Scouting: A Profession with a Purpose

Have fun and make a difference! Since 1910, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has helped change lives and build future leaders by combining educational and outdoor adventure with lifelong values and fun. Over 4,000 people volunteer their time to work with Scouting right here in Alabama. Only a few lucky ones get to actually have it as a career.

Current Full-Time Openings

District Executive – Westmoreland & Arrowhead Districts
Serving Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, Lawrence, Limestone, and Morgan Counties
See Job Description Below
To Apply: E-mail your resume to


Administrative Assistant –  (Birmingham)
To Apply: E-mail your resume to
(Click Here for Job Description)

Current Part-Time Openings

Program Aide – Birmingham Metro
Up to 25 hours a week. Position runs in-school and after-school scouting units. 
To Apply: E-mail your resume to

Program Aide – Gadsden Area
Up to 25 hours a week. Position runs in-school and after-school scouting units. 
To Apply: E-mail your resume to

Current Summer Camp / Seasonal Openings

The Greater Alabama Council is currently seeking dedicated individuals to serve as seasonal camp staff at our two summer camps. 

Please Contact our Camping Director, Seth Hill with questions related to Summer Camp openings.

Seth Hill

District Executive - Job Description

We are looking for a self-starting, motivated person who excels at building relationships, enjoys sales, marketing, and providing excellent customer service. Ideal candidates will have skills in marketing, management, budgeting, event planning, sales, fundraising, customer service and are comfortable with public speaking and interacting with diverse audiences.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Compensation package is $42,400
  • Base Salary $37,000, Auto Allowance $5,400 ($450 a month, plus .17c a mile), Cell Phone reimbursement of up to $90 a month
  • Flexible schedule with 12 vacation days and 13 paid holidays
  • Full benefits and opportunities for career advancement.
  • BSA benefit package includes major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, long-term disability, accidental death, life insurance, and a 403b retirement plan with company match.


The position serves as the manager of one or two designated areas called districts. Scouting is sustained and successful through your ability to recruit, promote, supervise, and work with local volunteers in achieving growth in our youth participation and surpassing fundraising objectives.

In this position you will:

  • Work with a volunteer board of directors and other community and business leaders to identify, recruit, train, guide, and inspire them to become involved.
  • Achieve specific goals and objectives which include: Growing and retaining youth membership; Starting new Scouting units; Fundraising; Program development through collaborative relationships; and Volunteer recruitment.
  • Be a good role model and recognize the importance of working relationships with other professionals and volunteers.
  • Provide quality service through timely communication, regular meetings, training events and activities.

Desired Skills

  • Must be comfortable with public speaking and interacting with diverse audiences.
  • Self-motivated individual with solid time management skills and strong organizational skills.
  • People-oriented, having the ability to work well with adult volunteers, community and business leaders, and representatives of other organizations.
  • Committed to personal and professional productivity, while maintaining high ethical and professional working standards.
  • Non-profit, fundraising, sales or marketing experience is a plus.


  • Must be willing to accept and meet the Boy Scouts of America’s leadership and membership standards and subscribe to the Scout Oath and Law. 
  • Candidates must live in or near the counties served by the position. 
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Have a willingness and ability to work varied hours when necessary. Evening activities and weekend work is often required to achieve positive objectives. 
  • Ability to travel for a week-long training at least once a year.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Work, Outlook, and Excel. 
  • Offers of employment are subject to criminal, reference, and motor vehicle background checks. 

Registration Assistant - Job Description

The Greater Alabama Council (GAC) serves over 15,000 youth in central and north Alabama. Working with volunteers, the GAC prepares young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

About the role

Th Registration Assistant position is a part-time position, working 20-25 hours per week; five days a week at a rate of $12 per hour.  The registration assistant will help enter member data into the computer system, and work with the Office Manager to help make sure the logistical needs of the office’s day-to-day operations are met.


  • Data entry of membership records into our system working with a deadline
  • Provide guidance on defective membership to team leads
  • Answer questions with the public about membership status
  • Provide assistance to a variety of functional areas in the office including reception and office management
  • Customer Service with our constituents


Candidate requirements:

  • Be able to work against a timeline
  • Be highly organized and able to juggle multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Be able to prioritize tasks appropriately
  • Be proficient with MS Office and MS Outlook
  • Be a self-starter, and be able to work both independently and within a team environment
  • Have strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Have strong typing, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively with personnel at all levels, both written and verbal
  • Have a high level of integrity and discretion

A Scouting background is helpful but not required