Qualifications for Employment

Do you have the background needed for a career as a Scouting professional? Our leaders are frequently called upon to multi-task and combine many skills to get the job done. The basic qualifications are:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • United States citizenship or declared intention to become a U.S. citizen
  • Adult—must have attained age 21 unless prohibited by any applicable law
  • People-oriented, having the ability to work well with adult volunteers, community and business leaders, and representatives of other organizations
  • Able to work varied hours when necessary to achieve positive objectives
  • Believe in the BSA and subscribe to its principles and standards
  • Be approved to receive a professional Scouting commission