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!
Part-time Onboarding Specialists
The Sam Houston Area Council is looking for staff members to assist the council in our initiative for new unit development. The part-time onboarding specialists will guide new Scouting units (Cub Scouting, Scouts BSA, and Venturing) through the steps of new unit organization. Through this process, they will assist new chartering organizations in the identification of adult volunteers for new Scouting, assist the new adult volunteers with program planning, budgeting and scheduling, guide the new adult volunteers through district and BSA resources to be trained, and guide the new adult leaders through the start-up of the new unit's programming to ensure the program is launched and the new unit is chartered.
Candidates must have knowledge of the Scouting programs with an understanding of unit organization. Interested applicants should send their resumé to our Onboarding Director, Dwayne Jones, at email@example.com.
Exploring Onboarding Specialist – Part-Time
The council is looking for an energetic, driven, detail-oriented individual who enjoys making a difference, being part of a team, and takes pride in quality work. This position is responsible for assisting new Exploring unit development, recruiting Explorers, expanding promotions and participating in career-education promotional events.
Roles & Responsibilities - Unit Development: The Exploring Onboarding Specialist will guide new organizations interested in Exploring through the steps of new unit organization including development of the new program, assisting the new adult volunteers with program planning, budgeting and scheduling, training, and guiding new adult leaders through the start-up of the new unit's programming, ensuring the program is launched and the new unit is chartered; other duties as assigned. Membership Growth: Assist Exploring Field Director with open house flier distribution in schools, conduct in-person promotion of open houses with students, attend back to school orientations and career fairs promoting open houses, lead or assist with open house recruitment events, and responsible for submitting all applications and fees collected at Open House events to Exploring Field Director.
Candidates must have knowledge of the Exploring program with an understanding of new unit organization. The salary is $12 -15 hourly. Interested applicants should contact Michelle.Phillips@scouting.org.
Membership Recruitment Specialist
The 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 meet the teacher events promoting Sign-Up Nights, lead or assist with sign-up night recruitment events, and responsible for submitting all applications and fees collected at sign-up night events. Other duties as assigned. Requirements: Bilingual (Spanish). Position Status: Seasonal employee (August 1st - October 31st), non-exempt, no medical insurance benefits. Hours: Up to 37.5 hours weekly Salary: $15 hourly. Interested applicants should contact Beth.Bornstein@scouting.org.
The Sam Houston Area Council is looking for sales professionals for their new sales and onboarding team. These sales professionals will aggressively and proactively sell Scouting to potential chartering organizations with the goal of launching new volunteer-lead Scouting units. The sales associate will collaborate with the district executives and other Scouting leaders to identify potential chartering organizations. Prequalify potential chartering organizations before entering the sales process. Make outside sales calls on prospective chartering organizations and secure commitments from them (churches, civic organizations, etc.) to organize new Scouting units.
Candidates must have a bachelor degree, preferably in business or marketing; sales experience with the propensity to thrive in a high intensity, performance-driven sales environment; management experience; ability to develop and carry out creative sales plans to achieve desired results; sensitivity to the diversity of the community; and ability to highly leverage volunteer resources. Interested applicants should send their resumé to Christopher.Hogue@scouting.org.
Entry Level District Executive
The role of the entry-level 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 Tami.Kinn@scouting.org.
Scout Shop Sales Associate
The Boy Scouts of America, Supply Division frequently has jobs available at one of our five Scout Shops located in Houston, Champions Forest, Clear Lake, 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 Dennis.Pawlewicz@scouting.org.
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
Store Manager - Houston Scout Shop
The Boy Scouts of America, Supply Office has an outstanding opportunity for a motivated, experienced Store Manager in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment at the Houston Scout Shop. Interested applicants should send resumé and cover letter to Dennis.Pawlewicz@scouting.org.
Job Overview: You will oversee and be responsible for the overall sales and net profitability of a Scout Shop. You will also interface and build relationships with a local Boy Scouts of America Council and associated council camps. You are responsible for building and leading a team to produce in all areas of store operations including but not limited to sales generation, ensuring maximum sales and net profitability goals, operations, merchandising loss prevention, and employee deployment. Maximum of 40 hours a week, and great for work/life balance!