Employment Opportunities

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