Description: The Crew Secretary is elected by the youth members and is the record-keeping youth leader of the crew. He or she is responsible for the communication that needs to be put into writing – correspondence, records, and minutes showing officer decisions, actions and plans.
He or she reminds the crew officers of agreed-upon decisions and important items in behalf of the crew. The secretary helps the Unit Secretary with publishing schedules and newsletters; organizes a telephone network amount crew members; handles publicity trough school or community newspapers, newsletters, radio, television, speakers, bulletin boars, and other media. They will also assist with the Attendance & Records of the Aquatics Programs!
The secretary can enlist the help of other crew members, and is under the supervision of the Unit Secretary!
Responsibilities: The Youth Secretary responsibilities are to:
- Serves as the communications officer and, in that position, manages all communications for the crew.
- Assists in maintaining crew membership and attendance records with the supervision of the Unit Secretary .
- Handles crew correspondence and minutes in Committee & Officers Meetings.
- Sets an example by following the rules of the crew.
- Wears the uniform appropriate to the Venturing crew.
- Learns and lives by the Scout Oath and the Scout Law.
- Approaches Venturing in the spirit of fun, and spreads this spirit in the publicity and communications of the crew
- Assists in maintaining the aquatics programs attendance & records with the supervision of the Unit Secretary .
As a Crew Officer:
- Foster and develops an environment within the crew that has a true sense of community, that encourages growth and responsibility to one another.
- Works in a spirit of partnership with the Crew Advisor, President & Vice President.
- Assists in developing a program of activities for the crew help carry them out.
- Upholds the standards and policies of the chartered organization and the Boy Scouts of America.
- Ensures that activities are conducted within BSA safety guidelines and requirements.
- Cultivates the capacity to enjoy life – have fun and explore while leading.