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TLT Level 3 - 2020

Level Details

Description:
The TLT’s will be privileged to go behind the scenes and learn about what keeps the club turning over. This will be through the finances and how the records are kept. Additionally they will gain deeper insight into the role of the counsellor and the contribution made by them to the benefit of the club.





Start date:
Sun 20 October, 2019
End Date:
Sun 23 August, 2020
Enrolment Deadline:
Sun 15 December, 2019 - The deadline for enrolling has now passed.

Requirements

Age Requirement

Description
The TLT must be in at least year 12.

Pathfinder course pre-requisite

Description
Complete the TLT Program Level 2

Recommendations

Description
Submit three recommendations.

Application form

Description
Submit an application

Approval

Description
Be approved by the sponsoring Pathfinder club director

Registered

Description
Registered with the conference Pathfinder director

Payment

Description
Make payment for the programme level

Orientation

Description
Complete a Club Orientation Program covering:
  • Pathfinder objectives and purpose
  • Investiture Achievement
  • Program format
  • Basic club policies including: finances, attendance, enrollment, etc.
  • Leadership style/chain of command
  • Discipline techniques and procedures
  • Club goals
  • Communication channels
  • Expectations

Records Operations - 2020- Clerical

Description
  1. Assist or lead out in keeping and tracking attendance records for club meetings and events and tallying them for use by the club director for church board, area coordiator and conference reports.
  2. Assist or lead out in the distribution and collection of permission slips for events.
  3. Assist or lead out in the preparation and distribution of applications, information packets, schedules, health forms, consent forms and other club correspondence to parents and the church family.

Records Operations - 2020- Reports

Description
  1. Assist or lead out in Investiture Achievement and Honor reporting. Include a list of those who have completed the requirements and document their receipt of the Investiture uniform items and Honor patches. Assist in taking, processing, and distributing uniform orders.
  2. Assist or lead out in submitting monthly reports of club activities and attendance totals to the church board, area coordinator and the conference.
  3. Assist with preparing and posting documents, photos and reports of events and activities on the church’s website or club’s webpage.

Records Operations - 2020- Finances

Description
  1. Develop an understanding of how the business practices of budgeting, collecting and accounting enable the ministry of Pathfindering to operate and thrive. Practice general stewardship principles as they relate to the Pathfinder Pledge and Law.
  2. Assist the club treasurer in collecting money and writing receipts for: registration fees, dues, uniform items, club trips, special events and needed supplies.
  3. Assist in planning, collecting and accounting of fundraising money.

Records Operations - 2020- Accounting

Description
  1. Develop a basic understanding of a debit/credit accounting system and assist the club treasurer with the financial records. Assist each month in the processes of monitoring the Pathfinder club yearly budget and preparing monthly reports for the club director and church board.
  2. Develop or continue a working relationship with the church treasurer. Learn the cash flow and accounting processes of how money flows from the Pathfinder parent, through the club, to the church treasurer, and on, when paying for conference events, uniform items and Pathfinder resources.
  3. Assist the club treasurer in accounting reimbursements and accounts payable.

Records Operations - 2020- Expectations

Description
  1. Meet deadlines
  2. Work together without prodding
  3. Communicate effectively
  4. Exhibit a Christian spirit

Counseling Operations - 2020- Unit Planning

Description
  1. Assist or lead in planning and carrying out unit activities during allotted unit time at regular club meetings. This could include unit honor instruction, unit worship planning, preparation for a unit event, or other activities as directed by the unit counselor or club director.
  2. Assist or lead in planning and carrying out an off-site unit day activity. Coordinate with TLT attached to Activities Operations to confirm that all planning, logistics, food, and safety have been accounted for.
  3. Assist or lead in planning a unit camping trip. Coordinate with the TLT assigned to Activities Operations to confirm that all planning, logistics, food, and safety have been accounted for.

Counseling Operations - 2020- Club Trips

Description
  1. Assist or lead in planning and carrying out unit activities during allotted time on club camping trips. This could include, but are not limited to: campsite set up, preparation for inspection, hikes, group meetings, curfew and lights out, and the striking of camp.
  2. Assist or lead in the proper care and posting of club flags and unit guidons during transportation and at the campsite.
  3. Coordinate with the TLT assigned to Activities Operations for Off-Site Safety to assist in monitoring all safety issues within the unit. Know where the club first aid kits are and be familiar with their contents.

Counseling Operations - 2020- Teamwork

Description
  1. Assist unit counselors in helping units become closeknit teams. Plan age-appropriate games and activities that build cooperation and teamwork within units and throughout the club. Create unit guidons and mascots if this is your club practice.
  2. Assist unit Captains and Scribes to learn their responsibilities and to be successful in providing leadership to their unit. Help unit members learn democratic processes for making group-decisions.
  3. Assist Pathfinder Instructors by motivating and encouraging unit members to pay attention and to complete their Investiture Achievement and honor requirements.

Counseling Operations - 2020- Personal Safety

Description
  1. Assist in planning, scheduling and coordinating adequate and proper adult supervision ratios for all unit activities. Develop a unit-based buddy system for all Pathfinders.
  2. Learn and follow appropriate personal safety guidelines when working with minors and adults. Apply for approved volunteer status with your pastor or the church safety officer.
  3. Assist in planning, preparing, and monitoring a social media site for the club. Follow all social media safety guidelines as prescribed by your church, conference Pathfinder Department, and conference Communications Department.

Counseling Operations - 2020- Expectations

Description
  1. Meet deadlines
  2. Work together without prodding
  3. Communicate effectively
  4. Exhibit a Christian spirit