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Become A Scouting Volunteer

The Juniata Valley Council is always looking for volunteers to help in fulfilling the mission of the Boy Scouts of America, which is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

10 characteristics of good Scouting Volunteers

  • Commitment to the ideals of Scouting
  • Sets a positive example as a role model
  • Ability to relate to youth and adults
  • Has the ability to delegate tasks
  • Appreciates the outdoors
  • Advocates and enjoys seeing youth development and growth
  • Wins the confidence of parents, youth, and the community
  • Good organizational and planning skills
  • Flexibility and a cool head under pressure
  • Is willing to invest a definite amount of time for training

10 areas of interest

  • Unit Leadership (leading and working with youth)
  • Unit Committees (assisting the Unit Leaders with administrative duties)
  • Event Planning (organizing activities like camporees, award dinners, Scouting for Food and Clothing)
  • Advancement review (reviewing awards, including Eagle Scouts)
  • Trainers (training all levels of volunteers in current leadership and scouting standards)
  • Camping (developing marketing/promotional materials as well as program support for our camping facilities)
  • Properties (this would include a variety of vocational skills necessary to keep the facilities in good condition)
  • Recruiting (recruiting both youth and adult volunteers)
  • Finance (assisting with fundraising efforts of the council)
  • Scoutreach (assisting with the development of programs and support for minority and low income youth)

If you can help, please e-mail us, call the Juniata Valley Council Service Center (717) 667-9236 or click on one of the following links.

Volunteer your time and talents at Seven Mountains Scout Camp

Become a Campmaster at Seven Mountains Scout Camp

Volunteer you time and talents at the unit, district or council level





Juniata Valley Council, BSA, 9 Taylor Drive, Reedsville PA 17084  (717) 667-9236 (voice)  (717) 667-9798 (fax)