District Executive Position – Klamath Falls, Oregon

Position:  District Executive Position
Position location: Klamath Falls, Oregon
Council Website: www.craterlakecouncil.org

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 District Committee 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 and membership recruitment and retention.
  • Be responsible for extending Scouting 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 fundraising campaign efforts to meet the fundraising 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 professional 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.

Desired skills:

  • Strong marketing (including social media), fundraising and program development background is highly desired.
  • Knowledge of WordPress and Mail Chimp.
  • 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 person 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 or 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 salary of $40,000 – $45,000 (based on experience), Professional Scouting offers a full benefit package including major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, accidental death, a defined matching retirement plan, plus compensation for authorized and approved business-related expenses to include mileage reimbursement and monthly auto allowance.  We also offer generous vacation policies and ten holiday observances.

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates must submit cover letter and resume with salary history to mark.manchester@scouting.org.  only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.

Additional information on a career as a District Executive can be found at this link: https://www.scouting.org/careers/working-with-us/essential-skills/