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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 Curriculum Coordinator, (Part Time)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Coordinator, Program Curriculum, is responsible for council-wide creation and development of program curriculum both internally and externally.  The Coordinator, Program Curriculum will provide a strategic and holistic plan to develop curriculum aligned with our mission.   Using best practices and council needs, he or she will ensure program offerings are based on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience; customized to address the needs, preferences, and interests of girls; and implemented to meet designated leadership program outcomes.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1.       Designs innovative and strategic curriculum based on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, to the meet the need of girls, volunteers and council partners; including online programming, day events and patch programs.

  1. Guides the utilization of national curricula and supports volunteers in enriching and tailoring the leadership experience based on girl interests and needs. Seeks girl involvement and opinions in the planning and decision making process whenever possible.
  2. Oversees associated program components to include costs, quality specifications, links to national program, staff and volunteer delivery, risk management, and logistical support.
  3. Provides program curriculum and support for all council-wide events.
  4. Utilizes and manages appropriate council systems, processes, resources, and infrastructure to support delivery of leadership and cross-cultural opportunities.
  5. Keeps abreast of latest safety, risk management and program materials to insure program compliance with all standards, applicable laws and guidelines.
  6. Ensures quality customer service for staff and volunteers.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Minimum of two years’ experience writing curriculum, in a program role or equivalent.
  • Car and valid driver’s license necessary to carry out assignments

  LANGUAGE SKILLS :

·         Excellent communication; both oral and written.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Experience in curriculum development and creating programs to meet the needs and interests of girls encouraged
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn Girl Scout program, policies, standards, procedures and ways of work
  • Ability and willingness to travel, work outside the normal workday, and effectively deal with a changing work environment
  • Combined superior communication, interpersonal, time management and persuasive skills with a proven track record in planning and program execution

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • Regular part-time.  Will require flexible scheduling of work and travel time to accommodate community and volunteer commitments and regional/Council-wide staff meetings

EQUIPMENT/SOFTWARE USED:

General office equipment

Microsoft Office Suite

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Normal office environment
Traveling 2 state jurisdiction (New Hampshire and Vermont)
Evening and weekend commitments
Travel for professional development training.
Grade: Part-time- 20 hours week

 

Hiring Salary Range: $15-$20 hourly /based on experience.
Department:      Sales and Marketing
Reports to:      Director of Girl Experience

 

Program Administrator/After School Program
Manchester, NH / Nashua, NH Area

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:

o   Online GS 101

o   Online Volunteer Essentials

o   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.

Property Specialist

Position Title:            Property Specialist - Portsmouth, NH
Grade:                       
9
Department:             
Property & Facilities
Reports to:               
Director of Properties and Facilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the general direction of the Director of Property and Facilities, the Property Specialist provides general maintenance and custodial services at all sites in accordance with the Council’s policies and standards.  The Property Specialist must be able to assess, repair, or locate contractors to repair all systems (electrical, septic, plumbing, HVAC), equipment, buildings, roads and grounds, and must be able to work independently while functioning as a member of the property planning team. The Property Specialist must be flexible in locations and hours of work. The Property Specialist must possess good organizational, record keeping and supervisory skills, and has responsibility for the overall safety and security of the properties. The Property Specialist must deal with emergencies as they arise on our properties including after hours phone calls and site visits.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1.    Develop and implement long and short range maintenance and development plans and assist in integrating them with the overall council mission.

2.    Coordinate work and meet deadlines.

3.    Interpret blueprints and plans from engineers and contractors.

4.    Hire, train, supervise and release site managers.

5.    Recommend contractors.

6.    Work as part of a team and communicate clearly, orally and in writing.

7.    Manage financial resources effectively.

8.    Meet often with people, on different sites throughout the Council jurisdiction.

9.    Think critically and calmly in emergency situations and act appropriately.

10.  Ability to lift 70 pounds.

11.  Ability to perform minor repairs on systems (plumbing, electric, septic, heating), equipment, buildings, road or grounds or select appropriate contractors.

