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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. 

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Current Employment Opportunities

Member Recruitment Specialist - 3 full-time open positions

Position 1: Covers southern Butler and northern Allegheny counties
Position 2: Covers southwestern Allegheny County
Position 3: Covers: Mercer, Venango, northern Lawrence & northern Butler counties

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 and we will abide by PA state 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:
• 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 and can confidently present to large groups;
• 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 primarily on-the-road with minimal time in office;
• Potential candidates should be comfortable traveling throughout the designated areas on a regular basis;
• This is a full-time position. Minimum of 35 hours a week with additional and overtime hours during peak recruitment months of August – November and February – 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.

 

Summer Camp Employment 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are canceling all 2020 summer resident camp sessions and closing Camp Hawthorne Ridge, Camp Redwing, Camp Skymeadow, and Camp Conshatawba through August 31, 2020. We will not be hiring camp staff for the 2020 camp season. 

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 new camp staff or returning camp staff applications 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, and Camp Skymeadow in Avonmore, Armstrong County.

Every camp has different staffing positions available for summer 2021, some of which include: Assistant Camp Director, 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 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