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Recruitment and Member Support

Youth Outreach Specialist - Application Deadline: March 31, 2022

Member Support Specialist - Application Deadline: March 31, 2022

Recruitment Specialist - Application Deadline: March 31, 2022


Youth Outreach Specialist

Reports to: Member Support Manager
Salaried Exempt 
$36,400 annual, Benefits Package Available

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Recreation/ Programming /Youth Education, Human Services, or, equivalent experience in youth programming in diverse underserved and low-income populations with experience and a commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Racial Justice
  • (1) years experience in diverse population youth development, program implementation, and/or program delivery.
  • Experience in Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to manage database information, produce reports and analyze data.
  • Ability to meet participation quotas and goals
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and deadlines

POSITION SUMMARY:

The focus of this position is the development and safe delivery of programs that successfully engage girls in demographically underserved areas and low-income families throughout the council. The Outreach Specialist develops and delivers programs in a variety of pathways including, in-person events, virtual, travel, camp, and after school Girl Scouts in Action (GSIA) Programing, an after-school program for elementary-age girls, delivered at targeted schools and community sites.

Works in conjunction with community partners, volunteers, and other staff to ensure the program development and implementation supports funding obligations and council’s strategies to goal achievement. Utilizes the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE), and National Program Portfolio to assure programming is developed, planned, delivered, and evaluated in a manner that recruits and sustains Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in our membership, and supports member satisfaction and contributes to membership growth and retention. Works collaboratively with all other Specialists to engage and support membership in the delivery of quality and safe Girl Scout programming at all-girl scout levels. 

RESPONSIBILITIES including but not limited to:

  1. Works all Council strategies to meet annual program goals and budgets, membership, and fund development goals.
  2. Works collaboratively with other Specialists and volunteers to utilize the volunteer toolkit to deliver quality girl programming at all levels.
  3. Participates in the development, implementation and monitoring of yearly program and marketing strategic plans and budgets to achieve organizational and regional goals.
  4. Plans, organizes, coordinates, and delivers the Girl Scout Leadership Experience through a variety of pathways and diverse community venues to meet the needs and interests of girl members. 
  5. Maintains compliance with assigned budgets and funding obligations.
  6. Effectively interprets, communicates, and secures all applicable council and GSUSA resources, policies and procedures related to programming including but not limited to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice, program insurance, Safety Activities Check Points, certificates of insurance, State, Local and Federal mandates, and industry standards.
  7. Responds to automated queue cases and tasks generated from Volunteer Systems within the established acceptable timeline.
  8. Performs data entry into specific data fields using database commands, formats records as necessary into the council’s integrated Volunteer Systems, and maintains confidentiality of all processed information based on standards set in the Standard Operating Procedure Manual.
  9. Has a clear understanding of SalesForce and the volunteer toolkit and is an active user and supporter, maintaining clean and accurate data.
  10. Works with the Program Manager, Director of Program and Property, and the Director of Membership and Development to ensure that funding reports are maintained, and outcome studies are performed on programs to successfully achieve council goals.
  11. Cultivates, mobilizes and maintains strategic relationships with partner programs, community organizations, topic experts, field trip providers/sites, etc. to enhance the national program with local resources that address current and relevant trends and issues affecting girls to increase program opportunities and increase program participation
  12. Develop, plan, communicate and deliver quality program using skills including, but not limited to curriculum development, assessment of data including demographics, needs and interests of underserved girls and community needs, cost analysis, funding compliance and reporting, quality specifications, program continuity, and support, safety, customer satisfaction and outcome assessment.
  13. Increases the visibility of GSIA for girls using approved Marketing Strategies.
  14. Maintains a system for ongoing evaluation of all programs, while utilizing results and statistical data to ensure funding compliance, program goals, and outcomes are met.
  15. Responsible for understanding, and compliance with established policies, procedures, and practices compliant with all applicable council standards, local, state, and federal laws, regulations, and ordinances related to program including but not limited to life safety standards, Safety Activity Check Points, certificates of insurance, ADA, OSHA and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Racial Justice and industry standards.
  16. Collaborates with Member Support to secure and manage a strong volunteer corps including, but not limited to community adults, university/college students, interns, and the VISTA/AmeriCorps volunteer programs. Performs responsibilities in conjunction with volunteers including, but not limited to volunteer recruitment, supervision, training, guidance, and coaching to support quality program delivery volunteers.
  17. Work in tandem with regional team to develop a plan to become involved within the service area through building relationships with schools, other youth-serving agencies, supported housing sites, and community organizations serving diverse populations with whom Girl Scouts may share a common mission. Network with these groups to best share available resources, including multilingual resources.
  18. Work with families and communities to build trusting relationships in support of Girl Scouting.
  19. Oversee girl participation through girl recruitment, member registration, and retention.
  20. Implement girl outcome evaluation and track statistics regarding the percentage of girls served and diversity representation statistics Use findings for continuous improvement in volunteer delivery of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and preparing annual Girl Scout and funding reports.
  21. Works with Program Manager in partnership with the Fund Development team, to determine financial needs and funding sources. Participate in grant writing and reporting as directed and give presentations in support and promotion of the program.
  22. Research collaborations within the communities served to expand the program and recruit new outreach sites.
  23. Responsible for developing program event information for council publications.
  24. Special projects and other duties as assigned by Program Manager, Director of Program and Property and/or COO/CEO.

