Pack Lines - Adult Roles

The following is indicative of the duties and responsibilities of the key Leader positions for Cuboree 2017.
It should be reinforced that all Leaders, Venturers, Rovers and Adult Supporters must fully support the spirit of Cuboree and set a positive example for Cub Scouts at all times. 

Pack Akela

Reports to the Sub Camp Leader
The Pack Akela is responsible for:

  • Carrying out all directions provided by the Sub Camp Leader
  • Managing the safe and efficient running of the pack assigned to that Leader for the duration of Cuboree
  • in conjunction with the Sub Camp Leader, ensuring that their Pack operates to the timing and program provided by the Cuboree Executive
  • Recruitment of a catering team to provide the cooking of meals for the Pack throughout Cuboree.
  • Overview the welfare of all Line Leaders, Youth Leaders and Adult Supporters within the Pack
  • Assigning roles to their Line Leaders ie welfare, first aider, hygiene, quartermaster etc
  • Ensuring that all messages and communications provided via the Sub Camp Leader during Cuboree daily briefings are disseminated to all Line Leaders in their Pack

Line Leader

Reports to the Pack Akela
The Line Leader is Responsible for:

  • Carrying out all directions provided by their Pack Leader
  • The health and welfare of all the youth members in their care*
  • Reporting any health issues (eg infection or hygiene outbreak), which may have more wide spread implications on the Sub Camp
  • The support of all Venturers/Adult Helpers eg “carers” attached to the Line Leader’s individual pack
  • During Cuboree activities, provide support to activity base staff, and assist in the direction and management of youth members.
  • Ensuring that all messages and communications provided via  the Pack Leader during Cuboree daily briefings are disseminated to all members of  their pack.
  • Notifying the Pack Leader of any incidents in the pack or referrals to the Cuboree Medical Centre.
  • Liaising with the Pack Leader, other Line Leaders and  Sub Camp Welfare in deciding the management of youth members needing special care.
  • Keeping records of all people transferred out of or returning to the pack, so that all members of the pack can be accounted for at all times

*The concept of “Duty of Care” as set out in Basic Training “Scoutsafe” is the requirement

Pack Caterer/Cook

Reports to the Pack Akela
The Cook is responsible for:

  • Carrying out all directions provided by the Pack Akela
  • Ensuring that all messages and communications provided via  the  Pack Leader are disseminated to all members of  their catering team
  • Management and direction of catering support staff to ensure meals are served punctually to all personnel within the Pack
  • Liaise with the quartermaster to ensure that the correct stores are delivered in a timely manner
  • Ensuring that appropriate meals are provided for those with special dietary requirements
  • Ensuring that proper food handling and hygiene practices are maintained for all catering activities throughout the Cuboree
  • Ensuring that the daily running and serving of meals within the Pack meets the timing and program requirements set out by the Pack Leader
  • Ensuring that all activities associated with catering are conducted in an environmentally responsible manner (eg garbage and waste management)
  • Maintaining Occupational Health and Safety standards within the kitchen at all times

Pack Carer

Reports to the Line Leader
The Carer is responsible for:

  • Carrying out all directions provided by the Line Leader or Pack Akela
  • Caring for one child with a special need who is in a Cuboree Pack.
  • The Carer must stay with the child in their care at all times.
  • The Carer shall have no other responsibilities, other than looking after the health and welfare of the one child in their care.

 

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