Employment

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!

Administrative Assistant for Advancement and Activities

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 his/her career to work in our fast-paced office. Under limited supervision and on own initiative, position performs standard and some advanced administrative duties for the Program Director for Advancement and Activities.  Ability to resolve problems from multiple individuals and customers. Will handle sensitive and confidential records.

Creates and monitors a variety of reports. Collects and compiles data from several sources of information and performs a variety of calculations.  Working with the program director, ensure that all BSA related awards are processed in a timely manner to the National Office, following the established processes.  Sort and ensure effective distribution of all award certificates to respective families and units.

Oversee the files of all Eagle Scouts within the Sam Houston Area Council.  Maintain an electronic file of all current Eagles and new additions to the council’s Eagle Wall.

Ensure that hard copies and electronic records are kept in a well-maintained order for all related council awards.  Ensure that support materials (agendas, job descriptions, etc.) are prepared and available for use in a reasonable timeline.

Assist other program directors with the setup of council online registration for Scouting Programs and committee related items.  This includes maintaining records on each activity, the timely distribution of information on registration to both employees and volunteers, and ensuring the overall success of these events/committee from an online registration perspective. Interested applicants should review the job description and then send their resumé to Nathan DohertyActivities and Training Program Director at nathan.doherty@scouting.org.

Part-time Onboarding Specialists

The Sam Houston Area Council is looking for staff members to assist the council in a new initiative for new unit development. The part-time onboarding specialists will guide new Scouting units (Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, 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 Director of Membership Development, Dustin Dupuis, at dustin.dupuis@scouting.org.

Sales Associates

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 our Director of Membership Development, Dustin Dupuis, at dustin.dupuis@scouting.org.


Part-time Customer Service Representative 

The Sam Houston Area Council is looking for a customer service representative for their new membership development team.  The customer service representative will provide exceptional “real time” customer service responding to inquiries, with an emphasis on inquires generated through the www.beascout.org website.

The customer service representative will respond immediately to all leads received via www.beascout.org, emails and phone. Develops dialogue and constant follow-up with leads and unit leaders in order to connect leads with units in which they have an interest in joining. Track leads and manages the process to ensure the lead is registered.

Candidates must have high school diploma or G.E.D. and be fluent in Spanish.  Must have excellent listening and verbal communication skills.  Real time sense of urgency, and the ability to manage multiple, simultaneous priorities. Interested applicants should send their resumé to our Director of Membership Development, Dustin Dupuis, at dustin.dupuis@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 delores.mcgee@scouting.org

Scout Shop Sales Associate

Part-time sales associate jobs are frequently available at one of our five Scout Shops located in Houston, Champions Forest, Clear Lake, Stafford, and Conroe. Interested applicants should send resumé and cover letter to marcus.jackson@scouting.org.