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Imagine having the opportunity to create a meaningful employment experience, one that meets your career goals and your desire to do socially responsible work. What type of organization would you choose? Would it be a health advocacy organization? A youth service organization? A prevention, education and training organization? Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains is all this and more.

Our Council's vision encompasses developing self-esteem, encouraging personal growth, recognizing and addressing gender bias, appreciating diversity, fostering shared values, and developing and using resources effectively.


View some of our current openings here. Click title to reveal job descriptions.

Program Administrator/After School Program - NH/VT
Manchester, NH, Nashua, NH, Concord, NH, and Burlington, VT Areas

Summary: The Program Administrator has the enthusiasm and ability to generate girls’ interests and curiosities about the ways that they can discover themselves, connect with others, and take action to make the world a better place through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE). The nature of this position requires the individual to provide direct service to girls, helping them to develop their leadership skills on an individual or group basis.

Term of Appointment: School year. Renewable upon successful program administration

Supervision: Coordinator, Program Partnerships

Support: Receives support, guidance, supervision and encouragement from the Coordinator of Program Partnerships.

Compensation: $10-12/hour based on experience for 3 hours per week per site with the option of up to five sites in Manchester or Nashua, NH for the duration of the program. This covers the facilitation of weekly two-hour meetings with a half-hour time period before program starts to prepare for the girls and a half-hour time period after the program ends to clean up. The program days differ by site, but the hours in the afternoon between 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM or between 3:30 PM and 5:30 PM.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete all required training, background check, and hiring paperwork prior to first meeting
  • Implement program design and facilitate girl-led troop by encouraging and guiding girls to make decisions together, and pursue their interest and goals.
  • Adheres to and carries out council policies and procedures
  • Follows GWGWM safety guidelines and ensures the health and safety of all participants.
  • Provide guidance, information, and maintain good communication with parents/guardians of girls and site coordinator in-person.
  • Provide feedback to supervisor weekly
  • Be a role model for volunteers, show how a troop is managed and communicate the benefits of being a Girl Scout volunteer
  • Communicates immediately with supervisor in the event of an emergency or crisis.
  • Handles emergency situations, follows up with documentation (incident/accident reports), and submits information to Human Resources in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that all supplies are in place, receipts are turned in.
  • Ensures the facilities are left clean and reports immediately any maintenance needed.
  • Within 2 weeks after term, evaluates the program, concludes any financial and statistical reports, and makes recommendations.
  • Be guided in all actions by the Girl Scout Mission, Promise, and Law.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with adults and groups of children.
  • Demonstrates good planning skills, problem solving skills, and exhibits strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with staff, girls, and parents/caregivers in a professional manner.
  • Ability to assess and respond immediately in a crisis.
  • Ability to use sound judgement regarding health and safety of participants.

Core Competencies:

  • Girl focus: Empower girls to lead activities, learn by doing, and cooperate with others on current issues that involve their interests and needs, while having fun.
  • Personal integrity: Demonstrate dependability, professionalism, honesty, credibility and confidentiality.
  • Adaptability: Adjust, modify own behavior, and remain flexible and tolerant in response to changing situations and environments.
  • Oral communication: Express ideas and facts clearly and accurately.
  • Foster diversity: Understand, respect, and embrace differences.
  • Computer skills: Ability to use e-mail and the Internet; become familiar with our website.
  • Organizational Knowledge: Becomes informed regarding key GSUSA and council–specific policies and procedures/practices.

Requirements

  • Successfully complete staff onboarding process, including application, interview, background check, references
  • Provide information that may affect background screening results
  • Complete:
    • Online GS 101
    • Online Volunteer Essentials
    • In-person Troop Fundamentals (abbreviated)

The council will provide:

  • GSUSA Membership and hourly compensation, $10-$12 hourly
  • Copy of the Policies and Procedures
  • Orientation, learning opportunities, and resources to prepare for the position
  • Ongoing support, guidance, and feedback

Reappointment potential based on satisfactory performance of assigned duties and successful recruitment of volunteers to lead a newly formed troop resulting from this program.


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Community Engagement Specialist (VT) - FT/PT

Position Title:            Community Engagement Specialist - FT/PT
Department:
              Mission Delivery
Reports to:
                Assistant Director, Mission Delivery

GIRL SCOUT MISSION:  Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Community Engagement Specialist is responsible for successfully culminating recruitment efforts by collecting leads and converting prospective members into registered members for their assigned areas. She/he is responsible for securing increased adult volunteer participation needed to implement Girl Scouting within an assigned area. He or she will work to increase awareness and participation in Girl Scouts through a variety of in person meetings, Discover Girl Scouts events, presentations, and networking opportunities with community organizations, corporations, schools, educators, faith-based intuitions, and other community constituents within an assigned geographic area or throughout all regions of the Council as assigned.

Full Time position based out of Williston or Thetford/Part Time positions available throughout VT.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Assists in achieving the council’s corporate goals for girl and adult membership through implementing membership strategies in assigned areas.
  2. Supports implementation of membership recruiting marketing strategies outlined in the council’s strategic plan, annual business plan and/or other council goals primarily through Discover Girl Scouts (DGS) events, lead generation events, and follow-up phone calls with prospective members.
  3. Follows up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity in a timely fashion by scheduling DGS events to convert leads to members.
  4. Works with the Assistant Director to determine and develop innovative techniques to ensure the effective delivery of recruitment strategies.
  5. Promotes and assists with Council wide programs, activities, public relations, fund development endeavors, reregistration events, and partnership building.
  6. Collaborates with other departments when necessary to provide proper messaging and appropriate material.
  7. Ensures Leads are entered into Salesforce.
  8. Prepares reports as required.
  9. Works with a cross functional team to develop innovative techniques to ensure ongoing effective delivery of the recruitment strategies.
  10. Ensures Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults by delivering the Girl Scout message of pluralism and diversity to all.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in sales, recruiting, marketing or related field.
  • Proven sales experience dealing directly with customers preferred.
  • Car and valid driver’s license necessary to carry out assignments.
  • Belief in and supports the mission of the Girl Scouts.
  • Membership in Girl Scouts is strongly encouraged.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Excellent, effective English language abilities, both oral and written

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Self-management and Confidence
  • Active Listening
  • Sales Ambition
  • Marketing Knowledge
  • Interpersonal Relationship Building
  • Sales Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Organization
  • Detail Oriented
  • Goal Driven
  • Ability to lift 35lbs

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • This is a full or part time position
  • Full Time position based out of Williston or Thetford/Part Time positions available throughout VT
  • Frequent travel through the Council to accomplish tasks and lead events
  • Four evenings a week and sometimes weekend work as the organization needs
  • Works independently and as part of a cross functional team
  • Able to sit upright and view computer screen for several hours at a time

EQUIPMENT/SOFTWARE USED:

  • General office equipment
  • Customer relationship management system
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Salesforce


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being preformed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


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Communications Specialist

Position Title:           Communications Specialist
Department:
             Sales and Marketing
Reports to:
               Director, Events and Marketing

GIRL SCOUT MISSION:  Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Cheerleader Wanted!  We are looking for someone who is passionate about the Girl Scout mission to help us share the amazing accomplishments of our girls, volunteers, members, and Council and promote our programs, events, and activities.  Come have fun doing what you love with like-minded people!

The Communications Specialist is charged with promoting Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains across all media channels to include print, radio, online and television, building strong professional relationships with print, radio, and TV editors, hosts, reporters and marketing professionals throughout NH and VT.  The right candidate will be a big picture thinker who can focus cross functionally and work across departments to advance the Girl Scout mission, through communications, with both our internal and external audiences throughout our two state region.  With guidelines and direction provided by the Director, Sales and Marketing, CEO, and GSUSA, the Communication Specialist will create, edit, and proof content, ensuring consistent messaging and branding in all communications, across all channels.  You will meet and work with key people in all media markets as you represent our organization. Whether it is coordinating a radio spot for girls to promote the Cookie Sale, meeting with news reporters and camera crew at our annual Girl Expo, posting Girl Leadership trends or event photos on social media, or putting together the content for a piece on WMUR’s “Chef’s Corner, the days will fly by with so many exciting events and programs to cover! 

In this position you will:

  1. Be the in-house expert on all GSUSA communications and updates, across all departments, and make recommendations for our council to implement.
  2. Directly manage all written communications including e-newsletters, emails, press releases, invitations and social media.
  3. Develop an annual multi-media communications plan and calendar that following events and timelines associated with the Girl Scout membership year.
  4. Provide public speaking training and guidance to staff, girls, and volunteers to ensure they can speak with confidence to various audiences, including the media.
  5. Learn about and support Council product sales marketing and communication efforts, communicating the program’s educational value both internally and externally.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Experience in media engagement, reporting.
  • High energy with commitment to advancing the Girl Scout mission.
  • Experience planning, problem solving, and prioritizing multiple tasks.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with Office365
  • Understanding of and proficiency in current social media forums.
  • Valid driver’s license required to carry out assignments.
  • Available for occasional evening and weekend meetings or training

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • Full Time, non-exempt position with traditional work hours.
  • Occasional nights and weekends required, as necessary, to cover events, training, or meetings
  • Some travel for assignments required as necessary


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being preformed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


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Troop Support Specialist

Position Title:           Troop Support Specialist
Department:
             Mission Delivery
Reports to:
                Director, Mission Delivery

GIRL SCOUT MISSION:  Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Troop Support Specialist provides customer care and support to help volunteers organize Girl Scouting opportunities for girls in Troops and ensures effective delivery of the Girl Scout leadership experience to support retention of adult volunteers and girl members in grades K-12. This position works collaboratively and cross-functionally with other operational areas to support the Council’s mission, goals, and strategic priorities.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Provides leadership and support to adult volunteers working with girls in troops across all age levels.
  2. Mentors and assists volunteers to ensure delivery of high quality consistent troop programming that adds to a girl’s experience and increases girl and adult volunteer retention.
  3. Helps develop all phases of the Troop Support strategy from development to delivery; ensures strategies are consistent with the philosophy and mission of Girl Scouts and comply with all Council’s policies.
  4. Works with cross-functional teams to develop innovative techniques to ensure the on-going effective delivery of the recruitment and placement strategies within Mission Delivery.
  5. Works in partnership with program staff to promote programming relevant to Troop interests and goals including, but not limited to: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), Entrepreneurship, Outdoor Programs and Camp.
  6. Works with Marketing and members of the Mission Delivery team to create communications that will be customized and emailed to leaders to meet the needs of troop leaders and volunteers.
  7. Collaborates within the Mission Delivery team on the development of reference materials, standard operating procedures, and training.
  8. Utilizes the Council’s member relationship management system to manage, support, and track interactions with volunteers in a timely and accurate manner.
  9. Prepares a variety of status reports including; activity, follow-up, and adherence to goals.
  10. Ensures Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults by delivering the Girl Scout message of pluralism and diversity to members of the council.
  11. Promotes and assists with Council wide programs, activities, public relations and fund development endeavors.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 2 years’ experience in business administration, social services, or non-profit administration.
  • Excellent technical computer skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and customer relationship management systems or other data tracking systems.
  • Belief in the mission of GSGWM, persistence, and the ability to listen.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Self-management and Confidence
  • Active Listening 
  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Relationship Building
  • Customer Service Focus
  • Organization, Detail Oriented
  • Goal Driven

WORK SCHEDULE:

Position is Regular full-time schedule.  Basic hours will be established within the guidelines of Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. time frame. Hours are flexible and some evening or weekend hours may be required, with notice, during peak recruitment seasons. Will require flexible scheduling of work and travel time to accommodate district/Council-wide staff meetings and trainings.

Position does provide the ability to offer a telecommuting option during times throughout the year. This would be negotiated/decided between the employee and supervisor as needed.

  • Normal office environment, telecommuting opportunities
  • Able to sit upright and view computer screen for several hours at a time
  • Ability to lift 35lbs
  • Occasional travel within two-state jurisdiction (New Hampshire and Vermont)
  • Occasional evening and weekend work commitments
  • Travel for professional development training

EQUIPMENT/SOFTWARE USED:

  • General Office Equipment
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Salesforce Customer Relationship Management System
  • Council Enterprise System

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being preformed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


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Outdoor Program Coordinator & Summer Camp Director (VT)

Position Title:  Outdoor Program Coordinator & Summer Camp Director (VT)
Department:    
Property & Outdoor Program
Reports to:      
 Director, Property & Outdoor Program

GIRL SCOUT MISSION:  Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Did you LOVE going to summer camp as a kid? Where you the kid who ALWAYS wanted to be outdoors? Then we have the job for you! 

You will call our beautiful 240-acre camp home as you relax on the porch of your 3 bed/2 bath house and watch deer graze along the wood line. In the summer, you can walk to work as the Camp Farnsworth resident camp Director, while managing and overseeing all aspects of camp operations from the cooks in the kitchen to the rock climbing wall and everything in between! In the winter, walk to work in snowshoes as you run programs like ice fishing on the 50-acre lake in your backyard or perhaps you prefer winter camping or snowshoeing by the light of a full moon? From archery to rock climbing, horseback riding to outdoor cooking, or canoeing to wizarding weekends, you will plan and oversee programs designed to empower girls by instilling courage, confidence, and character! Position includes housing and utilities at Camp Farnsworth in Thetford, Vermont, and use of a company vehicle for business travel!

You will be responsible for managing outdoor program opportunities and overseeing summer camp operations at two Vermont camps while all the while focusing on meeting the needs of our membership and working to developing partnerships with other nonprofits to provide Girl Scouting in underserved areas. Basing all programs on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, you will customize them to meet the specific needs, preferences, and interests of the girls you serve.

IN THIS POSITION YOU WILL:

  1. Manage budgets, coordinate transportation, order supplies, hire and train program and camp staff, develop camp schedules, and communicate with parents.
  2. Attend recruiting events and troop meetings to promote camp and outdoor programs throughout Vermont, attend conferences, certification classes, and trainings as required.
  3. Keep accurate records and complete required paperwork in a timely manner; including reports, insurance claims, accident reports, evaluations, purchase orders, and camp certifications and accreditation manuals.
  4. Work cross-functionally with Sales and Marketing, Advancement, and other departments to meet council goals.
  5. Provide excellent customer service to all staff and volunteers.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Two years’ supervisory experience working with staff and volunteers.
  • Two years’ experience in program services, Girl Scout experience preferred.
  • Two years’ supervisory experience in summer resident and/or day camp programs.
  • Knowledge of and experience with recruiting, hiring, counseling, evaluating, and terminating employees.
  • Knowledge of and experience with basic employment law practices and paperwork to include workers’ compensation reporting and required state and federal employment documentation.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Must possess knowledge of volunteer organizations and their operation.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn Girl Scout program, policies, standards, procedures, and ways of work.
  • Ability and willingness to travel, work outside the normal workday, work outdoors, and work in an ever-changing work environment.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all types of people from vendors to board members, girls, employees, volunteers, and parents.
  • Must have excellent time management skills with a proven track record in program planning, execution, and evaluation.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness, combined with a very strong team oriented approach to work and staff.
  • Ability to react to emergency situations calmly and effectively. Strong problem solver.
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance required.

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • Regular, full-time, exempt position; flexible schedule to accommodate travel for staff meetings/trainings, night/weekend programs and events, and other community/volunteer commitments.
  • Traditional office environments in Vermont and New Hampshire.
  • Outdoor work environments in a variety of four-season weather conditions.
  • Occasional nights and weekends, overnights possible.
  • Traveling two-state jurisdiction (New Hampshire and Vermont).

EQUIPMENT/SOFTWARE USED:

  • General office equipment
  • Microsoft Office Suite/ Microsoft 365
  • Salesforce


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being preformed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


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Development Officer

Position Title:       Development Officer
Department:         
Advancement
Reports to:      
      Director, Advancement

GIRL SCOUT MISSION:  Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Are you passionate about Girl Scouting? Do you like to travel and meet new people? Do you like to build mutually beneficial relationships? Are you passionate about empowering girls? Do you believe strongly in our mission - Building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place? 

If you answered yes to these questions then WE NEED YOU!

We are currently looking for a creative and energetic person who shares our passion for Girl Scouting and advancing our movement.  The right individual will be a polished professional of the highest character and integrity who will make being an outstanding representative of our organization, at all times, a top priority.  The ideal candidate will love to be on the road, traveling up to 80% of the time, throughout New Hampshire and Vermont, meeting with people and organizations who share common goals, ideas, and missions and building professional business relationships.  The GSGWM Development Officer will be able to translate our strategic goals into fund development initiatives and be comfortable and successful at asking for financial support.  This position reports to the Director of Advancement and will work closely with the Database Administrator and Alumni and Donor Relations Officer.

IN THIS POSITION YOU WILL:

  1. Cultivate, solicit, and steward annual, major, capital, and planned gift prospects.
  2. Develop and execute gift solicitation strategies, proposals, and case statements for prospects.
  3. Manage and coordinate prospect visits with the Director of Advancement, Chief Executive Officer and key volunteers.
  4. Identify new prospects while actively managing a portfolio prospects (100+ individuals).
  5. Maintain a personal visit schedule averaging 15 unique face-to-face contacts per month (or 180/year).
  6. Assist in prospect identification, cultivation, and research to solicit the best donor prospects.
  7. Work closely with the Advancement staff and Director of Advancement in identifying gift prospects.
  8. Involve leadership and major gift prospects in GSGWM events and programs.
  9. Collaborate and communicate with other council personnel.
  10. Record in Raiser’s Edge all contacts with prospects and donors and call reports for face-to-face visits.
  11. Participate in all council fundraising activities and council-wide events.
  12. Develop a working knowledge of planned giving.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of three to five years’ professional work experience in development with some emphasis in major gift fundraising or upper-level annual fund work.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills: articulate, conceptual and persuasive.
  • Outgoing professional with experience in building relationships with prospective donors and a passion for the Girl Scout mission.
  • Proven strong interpersonal skills and good judgment suitable for exercising appropriate discretion and demeanor when dealing with Advancement staff, council employees, board members, donors and prospects, and Girl Scout members and volunteers.
  • Integrity coupled with the ability to engender trust and confidence.
  • Valid Driver’s License and required insurance required to complete work assignments.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in the handling of confidential information.
  • Goal and task oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer systems such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Raiser’s Edge.
  • Significant experience or proven track record of successfully raising progressively larger fundraising goals, including those achieved through face-to-face donor meetings and solicitations.
  • Proven skill in creating and implementing strategies for immediate and long-term growth.
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize work, be proactive, take initiative, resolve problems, follow through, and simultaneously manage multiple priorities to ensure goals are met in a timely manner.
  • Belief in the mission of GSGWM and willing to become a registered Girl Scout member.

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • Regular, full-time, exempt position; flexible schedule to accommodate meetings, programs, and events.  Generally schedule is during hours from Monday to Friday though occasional nights and weekends will be required.
  • Regular travel throughout two-state jurisdiction (New Hampshire and Vermont).
  • Traditional office environment.

EQUIPMENT/SOFTWARE USED:

  • General office equipment
  • Microsoft Office Suite/ Microsoft 365
  • Raiser’s Edge


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being preformed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


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Overview of Benefits

Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains offers flexible work schedules and an environment which supports our core values of respect and cooperation. Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

Medical/Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Paid Vacations/Sick/Personal Time
401K
Long- and Short-Term Disability Coverage and Life Insurance
11 Paid Holidays Per Year

We also offer some insurance coverage to both employees and volunteers.