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There’s a reason so many people of all ages and backgrounds support the more than 59 million girls in the Girl Scout movement. It’s because we’re changing the world for the better. We’re taking charge and working to make the world a better place day after day. Our mission to build girls of courage, confidence and character is rooted in tradition, yet still relevant today, and significantly impacting nearly 23,000 girls and 6,000 adult members in western Pennsylvania. Every volunteer, employee, and girl are important elements of the Girl Scout Movement. We work together to teach girls how to be confident in their leadership skills, how to work harder after a failure, and how to embrace the unfamiliar. Want to help power Girl Scouts to be champions of change? Join in on the Girl Scout Movement at Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA).  

Contact Human Resources
All employment documents can be emailed to recruiting@gswpa.org or faxed to (412) 594-2539. Or, call 800-248-3355 with questions. 

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Current Employment Opportunities

Network Administrator

POSITION: Network Administrator

Location: Pittsburgh – North Shore office

As the Network Administrator, you will lead the research, evaluation, design, development and maintenance of the IT infrastructure systems at Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania. 

Position Accountabilities:

  • Monitor and assess network security; 
  • Analyze, identify, and resolve complex problems impacting IT infrastructure;
  • Monitor network and systems to improve performance;
  • Provide data recovery and retention management; 
  • Provide staff support for file, print, web, DHCP, DNS, remote access, and firewall;
  • Assist in the management of software licenses, IT proposals, and IT budget;

Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related degree; 
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Network Administrator, Systems Administrator, or similar role or combination of work experience and education; 
  • Ability to organize work tasks and successfully manage multiple priorities; 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate clearly;
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, and customer focused;
  • Candidate must possess a can-do mentality, be responsible, and be a lifelong learner;
  • Clearances required;

Full-time position; office base is Pittsburgh but periodic travel throughout western PA to other council offices and camps is required;

TO APPLY

Submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to recruiting@gswpa.org

 

Camp Ranger

Reports to: Director, Maintenance
Location: Camp Redwing, Renfrew, PA, Butler County

General Statement of Duties:

Responsible for camp property and building maintenance, and supervision of maintenance staff; housing for Camp Ranger is provided and living on-site is required

Essential Functions:

• Year-round camp maintenance to include snow removal, clearing trails, maintaining roads, mowing lawns, and tree/brush removal
• Building, property, pool, and equipment maintenance
• Work closely with camp directors, staff and volunteers to ensure successful camping experiences and a safe and healthy camp environment
• Supervise camp maintenance staff
• Supervise and patrol the property
• Know and enforce policies and emergency procedures

Requirements:

• Prior Camp Ranger experience preferred
• Working knowledge of carpentry, electrical and plumbing
• Ability to operate equipment such as mowers, tractors, log splitter, and various hand tools
• Must have valid driver’s license
• Clearances are required

Flexible schedule; non-traditional work hours with evening and weekend work required as needed

TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to recruiting@gswpa.org

Training Coordinator

Location: Greensburg or Pittsburgh (Northshore) office

As a member of the Adult Development team, you will ensure that volunteer training facilitators have the necessary training, tools, resources, and support to accomplish their objectives and become fully engaged in Girl Scouting.

Position Accountabilities:

• Develop and maintain training calendar
• Schedule and manage volunteer-led trainings to include bi-annual large scale training events
• Manage and track certifications, rosters, attendance, and evaluations

Qualifications:

• Minimum of a 4 year degree in the adult education field, non-profit management or other relevant field
• Minimum 2 years of experience in volunteer management
• Minimum 2 years of experience in adult education or training
• Knowledge of basic adult learning principles and/or training practices
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Must be organized, detail oriented, and customer focused
• Candidate must possess a can-do mentality, be responsible, and be a lifelong learner 

This is a full-time, office based position with minimal travel; clearances are required

TO APPLY:
Submit resume, letter of intent and salary requirements to recruiting@gswpa.org

Camp Director

Location: Camp Skymeadow, Avonmore, PA; Armstrong County
                  Office location could be Kittanning or Greensburg

As a member of the Outdoor Program Team, you will plan, develop and implement camp and extended outdoor Girl Scout program offerings which provide a high-quality experience and are girl-driven, girl-focused, and customized to address and meet the needs and interests of girls.

Position Accountabilities:

  • Manage all aspects of camp to include program planning and delivery, budget management, resource allocation, risk management, and supervision of seasonal program and camp staff
  • Responsible for the development, management, and implementation of extended outdoor participation options for girl and adult members in assigned area from October thru April
  • Ensure that camp and outdoor program offerings are based on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and leadership program outcomes

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of bachelor degree in education, recreation or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience managing staff and/or volunteers
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience developing and conducting outdoor education and program development for youth
  • Certifications in archery, recreational tree climbing, canoeing, and/or lifeguarding a plus
  • Experience with horses and/or horseback riding programs a plus
  • Must be organiz ed, detail oriented, and customer focused
  • Candidate must possess a can-do mentality, be responsible, and be a lifelong learner
  • Travel is required throughout western PA
  • Ability to work evening and weekends on a regular basis and live at camp from June thru mid-August

This is a full-time position; clearances are required

TO APPLY:
Submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to recruiting@gswpa.org

Outdoor Program Specialist

Location: Base office could be Kittanning, Edinboro, or Pittsburgh

As a member of the Outdoor Program Team, you will coordinate, and support outdoor girl program opportunities which provide a high-quality experience and are girl-driven, girl-focused, and customized to address and meet the needs and interests of girls.

