The Scouting programs can only be as good as the tremendous volunteers. Our goal is to continue to provide an excellent program through the constant recruitment of excellent volunteers! There are literally hundreds of ways that you can become one of over a thousand volunteers in our councils scouting programs.
If you are interested in becoming a Scouting Volunteer, please contact the Northeast Iowa Council Scout Service Center, 563-556-4343. A basic overview of the most general areas are listed below, however there are so many opportunities and ways that you can help make a difference, that we could not possibly list them all!
Unit Level Volunteering:
Cub Scout Pack Leaders and Committee Members
Boy Scout Troop Leaders and Committee Members
Venturing Crew Leaders and Committee Members
Exploring or Learning for Life Advisors and Trainers
Order of the Arrow Advisors
Venturing Officers Association Advisors
District Level Volunteering:
Pack, Troop or Crew Trainers
Friends of Scouting Fundraising
Merit Badge Counselors
Program and Activity Planning
Advancement Committee and Eagle Scout Review Boards
Unit Commissioners to help new and struggling units
Roundtable Commissioners and Trainers
Religious Committees with various local Churches
Specialized Trainers (CPR, First-Aid, Leave-No-Trace, etc.)
Council Level Volunteering:
Climbing and COPE Instruction
Major capital campaign fundraising
Council Executive Board
Summer Camp and Cub Day Camp Staff
Properties Maintenance at Camp Klaus and Camp Burton:
All trades and skills are welcome: Mowing grass and other grounds maintenance, Plumbing, Electrical, Excavation, General Carpentry, Auto mechanics, HVAC, Engineering, Architectural, Forest management, Metal fabrication.
Council Web Technology Committee
Graphic Design such as graphics for newsletters, flyers, patches, t-shirts, etc.
Shooting Range Trainers & Instructors