Scout Oath
On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.

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Venturing Officers Association

Volunteer Advisor

The volunteer advisor is appointed by the top volunteer officer at each tier (e.g. district chair, area president) and serves at the appointer's pleasure. The volunteer advisor:

  • Reports to the Youth Development committee chair and serves as a member of that committee.
  • In consultation with the staff advisor and president, appoints and supervises associate volunteer and subsidiary volunteer advisors to work with any youth appointed by the president.
  • Works with the president and associate volunteer advisors, and coordinates with advisors at the tiers above and below him or her.
  • Serves as a mentor and advocate for the president.
  • Ensures fiscal, programmatic, and risk management issues are properly addressed.
  • Is familiar with the operations of any relevant Scouting organizations in their territory.