Job Opportunities


The council employs part-time and full-time office staff in year-round support roles. These roles are central to assisting volunteers with campsite reservations, event and activity registrations, and providing timely and professional service to in-person visitors, and email and telephone inquiries. We seek individuals with exemplary customer service skills who are eager to help volunteers and their fellow staff members. For information, email info@cpcbsa.orgThere is one current opening for a full-time bookkeeper with an accounting background to work year-round in our downtown Portland office. Click here for more details about this position.

Summer Camp Staff - CURRENTLY OPEN

The council will hire over 250 persons to work with our youth in camps from the "Coast to the Cascades." Successful applicants will enjoy a weekly salary, room and board, training, and a great outdoor experience with youth. The minimum age to work at day camp is 14, resident camp 15. View more information 

Seasonal (Nov-Feb) Staff  - no current openings

We employ a few persons for seasonal (Nov-Feb) work to assist with data entry and problem-solving in the unit charter renewal process. This role will be involved with screening incoming charter packets, validating information and ensuring completeness, and data entry and filing. Other office tasks may be assigned. This role is scheduled for 25 hours per week (flexible daytime schedule) and is budgeted for November 13, 2017 through February 28, 2018.  At this time, all of our seasonal office positions are filled.


Office Volunteers

Each of the council offices has seasonal projects that require extra help, as well as ongoing regular tasks that volunteers could adopt. Examples include preparing mailings, scanning documents, organizing files, answering phones, and other tasks. For information, email  

Executive Staff

The Cascade Pacific Council screens qualified candidates for those who want to become eligible for executive roles at any of the 285 Boy Scout Councils across the country when openings occur. A four-year college degree is required. Candidate must have skills in public speaking, sales, fundraising, recruiting, computers, writing and public speaking.  For more information, email:

Camp Rangers - no current openings

Cascade Pacific Council employs several camp rangers to provide year-round maintenance and management of council properties. There are no open positions currently, but persons who wish to be placed on a waiting list to be notified of future positions may send an email to

Summer Camp Directors - no current openings

The council maintains a list of persons interested in becoming camp directors. The list is referenced in September when the positions are considered for the following year.  A prerequisite is to have been a successful camp business manager and/or to have multiple years of camp leadership experience.  To have your name added to the list, send an email to Todd McDonald (   Camp directors must be: at least 21 years of age, able to meet the joining requirements of the BSA, familiar with the BSA program of the camp of interest (Cub Scout / Boy Scout), available for all pre-camp training sessions and meetings, available for the full summer camp session, have budget experience, able to work with youth and adult staff and have a desire to make camp the best it can be.

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