District Executive / Volunteer Coordinator - Boy Scouts of America

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date



350 5th Avenue
New York
New York
United States


Position Location: Brooklyn, NY / New York City, New York (Midtown)


Program Website: www.bsa-gnyc.org



District Executives lead, guide, and facilitate the efforts of hundreds of adult volunteers who carry out the Scouting mission in New York City area. It is the job of the District Executive to inspire, recruit, train, and support the BSA’s volunteers, while also working with community leaders and rallying public support for Scouting’s activities.

The District Executive is responsible for the overall growth, extension, quality, supervision and enhancement of the Scouting program within a specified borough


The District Executive selected will:

• The effective organization, operation and promotion of the Scouting program within a selected borough, and responsible for the achievement of district objectives, including membership growth and fundraising.                                          

• Organization and management of volunteer-led outdoor trips and program events for registered youth                        

• Giving staff guidance to the cultivating, recruiting, training, and inspiring of volunteer personnel for the district.

• Coordinating the work of the district’s volunteer personnel so that their efforts strengthen and extend the Scouting program offered by chartered organizations and related units.                                                                                              

• Organization of new groups and youth recruitment.

•            Keep volunteers organized and ensure they renew their paperwork and training annually.

•            Have a willingness and ability to sometimes devote long and irregular hours to achieve council and district objectives.

•            Be a good role model and recognize the importance of working relationships with other professionals and volunteers. The executive must have strong communication skills and be able to explain the program's goals and objectives to the public.


Desired Skills:

•            Self-motivated individual with solid time management skills and strong organizational skills.

•            Strong writing skills.

•            Excellent people skills, enthusiastic, punctual, and comfortable interacting with diverse audiences.

•            Must be a confident public speaker and able to act with authority when in the company of students.

•            Strong marketing, fundraising and program development background is highly desired.

•            Non-profit, fundraising, or sales experience is a plus.

•            Experience teaching or working closely with young adults is highly desired.

•            A Scouting or Exploring background is helpful but not required for employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The BSA is committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful retaliation, such as those that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or familial status, genetic information, citizenship status, protected activity (such as opposition to or reporting of prohibited discrimination or harassment), or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including without limitation advertising, recruiting, hiring, training, evaluation, promotion, transfer, work assignments, compensation, benefits, disciplinary action, termination, or any other term, condition, or privilege of employment.


•            Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (transcript with the date degree conferred stated is required for employment).

•            21 years of age or older.

•            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.

•            Have access to a motor vehicle or be willing and able to take public transportation. 


The Boy Scouts of America is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to offering a competitive salary the Boy Scouts of America offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, long-term disability, accidental death, a defined benefit retirement plan, a supplemental retirement plan (403b thrift plan with employer match for contributions) plus compensation for authorized and approved business related expenses including mileage reimbursement. We also offer a generous vacation policy and eleven holiday observances. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


Please email a cover letter and resume to Greg.Mustoe@scouting.org. Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.