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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.

For Full-time positions, Girl Scouts offers employer paid time off (PTO), paid life insurance, and long-term disability. 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

2016 Summer Camp Staff
We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for our 2016 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

Adminstration

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.

Membership

Membership Specialist

The Girl Scouts of Middle TN is looking for a Part Time Membership Specialist who will assist with developing, retaining, and increasing girl and adult membership in assigned geographic areas. Job assignment will be 6 months in duration, 25 hours per week. Must have reliable transportation, be able to work flexible hours and pass a background check. Applicants should email your resume to jsearch@gsmidtn.org

Positions are open in the following areas:

Williamson

Volunteer Positions:

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.

Troop Leader

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.

Fund Development

Job Title: Grants Administrator

Department: Fund Development

Classification: Non-Exempt

Supervisor: Development Manager

Position Overview: Reporting to the Development Manager, the Grants Administrator will focus on overseeing the grant application and management process including growing the current portfolio of grant awards through new funding sources. The Grants Administrator must be able to persuasively communicate Girl Scout’s mission and programs to potential funders as well as conduct research and maintain detailed records for outcome reporting. Additionally, the Grant Administrator will be an active participant in all fund development activities including special events, direct mail campaigns, sponsorship solicitation, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop and write persuasive grant proposals to grant-making organizations that adequately communicate the organization’s mission and programs
  • Research granting sources and continuously seek new grant opportunities. Ability to increase and diversify grand funding will be crucial to the success of this role.
  • Maintain grant calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines and reports; Follow-through, dependability and accuracy are required.
  • Continuously collaborate with various departments to better understand program needs and identify funding opportunities
  • Provide and maintain a current grant schedule for GSMIDTN and CEO with current grant details.
  • Maintain appropriate grant records, both hard copy and electronic files including adding necessary details to donor database
  • Provide oversight that grant requirements are being met.
  • Maintain database of grant/foundation/corporate funding opportunities.
  • Strong skills in prioritizing work plans and working independently to meet deadlines.
  • Maintain an awareness of GSMIDTN programs and funded initiatives.
    • Be familiar with United Way OBI and other information tracking requirements.
  • Coordinate and integrate with other staff departments, especially membership, programs and finance, to ensure successful coordination and implementation of grant proposals.
  • Actively participate in all of fund development initiatives to ensure the success of the department. This includes, but is not limited to, special events, direct mail campaigns, donor newsletters, annual report, etc.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate innovative ways to diversify funding resources.
  • Maintain and improve relationships with current and past donors through email blasts, letters, annual report and other means.
  • Assist in expanding participation in the major giving society.

 

Education/Experience Required:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree and experience equivalent of three to five years in fund raising. Proven success in grant writing required.
  • Prior demonstrated experience successfully managing grant portfolio.
  • Knowledge and experience of fund raising campaigns and special event execution
  • Experience in volunteer management and an ability to work with a diverse group of staff and donors.
  • Strong skills in prioritizing work plans and working independently to meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity of Girl Scout programs and a passion for the mission of the organization highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to craft clear and persuasive written communication
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of Middle Tennessee’s business influencers and civic networks.
  • Organized, independent thinker and self-starter.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule, including some evening and weekend work.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge database preferred.

Physical Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may sit or stand 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.