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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

 

Girl Scout Program Facilitator - Pittsburgh

Position: Girl Scout Program Facilitator

Location: Pittsburgh based
To cover 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
• $13 per hour
• 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 Scout Program Facilitator - Johnstown

Position: Girl Scout Program Facilitator - 2 open positions

Location: Johnstown

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, and coordinate activities and outings that may include scheduling guest speakers, retreats, cultural outings, and community projects.

• This is a part-time position
• 6-8 hours per week
• $12 per hour
• Experience working with children in large groups and ability to effectively and positively control a large group of children
• 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

Outdoor Program Specialist - Camp Redwing

Camp Redwing, Renfrew, PA – Butler County 
-temporary position, FT hours from December 2018-August 2019 

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

  • provide support to the Outdoor Experience Team; 
  • design and host programs and events for girls and volunteers; 
  • ensure groups are welcomed and accommodated; 
  • provide superior service and support to customers; 
  • coordinate work, supplies and materials for part-time staff and facilitators; 
  • implement summer camp programming as needed; 
     

Position Specifications & Qualifications 

  • experience in youth development and outdoor programming required; 
  • field based position with travel required throughout assigned area; 
  • based at Camp Redwing in Butler County but will travel to other camps as needed; 
  • certified in canoeing, archery, & lifeguarding OR willing to get certified; 
  • non-traditional work hours to include days, evenings and weekends; 
  • full-time, temporary position runs from December 2018 thru August 2019; 
  • must have reliable transportation; 
  • must be organized, detail oriented and customer focused; 
  • candidate must possess a can-do mentality, be responsible, and be a lifelong learner;

TO APPLY: 
Submit cover letter and resume to recruiting@gswpa.org.

Volunteer Screening Assistant

Location: Edinboro 

Essential Functions: 

  • Process, organize and enter background check submissions; 
  • Provide excellent customer service; 
  • Ensure accurate data entry; 

Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 1 year of data entry and customer service experience; 
  • Strong technology skills in Word, Excel, Outlook and database management; 
  • Must be organized, detail orientated, and customer focused; 
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce a plus; 

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