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 - Quality Unit Executive
Cradle of Liberty Council BSA Job Description - Quality Unit Executive
The Quality Unit Executive selected will:
- Achieve progress towards specific goals and objectives which include: program development through collaborative relationships, volunteer recruitment and training, fundraising, membership recruitment, and retention.
- Be responsible for extending programs to religious, civic, fraternal, educational, and other community-based organizations through volunteers.
- Ensure that all program sites are served through volunteers, regular leader meetings, training events, and activities.
- Collaborate with adult volunteers and oversee achievement of training for their respective role.
- Be a good role model and recognize the importance of working relationships with other professionals and volunteers.
- Provide quality service through timely communication, regular meetings, training events, and activities.
- Have a willingness and ability to devote long and irregular hours to achieve council and district objectives.
- Work with volunteers to develop yearly program calendars and budgets to fit these programs.
- Assist units in the proper procedures to raise funds for their Scouting program through a yearly popcorn sale and camp card program.
- Promote fall and Spring Family Camping for Packs as well as summer and Day Camp and Resident Camp for all Scouts. Ensure leaders have taken the proper training for Pack campouts.
- The executive must have strong communication skills and be able to explain the program’s goals and objectives to the public.
- Non-profit, fundraising, or sales experience is a plus.
- Must be comfortable with public speaking and interacting with diverse audiences. Excellent people skills, enthusiastic, punctual, responsible, and creative.
- Self-motivated individual with solid time management skills and strong organizational skills in management, budgeting, and planning.
- Committed to personal and professional productivity while maintaining high ethical and professional working standards.
- Must be willing to accept and meet the Boy Scouts of America’s leadership and membership standards and subscribe to the Scout Oath and Law.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college of university (transcript with the date degree conferred stated is required for employment).
- Attained 21 years of age or older unless prohibited by any applicable law.
- Ability to work varied hours when necessary, evening activities and weekend work is frequently required to achieve positive objectives.
- Ability to travel for training at least once a year for one to two weeks.
- A Scouting background is helpful but not required for employment.
- Offers for employment are subject to criminal, reference, and motor vehicle background checks.
All Councils are equal opportunity employers. In addition to offering a competitive entry-level salary, Professional Scouting offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, long-term disability, accidental death, a defined benefit retirement plan, plus compensation for authorized and approved business related expenses to include phone and mileage reimbursement. We also offer generous vacation policy and ten holiday observances.
How to apply:
Qualified candidates must submit cover letter and resume with salary history to email@example.com. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.
Additional information on a career with the Boy Scouts of America can be found at this link:http://www.scouting.org/Careers/WorkingWithUs/EssentialSkills.aspx
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.