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Not only is Girl Scouts the nation’s premier organization for girls, it’s also a great non-profit organization to work for. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity in an organization where you know you’ll make a difference, Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee may be for you.

To apply:

Email the following to jsearch@gsmidtn.org

  • Employment Application
  • Cover Letter Indicating Position
  • Resume
  • Salary Requirement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in our employment, training, compensation, or promotion practices.

Girl Scouts offers employer paid time off (PTO), paid life insurance, long-term disability, and employee assistance program (EAP). The Council also pays for a portion of employee medical and dental insurance. Optional benefits include, short-term disability, vision, flexible spending accounts, additional life insurance, cancer and accident insurance.

Camp/Outdoor Adventure

Camp Director/Program Manager

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Create year-round outdoor program activities that meet diverse girls’ needs and interests and respond to the developmental needs of girls at various age levels.
  • Coordinate and run overnight summer camp
  • Ensure that outdoor program includes resident camping, troop camping, specialty camping, contemporary issues, and high adventure activities and direct and manage these program experiences.
  • Supervise all seasonal and camp-related program staff and volunteers including recruitment, selection, placement, development, and release.
  • Ensure that camp facilities meet established standards before, during, and after camp sessions. Coordinate and work with the site manager to identify and resolve property issues and needs.
  • Promote a positive work environment and high staff morale through staff communication and staff development activities; ensure that a balanced level of activity is maintained.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of schedules and procedures for camp operations; maintain and review records and evaluations of staff, volunteers, programs, operations, and related infrastructures.
  • Enforce all camp rules and policies, including personnel policies.
  • Enforce a high level of safety and health standards, following emergency procedures as outlined.
  • Work within the established budget to meet the operational and staffing needs of the camp, including equipment, supplies, food, trading-post inventory, and staffing levels.
  • Develop and manage a group of outdoor program consultants that consists of consultants and volunteers that act as a resource for program delivery and aid in delivery and development.
  • Actively collaborate with youth organizations and other community agencies.
  • Ensure that all outdoor activities conform to the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee’s risk and safety management system and comply with federal, state and local regulations and GSUSA policies related to health, safety and security.
  • Conduct ongoing market research with girls (both scouts and non members), community groups and families, to determine their interest in outdoor program.
  • Respond to family and volunteer concerns about our camp or outdoor program(s).
  • Apply a continuous quality improvement process in delivering outdoor program and design and implement a program evaluation system that determines the impact of outdoor programming on girls’ development and maintains communication with girls about their programming interests.
  • Develop and monitor the assigned program budgets.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned by management

To apply send resume and salary requirements to jsearch@gsmidtn.org

2014 Summer Camp Staff
We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for our 2014 Girl Scout Summer Camps. All employment opportunities and forms can be found on our Staff Employment page.

Day Camp Director or Day Camp Staff Member
Being a part of our camps is a great way to get involved with girls in outdoor settings. Day camps run year round and generally last 3 to 5 days, with day and evening hours. Check out our Camp section to learn more about our Girl Scout day and resident camps, as well as other camp activities.

Outdoor Adventure Program Facilitators

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee is currently hiring outdoor adventure program facilitators to work part time, flexible hours year round at our camp properties. Outdoor adventure program facilitators deliver quality programs designed by Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee and scheduled by the Outdoor Adventure Manager.

We provide training in most outdoor adventure areas such as archery, canoeing, high ropes, kayaking, obstacle courses, rappelling, rock climbing, team adventure, tree climbing and more.

To apply, please submit the completed Outdoor Adventure Program Facilitator application via email or fax to Meredith Dennis. email: mdennis@gsmidtn.org fax: (615) 460-0213

Fund Development

Service Unit Volunteer
Service units are groups of troops in a given geographical area. These groups provide service support to volunteers like you and the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee council. These positions deal with overall troop management in your area and have varying level to time commitment and activity. Complete the volunteer sign up form to begin helping Girl Scout troops in your area.

Programs

Program Facilitator
For adults who may not be able to commit to a long-term project, there are opportunities to get involved with girls and troops by leading programs that match both your expertise and availability. Some of these programs involve professional and financial planning, outdoor adventure, college planning, patch and badge earning, community service and much more! Check out our Programs section to see what’s available.

Training

Girl Scout Trainer
For those that carry both the heart of a teacher and professional expertise to help leaders and other volunteers become successful adult Girl Scouts. Training is offered throughout our 39 counties, and runs year-round. Classes are offered during both day and evening hours, as well as on weekends. Complete the volunteer sign up form to begin giving adult Girl Scouts the valuable tools they need.

Troop Leaders

Troop leaders serve as key role models to girls and are at the center of the Girl Scout Movement. Time commitment can vary and the provided training gives you the necessary tools to be a successful troop leader. As a leader, you have flexibility in helping the girls take ownership in their activities as a troop. Fill out our volunteer sign up form to start shaping the lives of girls! Visit our contact page for more information.

