Our client, Crossroads of America Council, Boy Scouts of America, is growing their Exploring Programs. This role will link scouts to career interests and build relationships with professionals and businesses across Central Indiana to provide youth with hands-on experience with a range of professions.
Learn more about the Exploring Program.
Since 1910, the Boy Scouts of America have helped mold the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and teaching lifelong values with fun! The Crossroads of America Council, headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, serves 35,000 youth and 7,000 adult volunteers in 26 counties in central Indiana. Our program opportunities for young men and women ages 5-20 include Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, Venturing, Exploring, STEM Scouts, and Reaching for Tomorrow.
This role requires a self-starter who builds a network and does proactive outreach to businesses in the Indianapolis area and surrounding counties.
Provides leadership to the achievement of the council’s philosophy, mission, and strategy and to its annual objectives and goals within the district. Sustains and grows youth and adult membership. Recruits, trains, and oversees volunteers to deliver Scouting programs through chartered partners. Works with the district committee and commissioner staff to fulfill their functions.
ACCOUNTABILITY: PDS Goals to be determined on an annual basis.
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED: 100% of time; office-related equipment, including, but not limited to, computer, copier, printer, telephone, fax machine, scanner, phone, audio-visual equipment
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS: 100% of time; physical requirements include reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, lifting, feeling, talking, hearing, repetitive motions, computer keyboarding, driving motor vehicle. Must be able to sit and work at a computer keyboard and be able to perform repetitive and stretching motions. While in office, work is usually sedentary. Occasional heavy lifting of boxes, files and equipment (up to 50 pounds); as well as other reasonable physical needs for an office environment.
MENTAL DEMANDS: 100% of time; reading, detail work, confidentiality, problem solving, language, training, math, reasoning, verbal communication, written communication, customer contact, ability to work independently and make independent judgment decisions consistent with council policies and procedures, manage multiple concurrent tasks, frequent interruptions in a fast-paced environment, continual change.
WORKING CONDITIONS: 100% of the time; the employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions. When visiting council camps, the employee may be exposed to some special adverse environmental conditions.
WORKING RELATIONSHIPS, SUPERVISION, VOLUNTEER RELATIONS:
Recognize the importance of a good working relationship with other staff members. Recognize the importance of a close and harmonious working relationship with all volunteers.
Must possess a bachelor’s degree. Must meet all criteria for membership in the Boy Scouts of America, including receiving and maintaining a professional commission from the National Council, Boy Scouts of America. Previous sales, marketing, fundraising, or program experience (including college activities) preferred.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
WHAT WE OFFER
All offers of employment are subject to criminal, reference and motor vehicle background checks. All Boy Scouts of America councils are equal opportunity employers.