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.

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, sexual orientation, 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

  • Regional Executive - Southeast Region

    Position Overview: Responsible for the Recruitment, retention and member services for girls and adults within a specific geographic area. Accountable for membership goals within the area as determined by Council Leadership and the plan of work. Advocates for Girl Scouts within the community at all times to develop and grow awareness, partnerships and fund development.

    This position serves members in Rutherford, Cannon, Warren, Coffee, Bedford, Marshall, Moore, Franklin, and Lincoln Counties

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Membership Development
    • Utilizes traditional and non-traditional methods to recruit girls in a prescribed region.
    • Contributes to the planning and execution of yearly Fall and Spring recruiting & renewal campaigns.
    • Meets or exceeds all membership goals set by Leadership and the Council Plan of Work.
    • Assists Director in the establishment of annual and long-term goals for the service area.
    • Maintains a clear and aggressive regional membership plan, including all relevant data and communications management to ensure deliverables are clear and documented.
    • Establishes and maintains functional Service Units for all areas within region.
    • Maintains effective Service Unit Management volunteers and teams through Training and support.

    Oversight & Administration
    • Ensures all membership records are properly maintained on Council software (CouncilAlignMENT)
    • Ensure Service Unit Success through regular communications, quarterly meetings with managers.
    • Aids membership specialist in the establishment of troop bank accounts and tax-exempt status.
    • Provides oversight for all troop & Service Unit bank accounts within the area. Performs quarterly audits and reviews year-end reports to ensure proper use of funds.
    • Responsible for the establishment and maintenance of the region’s annual budget.
    • Oversees the work of and provides guidance to Membership Specialists and Recruiting Assistants within the regional area.

    Customer Service
    • Provides all necessary guidance, training and support to volunteers and parents in regard to all aspects of membership and registration.
    • Provides training, support and troubleshooting for Volunteers and Parents for all aspects of membership and registration/renewal on CouncilAlignMENT.
    • Partners with other departments to ensure shared information and strong collaboration.
    • Provides Product Programs support to troop leaders during fall product and cookie program.
    • Maintains an adequate understanding of all aspects of Girl and Volunteer experiences to aid in addressing question and concerns or escalating them efficiently.

    Community Engagement & Fund Development
    • Ensures Girl Scout visibility locally through networking, community relationships and partnerships.
    • Maintains strong and positive partnerships with all public schools within the service area, works to establish relationships with Private, charter and non-traditional schools.
    • Develop and execute an annual fundraising event to meet fund development goals set by Leadership and the Council Plan of Work.
    • Develop and execute strategy to achieve regional gift to girls campaign goals.
    Education/Experience Required:
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in management, marketing, or other related fields.
    • Computer and Microsoft Office software proficiency required.
    • Excellent human relations, verbal and written communication skills, motivational and conflict resolution skills. Ability to encourage consensus and teamwork.
    • Ability to work with a diverse group of staff and volunteers.
    • Experience in volunteer management or personal volunteer experience preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
    • Possess a professional attitude and strong work ethic with exceptional customer service skills.
    • 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.
    • Current valid drivers’ license, proof of vehicle insurance, and 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.

    To apply, please submit the completed Employment Application, Resume & Cover Letter to jsearch@gsmidtn.org

