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Boy Scouts - District Executive

Boy Scouts - District Executive
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Jeffrey Berger
Posting ID:
Alamosa Or Monte Vista
Category:Nonprofit / Social Services
Listing Type:Job
Employment:Full Time
Company:Rocky Mountain Council, Boy Scouts of Am

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A Career in Scouting -
The Boy Scouts of America provides a program for young people that builds desirable qualities of character, trains in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness. Scouting serves more than three million young men and women in every part of the country through some three hundred forty local council service centers. Professional Executives have the responsibility for working with volunteer committees and community leaders to identify, recruit, train, guide and inspire them to become involved in youth programs.

Responsibilities -
The District Executive in an entry-level position has responsibilities that are broad and varied. Duties include promoting, supervising, and working through adult volunteers including parents and community leaders. Different aspects of the position include:

Sales. The executive is responsible, through volunteers, for extending District’s character and career education program to schools, religious, civic, fraternal, educational, or other community-based organizations.

Service. The professional staff provides quality service through timely communication, regular meetings, training events and activities.

Finance. Working with volunteers, professionals recruit leadership for the Friends of Scouting and finance campaign efforts to meet the financial needs of the council.

Administration. The executive administers the Scouting program in the assigned district or service area. Use of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are all required base skills.

Public Relations. Executives must be good role models. They must recognize the importance of good working relationships with other professionals and with volunteers. Scouting depends on community support and acceptance. Professional leaders must have good communication skills and be able to tell Scouting’s story to the public. The BSA as a whole always strives to provide a wholesome image and all employees must always represent the image.

- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, certified transcript required to be sent direct from school.
- United States citizenship or declared intention to become a citizen
- Must enjoy working with people from all levels of society ranging from CEO’s to parents of youth members.
- Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic and ability to multi-task.
- Dedication – interest in devoting oneself to others and believe in the Scout Oath and Law.
- Adherence to BSA membership standards.
- Pass a background and credit check
- Must live in Alamosa or Monte Vista, CO within one month of starting position
- Must have own car and be insurable to drive.
- Must pass an online personality profile test to be accepted for professional commission.
- Must be available at all times. Employees are not permitted to have other employment.
- Willing to work days, nights, weekends, and summer camp assignments.

- Starting salary for an entry-level executive is $30,000 with a full complement of benefits including a business mile reimbursement, major medical, vision care, dental coverage, and retirement plan.

Monday, January 31, 2011 - 5pm
Candidates selected to interview will report to Pueblo office on specified day and time in February 2011.

To be considered for opportunities to interview please send your resume to Jeffrey Berger at Jeff.Berger (at) scouting (dot) org.

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