job Oct 14 2016
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
The program aide maintains a visible and effective Scouting program in targeted disadvantaged and low-income areas by providing direct program leadership as a Cubmaster or Scoutmaster. Success is measured in two ways:
A. Effective Scouting programs provided for disadvantaged youth, and
B. Strengthened ties to community organizations using the Scouting program.
I. Principle responsibilities
A. The program aide must complete Youth Protection Training, and Leader Specific Training for their assigned programs for Cubmaster, or Scoutmaster and/or Advisor as applicable.
B. The aide must review existing weekly program planning materials.
(This individual should revise or develop additional weekly program plans as needed to ensure meeting programs are developed for both Cub Scout or Boy Scout/Venturing age youth as applicable).
C. Under the direction of the staff leader, the program aide administers weekly Cub Scout or Boy Scout/ Venturing programs at designated churches, community centers or schools or etc.
D. The program aide should inform youth about all camp opportunities and
encourage their participation. (i.e.: Family Camp, Day Camp, Webelos Resident, etc)
E. The aide must meet weekly with staff leader(s) to review progress to provide supplemental training.
F. The program aide should dress in full Scouting uniform at all meetings and at activities involving young people. (if possible)
II. Qualifications. The Program Aide must be at least 18 years of age, can be male or female, and no previous Scouting experience is required. A background in youth work and/or youth development would help. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer being extended. Depending on the school or community to be served, fluency in Spanish is a PLUS but not required. Pay is $10 per hour and Aides are paid 2x per month via direct deposit.
III. Work is 12-18 hours per week average (may vary) 20 hours per week max
Contact: Anthony L. Ingram // Anthony.Ingram@scouting.org // 865-566-0644
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