 


Member Support Specialist

Reports to: Member Support Manager
Salaried Exempt 
$36,400 annual, Benefit Package Available
Located in Duluth, MN

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in, Volunteer Development, Organizational Leadership, or equivalent experience in volunteer recruitment, retention administration and support
  • (1) year experience in volunteer management
  • Advanced skills in customer service and a commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice.
  • Documented experience in accurate an efficient use of computer system, Sales Force or Equivalent.
  • Ability to meet retention quotas and goals

Position Summary 

The focus of this position is to successfully maintain a simplified volunteer process which attracts and retains volunteer talent sufficient to deliver a quality Girl Scout experience, resulting in increased girl and adult retention and ongoing improvement in council Net-Promoter Score. 

The Member Support Specialist is responsible for all volunteer services including but not limited to, on-boarding, training, supervision, evaluation, recognition, problem resolution and providing ongoing support to all volunteers in assigned geographical area.   Attends a variety of community opportunities to recruit girls and adults and to network and educate the public on Girl Scout membership and volunteer opportunities.    

The Member Support Specialist develops and implements plans for volunteer membership extension in a variety of pathways and in diverse populations assuring Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice are represented in membership. Works Collaboratively with all other Specialist to engage and support volunteers in the recruitment and retention of girls and adults

Responsibilities including but not limited to:

1.       Works all Council strategy to meet annual renewal goals for volunteers and girl members.

2.      Receives volunteers through and responds to automated tasks from Volunteer Systems. Under the guidance of the Member Support Manager, assists in the development and implementation of council and geographical membership/marketing strategies and work plans, which focus on simple and rewarding volunteer opportunities.

3.      Under the guidance of the Member Support Manager, assists in the development and implementation of council and geographical membership/marketing strategies and work plans, a quality and simplified experience.

4.       Recruits and supports community volunteers to build strong marketing and volunteer recruitment teams within service units.

5.      Participates in the development, implementation and monitoring of yearly membership and marketing strategic plans and budgets to achieve organizational and regional goals.

6.       Organizes, coordinates, and attends informational /promotional rallies or presentations through a variety of diverse community venues to recruit volunteers deliver the Girl Scout Leadership Experience in all pathways.  

7.      Manages Opportunity Catalog in Volunteer Systems in coordination with other Specialist Member Support Specialists to ensure accurate and clean data is available to the public.

8.      Initiates ongoing communication with all volunteers on a variety of matters including, ongoing check -in and support, on-boarding, training, supervision, evaluation, recognition, and problem resolution.

