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Positions of Responsibility


Positions of Responsibility (POR): Guide to leadership roles that scouts perform to achieve Star, Life or Eagle ranks.
 
Click on a patch to view its position's description and list of responsibilities:
View SPL Requirements View ASPL Requirements View Patrol Leader Requirements View Asst Patrol Leader Requirements View Troop Guide Requirements
View Den Chief Requirements View Quartermaster Requirements View Scribe Requirements View Historian Requirements View Librarian Requirements
View Instructor Requirements View Chaplain's Aide Leader Requirements View OA Representative Requirements View Jr Asst SM Requirements View Leave No Trace Trainer Requirements
View Bugler Requirements



Elected Positions: Senior Patrol Leader and three Asst Senior Patrol Leaders (elected by troop), Patrol Leader (elected by patrol) and Asst Patrol Leader is selected by the Patrol Leader. Elections are held twice per year. The new SPL will assign scouts to each of the other positions.

Note: Assistant Patrol Leader does not count towards the leadership requirement for Star, Life, or Eagle. Bugler can apply as the leadership requirement for Star or Life, but not Eagle.

  Scout Guide Topics
 

  - Rank Advancement
  - Being Active in the Troop
  - Positions of Responsibility
  - Troop Elections
  - Merit Badge Information