Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee offers amazing careers for talented, forward-thinking individuals who share our vision of helping girls change the world for the better.
Here’s your opportunity to enhance your career while making a difference in girls’ lives and in the world. At Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee, you can build a rewarding career in everything from programming to marketing to fund development—and more.
Please email the following to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Employment Application
- Cover Letter Indicating Position
- 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 of Middle Tennessee 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, and cancer and accident insurance.
Full Time Positions
- Camp Director/Program Specialist
Camp Director/Program Specialist
Supervisor: Manager of Camp & Adventure Programs
Position Overview: Responsible for providing leadership and supervision to staff and volunteers in positioning Girl Scouts as the premier outdoor education organization for girls & young women in middle Tennessee.
Located 30 outside of Nashville, Camp Sycamore Hills has captured the hearts of campers, staff, and families throughout the Middle Tennessee area. The Director of Camp Sycamore Hills will bring a passion for summer camp, have a visionary approach to developing programs, and a commitment to serving our campers and their families in many different ways. This person is a team builder, a planner, is organized, thoughtful, and equipped to handle crises. This position is responsible for planning and implementing a successful summer camp season for 600-1200 girls within the Girl Scout Leadership Experience framework.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Be a good role model for campers and staff
- Embody the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee camp culture – kindness, service, building confidence and character, the Girl Scout Promise and the Girl Scout Law
- Promote diversity, equity, and inclusivity in all aspects of camp programming and operations
- Plan, coordinate, and run summer resident camp at Camp Sycamore Hills. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Forming cooperative relationships with the Equestrian Team and Property Manager
- Creating a supportive and nurturing environment through hiring, training and supervising staff
- Building trust with families and troops through managing communications with camper families
- Reviewing and implementing health and safety protocols including adhering to Tennessee and GSUSA guidelines.
- Planning and adapting innovative programming that meet the needs of modern Girl Scouts
- Managing kitchen operations
- Developing and working within the established budget to meet the operational and staffing needs of the camp, including equipment, supplies, food, trading-post inventory, and staffing levels.
- Create year-round program activities that build the image and story of camp in the off-season
- Apply a continuous quality improvement process in delivering program and design and implement a program evaluation system that determines the impact of programming on girls’ development and maintains communication with girls about their programming interests.
- Other tasks and duties as assigned by management.
- Associates degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred, related work experience may be substituted for degree.
- Minimum 3 years of camp experience with some administrative/management experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
- Belief in the purpose, values, and mission of Girl Scouts of the USA and the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee.
- Desire to work with a variety of people and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Connection to the camp industry and desire to further professional development as a camp professional
- Knowledge of youth development principles and desire to work as a youth development professional
- Proven ability to develop processes and plan and organize large in-person events
- Honest, strong work ethic, and solution-oriented
- Ability to work nights and weekends as required.
- Ability to pass a criminal background check.
Physical Working Conditions:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may sit or stand for prolonged periods of time, walk at a brisk pace on uneven terrain and climb stairs. The employee will work in the outdoors, which includes regular exposure to heat and humidity during resident camp. The employee may lift, carry, or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 20 pounds.
Part Time & Seasonal Positions
- Summer Camp Employees and Interns
To apply, please review the employment opportunities listed on our Summer Camp page and submit the completed application to the correct contact.
- Program Facilitators
Council Program Event Facilitator
The Council Program Event Facilitator works with the Program Managers to deliver prepared Girl Scout activities to girls K-12 at various sites within our 39 county service area. This is a part-time position with a varied schedule. Travel and a valid driver’s license is required.
Help the girls discover who they want to become, how they belong, what they believe, and how they can influence their own community. You will help facilitate activities for the girls with Girl Scout staff, ensure proper health and safety standards are followed, adapt program materials, and serve as a positive role model for the girls. Bilingual is desirable.
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 are scheduled by the Outdoor Adventure Manager.
We provide training in 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 to Lanny Brown at email@example.com.
- 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, we are hiring Girl Scout Trainers! Training is offered throughout our 39 counties and runs year-round, and classes are offered during both day and evening hours, as well as on weekends. Fill out our contact form to begin giving adult members and leaders the valuable tools they need!
Service Unit Volunteer
Service units are groups of troops in a given geographical area. These groups provide service support to volunteers and Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee Council. These positions deal with overall troop management in your area and have varying levels of time commitment and activity. Fill out our contact form to begin helping Girl Scout troops in your area!
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 of their activities as a troop. Fill out our contact form to start shaping the lives of girls!