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Cub Scout Program Director

Position Overview

Serve as the Cub Scout Program Director for the Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council overseeing council programs and events for Cub Scouts including family camp weekends, day camps, cub resident camps, bullseye bonanzas, and Cub-O-Rees. Be directly responsible for the delivery of the highest quality of programs for Scouting and Community groups. Network within the scouting and general community cultivating, recruiting, training and inspiring key volunteers. Develop and grow new initiatives to better serve our 6–11-year-old Cub Scouts and their families.

Since 1910, Scouting has helped mold the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes and understands that helping youth puts us on a path towards a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

Today’s professional Scouters are a diverse group of men and women sharing a dynamic career offering independence, achievement, and stability. This is work that makes a difference, work that calls one to continual learning and challenge, work that offers solid compensation, benefits and advancement.

Position is responsible to the Director of Program. Frequent weekend program delivery is required for this position, especially during the summer camp season.

Responsibilities

  • Be directly responsible for council cub programming through the council area: offering quality programs, increasing attendance, and achieving net revenue. Specific events include: family camp weekends, day camps, cub resident camps, bullseye bonanzas, Cub-O-Rees, and new programs.
  • Work closely with volunteers to improve and deliver the highest quality programs resulting in increased member retention.
  • Recruit and provide leadership to the volunteers at events under your responsibility.
  • Streamline event leader guides and other support materials including program offerings, promotional materials, and website information portraying accuracy and timeliness.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Director for media support (creative material, eNewsletter, online promotion, etc.).
  • Contribute regularly to, and assist in monitoring, the Council Website and electronic communications (eNewsletter/Calendar/Social Media) for accuracy and timeliness.
  • Manage the financials related to assigned responsibilities to ensure all areas meet or exceed their budgeted expectations.
  • Working with the Director of Program and volunteers, evaluate and acquire program equipment and materials needed to provide safe and quality programs.
  • Ensure all BSA NCAP standards are followed when providing unparalleled experience including trained staff, safe program equipment, and sufficient facilities for events.
  • Be responsible for developing new events to welcome new scouting families and providing a taste of the scouting adventures to come.
  • Serve as the Camp Director for Cub Resident Camp.
  • Recruit, hire, and provide leadership to all personnel of the Cub Resident Camp seasonal staff.
  • Work closely with the professional field team to engage current volunteers and prospect additional volunteers to expand the team who delivers quality program.
  • Work closely with Program Manager to assure timely, accurate, and courteous communications, fee collections, and reservations with everyone attending events.
  • Work closely with the development department community organizations to help secure project sale donations and event sponsors.
  • Work closely with the Deputy Scout Executive to identify and prioritize the infrastructure, maintenance, and program material needs at Camp Chesebrough.
  • Carry out the Council’s strategic long-range plan in all areas that relate to this job assignment.

Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (transcript with the date degree conferred stated is required for employment) or equivalent work experience. Prior position as a commissioned professional of the BSA preferred. Background in outdoor recreation management preferred.

Qualifications

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Attained 21 years of age or older unless prohibited by any applicable law.
  • Able and willing to work varied hours when necessary, evening and weekend work is occasionally required.
  • 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.
  • Must be BSA National Camping School trained or willing to attend certification course within 6 months of hire date.

Technology/software: Must be able to adapt to changing technology and methods. Intermediate knowledge of Windows and MS Office; Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel skills are needed. Capable to learn BSA systems: Tentaroo, Workbright, My.Scouting, IOI Pay, and Formsite.

Work environment and expectations: Works independently under limited supervision by team leader. This position requires discretion and independent judgment. Makes recommendations and decisions regarding matters of significance. Must be able to prioritize work under deadlines, work under time constraints, and handle multiple projects simultaneously. Must be able to take initiative and play both leading and supporting roles. Must be able to manage projects from conception to implementation. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, often under pressure. Position may have frequent interruptions and requires ability to balance multiple projects while maintaining a positive attitude. Must be detail-oriented and accurate.

Benefits

All BSA councils are equal opportunity employers. In addition to offering a competitive starting salary, professional Scouting offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, long-term disability, short-term disability/salary continuation, accidental death, a BSA Match Saving Plan, plus compensation for authorized and approved business-related expenses to include phone, auto and mileage reimbursement. We also offer generous vacation policy and twelve holiday observances.

