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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.   

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All employment documents can be emailed to recruiting@gswpa.org or call 800-248-3355 with questions. 

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Current Employment Opportunities

New Troop Engagement Coordinator

New Troop Engagement Coordinator
Location: Pittsburgh

Position Description/Essential Functions:
The New Troop Engagement Coordinator guides, mentors and supports new troop leaders through their first year of participation in Girl Scouts. You are the first point of contact for prospective and new troop volunteers to welcome them to the organization, coordinate their connection to key staff and volunteers, provide training support, and ensure they are equipped and empowered to lead girls through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. As subject matter expert of the new troop leader first year experience, you foster a positive and motivational relationship with volunteers that is critical for new member retention. The essential functions of this position include the following:
• Onboard new troop leaders;
• Assist with the development and implementation of the New Leader Learning Path to optimize support and retention;
• Work with Volunteer Troop Coaches to develop and maintain networks of local volunteers to provide local support and resources to new leaders;
• Coordinate, schedule and facilitate Leadership Workshops to ensure training needs meet the volume of new leaders being onboarded;
• Collaborate with staff to promote and assist with recruitment efforts, council sponsored event and training promotion, and participation in council-wide initiatives;
• Become the subject matter expert in the online Volunteer Toolkit; schedule and implement monthly trainings for volunteers, and review, track and report on utilization;
• Analyze data and trends to develop and implement plans to achieve girl and adult membership growth and retention goals among new members;
• Ensure Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults;

Requirements:
• College degree or equivalent professional experience;
• 2 years of work experience in related field, with experience in volunteer management and support;
• Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines;
• Strong training and facilitation skills with demonstrated success executing trainings and workshops, both virtually and in-person;
• 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;
• 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 

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.