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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.


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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

 

Retail Store Associate - NH

Position Title:                                 Retail Store Associate (Full time)
Department:                                  Retail Operations
Reports to:                                     Manager, Retail Sales
Service Center/Camp:                 Bedford Council Office

Position Summary:

The Retail Store Associate is accountable for assisting customers while providing excellent customer service.   She or he will need to answer questions both about our program and our products, which include Girl Scout uniform components, troop essentials, and non-Girl Scout branded seasonal products.  The Retail Store Associate will be required to utilize and operate all POS and operating systems to ensure inventory accuracy.  She or he will also be responsible for receiving shipments, stocking shelves, mailing phone and online orders.  This position will be located in our Bedford, NH council office and include some traveling to Trading Posts and council-wide events.

Major Accountabilities:

1.    Data entry and reporting within RMS and Opsuite databases for inventory accuracy
2.    Efficiency and accuracy in processing and filling store orders.
3.    Follow store opening and closing procedures, including reconciling the cash register.
4.    Excellent interpersonal skills in working with customers and associates.
5.    Receiving shipments

Minimum Qualifications:

1.    Participate in receiving and processing merchandise deliveries.
2.    Maintain merchandise and visual presentation standards on an ongoing basis.
3.    Capable of lifting a minimum of 30 pounds.
4.    Ability to stand up to 4 hours at a time.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1.    Ability to learn and become proficient in using RMS and OpSuite database.
2.    Knowledge or ability to learn and work within the Girl Scout principles and the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.

Working Conditions:
1.    Occasional  travel throughout council ( NH and VT)
2.    Evening and Weekend commitments as needed.

Hiring Hourly Range:    $10.00 -$14.00

Senior Staff Accountant

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Staff Accountant reports to the Director of Finance and is primarily responsible for all general ledger account analysis and reconciliation in support of the monthly closing process.  Additionally, this position provides financial support to the Volunteers.  Responsibilities also include completing the operating and investment bank reconciliations, the day-to-day collection, review, and coding of bank transactions for journal voucher preparation and entry into the accounting software, reconciliation of credit card transactions to multiple merchant accounts, collection of monthly company employee credit card statements and supporting documentation, review of employee expense reimbursements for accuracy and input to the payroll system, and customer collections.

Primary responsibilities are for the management of all troops and groups bank accounts, and the reconciliation and collection of all product sales accounts including responsibility auditing troop bank accounts in accordance with the Council Finance Policies.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:


•     Monitor troop and group bank accounts to ensure compliance with Council Finance Policies.
•    Train membership staff and finance volunteers on all accounting required responsibilities as they pertain to managing Troop bank accounts.
•    In conjunction with the Directors of Mission Delivery and Sales & Marketing, work with key Council Staff to recruit, train, and supervise Volunteer Community Accounting Coordinators throughout NH and VT.  
•    Provide outstanding customer service to Volunteers on all financial and accounting matters.
•    Ensure that all banks holding troop funds have accurate and correct Council information.
•    Monitor the lost and abandoned funds sites for both New Hampshire and Vermont for lapsed troop and group funds; file necessary paperwork to claim the funds.
•    Monitor and manage all accounts with lapsed troop funds.
•    Monitor and reconcile the restricted funds designated to specific troops, groups and/or communities; In coordination with Fund Development, provide feedback to donors of designated funds on fund usage as required.  
•    Work in cooperation with the assistant Director of Sales to reconcile all product accounts and collect any outstanding delinquencies.
•    Monitor and maintain the debtor list and share information with appropriate staff.
•    Responsible for accuracy of all work entered.
•    Serve as back up for cash receipts and account payable entry
•    Support the Council product sales, coordinating closely with the Assistant Director of Sales
•    Support Council fund development activities and reconciliation of funds via Pay Pal and other sources.
•    Adhere to the State Mandated Employer’s Safety Policy and Program and Personnel Guidelines as established.
•    Prepare assigned schedules for Annual Audit and assist other staff with preparation as needed.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
•    5 years of accounting experience with bank reconciliations, high volume credit card transactions, journal voucher preparation, and general ledger analysis
•    1+ years of non-profit accounting preferred
•    Ability to operate office machines and knowledge of basic office procedures
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, with intermediate skills in EXCEL
•    Excellent command of English grammar, punctuation and spelling
•    Valid Driver’s License and ability to travel to trainings on occasion

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

•    Deep knowledge of accounting principles and practices
•    Organized with excellent attention to detail
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Ability to work effectively with all types of people
•    Self-motivated to follow through on issues that require inter-departmental coordination
•    Ability to coordinate work, meet deadlines and handle several tasks concurrently
•    Ability to work both independently and with a team to further stated goals
•    Ability to left up to 25 pounds
•    Ability to manage multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced environment with speed and accuracy
•    Strong Customer Service Skills
•    Ability to resolve conflict
 
WORK SCHEDULE/CONDITIONS:
 
35 hours per week, flexible schedule between the hours of 8:00 – 5:30, M-F, with supervisor approval

