Staff Orientation Dave Thomas Course Director / Scoutmaster C
Staff Orientation Introduce yourself Where are you from – City / District? Current primary Scouting position? Occupation? How many WB courses & critter? Why do you want to be a staffer?
Staff Introductions C
Troop Guides Les Thomas, Bruce Baker, Andy Trout Kerry McDonald, David Whitmer, Dawn Eisenhauer Tim Brammeier, Mark Hetzler
Staff Introductions Troop Guides Les Thomas, Bruce Baker, Andy Trout Kerry McDonald, David Whitmer, Dawn Eisenhauer Tim Brammeier, Mark Hetzler ASM-TG Jennifer Prettyman ASM-P Ron Keller ASM-F Chuck McIntosh Scribe Mike Eisenhauer ASPL – Dean Sager Instructor – Jeff Bradford QM Paul Becker SPL Tony Sasso Coor Stacy Carrick Cooks Rod Couts, Arnie Kreek, Dave Blasi SM Dave Thomas Prof Adv Billy Riley
C Staff Expectations ► Communications & Absence 100% commitment Barring medical emergency or Immediate family crisis Phone call prior to staff event or as soon as feasible
C Staff Expectations ► Attendance at all C functions ► Do Your Best Scout Spirit – positive ► Staff role model – we set the example ► Learn and practice your presentations ► TDC training on February 26 th, 2011 ► Recommended by National for all staff
C Staff Expectations ► protocol ► To (SM & SPL) ► Subject : WB11 “subject” ► Minimize photo / critter bashing ► Respond ASAP with “Got it” ► If you are experiencing trouble – phone it!
C Staff Expectations ► Having Fun vs. WB Business ► Critter bashing & inside jokes ► Live by Scout Law ► Separation from Patrols ► Staff “willingness” & “prepareness”
C Conflict Management
C Staff Expectations ► Staff fees - $95 ► Includes all meals & registration except “Dutch” on Staff Set-up 1 & 3 Includes one staff activity shirt additional shirts $10.00 Quartermaster Becker will take your check and your Class A & C health history forms
C Staff Expectations ► ► Click on WB Association ► Click on “next course” ► Click on Wood Badge Staff Files Enter username “staffer” ► Enter password “furry” ► Gains access to staff area of website ► Private area – do not share with nonstaff
C Staff Expectations ► ► Matrix – watch for “updates” Calendar, staff contact information, Staff development, pre- course, course, post course Resources available ► Job descriptions ► Presentations ► Calendar
C Staff Expectations ► The ticket process ► Ticket Counselor Responsibilities ► Written Ticket & Approval ► Ticket Adjustments ► Completion of Ticket Protocol ► Beading Scheduling
C Staff Expectations Troop Guide Assignment Develop Staff Project Set the example for patrol projects! Develop Staff Totem Develop Staff Flag Developed in stages – approved on day 3! Develop Staff Yell Approval by January Staff Development Project presentation by March Staff Development Flag presentation by April Staff Development
C Staff Expectations Expenditures for WB ALL Expenditures must have approval of SM / Coor prior to purchase - otherwise it will be considered a donation!
C Staff Expectations Mission Statement What is our mission statement – to be decided upon by this staff!
C Staff Expectations Questions ???
What do you get when you cross a bear and a fox?
No No No not a box! Use your imagination!
What do you get when you cross a bear and a fox? Bababarely a fox or
What do you get when you cross a fox and a bear? Bababarely a fox Or A foxxy Beeear!
C Recruitment Course Promotion / Marketing Roundtable – Council newspaper Council involvement & support Flyers & letter invitation Scholarship opportunities Personal Contact – develop potential participant list Promote District Executives & Training Chairman Kickoffs & Council / District Dinners Use Staff & Patrol Project Demonstrations For all Scouters – not just seasoned folks Summer Camp / Pow Wow
C Recruitment Crossed Kansa Mahaska Otoe Robidoux Other Arrows Goal is 48 paid participants / 8 patrols