The Boy Scouts of America – Director of Council Program
Location: Bethesda, MD
National Capital Area Council is seeking an experienced Director of Council Program to join our staff. We are looking for someone who works well with others, delegates and coordinates program duties, is detail-oriented, has a good knowledge of camp programs, and possesses a strong Scouting program background. Preference will be given to those with experience in Scouting units, the Order of the Arrow, or Wood Badge. The Program Director should also possess originality, creativity, and an open mind, and should be an enthusiastic camper.
The Program Director will:
- Give Leadership to Key Council Activities
o University of Scouting – 1,000 participants
o Silver Beaver Dinner – 500 participants
o Pow-wow – 200 participants
- Cub Scout Summer Resident Camp – Camp Snyder
o Promotion – increase attendance
o Hiring and leadership of Camp Director and staff
o Program (determine what families want/need and deliver it)
- Serve as staff advisor to Order of the Arrow Lodge
o Largest lodge in nation (4,200 + members)
o Manage key lodge functions (work weekends/ordeal/brotherhood/vigil)
o Annual OA Banquet (500 participants)
- Advisor to Council High Adventure Contingents (all bases)
o NCAC sends more Scouts to BSA bases than any other Council
- Advisor to Council Advancement Committee
o Processing for 1,400 Eagle Scouts annually
- Advisor for National and World Scout Jamboree Contingents
o Leader in NSJ Youth and Adult Participants
o 500 participants in recent WSJ and 100 staff
- Advisor to Wood Badge (Annual spring and fall courses – both full courses)
- Advisor to NYLT (6 annual courses)
- Serve as Advisor to International Scouting Committee
- Facility manager for Marriott Scout Service Center
Compensation and Benefits: Salary is based on experience. Extensive benefits package offered including vehicle and mobile phone reimbursement.
How To Apply: All applications are treated confidentially. Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter with salary requirements, via email, to Mario Perez, C.O.O., National Capital Area Council BSA – firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Boy Scouts of America – District Executive
Location: Washington, DC Metropolitan Area (MD, DC, VA)
Since 1910, Scouting has helped mold the future 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.
The District Executive selected will:
- Work with a volunteer board of directors and other community and business leaders to identify, recruit, train, guide, and inspire them to become involved in youth programs.
- 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.
- Secure adequate financial support for programs in assigned area. Achieve net income and participation objectives for assigned camps and activities.
- Recruit leadership for finance campaign efforts to meet the financial needs of the organization.
- 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. The executive must have communication skills and be able to explain the program’s goals and objectives to the public.
- 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.
- Strong marketing, fund-raising and program development background is highly desired.
- 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 Scout of America’s leadership and membership standards and subscribe to the Scout Oath and Law.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (transcript with the date degree conferred stated is required for employment).
- United States citizenship or declared intention to become a U.S. citizen.
- 21 years of age or older.
- 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.
The Boy Scouts of America is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to offering a competitive salary that ranges from the low to mid 30s, the Boy Scouts of America offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, long-term disability, accidental death, a defined benefit retirement plan, a supplemental retirement plan (403b thrift plan with employer match for contributions) 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 are invited to send resumes to NCACHR@GMAIL.COM.
Additional information on a career as a District Executive can be found at this link: