Help Build the Next Generation of Leaders
Through volunteering with the Boy Scouts of America, Northern Lights Council, you will work with youth to build a better future for our country. Scouting volunteers come to Scouting from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. People from just about every occupation imaginable are involved in leading youth to become responsible, caring and competent citizens. You'll also discover that Scout volunteering will enable you to learn new skills and build lifelong friendships while giving back your community.
Scouting relies on adult volunteers to promote our mission. There are variety of volunteer positions working directly with the Council, District, youth or supporting those that do. Positions vary greatly in time commitment from year-round and seasonal to a few hours a week or a few hours a year.
All volunteers must go through an application process that includes a criminal background check requiring a social security number. Before an individual can be registered as an adult volunteer, he or she must complete Youth Protection Training.
All training courses needed to become fully trained are available online through my.Scouting.org. The council and each district conduct additional trainings throughout the year such as New Leader Position Specific Training and a College of Commissioner Science.
Before an individual can be registered as an adult volunteer, he or she must complete Youth Protection training.
To learn more about volunteering contact the council by email or by phone (877) 293-5011.