Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Assistant Senior Patrol Leader


Job Description:
The assistant senior patrol leader is the second highest ranking junior leader in the troop.

He is appointed by the senior patrol leader with the approval of the Scoutmaster.

The assistant senior patrol leader acts as the senior patrol leader in the absence of the senior patrol leader or when called upon.

He also provides leadership to other junior leaders in the troop.

Reports to:
Senior patrol leader

Assistant senior patrol leader duties:

  1. Helps the senior patrol leader lead meetings and activities.
  2. Runs the troop in the absence of the senior patrol leader.
  3. Helps train and supervise the troop scribe, quartermaster, instructors, librarian, historian and chaplain aide.
  4. Serves as a member of the patrol leaders’ council.
  5. Sets a good example
  6. Enthusiastically wears the Scout uniform correctly
  7. Lives by the Scout Oath and Law
  8. Shows Scout spirit.