Boy Scouts of America
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4.2
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Interviews at Boy Scouts of America

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Boy Scouts of America.
Interview experience
Based on 348 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 337 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 307 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Boy Scouts of America

Overview experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 8.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 4.

Interview process length
About a day or two
40%
About a week
23%
About two weeks
16%
About a month
12%
More than one month
8%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
61%
Background check
43%
Phone call/screening
37%
Group interview
24%
Problem solving exercises
15%
Least reported steps
Written test
7%
Presentation
5%
Take-home/sample work
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Boy Scouts of America

  • Knowing scouting!
    Shared on August 15, 2019 - Store Manager - 1485 valley forge rd
  • The Camp Director called me and I interviewed for the position with questions about my experience and application. A few days later I was called and emailed by my sub-camp Director with relevant paper…
    Shared on June 6, 2019 - Shooting Sports Specialist - White Pine - Birchwood, WI
  • Very intensive 1 phone interview, 2 in person, and 1 ride along.
    Shared on March 13, 2019 - Unit Service Executive/ District Executive - Detroit, MI

Interview questions at Boy Scouts of America

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What was my philosophy of Instructional Design?
    Shared on April 1, 2020 - Senior Instructional Designer - Irving, TX
  • How hard of a worker I am.
    Shared on August 4, 2019 - Aquatics Camp Counselor - Scofield, UT
  • How are you with teaching
    Shared on July 4, 2019 - Eagle Scout - Charleston, WV

Interview tips at Boy Scouts of America

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)37%
  • Formal (business suit)20%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)19%
  • They didn’t have a dress code14%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)10%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Boy Scouts of America

  • Show enthusiasm and social skills.
    Shared on February 5, 2019 - Adventure Scout Leader - Fayetteville, NC
  • Be yourself
    Shared on December 28, 2018 - VOLUNTEER SERVICES - Severn, MD
  • It will be easy, don't stress out about it, and everything will be fine.
    Shared on November 10, 2018 - Camp Counselor (Seasonal) - Frankton, IN

The first interview at Boy Scouts of America

How candidates got an interview
  • Other24%
  • Employee referral23%
  • Paper application12%
  • Walk-In12%
  • Recruiter contacted me10%

How candidates received their first interview at Boy Scouts of America

  • Applied for the job and got a phone call
    Shared on October 25, 2019 - Sales Associate - Quincy, IL
  • My dad and I went to French valley cafe and saw that there was an aviation post so we looked into it and I got an interview.
    Shared on October 6, 2019 - Volunteer - Murrieta, CA
  • Was referred to a job opening by a current employee
    Shared on July 22, 2019 - Director of Support Services - Manchester, NH