Chaplain Aide

The Chaplain Aide works with the Troop Chaplain to meet the religious needs of Scouts in the Troop. He also works to promote the religious emblems program.

Reports to: The Assistant Senior Patrol Leader

Duties

  • Keep troop leaders apprised of religious holidays when planning activities. 
  • Assist the troop chaplain or religious coordinator in meeting the religious needs of troop members while on activities. 
  • Encourage saying grace at meals while camping or on activities. 
  • Lead worship services on campouts. 
  • Tell troop members about the religious emblems program for their faith. 
  • Set a good example, wear the Scout uniform correctly, and live by the Scout Oath and Scout Law. 
  • Show and help develop Scout spirit.

Rubric

Expectation 1
Expectation not met
2
Below expectation
3
Meets basic expectation
4
Meets target expectations
5
Excels in position
Assist with religious holidays and/or activities No assistance Some assistance 1 holidays and/or activity 2 holidays and/or activities 3 holidays and/or activities
Encourage saying grace at meals 0 activities 1 activities 2 activities 3 activities 4+ activities
Lead "Thorns and Roses" sessions 0 activities 1 activities 2 activities 3 activities 4+ activities
Tell members about religious emblems Not done Tells 1-2 Scouts Tells 2-3 Scouts Tells 2-3 Scouts and Leads Info Session Tells 4+ Scouts and Leads Info Session
Scout Spirit Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent