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District Executive

CROSSROADS OF AMERICA COUNCIL, BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Crossroads of America Council, Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scouts of America, recently recognized as one of Forbes 2017 Best Nonprofits to Work For, is one of the nation’s largest and values-based youth development organizations. Our local council, Crossroads of America Council, headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, serves youth and adult volunteers in 26 counties in central Indiana. Our mission is to provide character development, citizenship training, and growth in physical, mental and spiritual fitness, to help create the next generation of leaders. Our program opportunities for young men and women ages 6-20 include Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing, Exploring, STEM Scouts and Reaching for Tomorrow.

District Executive position

Seeking energetic & self-motivated individuals to serve as a District Executive. This is a sales & management career opportunity that demands growth in all areas – recruiting youth, raising sustainable finances and working with top community leaders.

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.

Compensation and Benefits

All councils are equal opportunity employers. In addition to offering a competitive salary range of $32,000-47,500, based on experience. The Crossroads of America Council of the Boy Scouts of America offers a competitive package of benefits to team members. The benefits offered are considered to be among the best in the nonprofit sector. The package includes major medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage in addition to long-term disability, accident, and life insurance, and retirement plans. Annual salary adjustments are based on an individual's contributions and overall performance.

Training

Comprehensive professional training opportunities are provided during the first three years of tenure. Annual training and development opportunities continue throughout the career.

Overall responsibilities include:

  • Work with a volunteer board of directors and other community and business leaders 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, 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.
  • Nonprofit, fundraising or sales experience 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.

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