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

Requirements:

  • 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.

Description:

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.