Throughout its rich, diverse history, the Boy Scouts of America has affected the lives of young men and women, helping to create some of the nation's most celebrated leaders and citizens. We continually search for potential career employees who would like to work in a profession that has a meaningful, rewarding purpose. Bring to the BSA your varied life experiences, education, and perspective, and in return you will have an opportunity to combine those skills and experiences in a career that values and respects others. Scouting is a profession with a purpose!
Membership Specialists - Part Time
The Sam Houston Area Council is looking for an energetic and detail-oriented individual who enjoys making a difference, being part of a team, and takes pride in their work. Position Description: Assist district executives/district directors with sign-up night flier delivery to schools, conduct in-person promotion (e.g., Scout Talks) of Sign Up Night with students, attend back-to-school events, and be responsible for submitting all applications and fees collected at sign-up night events. The employee will also assist in guiding new Scouting units (Cub Scout packs, Scouts BSA Troops, and Venturing crews) through the steps of new unit organization. Through this process, the employee will assist new chartering organizations in the identification of adult volunteers for new Scouting, assist through district and BSA resources to be trained, and guide the new adult leaders through the start-up of new unit’s programming to ensure the program is launched and the new unit is chartered. Other duties as assigned. Position Status: Seasonal Employee (August 1st – December 31st), non-exempt, no medical insurance benefits. Salary: $15 hourly. Interested applicants should send their resume to email@example.com.
The role of the district executive is to recruit, inspire, and train adult volunteers, in addition to working with community leaders and rallying support for Scouting's activities. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and possess skills in public relations, marketing, sales and management.
The basic qualifications needed to become a Scouting professional are:
- Hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
- Be an adult / minimum 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 when necessary to achieve positive objectives
- Believe in the BSA and subscribe to its principles and standards
Interested applicants should send resumé and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scout Shop Sales Associate
The Boy Scouts of America, Supply Division frequently has jobs available at one of the four Scout Shops located in Houston, Champions Forest, Stafford, and Conroe for motivated part-time sales associates in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment. Interested applicants should send resumé and cover letter to email@example.com.
Job Overview: Contributes to the successful daily operation of the Scout Shop by processing sales, keeping accurate timekeeping records, receiving orders, stocking shelves, and maintaining a clean, customer-friendly environment. Flexible schedules, closed on Sundays, no late nights, employee discount, and a free uniform provided.
The individual in this position will:
- Provide excellent customer service in the store and on the phone.
- Processes customer orders through the POS system.
- Maintains a stocked, organized, and clean store.
- Opens and closes the store as directed by management using the prescribed policies and procedures.
- Safeguards BSA monies and merchandise.
Qualifications/ Experience: The qualified candidate must have:
- Knowledge of Scouting program preferred
- Good communication skills
- Retail experience a plus, but not necessary
- Flexible availability