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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

Maintenance - Camp Redwing

Camp Redwing Maintenance 

Seasonal position starts at $9.50 hr. 

  • Renfrew area; 
  • 20-30 hours per week; 
  • Building/grounds maintenance; 
  • Ability to operate mowers and tractors; 
  • Drivers license and clearances required; 
  • Flexible schedule; 

TO APPLY:

Email: recruiting@gswpa.org

 

Program Facilitator

POSITION: Girl Scout Program Facilitator 
Location: Allegheny, Washington, Butler, and Beaver Counties 

As part of the Community Outreach team, you will facilitate and lead Girl Scout programming and work with volunteers, parents, and program partners to enhance the program experience for our girl members.

  • This is a part-time position; 
  • 10-15 hours per week; 
  • $10 - $14 per hour – based on experience; 
  • Experience working with children in large groups and ability to effectively and positively control a large group of children; 
  • Willing to travel throughout Allegheny, Washington, Butler, and Beaver counties; 
  • Reliable form of transportation and current driver’s license; 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including after school hours and some evenings; 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; 
  • Must possess a can-do mentality, be responsible, and be a lifelong learner; 
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, and customer focused; 
  • Desire to be a role model to young ladies; 
  • Clearances required; 

TO APPLY: 

Submit cover letter and resume to recruiting@gswpa.org.

Girl Program Specialist

Position: Girl Program Specialist
Location: to cover Armstrong, Clarion, Jefferson, Clearfield, Forest, Elk, Potter and McKean counties; office based in Kittanning

Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls in kindergarten through twelfth grade, and our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. At Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, we’re committed to providing every girl the chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.
As a member of the Girl Program Team, you will work with other team members to develop and provide quality, age-appropriate, fun and engaging programs for our girl members to enhance their membership experience. You will have the privilege of promoting Girl Scouting as an inclusive sisterhood that provides a girl-only safe space.

Position Accountabilities:
• Plan and implement medium and large scale events for girls at all age levels across the council
• Mentor and work with adult volunteers on best practices for program delivery and on delivering a quality membership experience to girls
• Use national and local council curricula, resources and tools to support new and progressive girl programming
• Work with a cross-functional team to develop innovative strategies to support volunteers
• Cultivate and vet community partnerships and relationships to enhance girl and volunteer member benefits and volunteer-led programming

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or related experience in youth programming, social service, or related humanities field
• Minimum of two years of experience and proven success in planning and implementing quality programming for youth
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Effective organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities effectively
• Ability to work a flexible schedule and non-traditional work hours including evenings and weekends
• Ability to travel throughout western PA, as needed
• Ability to provide superior customer service
• Must possess a can-do mentality, be responsible, and be a lifelong learner
• This is a full-time position
• Clearances are required

To Apply:
Submit cover letter and 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 2018, 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.

View job descriptions for summer camp staff. 

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. $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