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Volunteer, Helping the Pack, Help Wanted

Currently Pack 3894 is looking to grow in its strength of the committee, we have adopted a “2 Deep” per Den Committee Involvement Policy to ensure some type of balance among the representation of parents in the pack from all dens. We do encourage as many to step up to help our den leaders with simple task sometimes, or the planning of an event , etc.  Some roles may require more talents, and more time but together with more involved parents we all can make a difference in not only your son’s experience but others.

Listed Below is the Help Wanted, those marked with ** are positions that highly need to be staffed. If you are interested please email CubMaster Rojas @ trirrr@aol.com

** Pack Committee Members need to be approved by Sponsor Representative, Pack Comm. Chair & Cub
Master. National Council Adult Application Form would need to be filed out after this form is submitted.
____ Public Relations Chair ( Avg. monthly involvement: 2-6 hours ) Urge pack participation in appropriate
programs of the chartered organizations
. Publicize and promote pack participation in Scouting Anniversary Week activities. Circulate Tiger Cub, Cub
Scout, and Webelos Scout recruiting fliers and leaflets to invite boys to join. Outreach to the Local
Community in ways to further promote Scouting. Make use of the news media in publicizing pack events.
____  ** Fund-raising Chair ( Avg. monthly involvement: 6-10 hours ) Work with Popcorn Peanut Kernal on
overall Marketing Campaign. Coordinate the Fund-raising efforts for the pack with other Sub-Committee
Members to organize Fund-raising Events like Pancake Breakfast and others if needed.
____ ** Ceremonies Chair ( Avg. monthly involvement: 2-4 hours ) Work with Cub Master & Pack Leaders to
enhance the promotion of formal Ceremonies, Awards Presentations, Arrow of Light , New Members
Ceremonies at Pack Nights and other Events. Coordinate the preparation of Stage, Lighting, AV Equipment
for Pack Night. Work with Advancement Chair to ensure there is a formal presence to all Awards
Presentations.
____ Membership Chair ( Avg. monthly involvement: 2-4 hours ) Work with Cub Master to do year round
Recruiting Efforts, like working early with Kindergarten Grades in following year to join.
At least a month before charter expiration, also arrange for the annual membership inventory, a uniform
inspection, and the annual charter review meeting.
Conduct an annual census of boys in the chartered organization for systematic recruitment. Work with
pack committee members to promote recruitment plans.
Work with the Cub master and pack committee to develop and carry out a plan for year-round membership
growth. Follow up on Cub Scout dropouts to help return them to full, active membership.
____ ** Pack Chaplain ( Avg. monthly involvement: 1-2 hours ) Coordinate that every Pack Event have some
Interfaith Benediction or Prayer. Guide or Conduct Interfaith Service at Campouts. Promote Scouting’s
Religious Awards Programs to the Pack & Dens.
____ Pack Trainer ( Avg. monthly involvement: 1-4 hours ) Encouraging pack leaders to attend Cub Scout
Leader Basic Training, which includes New Leader Essentials and Cub Scout Leader Specific Training.
Encouraging den chiefs to attend Den Chief Training
. Conducting orientation of new families and pack leaders
. Remaining current with training material and program updates
. Keeping track of pack training records.
___ Assistant Cub Master(s) ( Avg. monthly involvement: 1-5 hours ) Help the Cub Master as needed. Be
ready to fill in for the Cub Master, if necessary. Participate in pack meetings.
Supervise den chiefs and see that they are trained.
Conduct the monthly den chief planning meeting for all den leaders, assistant den leaders, and den chiefs
to plan and coordinate weekly den meetings and pack meeting participation. Work with neighborhood
troops that supply den chiefs and into which Webelos Scouts may graduate.
Help with pack activities, such as dinners, derbies, bike safety workshops, service projects, etc. Work with
the pack committee on outings to see that the pack and dens qualify for the National Summertime Pack
Award.
___ Fund-raising Sub Committee Member ( Avg. monthly involvement: 1-5 hours ) Help with your Den’s
own Popcorn / Peanut Sales Efforts, both Group Sales & Online. Providing Information to other Parents on
Sales, product to pass information back to Popcorn/ Peanut Kernel and/or Fund-raising Chair. Help with
other Fund-raising Events such as Pancake Breakfast.
___ ** Program Sub Committee Member ( Avg. monthly involvement: 1-5 hours ) Help with Pack Events, with
planning or taking the lead role to plan the entire Event. Work with Pack Outdoor Co-Chairs on any Outdoor
Event sub task. This position can range on how much you want to do because the Events and Task vary.
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