Dan Beard Council Outreach Director Position

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Since 1910, Scouting has helped mold the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes and understands that helping youth puts us on a path towards a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society. The Dan Beard Council is the Scouting organization that covers the greater Cincinnati region in southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky.

Today’s professional Scouters are a diverse group of men and women sharing a dynamic career offering independence, achievement, and stability. This is work that makes a difference, work that calls one to continual learning and challenge, work that offers solid compensation, benefits, and advancement opportunities.


The Outreach Director will be responsible for the effective coordination of the Dan Beard Council’s outreach programs as well as traditional programing in Cincinnati’s urban core.  This position works to ensure that monthly and yearly benchmarks are attained by guiding and training staff to deliver the full Scouting program to youth served in the service area.


  • Implement the annual plan for outreach programing to meet council benchmarks for strategy and growth.
  • Regularly evaluate, in consultation with the Director of Field Service, the annual plan adjusting as necessary to best meet the needs of the Scouts served.
  • Oversee the outreach programs ensuring goals are achieved and comprehensive data is compiled so that effectiveness can be evaluated, improved upon, and replicated.
  • Supervise full-time Outreach Program Coordinator.
  • Work with the Outreach Program Coordinator to recruit, hire, and train an adequate staff of part-time team members to have significant growth in all areas while delivering a meaningful program to all Scouts. Provide coverage when a staff vacancy occurs to assure continuity of service.
  • Maintain control of assigned budget items related to the operation of the outreach program (travel expense, mailings, literature, district activity accounts), so that the control of the council budget is maintained.
  • Coordinate program logistics including supply ordering and transportation for all aspects of the program including trips to camp and special events.
  • Conduct fundraising campaign within traditional Scouting program.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with school and community leaders to advance council objectives.


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


  • A Scouting background is helpful, but not required for employment.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Must be comfortable with public speaking and interacting with diverse audiences. Excellent people skills, enthusiastic, punctual, responsible, and creative.
  • Self-motivated individual with solid time management skills and strong organizational skills in management, budgeting, and planning.
  • Committed to personal and professional productivity, while maintaining high ethical and professional working standards.
  • Must be willing to accept and meet the Boy Scout of America’s leadership and membership standards and subscribe to the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Attained 21 years of age or older unless prohibited by any applicable law.
  • Possesses a valid driver’s license, ability to be insured, and able to be mobile throughout assigned territory.
  • Ability to work varied hours when necessary, evening activities and weekend work is sometimes required to achieve positive objectives.
  • Team player, positive attitude, and willingness to learn.
  • Offers for employment are subject to criminal, reference, and motor vehicle background checks.


The Dan Beard Council is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to offering a competitive salary, Professional Scouting offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, long-term disability, accidental death, a defined benefit retirement plan, plus compensation for authorized and approved business-related expenses to include phone and mileage reimbursement.  The council also offers generous vacation and ten holiday observances.