  • Camp Director & Program Specialist

    Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee is looking for a new camp director for Camp Sycamore Hills! The Camp Director/Program Specialist will bring passion for summer camp, have a visionary approach to developing programs and recruiting, hiring, retaining, and training staff. This person is a team builder, a problem-solver, a planner, is organized, thoughtful, and is motivated to collaborate with others in the camp industry. This position is responsible for planning and implementing a successful summer camp season for 600-1200 girls within the Girl Scout Leadership Experience framework as well has developing and delivering year round programs and processes. Candidates must be willing to live on site for the period of April-August.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develop and manage the summer camp program at Camp Sycamore Hills to include day camp, and overnight camp programs.
    • Create year-round program activities that meet diverse girls’ needs and interests and build rapport with families considering summer camp programs.
    • Collaborate with other GSMIDTN teams to ensure a seamless summer camp and outdoor program experience to include equestrian, adventure, aquatics, and STEAM experiences.
    • Work within the Outdoor Team to build progressive programming for summer camp and year-round programming.
    • Manage seasonal and camp-related program staff processes including recruitment, hiring, ongoing performance management, development, and transition to part-time as applicable.
    • Develop a staff training program that is responsive to the emerging needs of staff and of the camping industry.
    • Promote a positive work environment with a growth mindset and high staff morale through staff communication and staff development sessions; Act as a mentor to staff and develop and follow feedback mechanisms to account for staffing needs and trends.
    • Coordinate and work with the site manager to identify and resolve property issues and needs.
    • 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.
    • Ensure that all activities are consistent with Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee’s risk and safety management protocols and comply with federal, state and local regulations and GSUSA policies related to health, safety and security.
    • Enforce safety and health standards, camp rules, and GSMIDTN policies following emergency procedures as outlined.
    • Develop yearly camp and program budgets and work within established budgets to meet the operational and staffing needs of the camp, including equipment, supplies, food, trading-post inventory, and staffing levels.
    • Actively collaborate with youth organizations, the camping industry, and other community agencies to ensure a high quality of program based on current trends.
    • Respond to family and volunteer concerns about our camp and outdoor programs.
    • 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.

    Education/Experience Required:

    • Associates degree required; Bachelors degree preferred, related work experience may be substituted for degree.
    • Minimum three years of experience as a Camp Director, preferably with overnight camping.
    • Experience managing staff

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    • Knowledge of youth programming, with an emphasis in outdoor education or the camping industry
    • 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.
    • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
    • 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 the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee.
    • 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 camp and programs.  The employee may lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

    To apply, please submit the completed Employment Application, Resume & Cover Letter to jsearch@gsmidtn.org

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    Part Time Positions

  • Diversity & Inclusion Specialist

    The Diversity and Inclusion specialist assists in ensuring all experiences and outcomes provided by Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee are equitably accessible to all girls within our jurisdiction, with a specific focus and emphasis on minorities and other historically under-represented groups. This is a strategic position that will work directly with all aspects of Mission delivery to create, implement, and refine recruitment, training, and programming strategies to ensure a more diverse, equitable and inclusive Council for girls and volunteers.

    This is a grant-supported position, currently funded through 6/30/2024

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Recruiting

    • Assists membership staff in developing and maintaining a community profile that identifies under-represented populations with appropriate demographic and geographic data
    • Identifies connection points and individuals within religious organizations, community centers and other areas to build and foster relationships
    • Works directly with Membership staff to establish relationship-based recruiting methods in under-represented area to increase access and effectivity
    • Work directly with Vice President to ensure all recruiting methods utilized by GSMIDTN are free from any biases or prejudices, and that an inherent focus on inclusivity of all girls is clear in our methodologies

    Volunteer Support

    • Assesses current leader demographics to determine representation and support levels for minority troop leaders and volunteers
    • Evaluates current volunteer training programs for effectivity towards minority leaders
    • Evaluates current levels of DEI awareness and education among leaders and determines further needs
    • Works directly with Director of Volunteer support to develop DEI-based trainings and mentorships as necessary

    Programming

    • Establishes a working knowledge of current DEI programming offerings and actively promotes their implementation and curriculum
    • Works with program specialists to evaluate current curriculums and programs, aids in developing additional resources as needed
    • Works with Director of programs on a continuing basis to ensure all girl-programs are appealing, accessible, and inclusive to all girls
    • Work with Camp, Outdoor and Equine teams to ensure that all offerings are appealing, accessible and inclusive to all girls

    Additional Duties

    • Accepts additional responsibilities and performs other duties as delegated by the Vice President

    Education/Experience Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree or experience equivalent in cultural studies, social justice, social work and/or other related fields
    • Successful track record of establishing professional relationships with religious, cultural and community centers
    • 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 exceptional customer service skills.
    • Proficient in standard office software (Microsoft office, Adobe, etc.)
    • 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.

