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 of Erie County. 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 in the Buffalo & Erie
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 and learning.
Create leadership and role modeling to help group members
understand and respect the rights, differences, and similarities
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.
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.