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 (e.g., Cub Scout packs, Scouts BSA troops, and Venturing crews) 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 mary.welch@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 dustin.dupis@scouting.org.

District Executive

The role of thedistrict 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 jeanne.gebo@scouting.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 sidney.taylor@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