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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.   

Contact Human Resources
All employment documents can be emailed to recruiting@gswpa.org 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 Maintenance - Camp Redwing

Position at Camp Redwing, Renfrew, Butler County;

  • Seasonably varied schedule with 10-20 hours per week;
  • $12 per hour;
  • Buildings and grounds maintenance;
  • General knowledge of and experience with power tools, log splitters, lawn mowers, tractors, and similar type equipment
  • General carpentry skills, electrical, and plumbing skills for maintenance tasks beneficial.
  • Ability to provide effective customer service to rental groups on weekends as scheduled.
  • Driver’s license and clearances required;
  • Flexible schedule; some weekends required;

    TO APPLY:
    Submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to recruiting@gswpa.org
Member Recruitment Specialist

Covers: Allegheny County with office base in Pittsburgh

Position Description:
The Member Recruitment Specialist is responsible for recruiting new girl and adult members within an assigned region. The incumbent will work within the community to build visibility for Girl Scouts, promote the Girl Scout experience, and will understand the needs of their assigned region to best support the growth of membership within that region.
Note: In-person meetings and events will occur once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. We continue to abide by PA guidelines.
Essential Functions:
As a member of the recruitment team, you will work with other Recruitment Specialists and volunteer recruiters to generate excitement about and increase awareness of Girl Scouting.
• Increase awareness to positively impact membership growth by engaging in the community, working with schools, school districts, faith-based institutions, businesses, etc. and cultivate community contacts to educate on the Girl Scout curriculum and generate leads resulting in membership growth;
• Design and implement effective recruitment strategies for girl and adult membership growth in targeted areas to meet goals and objectives by researching market data, membership trends, diversity benchmarks and other information relevant to designated geographic areas;
• Meet individual membership goals and promote the Girl Scout mission by hosting recruitment events in designated areas: including in-person meetings, back to school and troop sign up nights, presentations, and networking opportunities;
• Work with and support volunteer recruiters in assigned area to ensure coordinated recruitment efforts, consistent approach and messaging from volunteers on the Girl Scout mission;
• Identify marketing, advertising, and public relations opportunities that will effectively and efficiently promote the Girl Scout brand and enhance recruitment efforts;
• Responsible for all activities related to the entry and maintenance of council records pertaining to Girl Scout membership registration from events through all steps of the registration and placement process;
• Ensure Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults;


Requirements:
• Bilingual applicants who can speak Spanish are preferred for these positions;
• Degree in marketing, communications, sales, related field or equivalent professional experience;
• 2 years of work experience in related field of work with proven member recruitment and customer engagement;
• Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines;
• Top notch communicator and can confidently present to large groups;
• Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Outlook and ability to learn new systems;
• Must be organized, detail orientated, and customer focused;
• Ability and willingness to work primarily on-the-road with minimal time in office;
• Potential candidates should be comfortable traveling throughout the designated areas on a regular basis;
• Full-time position with a minimum of 35 hours a week with additional hours during peak recruitment months of August – Nov and Feb – May;
• Able to work flexible hours to include days, some evenings and some weekends;
• Have reliable transportation;


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

Camp Skymeadow Director

Location:  Camp Skymeadow, Avonmore in Armstrong County, PA; 

If you have a passion for outdoor education, high adventure, and empowering girls and young women – and you have the experience to back it up, then we want you for our team!

As a Camp Director, you have the opportunity to create a high-quality camping experience that is girl-driven and girl-focused. You will work as a leader in the camp community to create a culture of empowerment and enthusiasm for all campers.

As a member of the Outdoor Program Team, you will
• plan, develop, and implement camp and extended outdoor programs that are girl-driven and girl-focused;
• ensure the emotional and physical safety of campers, staff and guests;
• manage all aspects of camp to include program planning and delivery, budget management, resource allocation, risk management, and supervision of seasonal program and camp staff (20-25 staff members)
• ensure that camp and outdoor program offerings are based on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and leadership program outcomes;
• develop and run virtual camps and programming;

Qualifications:
• Minimum of bachelor’s degree in education, recreation, or related field - or equivalent professional work experience;
• Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience;
• Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Camp Director or related experience;
• Camp Skymeadow offers a progressive horse program. Experience working with and managing horses and horse staff preferred.
• Experience in developing and facilitating outdoor education and program for youth;
• Certifications a plus or a willingness to get certified: First Aid, CPR, AED, archery, canoeing, kayaking, lifeguarding, Wilderness First Aid
• Must be organized, detail oriented, and customer focused;
• Must possess a can-do mentality, be responsible, and be a lifelong learner;
• Travel is required throughout western PA;
• Evening and weekend work required on a regular basis;
• Required to live at camp June thru August each year;

This is a full-time position; clearances are required; visit www.gswpa.org for more information about each camp.


TO APPLY:
Submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to recruiting@gswpa.org

 

Summer Camp Employment 

Our program team is already developing resident camp programs and hiring camp staff for the 2021 camp season. To apply, select the link for the Camp Staff Application below.

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, Camp Skymeadow in Avonmore, Armstrong County, and Camp Redwing in Renfrew, Butler County.

Every camp has different staffing positions available for summer 2021, some of which include: Assistant Camp Director, Day Camp Director, Camp Administrator, Healthcare Supervisor, Horseback Riding Director, Assistant Horseback Riding Director, Horseback Riding Instructor, Barn Aide, Lifeguard, Kitchen Manager, Cook, Kitchen Aide, Program Director, Trip Director, Adventure Director, Activity Specialist, Unit Leader, Unit Counselor, Junior Counselor, and Counselor-in-Training.

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. 

For the safety of staff and campers, everyone on GSWPA camp property will be required to follow current CDC and local guidelines.

Applicants should complete the Camp Staff Application.