District Executive

ID# 001679

Southwest Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America
1801 Boy Scout Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33907
United States

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From $47,000
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Job Description
The ideal candidate will work out of their home in Collier County and our office in Fort Myers, Florida.

District Executive | Professional Scouter

Each District within the Southwest Florida Council is assigned a District Executive from the Council staff. The ideal candidate would reside in Collier County.

Alligator District Executive : Would support Collier County.

A Career in Scouting:

The Boy Scouts of America provides a program for young people that builds desirable qualities of character, trains in responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness. Scouting serves more than three million young men and women in every part of the country through some three hundred forty local council service centers. Professional Executives have the responsibility for working with volunteer committees and community leaders to identify, recruit, train, guide and inspire them to become involved in youth programs.

The District Executive is an entry-level position that has responsibilities that are broad and varied. Duties include promoting, supervising, and working through adult volunteers including parents and community leaders. Different aspects of the position include:

Sales: The executive is responsible through volunteers for extending District's career education program to schools, religious, civic, fraternal, educational, or other community-based organizations.

Service: The professional staff provides quality service through timely communication, regular meetings, training events and activities.

Fundraising: Working with volunteers, professionals recruit leadership for the Friends of Scouting and fund-raising campaign efforts to meet the financial needs of the council.

Administration: The District Executive administers the Scouting Program in the assigned District service area.

Public Relations: The District Executives must be a good role model and must recognize the importance of good working relationships with other professionals and with volunteers. Scouting depends on community support and acceptance. Professional leaders must have good communication skills and be able to tell Scouting's story to the public.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree or Associates degree from an accredited college or university required for the District Executive position.
United States citizen or declared intention to become a citizen and eligible to be employed in the United States.
Must enjoy working with people from all levels of society ranging from CEO's to parents of youth members.
Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic and ability to multi-task.
Dedication - interested in devoting oneself to others and belief in the Scout Oath and Law.
Adherence to BSA Membership standards.
Must have reliable personal transportation.
Must be able to lift 20 lbs unassisted from the floor to car trunk.
Must be able to work 60 - 65 hours per week, and weekends. Typical day could be from 9am - 8pm, with nights required to meet with volunteers.
Charles Vonderheid
1801 Boy Scout Dr
Fort Myers FL 33907
United States

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