9.     Effectively interprets, communicates and trains volunteers in applicable council and GSUSA policies and procedures with in assigned geographical area. Including but not limited to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice, Background Checks, Safety Activities Check Points, and Mandated Reporting.

10.  Responds to automated queue tasks generated from Volunteer Systems within the established acceptable timeline.

11.   Performs data entry into specific data fields using database commands, formats records as necessary into the council’s integrated Volunteer Systems, and maintains confidentiality of all processed information based on standards set in the Standard Operating Procedure Manual.

12.  Has a clear understanding of Sales Force and the volunteer toolkit and is an active user and supporter, ensuring all leads are entered into the system while maintaining clean and accurate data.

13.  Cultivates and maintains strategic relationships with local schools, parent organizations and community organizations to increase visibility and meet council strategy goals.

14.  Collaborates with all Specialist to address diverse community needs to ensure that racial, ethnic, and socio-economic diversity of the community is reflected in the membership.

15.  Knowledge of and experience with Sandler Sales Techniques (or equivalent) or willing to be trained.

16.  Special projects and other duties as assigned by Member Support Manager and/or Director of Recruitment & Development.

 


 

Recruitment Specialist

Reports to: Recruitment Manager
Salaried Exempt
$36,400 annual, Benefit Package Available
Located in Waite Park, MN

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business /Marketing or equivalent experience in recruitment, membership sales or lead conversion.   
  • (1) year experience in membership development or recruitment 
  • Advanced skills in customer service and a commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Sandler Sales Techniques (or equivalent) or willing to be trained.
  • Documented experience in accurate and efficient use of computer system Sales Force or equivalent
  • Ability to meet recruitment quotas and goals
  • Excellent judgement with the ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and deadlines

Position Summary

The focus of this position is to grow adult and girl membership meeting and/or exceeding council Recruitment Strategy goals.   The Recruitment Specialist is responsible for cultivating, generating, and converting leads in order to increase girl and adult membership in assigned geographical area, compliant with membership strategy goals. 

Responsible for timely placement of girls and adults by moving potential members through the system, finding them troops as needed, and assisting new members with registration process in Volunteer Systems Schedules and attends a variety of community opportunities to recruit girls and adults and to network and educate the public on Girl Scout membership and program opportunities.   

The Recruitment Specialists: develops and implements plans for membership extension in a variety of pathways and in diverse populations assuring Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice are represented in membership. Works Collaboratively with all Specialists to engage and support volunteers in the recruitment and retention of girls and adults as defined by council strategy.  This position is owner of the Opportunity Catalog and assures it is maintained accurate and current, within a specific assigned geography.

Responsibilities including but not limited to:

1.       Works all council strategy to meet annual membership goals including new growth and timely placement of girls and adults.

2.      Under the guidance of the Recruitment Manager, assist in the development and implementation of council and geographical membership/marketing strategies and work plans, which focus on generating leads regarding designated zip codes within the opportunity catalog.

3.     Works collaboratively with other Specialists to build strong, functioning volunteer teams, identifying team leaders, and evaluating existing leaders to achieve maximum performance and a satisfying volunteer experience personally and at service unit and regional levels. 

4.     Participates in the development, implementation and monitoring of yearly membership and marketing strategic plans and budgets to achieve organizational and regional goals. Actively participates with assigned teams for implementation of work plans and strategies.

5.      Organizes and coordinates information/promotional rallies or presentations for girls and adults through a variety of community venues to recruit girls and adult volunteers to provide leadership to Girl Scouts in all pathways as well as service unit and council volunteer positions.

6.     Manages Opportunity Catalog in Volunteer Systems in coordination with Member Support Specialists to ensure accurate and clean data is available to the public.

7.      Communicates with leaders regarding placement of girls, management of their troop online, and changes within their troop.

8.     Responds to automated queue tasks generated from Volunteer Systems within the established acceptable timeline.

9.     Performs data entry into specific data fields using database commands, formats records as necessary into the council’s integrated Volunteer Systems, and maintains confidentiality of all processed information based on standards set in the Standard Operating Procedure Manual.