12.  Follow GSUSA and Council policies and guidelines to ensure compliance with relevant Federal, state and local laws, regulations, and codes.

13.  Provide support for the Council product sales.

14.  Provide support for Council fund development activities.

15.  Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience.
  • Three years experience in construction trades or camp maintenance management.
  • Demonstrable planning, problem solving, written and oral communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s license necessary to carry out assignments.
  • Available for evening and weekend work.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing.
  • Ability to think critically, calmly and problem solve in emergency situations.
  • Ability to obtain, interpret and use surveys, plans and statistical data.
  • Ability to lift 70 lbs. and do routine maintenance work.
  • Able to walk one mile on uneven terrain.
  • Ability to climb ladders and work aloft
  • Ability to drive council vehicle in all weather conditions, with and without a plow
  • Ability to work cooperatively in furtherance of stated goals
  • Ability to supervise a diverse group of people.
  • Able to manage financial resources effectively.

Hourly Range: $13-$17/hr.

Member Placement Specialist

Position Title:    Member Placement Specialist

Department:      Member Placement

Reports to:         Director of Mission Delivery         

GIRL SCOUT MISSION:  To build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Member Placement Specialist is responsible for successfully culminating recruitment efforts by initiating and pursuing communication strategies and protocols needed to convert prospective members (leads) to registered members. The Member Placement Specialist is responsible for securing increased girl and adult volunteer participation as well as the community partnerships needed to implement and deliver Girl Scouting within an assigned area.

 MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1.      In conjunction with the Membership Recruitment team, contributes to the development of inside membership recruitment strategies; implements all finalized strategies to meet Council goals.

2.      Supports external recruitment efforts, finalizes and secures membership enrollment leads.  

3.      Conducts follow-up on new leads and referrals and other prospective members and community partners, primarily through phone and in written communication.

4.      Manages membership opportunity catalog for new and existing troops; continually updates and enters opportunities into the system; identifies spot availability with troops.

5.      Engages with customers and potential customers to ensure proper customer service.  Assists customers through the registration and placement process.

6.      Answers questions and resolves problems appropriate to inquires resulting in the placement of new members and reinforces customer’s decision to join Girl Scouts.

7.      Connect with troop leaders throughout the year by phone and/or email to ensure they are receiving troop support including troop leaders’ use of the Volunteer Tool Kit (VTK) on a regular basis.

8.      Assist the Director of Mission Delivery with researching market data, membership trends, multi-cultural data, demographics and other pertinent information to develop and implement individual action plans and schedules to identify specific target contacts in order to secure and close lead generation resulting from the external recruitment efforts.

9.      Prepares a variety of status reports, including activity, follow-up, and adherence to goals.

10.   Works with cross-functional teams to develop innovative techniques to ensure on going effective delivery of the recruitment and placement strategies.

11.   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.

12.   Promotes and assists with Council wide programs, activities, public relations and fund development endeavors.

13.   Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

·        Bachelor’s degree or 2 years’ experience in sales and recruiting, customer service or administrative experience preferred.

·        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.

·        Become a registered Girl Scout member.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

·          Self-management and Confidence

·          Active Listening

·          Oral and Written Communication

·          Interpersonal Relationship Building

·          Sale Skills

·          Customer Service Focus

·          Organization, Detail Oriented

·          Goal Driven

WORK SCHEDULE/CONDITIONS:

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

·          Council Enterprise System

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBLITIES:

# of Direct Reports:   0               # of Indirect Reports:   0

Director, Fund Development

Position Title:            Director of Fund Development
Department:
              Fund Development
Reports to:
               Chief Executive Officer

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

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Director of Fund Development provides professional expertise and support to the CEO and Fund Development Committee of the council’s Board of Directors and assists in the developing of goals and plans designed to meet the council’s overall financial and operational goals and objectives.

Responsible for managing the council’s Fund Development unit, coordinating fundraising campaigns, and identifying potential sources of funds (including individuals, foundations, corporations, annual giving, capital campaign, planned giving, grants, and other agency supports), the Director of Fund Development is accountable for developing and implementing strategies to achieve the goals in keeping with established ethical standards, policies, and guidelines.

The Director of Fund Development may also participate in the process of setting the organization’s strategic direction and short and long-term plans, and in translating the vision and corporate goals set by the council’s Board of Directors into effective operational strategies and actions.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Provide leadership fund development teams to implement strategies that ensure all sources of funding are generating the revenue needed to meet all Council financial and organizational goals. Proven successful fund raiser. 
  2. Lead and manage the process of cultivating and maintaining positive relationships between the Council, board members, membership, and the community to increase public awareness and increase support of the Girl Scout program.
  3. Provide professional management, expertise and direction to fund development staff, the Board of Directors and Fund Development Committee in developing and implementing fund development plans.  Accountable for Fund Development line items.
  4. Supervise the Manager of Grants to ensure Council is targeting grants that support our overall strategy and organizational objectives. Oversee required reporting for all grants to Finance and to the grant administrator.  Track successes and provide strategic oversight. 
  5. Develop and implement tactical budget planning for the department to maintain allocated expenditures.
  6. Ensure the success of the Council by working in partnership with all departments, contributing to building a team environment and subscribing to the overall objectives set forth in the Council’s strategic plan.
  7. Work with the Leadership Team to grow the identity of Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains.  Serve as an ambassador for the Council with regard to  Fund Development and Advocacy.
  8. Partnering with Human Resources and staff from each assigned functional area, create a plan for staff development training within their job family.
  9. Develop annual department objectives and budget.  Coordinate the development of action steps by different teams within the department.
  10. Oversee the annual giving, planned giving, grant and corporate giving and major gifts activities of the Council.
  11. Advocate for girls in support of initiatives.  Accountable for the Council’s Advocacy Plan.
  12. Manage volunteer identification, recruitment, training and involvement in fund raising, advocacy and communications activities for the Council.
  13. Provide executive staff support to the CEO related to fund raising activities for the Council.
  14. Represent the Council at designated functions as required.
  15. Provides strategic direction for the Council in developing and implementing development goals.
  16. Support the growth of Membership.
  17. Support the Council Product Sales.
  18. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree highly desirable.  Minimum five years leadership experience with demonstrated fundraising success.  Public Relations and Grant Management  experience a plus.
  • Evidence of major success and experience in all aspects of development including long-range planning, fund raising campaigns for capital projects, and major gifts.
  • Strong communications, organizational, and time management skills, as well as public speaking and program capabilities.
  • Working knowledge of foundation and corporate missions, goals, cultures, and organizational reporting.
  • Candidate will be an articulate individual with personal integrity, strong interpersonal skills, creative, flexible, organized and self motivated, with good planning and follow-through.
  • Demonstrated leadership with the ability to develop strategic plans, implement programs, and organize, initiate and motivate staff is required.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience and fiscal management skills.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must possess extensive knowledge of volunteer organizations
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn Girl Scout program, policies, standards, procedures and ways of work.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability and willingness to travel, work outside the normal workday, and effectively deal with a changing work environment.

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • Regular full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.  Will require flexible scheduling of work and travel time to accommodate community and volunteer commitments and regional/Council-wide staff meetings.

EQUIPMENT/SOFTWARE USED:

General office equipment
Raiser’s Edge
Sage Financials
Microsoft Office Suite

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Normal office environment
Traveling 2 state jurisdiction (New Hampshire and Vermont)
Evening and weekend commitments
Travel for professional development training.

CONTACTS:

Community and Business Leaders
Council Staff and Board of Directors
Foundations
Vendors

 

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.

Camp Life Is The Best Life!

When you work at our summer camps you’ll have fun while leading girls through a one-of-a-kind, summer experience.


We still have positions available at our Day Camps and our Resident Camp.  Send us your resume and we will find the right summer camp position for you!

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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.