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Girl Scouts needs you!  If you’re a career professional, or looking to spend a summer at one of our camps, we offer opportunities and challenges that you won’t find anywhere else. We offer rewarding careers in fields ranging from accounting and marketing, to direct service program and volunteer support.

Business Administration

Executive Assistant 
Reports To: Chief Executive Officer
FLSA Status:  Salaried Exempt
Salary: $35,880, Annual Benefit Package

Located in Waite Park, MN

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from an accredited Business or Technical College in Administrative Office Support, or equivalent Executive Assistant experience.
  • Advanced proficiency in Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, analytical skills, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Excellent written and  verbal communication skills. Advanced skills in customer service and a commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing confidential administrative office support to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and the Director of Membership and Development.  Position requires discretion and independent judgement.  Responsibility for the planning, scheduling, and coordination of special events and projects including but not limited to: the annual board meeting,  staff meetings, fund development campaigns, as well as coordination of all staff travel. Completes all office support duties including but not limited to drafting and execution of meeting agendas and minutes, internal and external written communications, record and form maintenance. Serves as clerical support backup to the council including routine front desk backup duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES including but not limited to:

  1. Administrative liaison for board members, funders, delegates, committees, and board designated task groups.
  2. Assists in the coordination of delegate tracking and communication for annual meeting mailings, and other related tasks.
  3. Manage expediting system to contact Board and Board Development prospects, tracking, and follow-up.
  4. Assemble materials for Board Member Orientation while tracking received and outstanding documents.
  5. Prepare reports, contracts, proposals, correspondence, and other materials as received from the CEO and Director of Membership and Development.
  6. Provide information/documentation for the Council Performance Indicators as requested; establish and maintain a record retention system for the entire council in accordance with applicable laws and GSUSA guidelines.
  7. Responds to telephone, email inquiries, and cases timely and appropriately using established criteria and independent discretion.
  8. Assists in the creation, production, adaptation, and distribution of development materials.
  9. Responsible for all gift processing and acknowledgments, updating donors’ gift records and/or pledge payments on database and in hard files. 
  10. Manage pledge payments by sending reminders, tracking paid pledges, and outstanding pledges.
  11. Researches and updates various community organizations’ and business’ information to ensure accuracy of donor database.
  12. 12.  Coordinates and maintains an effective fund development data management system to ensure accurate donor acknowledgment and access to funding sources.
  13. Coordinates with Bookkeeper/HR Assistant to ensure accurate donation data is reflected in both the donor and finance systems for audit.
  14. Gathers information in support of various funding projects and assists with proposals for grant funded projects.
  15. Develops and maintains database of employer matching programs and giving policies.
  16. Coordinate board retreats and staff meetings location/venue/meals/materials and carpool arrangements as needed.
  17. Arrange Annual Meeting venue, meals, entertainment, and speaker and prepare final documents and power points for presentation complaint with CEO direction.
  18. Arrange training registrations, travel arrangements, and scholarship/reimbursement filing for all staff members.
  19. Author’s communications including minutes and agendas for leadership team, board of directors, and all other assigned committees.
  20. Maintain accurate documents for staff use (staff roster, staff directory, organizational chart, etc.).
  21. Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Recruitment and Development.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to work  independently,exercise discretion and use independent judgement,  applying sound administrative skills and abilities.
  • Ability to successfully complete all pre-employment and post-employment screenings including, but not limited to, background check
  • Ability to follow and maintain safe working practices at all times
  • Ability to frequently operate office equipment including; key board, copy machine, fax machine, cash register, and multi-line telephone
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to apply independent discretion and maintain confidentiality within the scope of the position
  • Maintain registration as a member of the Girl Scouts of the USA
  • Ability to travel to various event and activities, including overnights
  • Ability to work various days and hours including weekends and evenings
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and written
  • Ability to represent and model the mission and vision of Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines.  
Product Program and Retail Sales

Retail Sales Specialist
Reports To: Retail Sales Coordinator
FLSA Status:Salaried Exempt
Salary:  $36,400 annual, Benefit Package Available
Located in Duluth, MN