10.  Has a clear understanding of Sales Force and the volunteer toolkit and is an active user and supporter, ensuring all leads are entered into the system while maintaining clean and accurate data.

11.   Cultivates and maintains strategic relationships with local schools, parent organizations and community organizations to increase visibility and meet council strategy goals.

12.  Collaborates with all Specialists to address diverse community needs to ensure that racial, ethnic, and socio-economic diversity of the community is reflected in the membership.

13.  Knowledge of and experience with Sandler Sales Techniques (or equivalent) or willing to be trained.

14.  Special projects and other duties as assigned by Recruitment Manager and/or Director of Recruitment & Development.

Summer Camp Employment

Camp Maintenance Worker

Location: Camp Shingobee Timbers - Hackensack, MN

GSMWLP is hiring for two Camp Maintenance Worker positions. The position of Camp Maintenance Worker provides general maintenance, repair, cleaning, improvement and security of council camp property and grounds in accordance with the council’s policies and standards.

Ensures the property is clean and safe for all Girl Scout members and customers.Reports to Director of Program, Property and Member Support. Works collaboratively with the Camp Director, volunteers, and council staff to ensure that troop, day and resident campers have a successful camping experience.

For more information or to submit your resume, please email Valerie Johnson at vjohnson@girlscoutslp.org

 


 Summer Camp Employment

You will never forget a summer spent working with the Girl Scouts!  Young women and girls of every age come to camp for a life-changing experience of fun and work.

If you are love crafts, or sports, or exploring nature, we have room for you!  From lifeguards to cooks, from horse wranglers to canoe guides – we need people with all sorts of skills.  

Summer Camp employment benefits: 

  • Fun, meaningful work outdoors.
  • Room and board are provided in addition to salaries.
  • Training is provided prior to working with campers and participants.
  • Develop team skills and experience critical to most jobs today.
  • Specialty Trainings may be offered and can include; Waterfront Lifeguarding, Small Craft Safety for Canoeing/Kayaking, Wilderness First Aid, and Archery.

Employment begins the first week of June and continues through mid-August, the management team may start earlier. Plan to come to camp with CPR and First Aid certifications. Contact our Outdoor Program Department for tips for getting this essential training.

Some of your positions require special training (lifeguards, Wilderness First Aid, etc). We provide the training and certification.

View Job Descriptions and apply online today!

Camp Roundelay

Minong, Wisconsin
Camp Roundelay can accommodate 140 campers and 25 staff.

Camp Sanderson

Spicer, Minnesota
Camp Sanderson can accommodate 60 campers and 10 staff.

Camp Shingobee Timbers

Walker, Minnesota
Shingobee Timbers can accommodate 70 campers and 20 staff.

Northern Lakes Canoe Base

Ely, Minnesota
Staff lives in cabins and tents. Canoe base can accommodate 42 girls and 12 guiding staff.

Positions Available at most Camps:

  • Assistant Camp Director
  • Business Manager
  • Food Service Manager
  • General Counselor
  • Health Care Manager
  • Kitchen Assistant
  • Canoe Guide  (Northern Lakes Canoe Base)
  • Program Manager
  • PS Arts & Crafts
  • PS Lifeguard
  • PS Recreation (Camp Shingobee Timbers)
  • PS Wrangler  (Camp Roundelay)
  • Ranch Manager (Camp Roundelay)
  • Recreation Manager (Camp Shingobee Timbers)
  • Senior Counselor
  • Waterfront Manager
  • Part Time Seasonal Maintenance Staff (Camp Sanderson)

Contact our Outdoor Program Department with any questions:

Email or call 218 726-4710.

Return completed application to:

Outdoor Program
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines
424 W. Superior St.
Suite G3, Ordean Building
Duluth, MN 55802

 

To apply for full-time/year round employment, send resume and cover letter to:

Send or email resume and cover letter to:

Valerie Johnson
400 2nd Ave South
Waite Park MN,  56387  

or email: vjohnson@girlscoutslp.org

EOE Committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice