scouts-l Mail Archive for June of 2000: Pro's at Training - was Volunteers vs. Professionals
Sun Jun 25 2000 - 20:16:33 CDT
> Again, I see DEs as a go to sort of person,. . . he or she is there to help if
> you need him or her and call on him or her. He or she should manage (if that
> is the word at all) by
> exception not by direct supervision. In other words I would only expect to
> see a DE if there were trouble. But then I don't want, particularly, to see
> a DE unless there is trouble.
But wouldn't it be nice for people who are (in all likelihood) new to their
positions to at least know what this person looks like? IMOH, training sessions
are exactly the kind of setting where a DE should show up and let people know
what their function is; if for no other reason than to defuse the "Volunteers vs.
Professionals" situations that started this thread.