •  Encourage families to participate in a variety of scouting activities, including day camps, resident camps, pinewood derbies, camporees, etc. – Help organize field trips, campouts, cultural activities, and other horizon-broadening experiences for youth members and leaders. – Maintain good working relationships with scout leaders and members of the community. – Aid in Fall and Spring recruiting efforts. – Seek opportunities for program expansion and encourage and develop volunteer involvement from parents. – Participate in scheduled or called meetings. – Strive to ensure that every youth participant will have the opportunity to earn a minimum of one rank advancement during the program year. – 3 to 8 hours per week. If you would like to apply for the position call Sean Farnam at 413-594-9196 ext. 7032.

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Sean Farnam, District Executive


Boy Scouts of America, Western Massachusetts Council





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