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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. 

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

 
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 by May 19, 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.

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.

 

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

 

Summer Camp Counselors

Change a life this summer--your life and hers! Camp Hawthorne Ridge in Girard and Camp Skymeadow in Avonmore are seeking energetic, caring, responsible, and outgoing individuals to work as Unit Leaders or Unit Counselors, responsible for working directly with campers and assisting with planning and conducting activities. Summer employment (June-August). Minimum age requirement is 18. 

To apply:

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.

Assistant Camp Directors

Camp Skymeadow in Avonmore, Armstrong County, and Camp Hawthorne Ridge in Girard, Erie County, are seeking Assistant Camp Directors, responsible for assisting the camp director in the administration of the camp; helping to plan and carry out staff training; and supervising staff. Minimum age required is 21. 

To apply:

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.

Cook and Kitchen Managers

Summer employment (June-August) at Camp Hawthorne Ridge in Girard, Erie County or at Camp Skymeadow in Avonmore, Armstrong County. Responsible for preparing meals for campers and staff, and for ordering food and planning menus. Minimum age requirement is 18. $10/hour.

To apply:

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.

Program Director

Camp Conshatawba in Summerhill, Cambria County is seeking a Program Director for summer employment (June-Augus. Responsible for planning programs; supervising and evaluating staff; tracking inventories/maintaining equipment; and assisting with staff training and administration of camp.

To apply:

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.

Residential Summer Camp Nurses

We have lots of fun and make great memories at camp, but sometimes we get bumps and bruises along the way! That’s why we need you! We're hiring Residential Summer Camp Nurses at Camp Conshatawba in Summerhill, Cambria County, and at Camp Hawthorne Ridge in Girard, Erie County.
The Camp Nurse will be responsible for the general health and safety of campers and staff, perform first aid in emergencies, dispense and account for all medications, and keep all health records. EMT, LPN or RN license is required; RN is preferred. Minimum age required is 21. PA clearances required.

To apply:

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.