Scoutreach Executive Position – Richmond, Virginia

Position: Scoutreach Executive Position

Position location: Richmond, VA

Council website:  www.hovc.org

The Scoutreach Executive Selected Will

  • Serve as a sight coordinator that serves youth at Mosby Court, Creighton Court, and Fairfield Court.
  • Recruit youth into Scouting
  • Help Scouts achieve rank advancements and work on life skill requirements.
  • Build and work with a volunteer committee to grow the local Scouting Program and improve its quality.
  • Plan and execute weekend outdoor activities for youth on a monthly basis.
  • Recruit and support volunteers to assist with meetings and activities
  • Increase program quality through retention of youth and adults, advancement and youth participation
  • Serve as an ambassador of the Scouting program, always striving to deliver the mission of the program
  • Flexible hours, but most hours will be between 12:00pm and 8:00 pm Monday through Friday. Weekend work is also required. 

Desired Skills: 

  • Must be comfortable with public speaking and interacting with diverse audiences. Excellent people skills, enthusiastic, punctual, responsible and creative.
  • Enjoys working with youth ages 5-18. 
  • 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.

 Requirements:

  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation.
  • A Scouting background is helpful but not required for employment.
  • Offers for employment are subject to criminal, reference and motor vehicle background checks.

Compensation:
All councils are equal opportunity employers. In addition to offering a competitive salary of $36,000-$38,000 based on experience, Professional Scouting offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, short and long-term disability, accidental death, a 403(b) plan, plus compensation for authorized and approved business-related expenses to include phone and mileage reimbursement. We also offer generous vacation policy and BSA holiday observances.

How to apply:
Qualified candidates must submit cover letter and resume with salary history to [email protected]. 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/