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Cub Scout Pack 211
(Osseo, Minnesota)
 
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How does the Pack work?

All parents are expected to help out with the pack.  Every leader is a volunteer and we have several opportunities for parents to step in and help, even if it is only a little bit.  By doing these small things, it helps the Pack and your son, in a Big way. 

Volunteering

You will soon find that the time you spend involved with your son’s Pack will give you the opportunity to be a “hero” in your son’s eyes, and will give you a way to teach volunteers by example. More boys will go on to volunteer later in life when their parents have led by example.

Be assured that the time you spend as an active Scouting parent will be quality time with your son, creating memories to cherish for a lifetime!

What do I get out of volunteering?

  • Fun and fellowship with other families, sharing your pride in the boys’ accomplishments.
  • The privilege of helping to enrich and strengthen families.
  • A chance to help boys learn good citizenship and to help shape them into men who have strength of character and are sensitive to the needs of others.
  • The opportunity to help make a difference in the lives of boys as they grow strong in mind and body.
  • A code to live by which will set a worthwhile example for both boys and adults.
  • The satisfaction of being a member of a worldwide movement, and pride in being publicly identified as a part of this organization -- wearing the Scouting uniform is a visible means of showing you believe in and stand up for the ideals and objectives of the Boy Scouts of America.

How can I help?

So, how can you help? We’re glad you asked, because we have many ways you can get involved, big and small, year-long or short-term. You are the best judge of the time you can commit. The pack cannot exist without your involvement on some level. Following are ways you can become involved. The descriptions are brief; however, if you are interested in a position, we can give you a full job description.

Large, Ongoing Commitment:
The following positions are uniformed leadership positions that require training. These people should attend the monthly pack leader’s meeting.
Committee Chair
Cubmaster
Assistant Cubmaster
Advancement Chair
Den Leader
Assistant Den Leader
 
Medium to Small Ongoing Commitment:
The people in the following positions can choose to be uniformed or non-uniformed. Some of the positions may require training.
Secretary
Treasurer
Membership Chair
Activities Chair
Pack Trainer
Public Relations Coordinator
Website Coordinator
Religious Activities Coordinator
Family & Special Awards Coordinator
Outings Coordinator
Parades Coordinator
Service Coordinator
Troop Liaison
Short-term Commitments:
The following positions are not ongoing, and those in the positions will only spend a couple months or less out of the year coordinating their responsibilities. The people in the following positions can choose to be uniformed or non-uniformed. Some of the positions may require training.
Camping Coordinator
Friends of Scouting Coordinator (1 to 2 months in January and February)
Popcorn Coordinator (2 to 3 months in the fall)
Wreaths/Greenery Coordinator (2 to 3 months in the fall)
Blue & Gold Coordinator (1 to 2 months in January and February)
Derby Coordinator (1 month in November, 1 month in January)