In 2010, BSA added two more Boy Scout youth leadership positions – Leave No Trace Trainer and Webmaster. The Webmaster posts information about troop outings, service projects, and other events to the troop and/or chartered organization website.
The description and requirements below are an example. Adjust them as necessary to meet the needs of your troop. The printable copy also includes a self evaluation form for the position.
Printable copy of Webmaster Description and Self Evaluation
- Appointed by Senior Patrol Leader and Assistant Senior Patrol Leader with Scoutmaster approval
- Tenderfoot Rank or higher
- May not serve three consecutive terms
Reports to: the Assistant Senior Patrol Leader
Trained by: Assistant Senior Patrol Leader with assistance from the Assistant Scoutmaster for Older Scouts
- Ensures that all event dates and times are listed correctly on the troop and/or chartered organization website.
- Obtains information about outings, service projects, and other troop events from the Historian.
- Posts a news article about each troop outing and service project on the troop and/or chartered organization website. Articles must be posted within two weeks of the event.
- Posts photos of troop events and service projects on the troop and/or chartered organization website.
- Arrive 5 minutes before the start of troop meetings.
- Participate in outings. Attendance expectation 50%
- Attend troop meetings. Attendance expectation 50%
- Set a good example.
- Wear the field uniform (class A) correctly to all regular troop meetings and religious services.
- Wear the activity uniform (class B t-shirt) to all outings and other troop activities.
- Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
- Show Scout spirit.