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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Musser Scout Reservation Camp Ranger

As a council employee, the Camp Ranger is responsible to the Scout Executive for the supervision, operation, and maintenance of physical facilities and property in the area to which he is assigned. The Scout Executive may delegate this direct response to a member of his staff. During summer camp operation, the ranger usually reports to the camp director. The ranger serves as an ambassador of goodwill as well as an enforcer of rules. This position supervises and coordinates the work of volunteers and seasonal staff, and ensures efficient, cost-effective and safe operation of the facilities.  The position is a hands-on position. Supervision and coordination of work is in addition to the normal duties of the Camp Ranger which must still be completed in a timely fashion.

 

Specific Duties

The camp ranger’s specific duties include the following:

  • Protection and control of property and people
    • Supervise all use of the property. Patrol the property as necessary for trespass, vandalism, and fire.
    • Ensure a safe and healthy camp environment and know emergency procedures.
    • Ensure that all Council and National policies are followed.
    • Keep current with local and state policies which apply to camps, such as pool standards, food service standards and any health department rules that may apply.
  • Business responsibilities
    • Comply with established council business procedures, including purchase orders, budget controls, accounting of petty cash, fees collected, and other funds.
    • Submit regular reports and maintain essential business records.
    • Supervise maintenance employees as assigned.
  • Operation of physical facilities and property
    • Operate and keep all physical property and equipment, including tractors and mowers, in safe operating condition.
    • Be particularly alert to conditions that affect health, safety, sanitation, and good housekeeping practices.
    • Establish work schedules for routine maintenance and operational procedures, and order necessary supplies.
    • Cooperate closely with camp director or campmaster corps to effectively resolve questions of facility operation such as checking groups in and out, issuing equipment, submitting records and reports of each occupancy, and related matters.
    • Ensure that the reservation is operational on time for year around and summer operations.
    • Pay particular attention to operations of pools, sanitary systems, and water systems as outlined in the Maintenance Plan or by state or local regulations.
  • Maintenance of physical facilities and property
    • Implement a comprehensive facilities management system.
    • Make regular inspections to determine essential repairs and corrective action required.
    • Determine when contractors are needed, obtain estimates and coordinate work by contractors as needed, ensuring compliance with contracts and good workmanship.
  • Maintain a record of all maintenance performed.
  • Perform or supervise work projects using council employees or volunteers.
  • Give leadership to prioritizing work projects on the reservation.
  • Relationships
    • Maintain harmonious relationships with local officials and government services, adjoining landowners, and neighboring communities.
    • Represent the council in contacts with visitors, Scouters, and Scouts.
    • Maintain good housekeeping practices surrounding the ranger’s residence and throughout the camp property.
    • Maintain a harmonious relationship with the camp director, program director, and other seasonal staff.
  • Program
    • Assist with council program and activities as requested.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements

  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to relate well with people and to have a friendly and helpful attitude toward the Scouting family and the public.
  • Ability to effectively enforce established council policies and procedures.
  • Ability to perform a variety of basic maintenance skills, including plumbing, electrical, and carpentry, with specialized capability in at least one technical skill.
  • Ability to plan personal times and schedule work without direct supervision.

 

Personal Requirements

  • Mature adult (age of majority in the state of residence).
  • Physically and mentally fit.
  • Personal habits that reflect Scouting’s best interests.
  • Financial and personal integrity.
  • Some college education is beneficial.
  • Willing to accept a flexible work schedule that often includes weekends and holidays.
  • Willing to subscribe to and live by the basic tenets embodied in the Scout Oath and Law and become a member of the Boy Scouts of America.

 

Compensation:  House on the property including utilities; monthly cell phone allowance; medical, dental and vision insurance; retirement; generous paid time off.  Salary range of $28,000 – $35,000 based on previous experience.

 

Any question please contact: Tracy Launders, 484-654-9213,  tracy.launders@scouting.org

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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