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Changing the world for the better. It’s a big responsibility, and we own it. After all, the Girl Scout mission is to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.  

Want to help girls thrive and be a champion of change? Join 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. 

Click the links below to view Federal and State mandatory postings for all applicants:
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)
 

Current Employment Opportunities

 
Volunteer Support Specialist

Hours: Full-time
Location: Pittsburgh, North Shore office; coverage of Allegheny County;

What will you do?

  • Provide leadership in the development of strategies and services for supporting girl and adult membership;
  • Provide customer service and support to adult volunteers;
  • Oversee process for adult volunteers to include training, support, recognition, performance and experience assessment;
  • Promote active engagement of volunteers to meet customer needs and provide high quality Girl Scout experiences.

Requirements

  • Minimum of bachelor degree or equivalent professional experience; 
  • 2 years of work experience in volunteer management and support
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate in a clear and understandable manner appropriate for the audience; 
  • Proficient in Outlook and Excel and ability to learn new technology;
  • Current driver’s license and ability and willingness to travel;
  • Non-traditional work hours to include some evenings and weekends;
  • Daily travel likely within assigned geographic area;
  • Clearances required.

To apply:
Submit letter of intent and resume to recruiting@gswpa.org by May 10, 2017.

Accounts Payable Specialist

Reports to: Vice President, Finance
Location: Pittsburgh, North Shore office

Essential Functions:
• Process completed vouchers into the AP system;
• Perform general accounting reconciliations and reporting functions;
• Download credit card system activity and ensure appropriate documentation, general ledger coding and authorizations for all credit card purchases;
• Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues;
• Maintain required I.R.S. 1099 documents and issue 1099’s;
• Assist the Finance Department in preparing for the annual financial audit.

Qualifications:
• Two year degree in finance/accounting or business school or technical school graduate preferred;
• Three years of accounts payable or general accounting experience;
• Proficient in Excel and Outlook;
• Experience with financial accounting systems;
• Excellent oral and written communications skills and ability to communicate clearly;
• Ability to prioritize tasks and successfully manage multiple priorities simultaneously;
• Detail orientated and ability to meet set deadlines.

Candidate must be self-motivated and self-disciplined; clearances required; EOE

TO APPLY:
Submit resume and letter of intent with salary requirements to recruiting@gswpa.org by April 24, 2017.

Financial Analyst

Reports to: Vice President, Finance
Location: Pittsburgh, North Shore office

Essential Functions:
• Prepare monthly financial statements;
• Analyze budget vs actual fluctuations;
• Perform monthly subsidiary ledger system closing procedures;
• Perform general ledger reconciliations;
• Prepare specialty financial analyses and ad-hoc reports;
• Prepare and post journal entries;
• Assist in the annual budget process;
• Support the year end audit activities with external auditors

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required;
• 5 years of accounting and financial analysis experience required;
• Proficiency in financial reporting and GAAP required;
• Experience in non-profit accounting and Abila/MIP software a plus;
• Proficient in general ledger and subsidiary system software applications,
and willingness to learn new computer software applications;
• Advanced Excel skills and excellent PC skills;
• Ability to effectively identify, analyze and solve problems;
• Strong attention to detail and high degree of accuracy;
• Ability to prioritize tasks, successfully manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet deadlines;
• Excellent oral and written communications skills and ability to communicate clearly;
• Ability to work well as a member of the Finance team and deliver excellent customer service.

Candidate must be self-motivated and self-disciplined; clearances required; EOE

TO APPLY:
Submit resume and letter of intent with salary requirements to recruiting@gswpa.org by April 24, 2017.

Administrative Assistant


POSITION: Administrative Assistant

Reports to: Director, Member Conversion

Location: Edinboro

General Statement of Duties: Responsible for providing a wide range of administrative support services to the Member Conversion department including, customer service, data entry, and record management. 

Essential Functions:

  • Support membership recruitment strategies through phone and written follow-up contacts with prospective members and community partners; 
  • Ensure accurate data entry of information into the customer relationship management system;
  • Provide professional, superior customer service to parents, members, volunteers and girls;
  • Maintain precise records and ensure accurate file management of submitted background checks.

    Qualifications: 
  • Minimum of a 2 year college level degree in a related field or equivalent professional work experience;
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in a professional office setting or related field; 
  • Strong technical skills in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, and ability and willingness to learn new technology; 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate clearly;
  • Detail oriented and ability to meet deadlines; 
  • Clearances are required. 

    TO APPLY:
    Submit a current resume and salary requirements to recruiting@gswpa.org by April 20, 2017.
Various 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 - 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 our camp near Renfrew, Pa.  Training provided, if needed. Must be at least 18 years old and complete background checks. $10-15 hr. 

Apply now

Seasonal Camp Director - Camp Hawthorne Ridge

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

Essential Functions: 

• Manage all aspects of summer camp to include staffing, program, budget, safety, kitchen, supplies, etc;

• Oversee all of the day to day activities;

• Supervise and mentor seasonal camp staff;

• Oversee training of camp staff;

• Ensure a fun, educational, and safe environment for campers; 

Requirements:

• Full-time hours from May through August and 10-15 hours per week rest of year;

• Required to live on site approximately June-August; 

• Must be at least 25 years of age;

• Minimum 1-2 years of experience in administration or supervision of organized youth activities, outdoor education or program development for youth;

• Supervisory experience required; 

• Certifications in archery, canoeing and lifeguarding a plus;

• Must have current driver’s license and valid transportation;

• Clearances required;

• Successful candidate must have excellent organizational and communication skills; 

TO APPLY: 

Submit a letter of intent, resume and salary requirements to recruiting@gswpa.org by February 15, 2017.