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Employment Opportunities

Camping Director

Job Posting Date: 11/16/21

Essential Job Function:
Is responsible for developing, administering, and promoting the year-round outdoor and camping program of the council, serving as advisor to the council camping committee, supervising summer camp operations, and providing a quality year round program at our camps. Will supervise the Camp Director and oversee hiring of summer camp staff. Has other responsibilities that will result in an increasing number of youth participating in a quality Scouting program.

Reports to:
The position reports to Dianne Betz, Director of Program

Qualifications

  • Camping experience in a critical leadership role in a resident camp setting, as an example, a program director or camp director.
  • Proven knowledge of volunteer recruitment and guiding them to a successful campaign.
  • Management of a seasonal staff to a high level of customer service.

The candidate must maintain a current driver’s license and be insurable to drive. A mileage reimbursement plan will be used to cover business mileage. Some reimbursement will be made for a data plan and cell phone service.

The Camping Director selected will:

  • Work with a volunteer to identify, recruit, train, guide, and inspire them to become involved in youth programs.
  • Achieve progress towards specific goals and objectives which include: program development through collaborative relationships, volunteer recruitment, and training, event management, Camp promotions, and website management.
  • Secure adequate financial support for programs in the assigned area. Achieve net income and participation objectives for assigned camps and activities.
  • Ensure that all program sites are served through volunteers, regular leader meetings, training events and activities.
  • Collaborate with adult volunteers and oversee achievement of training for their respective roles.
  • Be a good role model and recognize the importance of working relationships with other professionals and volunteers. The executive must have communication skills and be able to explain the program’s goals and objectives to the public.
  • Provide quality service through timely communication, regular meetings, training events, and activities.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong marketing, fund-raising, and program development background are highly desired.
  • Non-profit, fundraising, or sales experience is a plus. Being bilingual in Spanish is a plus.
  • Must be comfortable with public speaking and interacting with diverse audiences. Excellent people skills, enthusiastic, punctual, responsible, and creative.
  • Self-motivated individual with solid time management skills and strong organizational skills in management, budgeting, and planning.
  • Committed to personal and professional productivity, while maintaining high ethical and professional working standards.

Requirements:

  • Must be willing to accept and meet the Boy Scout of America’s leadership and membership standards and subscribe to the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (transcript with the date degree conferred stated is required for employment).
  • Attained 21 years of age or older unless prohibited by any applicable law.
  • Ability to work varied hours when necessary, evening activities, and weekend work are frequently required to achieve positive objectives.
  • Ability to travel for training at least once a year for one to two weeks.
  • A Scouting background is helpful but not required for employment.
  • Offers for employment are subject to criminal, reference, and motor vehicle background checks.

Compensation:

All councils are equal opportunity employers. In addition to offering a competitive salary range of $60,000- $85,000 with mileage and phone reimbursement. Professional Scouting offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, accidental death, a defined benefit retirement plan, plus compensation for authorized and approved business-related expenses to include phone and mileage reimbursement. We also offer a generous vacation policy and ten holiday observances.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter and resume, only the most qualified candidates will be contacted. Place “Camping Director” in the email subject line. Email employment@svmbc.org

Development Director

Job Posting Date: 11/4/21

The Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council, Boy Scouts of America is seeking applicants for a Development Director.  The Director will be responsible for cultivating relationships with key volunteers, major donors, and corporate sponsors primarily in Monterey County and secondarily in Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Santa Clara counties. You will oversee several fundraising events including a significant annual honoree event and a shooting sports fundraiser & auction based on Sporting Clays.  You will also participate in an annual giving campaign, community sponsorships, gifts in-kind, and grant proposals.  Candidates will be required to manage budgets while growing revenues and managing expenses as well as being responsible for planning, supervising, and executing development programs.  Position will be based out of our Monterey County office. 

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement annual special events to meet the budgeted goals for current and expanded operations.  Events include Monterey County based Growing Future Leaders Award, council wide Sporting Clays Experience for Scouting and Sporting Auction for Scouting and planned future fundraising projects.
  • Identify donors and prospective donors within our area and work to develop and cultivate relationships.
  • Attend department, council and community meetings and functions.
  • Identify and secure sponsorships with local businesses and community leaders.
  • Obtain gift in-kind donations through continued research, development, and requests to area businesses.
  • Conduct foundation research and successfully raise funds through grant proposals.

Qualifications:

  • Willingness to learn about Sporting Clays as a fundraising tool.
  • Must be willing to accept and meet the Boy Scout of America’s leadership and membership standards and subscribe to the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (transcript with the date degree conferred stated is required for employment).
  • Attained 21 years of age or older unless prohibited by any applicable law.
  • Ability to work varied hours when necessary. Evening activities and weekend work are frequently required to achieve positive objectives.
  • Ability to travel for training at least once a year for one to two weeks.
  • A Scouting background is helpful but not required for employment.
  • Offers for employment are subject to criminal, reference, and motor vehicle background checks.

Company Description:


The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the Nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness. Scouting serves more than four million young men and women in every part of the country through 280 local council offices. Utilizing more than a century of experience, Scouting’s aims and methods build a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

The Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council, BSA serves nearly 10,000 youth annually in 425 programs through 2,500 adult volunteers guided by a staff of 18 full time professionals and 10 support staff.

Compensation: $65,000-$75,000 depending on experience. Benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, 403b matching program, business mileage reimbursement, and more. 

Work Location: 919 North Main St., Salinas, CA 93906
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