Training

 

What are the duties of the Unit Membership Chair?

 

 

  • Meet with the unit leaders and committee monthly to discuss membership goals and retention.
  • Conduct at least two recruitment/Scouting promotion events per year to ensure unit growth using the peer-to-peer recruitment method.
  • Distribute membership fliers to schools and churches in the unit’s area.
  • Conduct Scouting rallies and boy talks in schools, leveraging council support when needed.
  • Attend the district’s membership chair training sessions, which will focus on best practices.
  • Have your unit be involved in the required amount of Adopt-a-School service and community service projects needed for Scouting’s Journey to Excellence score.
  • Ensure that new youth and adult applications along with funds are completed and turned into the council service center within a week after receipt of the applications.
  • Work with the unit committee to ensure the unit reaches Scouting’s Journey to Excellence gold status in membership.
  • Update the unit’s BeAScout pin and follow up with leads.
  • Have your unit participate in a fall and spring recruitment plan.
  • Work with the district transition chair to encourage youth to transition to the age-appropriate program as they grow older.
  • Have an annual customer satisfaction survey done with current Scout families.

What resources are available?

Plenty! CLICK HERE for more information and new online resources for the unit membership chair.