Position Accountabilities:

  • Provide customer service and program support for camp rentals
  • Schedule Activity Specialists and coordinate supplies and support materials
  • Plan and implement outdoor girl program opportunities and lead summer camp programming as needed
  • Provide training and support to volunteers for certifications such as lifeguard, canoe, rifle, archery, and tree climbing

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a 2-year college level program in outdoor program or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in outdoor program and/or youth development setting
  • Certifications in lifeguarding, canoeing, rifle, archery, and/or tree climbing a plus
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, and customer focused
  • Candidate must possess a can-do mentality, be responsible, and be a lifelong learner
  • Clearances required

Full-time position; ability to work evenings and weekends is essential; travel throughout western PA is required 

TO APPLY: 
Submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to recruiting@gswpa.org

Seasonal Camp Director

Location: Camp Hawthorne Ridge, Girard, PA; Erie County 

As a member of the Outdoor Program Team, you will plan, develop and implement camp and extended outdoor Girl Scout program offerings which provide a high-quality experience and are girl-driven, girl-focused, and customized to address and meet the needs and interests of girls.

Position Accountabilities:

  • June, July and August
    • Full-time position
    • Live on site
    • Manage all aspects of camp to include program planning and delivery, budget management, resource allocation, risk management, and hire, train and supervise seasonal camp staff
  • September thru May
    • Part-time position at 10-15 hours per week
    • Develop, manage, and implement extended outdoor participation options for girl and adult members
    • Start to plan for the following summer camp season
    • Recruit, interview, and hire camp staff
    • Ensure the emotional and physical safety of participants, campers, staff and guests
    • Ensure that camp and outdoor program offerings are based on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and leadership program outcomes

Qualifications:

  • Must be 25 years or older
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience supervising or managing staff and/or volunteers
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience supervising organized youth activities, and conducting outd oor education and program development for youth
  • Certifications in archery, canoeing, and lifeguarding a plus
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, and customer focused
  • Candidate must possess a can-do mentality, be responsible, and be a lifelong learner
  • Clearances required

TO APPLY: 
Submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to recruiting@gswpa.org

Internship Opportunity

Girl Scout Western Pennsylvania Internship Opportunity 

Fall 2017/Spring 2018 (Credit Only)

Excellent opportunity for students seeking a well-rounded experience in non-profit fundraising. 

Girl Scout Alumnae welcome to apply. 

Position: Fund Development Assistant Intern, Corporate Office, Pittsburgh 

Internship Job Description (depending on time of year): 

  • Assist Special Events Manager in planning and executing events 
  • Assist with invite and program book copy, advertising and promotion 
  • Assist with correspondence and communication with event committees, program participants, hotel vendors, etc. 
  • Assist as liaison with Marketing Department 
  • Assist Manager, Individual Giving & Major Gifts 
  • Assist in developing solicitation copy & messaging 
  • Assist with mass mailings 
  • Assist with updating donor database 
  • Gathering success stories for solicitation 
  • Assist Senior Manager, Grants & Agency Funds 
  • Assist in gathering all required documents & copies for proposal & report submissions 
  • Assist in gathering proposal & report dates from funders 
  • Assist in scheduling meetings and correspondence with funders 
  • Assist the Fund Development Department on additional projects as needed 
  • Opportunity to assist other departments within the organization where help is needed 

Required Skills: 

  • Good verbal & written communication skills 
  • Strong writing skills (business communication, e-mails, draft stories, etc.) 
  • Marketing & Communication background a plus 
  • Good problem solver 

TO APPLY: 

Please submit your resume to recruiting@gswpa.org

 

 

Summer Camp Employment 

Summer Camp Positions

Year after year, our campers report that what they remember and treasure most from camp are the relationships and sense of community they develop with staff. Your passion can make a difference in the lives of girls. We are looking for energetic, outgoing individuals who have a desire to work with children outdoors. Whether you are leading a hiking trip, going on a trail ride or sending a girl down the zip line, you are making a difference. Join Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania this summer. We have three camps that cater to different age groups and activity specialties to help suit your professional development needs: Camp Conshatawba in Summerhill, Cambria County, Camp Hawthorne Ridge in Girard, Erie County, and Camp Skymeadow in Avonmore, Armstrong County.

Every camp has different staffing positions available for summer 2017, some of which include: Assistant Camp Director, Health Supervisor, Horseback Riding Director, Assistant Horseback Riding Director, Horseback Riding Instructor, Barn Aide, Waterfront Director, Assistant Waterfront Director, Lifeguard, Canoe Instructor, Kitchen Manager, Cook, Kitchen Aide, Program Director, Nature Instructor, Activity Specialist, Adventure Staff, Unit Leader, Unit Counselor and Junior Counselor.

Summer camp employees will participate in pre-camp training; assist in the daily operations of camp; have the ability to work as a team member; live in a camp community and will change the life of a girl! Applicants must successfully pass required background checks.

New applicants should complete the New Camp Staff Application.

If you've previously been a member of the GSWPA summer camp staff, complete our Returning Camp Staff Application.

Lifeguard/Activity Specialists

Activity Specialist - Camp Redwing
Are you looking for a fun and engaging job in an outdoor environment? We have the job for you! Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania is looking for lifeguards and people that would like to facilitate canoe and archery activities at Camp Redwing near Renfrew, Pa.  Training provided, if needed. Must be at least 18 years old and complete background checks. $10-15 hr. 

Apply now

Lifeguard - Camp Conshatawba
Looking for energetic, thrill seeking, flexible role models to work with a wide age range of campers. Girl Scout, Camp Conshatawba in Summerhill, Pa. is seeking candidates to train in the areas of lifeguarding. Benefits include salary and memories that will last a lifetime.

Apply now