Employment Opportunities

Summer Camp Staff Opportunities

Why work at a fast food or retail establishment that focuses on sales when you can have opportunities like these:

  • Make lots of new friends in your area and from other states
  • Spend a summer in the great outdoors where nature prevails
  • Acquire experiential education (learning by doing) and new skills that will last a lifetime
  • Learn how to lead others and to apply leadership skills
  • Be part of an effective team and cooperate with others to get things done

Working on a camp staff is a fun way to spend your summer, and it gives you the opportunity to make a difference in the life of each and every Scout that comes to camp. While being a counselor can be a demanding job, the rewards are endless as you forge memories that will last a lifetime.

Qualifications of a Staff Member:

  • Be at least 15 years old.
  • A positive attitude and a strong work ethic.
  • A willingness to live by the Scout Oath & Law.
  • A desire to have fun and make a lasting impact on the life of a scout.

Are you 14 years old, or 15 and can’t commit for the whole summer? Check out our CIT Program.

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Program Specialist Position Description & Responsibilities

Commitment: Give leadership to the development and maintenance of quality Scouting programs located in underserved communities in accordance with the Boy Scouts of America’s Mission Statement below.

 

A Program Specialist will engage Scouts in active and imaginative activities and will draw in and manage parents and potential leaders. Program Specialists need to be self-starters, self-motivated, be able to work independently and have a desire for community involvement.

 

Job Requirements:                                                   Compensation:

Preferably a College Student or Graduate                 $20 hour

(Excellent for Education Majors)                                Bonuses/Incentives Available

Must be at least 21 years of age

Must pass a background check and submit required PA clearances

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Scout meeting(s) will be conducted once a week for a least 1½ hours. Ensure 32 weeks of weekly meetings or outings. You will be provided with weekly program planning materials, supplies and a syllabus. If needed, revise or develop additional weekly program plans to meet the needs of your Scouts.
  • You will be required to attend a Program Specialist Orientation, staff meetings, mandatory training sessions, and other meetings assigned by your staff leader.
  • You will be provided with a Program Specialist Delivery System Manual and other support materials. You will need to familiarize yourself with and follow the policies and procedures of the Cradle of Liberty Council and the Boy Scouts of America.
  • You are required wear a Scout uniform shirt or staff shirt at all meetings and activities involving youth. (to be provided).
  • Help identify and recruit parental involvement at your site(s).
  • Ensure that every youth participant will earn a minimum of One (1) rank advancement during the program year by providing a quality program.
  • Provide field trips or outings for each of your scouting units. This may include summer camp.
  • Coordinate council-approved unit fundraising programs for the youth in your program.
  • Meet at least monthly with your staff leader to review progress.

 

Contact: Stacey Graham, 484-654-9267,  stacey.graham@scouting.org