EQUIPMENT/SOFTWARE USED:
•    Microsoft Office Suite
•    Outlook
•    Sage
•    Salesforce
•    eBudde and Nute
•    PayPal

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBLITIES:

# of Direct Reports:  1        # of Indirect Reports:  0

Department:   Finance

Reports to:         Director of Finance

Hiring Salary Range:  $17.96 - $ 23.00                     Grade: 7

Communications/PR Manager

Position Title:            Communications / PR Manager

Department:              Sales & Marketing

Reports to:                Director, Sales and Marketing

Service Center:         Bedford

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Communications/PR Manager is charged with promoting Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains across all channels: including but not limited to print, radio, online and television. She or he must be a global thinker, with a cross functional focus to support and further our Girl Scout mission, through communications, to our internal and external audience.  The Communications/ PR Manager is responsible for creating, editing and proofing content based on guidelines and direction provided by the Director, Sales and Marketing, GSGWM CEO, and GSUSA.  

Major Accountabilities

  1. Manages and engages the media through strong professional relationships with print, radio and TV editors/reporters.
  2. Ensures consistency of message and brand in all materials being distributed to internal/external audiences.
  3. Stays well-informed of GSUSA communications and updates across all departments and makes recommendations for our council to implement.
  4.  Directly manages all written communications including but not limited to: e-newsletters and emails, Cookie Chronicles, press releases, invitations and social media.  As defined by the strategic priorities, any communication, sent to 50 or more individuals, will be reviewed and sent by marketing using Salesforce Marketing Cloud (SFMC).
  5. Using historical data and analytics, the Communications/ PR Manager will be required to recommend a yearly communications calendar following the Girl Scout membership year, by month, which includes: emails, social media, and website timelines and updates and present to the Director, Sales and Marketing for review and approval. .
  6. Provides ongoing support and guidance to staff, girls and volunteers as needed so that they may speak accurately and eloquently to the media.
  7. Collaborates and assigns work to the P/T Public Relations member to meet our communication and marketing goals.
  8. Supports the Council Product Sales.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Experience in media engagement, reporting.
  • Microsoft Word.
  • Demonstrable planning, problem solving, written and oral communication skills.
  • Understanding of and proficiency in current social media forums.
  • Available for occasional evening and weekend meetings or training.
  • Belief in the mission of GSGWM, persistence, and the ability to listen
  • Car and valid driver’s license necessary to carry out assignments.
  • Available for occasional evening and weekend meetings or training.

Essential Functions

-          Ability to communicate clearly in writing and orally.

-          Ability to manage budgets and financial resources effectively.

-          Ability to work both independently and with a team in furtherance of stated goals.

-          Ability to move inventory as necessary

-          Ability to sit at a desk for extended periods of time

Retail Associate/Customer Care - VT

Position Title:    Retail Sales/Customer Support Specialist

Department:     Sales & Marketing

Reports to:    Manager, Retail Stores                                                

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

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for managing customer service, inventory controls and sales for the Girl Scout Retail store (70% time) and providing administrative support (30% of time) for the Girl Scout office in Williston, Vermont. This position reports to a remote Retail Manager located in Bedford, NH. This position requires monitoring and communicating stock needs, ensuring inventory and sales procedures are correctly followed, stocking the sales floor and working directly with customers. Strong communication skills are required.  

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1.      Provide exemplary customer service: in person, for phone orders and questions, on-line and for send sales.

2.      Ability to learn Girl Scout product and assist customers with confidence.

3.      Provide stock needs (weekly) based on sales, execute store counts and annual inventory.

4.      Re-stock floor (as needed), set store displays and presentations.

5.      Provide support for Council product sales.

6.      Provide support for Council fund development activities.

7.      Manage basic office functions: communication with Bedford office, maintenance of the Williston facility, including vehicles, landlord communication, coordinating office schedules, ordering supplies, providing customers with rental assistance for seasonal items (e.g. snowshoes) as needed.

8.      Providing cross functional training between office staff and retail store.

9.      All other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

·         Experience in retail sales.

·         Associate degree or higher preferred, but not required.

·         Ability to comfortably use Microsoft Office 7 and learn POS & inventory systems.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

·         Strong oral and written communication skills.

·         Ability to work independently and within a team.

·         Proven record of customer service.

WORK SCHEDULE/CONDITIONS:

1.    35 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

2.    Occasionally travel throughout the council (NH & VT) and evening and weekends commitments as needed.

3.    Approximately four Saturdays (annually).

4.    Ability to lift 30 lbs. and stand four hours at a time.

5.    Must possess a valid Driver’s License, required auto insurance, and reliable transportation.

EQUIPMENT/SOFTWARE USED:  POS system (Laptop based register system), basic computer skills (Laptop),


Hiring Salary Range:  $12.00 - $15.00 per hour    

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBLITIES:

# of Direct Reports: _____0_____              # of Indirect Reports:_____0_____

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 area

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.

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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.