How to apply:

Click here for our Indeed listing. Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter and resume, only the most qualified candidates will be contacted. Place “Cub Scout Program Director” in the email subject line.

Interviews will start December 1, 2022 for January 2023 start date.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations: We are following local, county and state mandates in regards to Covid-19 precautions.

Application Question(s): Please provide a cover letter to be considered for this position. Thank You!

Education: Bachelor’s (Required)

Experience: Sales Experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location in San Jose

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Marketing and Events Director

Location: San Jose, CA

Council website: www.svmbc.org

We are volunteer led and staff guided. Your team and talent pool is as large as your ability to engage and manage a diverse group of thinkers. You have a bedrock foundation of digital tools and strategy, including email marketing, social media campaigns, website management (ours is built on WordPress and Elementor), thoughtful planning and execution of messaging across a variety of platforms (our best performers are Facebook, Instagram and our own website). Special Events is one your expertise areas and gets you jumping out of bed in the morning. You know that project managing engaging events for internal and external audiences is key to retaining and building our membership and supporters. You love people, process and details, can write a competitive grant application, unafraid of large donations and the path to receiving them, and have a heart for the mission of building youth character. Ready to join our team?

About the Scouting:

Since 1910, Scouting has helped mold the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes and understands that helping youth puts us on a path towards a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

Position Concept and Summary:

Develop, implement, and maintain all marketing, communications, and department support plans and activities to assist in accomplishing the goals of the Council’s strategic plan. The primary goal is to ensure coordination, consistency, and integrity of the SVMBC and Boy Scouts of America brand.

Responsible for developing and executing a positive internal and external public relations, volunteer and chartered partner, crisis communication strategies, data analysis projects, and brand management. Responsibilities also include brand management and provide communications to leadership team, executive board, and other key stakeholders.

Responsible for working with the Director of Development to create and participate in stewardship activities related to non-profit fundraising and relationship management, including creating and implementing the marketing, development, and communications strategy for events and campaigns.

The Marketing and Events Director selected will:

  • Develop and manage the implementation of a council communications/marketing strategy and plan. Maintain and update public relations, communications, and marketing policies and procedures to maintain a standard of quality and consistency.
  • Responsible for distributing all Council content across owned, earned, and paid channels.
  • Oversee/work with Development on content creation for digital and print assets for Council events, fundraising, and news stories
  • Maintain, create content, monitor, and update Council and camps social media, e-newsletters, and websites.
  • Oversee website security and updates, specifically making sure all websites, including the Council Calendar, are up to date
  • Create engaging digital content with volunteers
  • Support and lead camping marketing goals
  • Develop and support volunteer committees to provide guidance and work in public relations, communication, and marketing. Annually increase the number and strength of volunteers supporting the Council’s public relations efforts, including annually adding to “resource” volunteers whose expertise or access to resources can assist in accomplishing our marketing goals. Specifically work with the Marketing Committee to further strategic plan and marketing initiatives.
  • Secure positive coverage of Scouting stories in the media. Prepare and distribute press releases for Council activities and to recognize volunteer achievements. Provide on-site assistance to reporters, other media representatives and Council staff.
  • Work with Development to create and participate in:
  • Lead for Annual Recognition Event
  • Lead portions of special events in the council including direct support to fundraising events
  • Support Development on fundraising campaigns in creating content both print and digital
  • Assist with the content and promotion for Membership and Camp enrollment campaigns
  • Maintain and update style guide for Council communications to accomplish a single branded look which is aligned with national efforts to provide consistent image of Scouting.
  • Compile report showing results (ROI) of marketing efforts.

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 is 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.

All councils are equal opportunity employers. A competitive salary range of $70,000-90,000 depending on experience, with mileage and phone reimbursement. Professional Scouting offers benefits that 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 generous vacation policy and ten holiday observances.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates must submit cover letter and resume. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 – $90,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow recommended county guidelines.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • San Jose, CA 95126: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Marketing: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

District Executive

Job Posting Date: 2/8/2022

Position: District Executive Position

Position location: San Jose, CA

Since 1910, Scouting has helped mold the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes and understands that helping youth puts us on a path towards a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

Today’s professional Scouters are a diverse group of men and women sharing a dynamic career offering independence, achievement, and stability. This is work that makes a difference, work that calls one to continual learning and challenge, work that offers solid compensation, benefits and advancement. One position is currently available. The area served would include Santa Clara County cities working from our council office and home. District executives are encouraged to reside in the area in which they serve.

