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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 - Camp Conshatawba

Location: Camp Conshatawba, Summerhill, PA; Cambria County 

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 the Camp Ranger, you will work with staff and volunteers to ensure a successful, high-quality camping experience and a safe and healthy camp environment. 

Essential Functions: 

  • Responsible for year-round camp property maintenance to include snow removal, clearing trails, maintaining roads, mowing lawns, and tree/brush removal;
  • Year-round building and ranger house maintenance to include swimming pool, equipment, tools and truck; 
  • Supervise camp maintenance staff; 
  • Patrol the property; 
  • Know and enforce policies and emergency procedures; sponsible for year-round camp property maintenance to include snow 


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 power tools; 
  • Must have valid driver’s license; 
  • Clearances are required; 
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, and customer focused; 
  • Non-traditional work hours with frequent evening and weekend work required; 
  • Housing is provided and living on-site is required; 
  • Candidate must possess a can-do mentality, be responsible, and be a lifelong learner; 

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

Camp Maintenance - Camp Conshatawba - Seasonal
  • Seasonal position in the Summerhill, Cambria County; 
  • 20 hours per week Feb-Nov; 
  • $10 per hour; 
  • Buildings and grounds maintenance; 
  • General knowledge of and experience with hand tools, log splitter, ability to operate mowers and must have general carpentry skills; 
  • Driver’s license and clearances required; 
  • Flexible schedule; some weekends required; 

TO APPLY:
Email: recruiting@gswpa.org

Camp Maintenance - Camp Redwing - Seasonal
  • Seasonal position in Renfrew, Butler County;  
  • 20 hours per week Feb-Nov; 
  • $10 per hour; 
  • Buildings and grounds maintenance; 
  • General knowledge of and experience with hand tools, log splitter, ability to operate mowers and must have general carpentry skills; 
  • Driver’s license and clearances required; 
  • Flexible schedule; some weekends required; 

TO APPLY:
Email: recruiting@gswpa.org

Member Recruitment Specialist - Full-time

Member Recruitment Specialist; full-time 
Location: Greensburg or Pittsburgh 

This position will cover Washington, Fayette and Greene counties. Potential candidates should be comfortable driving to these areas on a regular basis. 

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. 

Position Description: 

The Membership Recruitment Specialist is responsible for recruiting new girl and adult members within an assigned region of Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania. 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. 

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. 

  • Design and implement effective recruiting strategies for girl and adult membership growth in targeted areas to meet predetermined goals and objectives by researching market data, membership trends, diversity benchmarks and other pertinent information relevant to designated geographic areas; 
  • Host recruitment events in designated areas to include in-person meetings, back to school and troop sign up nights, presentations, and networking opportunities; 
  • Engage in the community, work with schools, school districts, faith-based institutions, and businesses, and cultivate community contacts to educate on the Girl Scout curriculum and increase awareness to positively impact membership growth; 
  • Work with and support volunteer recruiters in assigned area to ensure coordinated recruitment efforts including rallies, school open house and recruitment, community relations, as well as ensuring consistent approach and messaging from volunteers on the Girl Scout mission; 
  • Identify marketing/advertising/public relations opportunities that will effectively and efficiently promote the Girl Scout brand and enhance recruitment efforts; 
  • Ensure Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults; 

Requirements: 

  • Degree in marketing, communications, sales, related field or equivalent professional experience; 
  • Or 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 – writes well, confidently presents to large groups, facilitates effective two-way communications with a wide variety of audiences; 
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Outlook and ability to learn new systems; 
  • Must possess a can-do mentality, be responsible, and be a lifelong learner; 
  • Must be organized, detail orientated, and customer focused; 
  • Will work 35 hours per week with additional hours required during peak recruitment seasons; 
  • Ability and willingness to work primarily on-the-road with minimal time in office;
  • Willingness and availability to work days, evenings and weekends and flexible hours as needed; 
  • Have reliable transportation and be able to travel throughout assigned area and Western PA; 

TO APPLY: 

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

Program Facilitator - Part-time

Location: Erie

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.  You will 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 by February 22, 2019;

Volunteer Finance Specialist

Volunteer Finance Specialist - Full-time
Location: office base can be Edinboro, Johnstown, Greensburg, Kittanning or Pittsburgh 

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. 

Position Description: 

The Volunteer Finance Specialist is responsible for providing management, oversight, training and support of financial policies and processes for volunteers. The Volunteer Finance Specialist guides volunteers in the management of the money that funds girl adventures, as well as stay in compliance with financial management procedures. 

Essential Functions: 

  • Support volunteers who have a financial management role; 
  • Provide training and resources to volunteers on financial management practices;
  • Serve as the subject-matter-expert on the Volunteer Tool Kit (VTK) and deliver training on the use of the VTK for finance management and reporting; 
  • Coordinate, monitor and track the financial reporting and bank account processes for troops and service unit volunteers; 
  • Assist and support the financial accountability for membership and activity registration; 
  • Identify gaps and potential discrepancies within the system and find technical solutions to ensure balancing of transactions; 
  • Support customer service to answer questions, problem solve, manage and respond appropriately to inquiries around volunteer financial related processes and programs; 

Requirements: 

  • Degree in finance, accounting or equivalent professional experience; 
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines; 
  • Top notch communicator – writes well, confidently presents to groups, facilitate effective two-way communications with a wide variety of audiences; 
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Outlook and ability to learn new systems; 
  • Must possess a can-do mentality, be responsible, and be a lifelong learner; 
  • Must be organized, detail orientated, and customer focused; 
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, as needed, to include some evenings and weekends; 
  • Have reliable transportation and be able to travel throughout assigned area and Western PA; 

TO APPLY:

Submit cover letter, resume and 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 2019, 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