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Program Specialist Positions Available (Part-Time)

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The Hawkeye Area Council is in search of positive role models for our youth. The Council is looking for dedicated and committed individuals who want to inspire, encourage and guide the youth of America.  The program specialist is expected to be self-motivating, friendly, to work independently, and have a desire for community involvement. 

Part-time Scoutreach program specialist positions (2-10 hours/week) are available for men and women in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age. Retirees, Military, Scouters and college students are encouraged to apply. Scouting experience a plus.


  • Work closely with other staff members to mentor and provide the Cub Scout program to underserved youth, typically in Kindergarten – 5th grades. 

  • Conduct an active and imaginative after-school Scouting program at multiple sites using prepared meeting outlines and program materials that will attract and retain youth in the program. 

  • Arrive at each site at least 20 minutes prior to the announced start time prepared to deliver a fun and safe Scouting program.  Never leave a program site until all youth have been picked up by an approved parent/guardian or have returned to partner organization program.

  • Work with partner organizations to encourage all eligible youth participate in the program.

  • Maintain records of attendance, advancement, emergency contact information, and other important documents for all youth participants.

  • Strictly adhere to all Boy Scouts of America policies.

  • Complete Boy Scouts of America Adult Application for Membership and Youth Protection Training.

  • Have access to reliable transportation to and from site locations. 


  • $12 per hour (2-10 hours/week).  Number of hours per week and days of week are flexible to your schedule.  We ask that you commit to the same sites throughout the 2018-2019 school year.

  • Mileage reimbursement for transportation to and from program sites. 

  • Cedar Rapids area programs take place during after-school hours between 3:45-5:30pm Monday – Thursday.  Each meeting lasts 1 to 1 ½ hours.

  • Iowa City program take place in the evening two nights per week 6:00 – 7:30pm and one afternoon 4:00 – 5:30pm.

Complete the local council application and submit to Traci Raber at




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