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Adult Contingent Leader Opportunities

 

 

2019 World Scout Jamboree

USA Contingent

Adult Troop/Crew Leader Qualifications

 

CLICK HERE to download an Adult Troop/Crew Leader Application

Submit your application today!  Leader Interviews and Selection occur in March

 

Before applying, please review the general qualifications and selection criteria. We anticipate numerous applicants; if you do not meet most of the criteria, and are not selected for a unit leader position, you may desire to consider applying for an International Service Team position.

 

Adult Leader Qualifications in the USA Contingent:

The personal leadership qualities of a unit’s leadership team are some of the most important factors in effective administration of the jamboree. Good judgement and sensible controls will help make many regulations unnecessary. Unit leadership should:

  • Maintain policies and coordinate efforts with all other unit leaders.
  • Assist the unit’s youth leadership to ensure fulfillment of their duties.
  • Accompany the unit to and from the Jamboree, and be responsible at all times for the proper behavior and conduct of the unit, as they follow the code of conduct.
  • Be collectively responsible for the health, safety, and morale of the unit.
  • Cooperate with USA Contingent Management Team and the Jamboree Host Committee at all times.
  • Provide Unit Indoctrination Training and Cultural Awareness Training as provided by the USA Contingent Leadership Team.
  • Individual specific qualifications of the four adult unit leaders are as follows:

 

Unit Leader (Troop/Crew)

  • Must be at least 21 years of age by July 22, 2019
  • Serve as a Scoutmaster, Assistant Scoutmaster, Crew Advisor or Associate Advisor for at least one year during the three-year period prior to January 1, 2018.
  • Complete basic Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster or Crew Advisor Leadership Specific Training. Wood Badge training and prior Jamboree troop experience are both desired.
  • All leaders are required to have a medical exam and submit the BSA’s required Annual Health and Medical Record (AHMR).
  • Complete BSA Youth Protection Training, and WOSM Safe From Harm training within one year of your arrival date at the 2019 World Scout Jamboree site.
  • All leaders will be required to review and agree to a Statement of Understanding and Code of Conduct, which is formulated around the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Be approved by the local council and appropriate region.

 

First Assistant Unit Leader (Troop/Crew)

  • Same qualifications as Scoutmaster/Advisor are required.

 

Second Assistant Leader

  • Must be at least 21 years of age by July 22, 2019
  • Serve as a Scoutmaster, Assistant Scoutmaster, Crew Advisor or Associate Advisor for at least one year during the three-year period prior to January 1, 2018.
  • Complete basic Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster or Crew Advisor Leadership Specific Training.
  • All leaders are required to have a medical exam and submit the BSA’s required Annual Health and Medical Record (AHMR).
  • Complete BSA Youth Protection Training, and WOSM Safe From Harm training within one year of your arrival date at the 2019 World Scout Jamboree site.
  • All leaders will be required to review and agree to a Statement of Understanding and Code of Conduct, which is formulated around the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Be approved by the local council and appropriate region.

 

Third Assistant Leader

  • Be at least 18 years of age by July 22, 2019.
  • Serve actively in a unit leadership position.
  • Complete National Youth Leadership Training (NAYLE desired). Or have completed Scoutmaster and Assistant Scoutmaster or Crew Advisor Leadership Specific Training.
  • All leaders are required to have a medical exam and submit the BSA’s required Annual Health and Medical Record (AHMR).
  • Complete BSA Youth Protection Training, and WOSM Safe From Harm training within one year of your arrival date at the 2019 World Scout Jamboree site.
  • All leaders will be required to review and agree to a Statement of Understanding and Code of Conduct, which is formulated around the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Be approved by the local council and appropriate region.