Application Deadline:  5:00pm Friday, February 11, 2022

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, retail sales, merchandising, or equivalent experience in Retail Sales
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Advanced skills in customer service and a commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice.
  • (1) year experience in retail sales
  • Advanced Mathematical and Accounting Skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Office 365 and Point of Sale.
  • Ability to manage database information, produce reports, and analyze data.
  • Ability to meet sales quotas and sales goals
  • Excellent judgement with the ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and deadlines

POSITION SUMMARY:

The focus of this position is the safe delivery of all Retail Sales activities which support member satisfaction and contribute to membership growth and retention, and goal achievement of council strategies, the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, and the National Program Portfolio. 

The Retail Sales Specialist delivers retail sales opportunities in assigned geographic locations through shop, traveling shop and other pathways including day camp, resident camp, and various council and Service Unit events.  Ensures Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice are represented in all retail sales environments, including underserved areas and low-income families. 

Works Collaboratively with volunteers, troops, service units and all other Specialists to engage and support membership in the delivery of quality, safe retail sales operations at all Girl Scout levels. Functions including, but not limited to, assuring adequate staffing to meet customer needs, daily opening and closing activities, expense monitoring, stocking, store layout and merchandising, inventory control, and generation and analysis of reports.   Ensuring customer satisfaction to positively impact Council Net Promoter Score and membership and retention goals/strategy.

RESPONSIBILITIES including but not limited to:

1.       Responsible for successful and safe execution and evaluation of all Retail Sales functions including but not limited to, shop, traveling shops, and large events including Kaleidoscope, Day Camps, Resident Camps and Our World Our Family.

2.      Works collaboratively with Product Program and Finance Specialist to assist in the successful implementation of all Product Programs. Duties including, staffing of cookie cupboard, inventory, product control, data entry, and customer service.

3.     Assures and completes timely and accurate processing of customer on-site, email, and mail-order sales and returns. Receives, inspects, counts, accepts inventory deliveries, and enters into (POS) and data systems.

4.     Communicates with leaders, girls, and all customers regarding all matters of retail sales.

5.      Responds to automated queue cases and tasks generated from Volunteer Systems within the established acceptable timeline.

6.     Maintains compliance with approved department budget.

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

8.     Works with the Retail Sales Coordinator, Directors of Product and Retail Sales and Marketing and Communications, to develop and implement multi-faceted marketing strategies to support goal achievement through the development of promotional and advertising materials.

9.     Build and maintain key relationships with other councils and Girl Scout Merchandise representatives and other licensed vendors to create strategic alliances.

10.  Maintain the Council POS and OP suite databases to generate accurate sales and management reports. Analyzes data to increase revenue, customer satisfaction and participation in Retail Sales opportunities.

11.   Ensures compliance with applicable council finance policies including but not limited scholarship application, retail bank deposits, balance/reconcile accounts, perform regular spot checks, as well as successful and accurate completion of all reporting requirements and reconciliations and safeguarding of all assets.

12.  Completes annual and periodic physical inventories, and planning of product distribution.

13.  In coordination with staff, complete the order process for council custom merchandise including, but not limited to, draft designing, solicitation and assessment of bids, and budget approval. Ensure that approved vendors are used for all areas of council re-sale (including retail shops, trading posts, and day camp, merchandise).

14.  Ensures adequate staffing coverage for shops and front desk.

15.  Communicate and collaborate with the recruitment/placement, member support and program teams to support and strengthen the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and improve customer satisfaction,

16.  Responsible for understanding, following, and enforcing established policies, procedures, and practices compliant with all applicable council standards, local, state, and federal laws, regulations, and ordinances related to Retail Sales program including but not limited to life safety standards, ADA and OSHA and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice, and IRS. regularly report on individual goals and achievements to the Retail Sales Coordinator.

17.  Collaborates with Retail Sales Coordinator and all Specialists to address diverse community needs to ensure that racial, ethnic, and socio-economic diversity of the community is reflected in retail sales.

