To Apply

Please email the following to jsearch@gsmidtn.org.

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

  • Program Manager Camp Support

    Position Overview:

    Responsible for organizing and delivering council programs that meet the needs and interests of girls throughout our 39 county service area. Support summer camp in the areas of staff hiring and marketing to ensure the highest quality of camping programming. Develop program and training for a year round aquatics program including training and supporting summer camp. 

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Program Specialist

    • Organize and deliver programming that meets the needs and interests of our girl membership.
    • Ensure our ability to meet girl recruitment and retention goals as outlined in our plan of work through delivery of high quality council events, programs, opportunities and materials.
    • Plan, implement and evaluate innovative new ways to increase program activities to our diverse population of girls.
    • Work with the Program Team to ensure programs include the focus areas of the council and direct and manage these program experiences.
    • 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 programs, including equipment, supplies, food, and staffing levels.
    • Ensure that all 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.
    • Respond to family and volunteer concerns about our program(s).
    • Guide and manage facilitators to deliver high quality programming to include training, feedback, and correction.
    • Develop, market, train, and implement a year round aquatics program for Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee.

    Summer Camp Support

    • Serve in the role of Program Director for summer camp.
    • Give guidance to the seasonal program managers as they support summer camp.
    • Provide leadership in the aquatic area at both camps. Providing training, oversight and program development to ensure a well rounded program.
    • Develop and expand a well rounded aquatics program to include swim lessons, small craft, canoeing, tubing, kayaking, and Corcls.
    • Uphold all safety, risk management concerns for the aquatics areas.
    • Assist in the management and record keeping of camper and staff information.
    • Assist camp director in the collecting and filing of human resource forms from camp staff.
    • Record, file, summarize, and prepare reports related to camper registrations and staff hiring.
    • Assist Camp Director with the supervision and training of staff.
    • Enforce all camp rules and policies, including personnel policies.
    • Work within the established budget to meet the operational needs of the camp, including equipment, supplies, trading-post inventory, and staffing levels.

    Education/Experience Required:

    • Experience in camp administration, preferably a resident camp, and experience supervising staff.
    • Experience in program delivery and/or development.
    • Experience in lifeguarding, swim lessons, and boating.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

    • Possess a professional attitude and strong work ethic with exceptional customer service skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, 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 Driver’s License and state required proof of insurance.
    • Must have reliable transportation.
    • Knowledge of youth programming, with an emphasis in outdoor education/nature studies.
    • Proven ability to plan and organize.
    • Ability to relate well to girl and adult audiences.
    • Honest, strong work ethic, solution oriented and possess a positive attitude.
    • Ability to work with a variety of people and sensitivity to pluralism issues.

    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.

  • Adventure Specialist/Program Support

    Position Overview:

    Responsible for organizing and delivering council adventure programs that meet the needs and interests of girls throughout our 39 county service area and supporting council programs. Additionally, this position supports and advises the Adventure activities portion of summer camp programming and develops/implements non-adventure programming on a seasonal basis.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Outdoor Adventure & Camptivities Management

    • Independently manage all council outdoor adventure and camptivity offerings available to troops and service units within the council.
    • Recruit, develop and manage a group of facilitators consisting of part-time employees and volunteers that act as a resource for programs and activities and aid in delivery and development.
    • Coordinate staff, training and schedules for all adventure and camptivities.
    • Communicate with staff, facilitators and volunteers ensuring confirmation packets, billing statements, schedules and other paperwork (health forms, risk waivers, permission slips) are completed.
    • Reconcile schedules, payroll, attendance and payments weekly.
    • Maintain accurate files on supplies, inventory, staff verification, new-hire paper work, evaluations, etc.
    • Manage, maintain and replace all equipment as needed (ropes, challenge course hardware, archery supplies, signage, etc.).
    • Complete skills verifications annually on staff.
    • Conduct current and ongoing training for adventure facilitators and adult volunteers.
    • Ensure that all activities and facilities 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.
    • Build and promote Adventure programs through establishing and maintaining partnerships with Membership, Communications, and outside partners.

    Camp Support

    • Arrange and manage adventure training for summer camp staff.
    • Participate in opening and closing of summer camp (ensuring that each program area has appropriate equipment in good repair and is clean and organized).
    • Serve as adventure support during summer camp; provide training, assistance and staffing as needed.
    • Evaluate camp adventure programs and staff, implement efficiencies and improvements.

    Program Support

    • Develop, organize and deliver programming within the focus areas of our Council that meets the needs and interests of our girl membership
    • Work within the established budget to meet the operational and staffing needs of the programs, including equipment, supplies, food, and staffing levels
    • Respond to family and volunteer concerns about council program(s) in a timely, professional and empathetic manner

    General

    • Enforce a high level of safety and health standards, following emergency procedures as outlined.
    • Help position Girl Scouts as a key community partner and expert in addressing girls’ issues.
    • Enforce all property and staff rules and policies, including personnel policies.
    • Other tasks and duties as assigned by management.

    Education/Experience Required:

    • Associates degree required; Bachelors degree preferred, related work experience may be substituted for degree.
    • Experience in program delivery and/or development with emphasis in outdoor education.
    • Experience in Outdoor recreation including High Challenge, Rappelling, and Paddle Sports.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

    • Knowledge of youth programming, with an emphasis in outdoor education and/or recreation.
    • Proven ability to plan and organize.
    • Ability to relate well to girl and adult audiences.
    • Honest, strong work ethic, solution-oriented with a positive attitude.
    • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Technologically literate with the ability to learn, adapt to and utilize new platforms and programs effectively.
    • Ability to work with a variety of people and sensitivity to pluralism issues.
    • Belief in the purpose, values, and mission of Girl Scouts of the USA and Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee.

    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.

  • Donor Engagement Manager

    Position Overview:

    The Donor Engagement Manager will play an integral role in fundraising for GSMIDTN. This individual will oversee the management of the donor database (Raiser’s Edge), support all current fundraising and donor communication initiatives, as well as lead new initiatives to expand the fundraising efforts of the council throughout the 39-county service area.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Manage and oversee all data activities inside Raiser’s Edge. Generate requested data, mailing lists, reports and analyses in suitable formats that may require use of complex queries and/or data export and manipulation.
    • Handle all functions of gift entry including batch processing, donor acknowledgements, digital record keeping, etc.
    • Establish an annual appeal plan and work collaboratively with communications to execute each portion of the plan.
    • Create and execute innovative giving opportunities in a variety of media and formats.
    • Develop, initiate and lead an alumni engagement strategy to reengage former Girl Scouts as donors, volunteers and advocates for GSMIDTN.
    • Serves as Fund Development representative in monitoring outlying county giving and potential for increased donations and engagement.
    • Work collaboratively with all departments to maintain substantial knowledge of current Girl Scout impact and be able to translate that knowledge into meaningful donor messaging.
    • Play an active role in the development and execution of an annual development plan to successfully meet budgeted fundraising goals.
    • Work with Communications Department to ensure donors receive proper recognition for gifts and sponsorships.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:.

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of three to five years experience in nonprofit fundraising.
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of and experience with Raiser’s Edge.
    • Strong written and oral communications skills and exceptional attention to detail. Ability to craft compelling communication pieces that accurately portray the mission of Girl Scouting.
    • Knowledge of and belief in Girl Scout mission. Familiarity with the Girl Scout program model and local opportunities highly desirable.
    • Organized, independent thinker and self-starter. Ability to problem solve independently to achieve desired outcomes.

    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.

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.

    To apply, please submit the completed Employment Application to Sam Keeney at skeeney@gsmidtn.org or (615) 460-0227.


    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 Jessica Burgett at jburgett@gsmidtn.org or (615) 460-0213. The application can also be filled out online through this link.


    Girl Innovator Facilitators

    Girl Innovator Facilitators deliver quality programs like Squishy Circuits, Lego Robotics, Mission EGGpossible, and more! Designed by Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee, these sessions are scheduled by the Senior Program Manager 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.

    We’re looking for those with experience, comfort with public speaking, enthusiasm for science and technology,  and interest in presenting science programs to Girl Scout troops. Applicants must be able to work with diverse audiences. Bilingual is desirable.

    To apply, please submit the completed Employment Application to Sam Keeney at skeeney@gsmidtn.org or (615) 460-0227.

  • 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. 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!

  • Volunteer
    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 level to time commitment and activity. Fill out our contact 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 contact form to start shaping the lives of girls!