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Asst. District Commissioner


  • Report to the district commissioner.

  • Recuit a full staff of unit commissioners to serve thir assigned units and area.

  • Help the district commissioner train unit commissioners and roundtable commissioners:
    • Conduct personal coaching/orientation sessions.
    • Participate in the formal basic training courses.
    • Help unit commissioners attain the Arrowhead Honor, Commissioenr's Key, and Distinguished Commissioner Service Award.

  • Attend monthly district commissioner staff meetings, including a meeting with your unit commissioners to review unit needs.

  • Serve units with no assigned unit commissioner.

  • Maintain regualr contact with unit commissioners under your supervision:
    • To assess units' strengths and weaknesses
    • To help find solutions to units' problem
    • To provide information, informal training, program ideas, and recognition
    • To help unit commissioners work successfully with unit committees, chartered organization representatives, and chartered organizations.

  • Involve unit adults in training and roundtables.

  • Evaulate, at least quarterly, the performance of unit commissioners and provide the help necessary to give them the confidence and expertise to serve assigned units effectively.

  • Become familiar with the program themes offered by the BSA for Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, Varsity Scout teams, and venturing crews.

  • Supervise the operation of the annual service plan for assigned units.

  • Accept other assignments made by the district commissioner.

  • Keep track of recharter status and progress of all units.

  • Support local and national Scouting policy and procedures.
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