18.  Special Projects and other duties as assigned by the Retail Sales Coordinator and/or Director of Product and Retail Sales.

Program and Property

Youth Outreach Specialist - Application Deadline: February 4, 2022

Program Manager - Application Deadline: February 4, 2022


Position Title:    Youth Outreach Specialist

Reports to:  Program Manager
FLSA Status: Salaried Exempt
Salary:  $36,400 annual, Benefit Package Available

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Recreation/ Programming /Youth Education, Human Services, or, equivalent experience in youth programing 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 judgement 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 Specialist 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 strategy to meet annual program goals and budgets, membership, and fund development goals.

2.      Works collaboratively with other Specialist and volunteers to utilize the volunteer toolkit to deliver quality girl programing 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 programing 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 record 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 Sales Force 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 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 of established policies, procedures, and practices complaint 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 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.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to efficiently use database information, produce reports, and analyze data.
  • Ability to meet goals.
  • Ability to successfully complete all pre-employment and post-employment screenings including, but not limited to, background check
  • Ability to follow and maintain safe working practices
  • Ability to frequently operate office equipment including keyboard, copy machine, fax machine, register, and multi-line telephone
  • Ability to climb, crouch and walk on uneven terrain and demonstrate safe and proper use of a variety of programming equipment.
  • Ability to actively participate in physical programming with participants.
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors in all types of weather
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to apply independent discretion within the boundaries of the position
  • Maintain registration as a member of the Girl Scouts of the USA
  • Possess and retention of a valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance
  • Provide and maintain personal transportation
  • Ability to travel to various events and activities, including overnights
  • Ability to work various days and hours including weekends and evenings
  • Ability to develop appropriate written communication and to verbally present information to large and small groups, diverse populations, including children.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and written with diverse populations.
  • Ability to successfully complete and maintain certifications specific to programing which may include: First Aid, CPR training, CPR/FA instructor, Lifeguard or WSI (Water Safety instructor), Level 1 High Challenge Course facilitator, and archery certifications, and Serve Safe or MN Food Protection Management.
  • Ability to represent and model the mission and vision of Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines.

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Position Title: Program Manager

Reports To: Director of Program and Property
FLSA Status:  Salaried Exempt
Salary:  $41,600.00 annual, Benefit Package Available

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Recreation/ Youth Programming Education or equivalent experience in youth program development and implementation in Diverse Populations.
  • Two (2) years’   Experience in youth programming, with diverse population youth development, program implementation and program delivery   A minimum of (1) years' experience in personnel supervision and development with experience in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice  
  • Excellent judgement with the ability to apply independently discretion and judgement, while managing multiple projects and deadlines
  • Documented experience in accurate an efficient use of computer system, Sales Force or Equivalent.
  • Ability to meet quotas and goals

Position summary

The Program Manager position utilizes the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE), National Program Portfolio, and funding obligation to assure programming is developed, planned, delivered, and evaluated in a safe manner that recruits and sustains membership growth and retention.  Is responsible for drafting, implementing, and evaluating, approved goals, work plans, and strategies which align with GSUSA initiatives and council goals to develop and deliver program in all demographics including, but not limited to, underserved areas and low-income families, ensuring Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice in all programing.

The position assures the development, implementation of safe programs in a variety of pathways, including, in person, virtual, travel, and afterschool (GSIA) programming. Responsible for the oversight of travel, girl awards, Day Camp, Safety Activity Check Points, and Certificates of Insurance. In addition to their assigned area, this position is responsible to ensure extended regional teams and the program team’s work plans are developed, delivered, evaluated, and revised in a manner which serves to increases member satisfaction compliant with Council Net Promoter Score and membership retention goals/strategy. The Program Manager is responsible for drafting, overseeing, and administering the approved/assigned portions of the budget and strategy. Responsible for the direct supervision of assigned personnel.

