A Profession With A Purpose

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MISSION

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. The Boy Scouts of America is the nation's foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training.

Learn About a Career in Scouting Here

Employment Opportunities

There are many opportunities for employment with the Boy Scouts of America, from seasonal jobs at summer camps to a lifelong career.

Entry-Level Vacancies
View a list of locations in which the BSA has current openings for entry-level career professionals.
Staff Needed for High-Adventure Bases
The Florida National High Adventure Sea Base, Northern Tier National High Adventure Program, and Philmont Scout Ranch annually seek applications from qualified men and women.
Working at Philmont
Philmont employs more than 850 staff members. A wide variety of paid positions are available, including rangers, backcountry program counselors, and training center and base camp support staff.
Acquire Life Skills at Scout Camp
Explore the opportunities for a variety of summer camp staff jobs at 420 Scout camps, 60 council high-adventure programs, and three national high-adventure bases.
Who Are We?
Profiles of professional Scouters, including first-hand accounts of how they came to choose a career in Scouting.
Local Council Locator
After learning about opportunities for employment in the Scouting movement, contact the local council service center in your area to find out how to get started.