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Employment Opportunities

Scouting Professional

If you are looking for employment, consider being a Scouting professional. The work is challenging, but the rewards of working for our "company" can offer advancement as well as benefits. Four year college degree required. To explore the possibilities, contact Rob Hemmelgarn at 317-813-7058 or e-mail .

Program Aides

Several of our urban units offer opportunities of part-time work as Program Aides. These aides provide a Scouting program to at-risk youth. If you have an interest in working directly with youth in a pack, troop or crew, Scouting may have a place for you.

Program Aide Position Description
Program Aid Application for Employment

Camp Staff

This is a wonderful opportunity for both youth and adults to develop and maintain leadership skills, camping skills and people skills. The Crossroads of America Council has four summer-long opportunities for camp staff, including: Ransburg Scout Reservation, Camp Krietenstein, Camp Belzer and Camp Kikthawenund. Additional non-paying opportunities are available for several week-long District Day Camps.

To qualify for employment at camp, a boy must be at least 15 years of age at resident camps (14 as a Counselor-in-Training at Day Camp), and have a letter of reference from a Scoutmaster or employer. For further information or to submit an application, contact Ted Klick at 813-7091 or .


Crossroads of America Council's Public Relations and Marketing Internship is an excellent opportunity for current college students to gain hands-on experience in the non-profit industry. The internship is designed to not only allow students to gain items for a portfolio, but to also grow his or her professional network. Two positions are offered during the fall, spring and summer semesters. Students will participate in a variety of projects including media relations, social media, writing, special events, graphic design and more.  For further information or to submit and application, contact Emily Elliott at (317) 813-7066 or

PR and Marketing Internship Description