Responsibilities including but not limited to:

1.       Develop, plan, communicate, train, and deliver safe, quality programs using skills including but not limited to curriculum development, data assessment, cost analysis, funding compliance, quality specifications, program continuity and support, safety standards, customer satisfaction and outcome assessment.

2.      Maintains a system for ongoing evaluation of all programs, while utilizing program participant evaluation results and statistical data, including diversity statistics, to ensure continuous program improvements, funding and goal compliance.

3.     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. In partnership with Member Support, performs responsibilities in conjunction with program volunteers including but not limited to volunteer recruitment, supervision, training, guidance, and coaching to support quality program delivery. Respond to automated queue cases and tasks generated from Volunteer Systems within established acceptable timeline.

4.     Preforms data entry into specific data fields using database commands, formats records as necessary into councils Integrated Volunteer Systems and maintains confidentiality of all processed information based on standards set in the Standard Operating Procedure Manual.

5.      Has a clear understanding of Sales Force and the Volunteer Toolkit and is an active user and supporter, maintaining clean and accurate data.

6.     In partnership with Director of Program and Property, and Director of Membership and Development, assesses data to determine financial needs and potential funding sources for programs. Actively participates in grant writing and reporting as required. Delivers presentations in support and promotion of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) and the Girl Scouts in Action (GSIA) program.

7.      Ongoing research to cultivate, mobilize, and maintain strategic relationships with partner programs, schools, other youth serving organizations, supported housing sites, serving diverse populations to expand the GSIA program and recruit new outreach sites. Mobilize topic and field trip providers/sites to enhance the national program with local resources that address current and relevant trends and issues affecting girls to increase all program opportunities and program participation. Network with groups to best share available resources, including multilingual resources.

8.     Responsible for understanding, drafting, communicating, implementing, training, and enforcing compliance of 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, ADA, OSHA, and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice.

9.     In partnership with the Director of Program and Property, develops, implements, and maintains a risk management and crisis plan to support an optimal level of continued health and safety of girls, volunteers, and staff in all programming.

10.  Drafts and maintains compliance with approved assigned portion of budgets.

11.   Works cross-functionally with other staff to ensure consistency in customer access and delivery of quality customer service and training in support of the council’s strategic business goals.

12.  Serves as program and youth outreach expert resource to the council Leadership, and Program Teams.

13.  Performs all supervisor duties specific to assigned personnel including but not limited to participation in selection, placement, education/training, policy/procedure enforcement, payroll, and performance management of all assigned personnel compliant with state and federal law and council policy.

14.  Responsible for developing program event information for council publications.

15.  Special Projects and other duties as assigned by the Director of Program and Property, CEO or COO.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to successfully complete all pre-employment and post-employment screenings including, but not limited to, background check.
  • Ability to manage database information, produces reports, and analyzes data. Accurate and efficient use of computer system Sales Force or equivalent
  • Ability to train and manage staff to meet quotas and goals
  • Ability to teach, model, follow, maintain, and execute approved goals/strategies.
  • Ability to successfully complete and maintain certifications specific to programming which may include: First Aid, CPR training CPR/FA Instructor, Lifeguard or (Water Safety instructor) Level 1 High Challenge Course facilitator, and archery certifications, and Serve Safe or MN Food Protection Management.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to climb, crouch and walk on uneven terrain and demonstrate safe and proper use of a variety of Programing equipment.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather
  • Ability to frequently operate office equipment including, keyboard, copy machine, fax machine, register, and multi-line telephone
  • Ability to apply independent discretion within the boundaries of the position.
  •  Maintain registration as a member of the Girl Scouts of the USA.
  • Possess and retention of a valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to provide and maintain your own transportation.
  • Ability to frequently travel to various events and activities, including overnights.
  • Ability to work various days and hours including weekends and evening.
  • Ability to develop appropriate written communication and to verbally present information to large and small groups
  • Ability to represent and model the mission and vision of Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines.

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Recruitment and Member Support

Member Support Specialist - Application Deadline: February 11, 2022

Recruitment Specialist - Application Deadline: February 11, 2022


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

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