ABOUT GIRL SCOUTS:
Are you mission-driven, looking to work in a dynamic team
environment, and influence the lives of girls? If so, take the time to
check out Girl Scouts of Western New York.
Since 1912, Girl Scouts has empowered girls to develop the skills and
the voice to become successful and productive citizens. Girl Scouting
builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world
a better place.
If you are looking for a part-time youth development position where
you can have FUN and work directly with girls, we have the job for you
as a community Program Facilitator!
In this paid position, you will facilitate Girl Scout programs for
girls at local sites including after-school settings, youth and
community-based organizations and housing developments in specific
areas throughout the Southern Tier. Programs will include weekly girl
programs, participation in Girl Scout product sales, the recruitment
of speakers and volunteers and the possibility of bringing girls on
local field trips. Comprehensive training and support is provided.
Ability to travel between troop site locations required.
In order to enhance in school and after school programming, the
Program Facilitator provides formal and informal learning and
recreational activities for girls participating in programs through
local school districts and selected sites. We are looking for a
number of interested and motivated individuals to assist us in
bringing in these programs to girls in various locations throughout
Northern Chautauqua County.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Coordinate and provide the Girl Scout program, targeted learning
programs and recreational programs for girls through the troop/group
model. Develops a program plan around the assigned National Program Portfolio.
- Assist the program/membership team in strategic planning to
target, recruit and set up new programming sites.
- Create a positive program atmosphere conducive to team building
- Create leadership and role modeling to help group members
understand and respect the rights, differences, and similarities of others.
- Create a solid GS appropriate rapport with girls, parents, and
other staff and/or volunteers in the group.
- Coordinate activities and programs by gathering materials and
arriving at the site at least 15 minutes prior to the session.
- Provide adequate supervision of girls by remaining on-site until
girls are picked up by a parent or the designated staff.
- Enforce site rules, procedures, and health and safety standards.
Follow specifications in the Safety Checkpoints.
- Accurately complete and submit by deadline all required paperwork
including attendance records, weekly reports, accident/injury
reports, registration forms and fees, time sheets, etc.
- Support recruitment of girls and adult volunteers for after-school
programming, traditional troop programming, GSWNY events and camp by
conducting outreach, attending recruitment events and opportunities
in schools and the community.
- Assist with implementation of Product Programs as part of
- Attend regular Program Team meetings and GSWNY all staff meetings.
- Attend and apply skills learned through required trainings.
Other duties may be assigned as needed. GSWNY maintains the right to
add, change or alter the functions of this position at any time.
HOURS & TRAVEL:
- 90-95% travel – requires reliable access to vehicle;
- Part-time working approximately 10-25 hour per week;
- Programs often involve working evenings and weekends.
EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
- High school diploma or GED. Experience working with children in
diverse populations preferred.
- The ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
Bilingual a plus.
- Requires a combination of afternoon, evening and weekend hours.
- Ability to gather, assess, process and present program and girl data.
- Become a registered member of the Girls Scouts of the USA, and
demonstrate support of the Girl Scouts mission.
- Successfully complete required background checks.
GIRL SCOUT MEMBERSHIP:
All Employees of Girl Scouts must maintain an active, annual
membership in Girl Scouts of Western New York. This membership must
be renewed annually, and all newly hired employees are expected to
enroll with GSWNY within the first 30 days of their employment.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL:
Girl Scouts of Western New York celebrates diversity in all forms and
is committed to creating an inclusive, collaborative and supportive
environment for all. All employment decisions are based
qualifications, merit, performance and the needs of the organization.
As an equal opportunity employer, GSWNY does not discriminate on the
basis of any qualified applicant’s race, religious creed, color,
national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability,
medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender,
gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military
or veteran status or any other groups or persons protected by federal,
state or local law.
Part-time employees working fewer than 30 hours per week are not
eligible for company-sponsored group benefits. However, all regular
employees of Girl Scouts of Western New York are eligible for paid
holidays and paid-time off in accordance with GSWNY policies and procedures.