Join our Team

The Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Area Council, Boy Scouts of America is currently accepting applications for a variety of positions. Our council serves area of Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey counties.  Our career opportunities offer independence, achievement, and stability. This is work that makes a difference and offers solid compensation and benefits.

District Associate

The Boy Scouts of America is seeking applicants to serve and grow Scouting programs. Our position would serve the Hollister area helping in our outreach program. District Executives are encouraged to reside in the area in which they serve.

The Part-time position of District Associate manages the overall growth, extension, quality, program enhancement and supervision of the Scouting program within a specified geographical area. Key responsibilities include membership development, with a focus on underserved communities, working with and growing volunteer committees, community development, program management, fundraising, budgeting, and public relations. These initiatives are vital to achieving specific goals and objectives such as:

* Program development through collaborative relationships

* Volunteer recruitment and training

* Fundraising

* Membership recruitment and retention

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, comfortable with public speaking and interacting with diverse audiences, have high organizational skills in management, budgeting, and planning. Time management skills, interpersonal skills, and multi-tasking ability required. Must have good people skills and be enthusiastic, punctual, responsible and creative. Successful candidates must be amenable to evening activities and occasional weekends.

A Bachelor’s Degree or relevant experience is required. Some Scouting background, non-profit or fundraising experience is a plus. Bilingual/bi-literate is a plus.

Please send resume and personalized cover letter as a response to the posting. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.

SALARY: Hourly, with mileage and phone reimbursement. Benefit and retirement package provided, please inquire.


District Executive Position

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 board of directors 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, membership recruitment and retention.
  • Be responsible for extending programs 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 finance campaign efforts to meet the financial 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 executive 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, fund-raising and program development background is highly desired.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 $55,000, Professional Scouting offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, short and long-term disability, accidental death, a defined benefit retirement plan, plus compensation for authorized and approved business related expenses to include phone and mileage reimbursement.  We also offer generous PTO policy and BSA holiday observances.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates must submit cover letter and resume to hr@svmbc.org only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.

Additional information on a career as a District Executive can be found at this link: http://www.scouting.org/Careers/WorkingWithUs/EssentialSkills.aspx

 


photoVolunteer Opportunities

Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council is looking for a few volunteers to help in our council office!  Do you have 4 hours you could spare each week?

Please inquire within or email debra.moreschini@scouting.org.

Interested in other Volunteer Opportunities?

Our Council can use talented, passionate individuals to help out in a variety of short term and long term volunteer opportunities. Visit our Reconnect to Scouting Page for ways you can help.

 

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