Den Leader Job Descriptions

Each Den is run by a dedicated volunteer. Here are the den leader posts we fill for every Cub Scout Season.

Tiger Cub Den Leader:

  • Takes the lead in carrying out the BSA program for your den.
  • Complete straining for this specific position. Report your training completion to the Pack Trainer.
  • Leads the den in its participation at the Pack meetings or assign a parent representative.
  • Works in harmony with other den leaders of the Pack.
  • Helps the Pack recruit new members.
  • Coordinates shared leadership among Tiger Cub adult partners in your den.
  • Ensures that each Tiger Cub has the opportunity to be the host: planning and executing the den activities, rotating responsibilities each month.
  • Keeps accurate records of den dues, attendance and advancement.  Report progress or difficulties to appropriate committee chairperson for follow-up.
  • Encourages Tiger Cubs to earn advancements.
  • Works with Tiger Cub parents in planning and executing the den activities.
  • Sets a good example for the Tiger Cubs and their families.
  • Attends the annual program planning meeting (held in June for the following season).
  • Attends committee meetings when necessary or send an informed representative.
  • Supports the policies of the BSA in an international setting.

Wolf, Bear, Webelos and Arrow of Light Den Leaders and Assistant Den Leaders:

  • Take the lead in carrying out the BSA program in their respective dens.
  • Complete training for this specific position. Report your training completion to the Pack Trainer.
  • Plan, prepare and conduct den meetings.
  • Lead the den in its participation at the Pack meetings or assign a parent representative.
  • Work in harmony with other den leaders of the Pack.
  • Help the Pack recruit new members.
  • Help train your den chief and guide him in working with the den.
  • Provide meaningful jobs for the denner and assistant denner. Rotate denners over the course of their advancement so each boy has a turn.
  • Keep accurate records of den dues, attendance and advancement.  Report progress or difficulties to appropriate committee chairperson for follow-up.
  • Encourage Cub Scouts to earn advancements.
  • Work with Cub Scout parents in helping plan and execute the den activities.
  • Set a good example for the Cub Scouts and their families.
  • Attend the annual program planning meeting (held in June for the following season).
  • Attend committee meetings when necessary or send an informed representative.
  • Support the policies of the BSA in an international setting.