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Since 1910, Scouting has helped mold the futures leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun.  The Boy Scouts of America believes and understands that helping youth puts us on a path towards a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

Today’s professional Scouters are a diverse group of men and women sharing a dynamic career offering independence, achievement, and stability.  This is work that makes a difference, work that calls one to continual learning and challenge, work that offers solid compensation, benefits, and advancement.

Cradle of Liberty Council BSA Job Description - District Executive

A career has an enormous impact on your life. Often, your choice of career determines where you live and how you feel about yourself. A career with the Boy Scouts of America is an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for:

  • College graduates 
  • Experienced career professionals

Scouting is looking for dedicated and committed professionals who want to inspire, encourage, and guide the youth of America.

For more information, or to apply, contact Clament Newport, Director of Field Service/COO at 484.654.9228 or you may email your resume to or fax your resume to 610.688.2951

Our Organization Today

As the nation's foremost youth program, the Boy Scouts of America is committed to focusing on the challenges of our nation's youth.

Today, the BSA remains committed to providing youth with the skills and resources necessary to become responsible, productive members of society. Over the years, our dedication to youth has grown to include more than 300 local affiliates called local councils. Today, we serve more than five million young people-making us one of the largest youth development organizations in the nation.

Your Career in Scouting

The local council asks its professionals to make a serious commitment to Scouting; in turn, the council makes a serious commitment to its professionals. We want to make sure that all Scouting professionals have opportunities to do challenging work, to achieve, and to learn, throughout their careers. We are committed to creating a satisfying and motivating environment for professionals. There is opportunity for achievement, appropriate and timely recognition, and increasing authority, responsibility, and autonomy.

What it Takes to Become a Professional Scouter

Bring to Scouting your varied life experiences, education, and perspectives and in return you will have an opportunity to combine those skills and experiences in a career that values and respects others.

The basic qualifications needed to become a Scouting professional are: 

  • Hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Be an adult-must have attained age 21
  • Be people-oriented, having the ability to work well with adult volunteers, community and business leaders, and representatives of other organizations
  • Able to work varied hours including weekends
  • Goal and Sales oriented
  • A Self starter
  • Believe in the BSA and subscribe to its principles and standards

A competitive compensation package is provided. Annual salary increases are based on the individual's contributions and overall performance. In addition, the BSA offers a benefits package considered to be among the best in the nonprofit business sector. The package includes major medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage in addition to accident and life insurance, and retirement plans.

  Valley Forge Office | Rogers S. Firestone Center | 1485 Valley Forge Road | Wayne, PA 19087 |               610-688-6900


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