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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Successfully complete staff onboarding process, including application, interview, background check, references
- Provide information that may affect background screening results
- 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.