The District Executive selected will:

  • Work with a volunteer team and other community and business leaders to identify, recruit, train, guide, and inspire others to become involved in youth programs.
  • Achieve progress towards specific goals and objectives which include: program development through collaborative relationships, volunteer recruitment and training, fundraising, membership recruitment and retention.
  • Be responsible for extending programs to religious, civic, fraternal, educational, and other community-based organizations through volunteers.
  • Secure adequate financial support for programs in assigned area. Achieve net income and participation objectives for assigned camps and activities.
  • Recruit leadership for finance campaign efforts to meet the financial needs of the organization.
  • 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 role.
  • 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.
  • Have a willingness and ability to devote long and irregular hours to achieve council and district objectives.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong marketing, fund-raising and program development background is highly desired.
  • Non-profit, fundraising or sales experience is a plus. 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 is 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 of $70,000, 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 generous vacation policy and ten holiday observances.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates must submit cover letter and resume with salary history, only the most qualified candidates will be contacted. Email hr@svmbc.org and place “District Executive” in the email subject line.

Additional information on a career as a District Executive can be found at this link: http://www.scouting.org/Careers/WorkingWithUs/EssentialSkills.aspx

COVID-19 considerations: Following state and local precautions for COVID-19.

Registrar

Job Posting Date: 2/15/2022

Serve as a key part of the Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council, Boy Scouts of America support team. They are primarily responsible for entering and processing registration daily. Input accurately confidential data to our proprietary database. Also provides support to the Support Staff with receptionist and mail log duties. Works with staff for training course registrations. Scouting experience is a plus.

This position is a full time position. Starting hourly wage is $18.00-20.00 an hour. It is San Jose office based. Typical hours are 9-5.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a registration database of membership for our youth and adult members with data input.
  • Maintaining confidential member data in their work process.
  • Processing registration daily and recharter processing annually.
  • File and maintain current and archive records of membership.
  • Key attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Maintains good communication with the staff and donors
  • Troubleshoots and solves membership discrepancy
  • Generate and distribute assigned reports.
  • Provides course training registrations for leaders, maintains records of payments

Special Responsibilities:

  • Accept assignments deemed necessary by your manager for the successful operation of the Council.
  • Maybe necessary, on occasion, to assist support staff with phones or special projects.

Accountability:

Measured through utilization of the national Performance and Development System with interim reviews and checkpoints.

Position Qualifications, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Must have a High School diploma and with at least two years of secretarial or administrative experience. Experience with non-profits preferred.
  • Knowledge of modern office methods and procedures, bulk mailing, filing, telephone techniques, office equipment. Willing to learn new programs and systems as upgraded/added.
  • Learn, interpret and apply Scouting terminology, principals, procedures and programs.
  • Maintain a good cooperative working relationship with all co-workers, donors, Scouters, customers and vendors. Use good judgment in recognizing the confidentiality inherent to this position.
  • Can work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Plan, organize and monitor activities according to priority.
  • Able to adapt to interruptions, changes, disorder, and repetition without losing composure or effectiveness.
  • Maintains continual attention to detail and performs quality work above the minimum standards.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel & the internet.
  • Good written and verbal skills.

Individual Characteristics:

  • People-oriented
  • Detail oriented
  • Organized
  • Self-confident
  • Personable
  • Multi-tasker
  • Ability to think and plan ahead
  • Professional presence, presentation, and communication

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

This Job Is:

  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Work Remotely

  • No

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations: Following state and local precautions for COVID-19.

Work Location: One location

Camp Chesebrough Assistant Ranger

Job Posting Date: 1/12/22

Job details

  • Salary: $18 – $20 an hour
  • Job Type: Part-time
  • Number of hires for this role: 1

Qualifications

  • Driver’s License (Required)
  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Maintenance: 2 years (Preferred)
 

Full Job Description: Assistant Ranger / Maintenance

Work location: Camp Chesebrough 26005 Hwy 9 Los Gatos, CA 95033

The position has two main parts: Prepare camp to allow for guests to have the best experience possible and have strong/positive interpersonal relationships with those who help with the various projects, work parties, contractors, and neighbors.

Under remote direction, the work of the Facilities manager will be determined through regular conferences and/or written directives from their supervisor. The CSR Facilities Manager will report to the Camping Director. Scouting experience is a plus.

