Commissioner Service Resources

Downloads, Links or other items that help Commissioners undertake and accomplish their duties to provide service to the success of Scouting Units.

 

Commissioner Books and Manuals

 Council Commissioner Manual Council Commissioner Manual

For Council Commissioners: This pdf manual was compiled and written from the point of view that it would be a basic, yet comprehensive, guide for someone who has never been a council commissioner. It is meant to orient someone who does not have many years of Scouter experience at the council level and who is not familiar with council operations. It also is intended to be a comprehensive manual, covering all subjects one might need to know to perform the task.
http://scouting.org/filestore/pdf/522-015.pdf

 
 Administration of Commissioner Services Administration of Commissioner Manual

For All Commissioners: This pdf manual has combined the previous editions of the Administration of Commissioner Service, Basic Commissioner Training, and Continuing Education of Commissioners. Some great additions have been made to the manual to support council-level commissioners and their support to districts, as well as some new sessions of commissioner training to be offered at all levels. 
http://scouting.org/filestore/pdf/34501.pdf

 
 Commissioner Fieldbook for Unit Servicel Commissioner Fieldbook for Unit Service

For All Commissioners: Consider this handy pdf book the commissioner's best friend, the book every commissioner should own. It's packed with essential information on commissioner style, commissioner lifesaving, commissioner responsibilities, and dozens of other topics on providing unit service. It's the definitive reference on unit charter renewal.
http://scouting.org/filestore/pdf/33621.pdf

 
 Commissioner Helps for Packs, Troops, and Crews Commissioner Helps

For Council Commissioners: A practical how-to-reference pdf  book chock-full of handy tips on helping units upgrade unit program. It suggests specific commissioner actions to help unit adults meet specific program standards and objectives. This book also includes unit commissioner worksheets for packs, troops, and crews.
http://scouting.org/filestore/pdf/33618.pdf

 
Unit Performance Guide

For All Commissioners: A complete pdf guide for sustaining high-performing quality units. (This book is a revised, renamed version of the New-Unit Retention Guide) A guide to creating and sustaining high-performing units, this book provides extensive new-unit resources covering the following topics: Know Your Market, Build Your Team, Make the Call, and High-Performing Units.
English) http://www.scouting.org/filestore/membership/pdf/522-025_WB.pdf
(Spanish) http://www.scouting.org/filestore/membership/pdf/522-026.pdf

 

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