Public Relations & Recruitment Chair

Preferred Tenure:

1+ Years

Typical Months of Activity:

Year round - though heavier during school year.

Time Commitment:

  • 2-3 hours per month


  • Scout Leader Uniform - Yes 
  • Attend Monthly Pack Leader Meetings - Yes
  • Training - Youth Protection & Online Position-specific training
  • Ideal Characteristics - Social personality.  Computer and word processing access and skills.  Good written communication skills.  Basic experience with website practices, or a willingness to learn.


This position keeps pack activities visible to the public, as well as to the families of the pack, and recruits new Scouts into the Pack. Specifically, this person will:

  • Identify and promote pack service projects in the chartered organization, school, and community.
  • Promote family participation in all pack events.
  • Publish a monthly pack newsletter to inform families of pack plans, guide new parents and guardians in pack policies, and create a feeling of unity among members of the pack family.
  • Provide pack announcements for regular release in the official bulletins, newsletters, Web sites, etc., of your chartered organization.
  • Make use of the news media in publicizing pack events.
  • Along with the Cubmaster and pack committee, develop and carry out a plan for year-round membership growth.
    • Conduct an annual census of boys in the chartered organization for systematic recruitment.
    • Work with pack committee members to promote recruitment plans.
    • Circulate Cub Scout recruiting fliers and brochures to invite boys to join. Along with the pack committee, promote new membership. Let the people in the neighborhood know that a Cub Scout pack is available.
    • Attend, and recruit other leaders to attend, school events such as Curriculum Night & Open House to advertise Cub Scouts to potential new scouts.