This position is a part-time position up to 32 hours a week. Starting hourly wage is $18.00-$20.00. The typical workweek is Friday through Sunday with additional hours chosen by employer as needed.

OPERATION OF PHYSICAL FACILITIES AND PROPERTY (70% of job)

  • Keep all physical property in acceptable operating condition. Be particularly alert to conditions which affect health, safety, sanitation, and good housekeeping practices.
  • Establish work schedules for routine operational procedures and order necessary supplies.
  • Cooperate closely with the camp director or Campmaster corps to effectively resolve questions of facility operation.
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices surrounding camp buildings and sites.

MAINTENANCE OF PHYSICAL FACILITIES AND PROPERTY (10% of job)

  • Make regular inspections to determine essential repairs and corrective action.
  • Submit estimates of time and materials when necessary and perform general repairs as authorized.
  • Maintain a record of all maintenance actions.

RELATIONSHIPS (10% of job)

  • Favorably represent the council in contacts with visitors, Scouters and Scouts.

SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES (5% of job)

  • When specifically authorized, undertake and/or supervise construction to council specifications. When directed, order materials and maintain records.
  • When authorized, provide program assistance to supplement Campmaster corps. Check groups in and out of camp, issue equipment and submit record and report on each occupancy.
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

BUSINESS RESPONSIBILITIES (5% of job)

  • Comply with established council business procedures including accounting of petty cash and other funds.
  • Submit regular reports and maintain essential business records.

PROTECTION AND CONTROL OF PROPERTY AND PEOPLE

  • Ensure safe operating conditions and know emergency procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five years or more experience in facilities
  • Basic skills of plumbing, basic electrical and carpentry
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age and have a high school diploma.
  • Must maintain a current driver’s license and be insurable to drive.
  • Offer for employment are subject to criminal, employment and financial background checks.

IDEAL SKILLS

  • Effective in maintenance-related problem-solving.
  • Ability to perform heavy lifting and manual labor.
  • Team Player.
  • Understanding and compliance with all national and council policies.
  • Skilled in the basic repair of buildings and grounds.
  • Effective at the operation of tractors and other equipment.
  • Passion for Scouting, outdoor education, or land management.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations: Following state and local precautions for COVID-19.

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience: Maintenance: 2 years (Preferred)

License/Certification: Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: One location

Trading Post Clerk

Job Posting Date: 1/12/22

Job details

  • Salary: $18 – $19 an hour
  • Job Type: Part-time
  • Number of hires for this role: 1

Qualifications

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Benefits
  • Flexible schedule

Full Job Description

Retail Associate Position at Scout Shop

The Retail Associate at Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council, will further the mission of the Boy Scouts of America by providing excellent and energetic support for the nation’s leading character and leadership development program. The Retail Associate is responsible for opening and closing store, providing customer service for orders in store and online, phone assistance, assist with council registration.

This position is a part-time position.

This position is a part-time position. Flexible hours which may include eight hours on Saturdays and other weekday shifts. It is located at 919 North Main St. Salinas, CA.

Starting hourly wage is $18-19 an hour depending on experience.

Job Overview:
Manages the successful daily operation of the Scout Shop/front desk by delivering exceptional customer experience, transacting sales, accurate, required reports, and paperwork, receiving orders, stocking shelves, and maintaining a clean and customer-friendly environment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Open and close the retail store, prepare end-of-day paperwork and deposits. * Provide excellent customer service to retail customers in-store and phone customers. * Provide assistance with uniform selection and sizing to new Scout families. * Maintain inventory of Scout products, ordering as needed.
  • Collect membership and other papers from Scouters for Council
  • Provide program knowledge to parents and volunteers as requested.
  • Provide knowledge of Council activities and programs to Scouters

PERFORMANCE AND SUCCESS MEASURES

  • Professionalism and quality of work
  • Accuracy of register sales and paperwork

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-2 years retail experience or equivalent preferred
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Passion, enthusiasm, focus, creativity, and a positive outlook
  • Scouting Experience is a plus!

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: These are not physical requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Lift boxes up to 25 lbs and display items in store

Individual Characteristics

  • People-oriented
  • Detail-oriented
  • Organized
  • Self-confident
  • Personable
  • Multi-tasker
  • Ability to think and plan ahead
  • Professional presence, presentation, and communication

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $18.00 – $19.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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