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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

 
Director of Member Recruitment

POSITION: Director, Member Recruitment
Hours: Full-time
Location: Pittsburgh -North Shore office

What will you do?
• Assess current membership state and identify opportunities for growth;
• Develop market-driven, targeted recruitment plan for participation opportunities for members;
• Develop, execute and track performance of recruitment campaigns;
• Oversee team of membership recruitment staff;
• Maintain analytics on membership demographics, growth, and retention efforts, and review for opportunities and deficiencies.

What do you need?
• Minimum of bachelor degree in marketing, sales, business, non-profit management, or related field;
• 3+ years of supervisory experience managing professional staff and/or volunteers;
• 3+ years of work experience in related field with proven, effective marketing and membership results;
• Proven and successful experience managing mobile, field-based staff;
• Highly skilled in strategic planning and budget oversight;
• Strong team-building skills;
• Passion for the Girl Scout Mission, Promise and Law;
• Clearances required. 

To apply: 
Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to recruiting@gswpa.org by February 28, 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.

Camp Director - Camp Skymeadow

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

General Statement of Duties:

Responsible for managing all aspects of leadership and program delivery at assigned camp; development and implementation of outdoor program plans and programming in assigned area, including resident camps; supervision of seasonal program staff;

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure that camp and outdoor experience offerings are based on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, customized to address the needs, preferences and interests of girls, and implemented to meet designated leadership program outcomes;
  • Guide the utilization of national curricula and support staff and volunteers in enriching and tailoring the experience based on girl’s needs and interests;
  • Oversee all program components to include budget management, quality specification, staff and volunteer delivery, and risk management;
  • Plan, monitor, and launch the implementation of council sponsored events at GSWPA camps; 
  • Supervise seasonal program staff responsible for program delivery and implementation and ensure appropriate training of seasonal program staff;

Requirements:

  • Minimum of bachelor degree in early childhood education, education, recreation or related field or equivalent professional work experience;
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in administration or supervision of organized youth activities, outdoor education or program development for youth;
  • Certifications in archery, rifle, canoeing, low ropes, high ropes and lifeguarding a plus;
  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience;
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekend;
  • Must have valid transportation and the ability to travel;
  • Candidate must be self-motivated and self-disciplined;
  • Successful candidate must have excellent organization and communication skills;
  • Clearances required

To Apply:

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

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.

Camp Maintenance (seasonal)

Camp Maintenance: seasonal from February-October, Camp Conshatawba, Summerhill; responsible for general maintenance and care of all buildings, equipment and grounds: general knowledge and skills of carpentry and plumbing; knowledge of and experience with zero turn mower, log splitter, weed trimmer and hand tools; must have valid driver’s license; clearances required; $9 per hour; 30 hours a week; Email resume to recruiting@gswpa.org; EEO/AA

Fund Development Assistant Intern

Location: Corporate Office, Pittsburgh

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