ASSISTANT PATROL LEADER (APL)

Job Description:

    The Assistant Patrol Leader is appointed by the Patrol Leader and leads the patrol in his absence.

Reports to: The Patrol Leader

Assistant Patrol Leader duties:

  • Assist the Patrol Leader in:
        – planning and leading patrol meetings and activities.
        – keeping patrol members informed.
        – preparing your patrol to take part in all troop activities.
  • and steer patrol meetings and activities
  • Take charge of the patrol in the absence of the Patrol Leader.
  • Represent the patrol at Patrol Leaders’ Council (PLC) meetings in the absence of the Patrol Leader.
  • Work with the other troop leaders to make the troop run well.
  • Attends at least 2/3 of each event type during his service period.
  • Help develop patrol spirit.
  • Set a good example.
  • Wear the Scout Uniform correctly.
  • Live by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Show Scout Spirit.


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