Membership

Regional Executive - Maury County Area

Provides direct delivery of services to girls and adult volunteers through

management of the membership service area.  Administers the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee’s plan

of work for membership, growth and retention.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Membership Development

  • Ensures service area meets annual membership goals.
  • Assists VP of Membership/Programs/Training in the overall planning and administration of the geographic service area related to goals of the plan of work.
  • Prioritizes goals and ensures that service area has a written membership plan based on demographics, membership trends and other market data.
  • Coordinates and integrates with other departments’ operations to ensure successful implementation of program, events and delivery systems.
  • Responsible for development, implementation and evaluation of innovative new ways of extending membership to all communities within the service area.
  • Oversees community, volunteer and financial support and collaborations including supporting the interface and cultivation of diverse funding sources throughout the service area.

 Fund Development

Participates in solicitation calls/presentations to key donors.

  • Achieve assigned Girl Scouts Executive annual fundraising goal.
  • Create and execute a strategy for a sustainable base of individual and corporate donors.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with future and current donors.
  • Secure financial support from individuals and corporations.

Marketing

Develops and implements a plan to ensure Girl Scout visibility locally and cultivate community relationships and support.

  • Positions Girl Scouting as a key community partner and expert in addressing girls’ issues.
  • Works with the Communications team to ensure that Girl Scout activities are publicized throughout the service area.
  • Participates in targeted community networking opportunities and takes leadership roles in the community.

Additional Management Duties

  • Resolves conflicts and provides advice and guidance to volunteers.
  • Accepts additional responsibilities and performs other duties as delegated by the VP  of Membership/Programs/Training.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or experience equivalent and three to five years preferably in sales, management, marketing, education or other related fields.
  • Successful track record of managing multiple projects
  • Conflict Management
  • Ability and experience in development and administration of budgets.
  • Experience in volunteer management and an ability to work with a diverse group of staff and volunteers including donors.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:.

Possess a professional attitude and strong work ethic with exception customer service skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer.
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule including some evening and weekend work and be willing to travel within an assigned territory.
  • Strong belief in the mission of Girl Scouting and the ability to convey its importance to the public.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check including a motor vehicle report.
  • Organized, independent thinker and self-starter.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Valid Tennessee Driver’s License and state required proof of insurance.
  • Must have reliable transportation.

Physical Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may sit, stand or drive for prolonged periods of time.  The employee may lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 15 pounds

Membership Specialist

Seasonal Position available in the following areas, Montgomery, Rutherford or Williamson Counties. Responsible for assisting with recruitment of girls and adults in these areas.

Regional Executive - Rutherford County Area

Provides direct delivery of services to girls and adult volunteers through

management of the membership service area.  Administers the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee’s plan

of work for membership, growth and retention.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Membership Development

  • Ensures service area meets annual membership goals.
  • Assists VP of Membership/Programs/Training in the overall planning and administration of the geographic service area related to goals of the plan of work.
  • Prioritizes goals and ensures that service area has a written membership plan based on demographics, membership trends and other market data.
  • Coordinates and integrates with other departments’ operations to ensure successful implementation of program, events and delivery systems.
  • Responsible for development, implementation and evaluation of innovative new ways of extending membership to all communities within the service area.
  • Oversees community, volunteer and financial support and collaborations including supporting the interface and cultivation of diverse funding sources throughout the service area.

Fund Development

Participates in solicitation calls/presentations to key donors.

  • Achieve assigned Girl Scouts Executive annual fundraising goal.
  • Create and execute a strategy for a sustainable base of individual and corporate donors.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with future and current donors.
  • Secure financial support from individuals and corporations.

Marketing

Develops and implements a plan to ensure Girl Scout visibility locally and cultivate community relationships and support.

  • Positions Girl Scouting as a key community partner and expert in addressing girls’ issues.
  • Works with the Communications team to ensure that Girl Scout activities are publicized throughout the service area.
  • Participates in targeted community networking opportunities and takes leadership roles in the community.

Additional Management Duties

  • Resolves conflicts and provides advice and guidance to volunteers.
  • Accepts additional responsibilities and performs other duties as delegated by the VP  of Membership/Programs/Training.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or experience equivalent and three to five years preferably in sales, management, marketing, education or other related fields.
  • Successful track record of managing multiple projects
  • Conflict Management
  • Ability and experience in development and administration of budgets.
  • Experience in volunteer management and an ability to work with a diverse group of staff and volunteers including donors.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:.

Possess a professional attitude and strong work ethic with exception customer service skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer.
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule including some evening and weekend work and be willing to travel within an assigned territory.
  • Strong belief in the mission of Girl Scouting and the ability to convey its importance to the public.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check including a motor vehicle report.
  • Organized, independent thinker and self-starter.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Valid Tennessee Driver’s License and state required proof of insurance.
  • Must have reliable transportation.

Physical Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may sit, stand or drive for prolonged periods of time.  The employee may lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 15 pounds

 

 

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4522 Granny White Pike
Nashville, TN 37204
Fax Number: (615) 383-2288

We appreciate your interest in employment with the Girl Scouts. All applicants who have submitted resumes will be considered; however, only the best-qualified candidates will be interviewed.