    To apply, please submit the completed Employment Application to Lanny Brown at jsearch@gsmidtn.org

  • 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 Alice Fair at jsearch@gsmidtn.org


    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 Heather Masigat at jsearch@gsmidtn.org

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    Part Time Seasonal Positions 

  • Seasonal Camp Director

    Position Overview:            

    This position is responsible for the creation, management, and implementation of summer camp within the scope of Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee’s mission and vision. In addition, this position is responsible for providing direction and leadership for staff and volunteers in positioning Girl Scouts as the premier outdoor programming provider for girls & young women in middle Tennessee.          

    This is a mixed seasonal position – part-time January-April, full-time May-August. The individual in this position is required to live in provided on-site housing May-August.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develop and manage the summer camp program at Camp Holloway to include day camp, and overnight camp programs.
    • Create year-round program activities that meet diverse girls’ needs and interests and build rapport with families considering summer camp programs.
    • Work within the Outdoor Team to build progressive programming for summer camp
    • Manage seasonal and camp-related program staff processes including recruitment, hiring, ongoing performance management, development, and transition to part-time as applicable.
    • Develop a staff training program that is responsive to the emerging needs of staff and of the camping industry.
    • Promote a positive work environment with a growth mindset and high staff morale through staff communication and staff development sessions; Act as a mentor to staff and develop and follow feedback mechanisms to account for staffing needs and trends.
    • Coordinate and work with the site manager to identify and resolve property issues and needs.
    • 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.
    • Ensure that all activities are consistent with Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee’s risk and safety management protocols and comply with federal, state and local regulations and GSUSA policies related to health, safety and security.
    • Enforce safety and health standards, camp rules, and GSMIDTN policies following emergency procedures as outlined.
    • Respond to family and volunteer concerns about our camp and outdoor programs
    • 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.

    Education/Experience Required:

    • Associates degree required; Bachelors degree preferred, related work experience may be substituted for degree.
    • Minimum three years of experience as a Camp Director, preferably with overnight camping.
    • Experience managing staff

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    • Knowledge of youth programming, with an emphasis in outdoor education or the camping industry
    • 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.
    • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
    • 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 the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee.
    • 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 camp and programs.  The employee may lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

     

  • Membership Specialist

    Membership specialists play a key role in supporting all aspects of the recruiting and on-boarding process of girls and adult volunteers during our Fall recruitment campaign.

    We currently have positions open for the following regions:

    • Davidson County

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assists Regional Executive in providing support for girl and adult membership recruitment and retention in an assigned geographic area. Duties include, but are not limited to:
      • Cultivating membership opportunities in new areas
      • Contacting schools to schedule girl talks and family interest nights.
      • Organizing materials for recruitment and assisting in delivery to schools
      • Identifying and recruiting girl and adult members/volunteers
      • Visiting schools in geographic area to perform girl talks and family interest nights.
      • Assisting in follow-up with families who attend family interest nights.
      • Assisting in follow-up with potential volunteers to complete necessary training.

    Skills/Qualifications:

    • High school diploma
    • Belief in the purpose, values and mission of Girl Scouts of the USA and Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee
    • Girl Scout experience is highly desirable, but not required.
    • Experience with public speaking
    • Sales and marketing experience
    • Flexible team player with strong organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal skills
    • Ability to motivate and work with volunteers cooperatively and effectively.
    • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule, including some evening and weekend work.
    • Valid Tennessee driver’s license and insurance along with dependable transportation
    • 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.  The employee may lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 20 pounds.

    To apply, please submit Résumé and completed Employment Application to jsearch@gsmidtn.org

  • 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 Alice Fair at jsearch@gsmidtn.org


    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 Heather Masigat at jsearch@gsmidtn.org

  • 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 levels of 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 of their activities as a troop. Fill out our contact form to start shaping the lives of girls!

  • Trainer

    The Adult Training Program Trainer works with Volunteer Resources to deliver trainings to Girl Scout leaders and adults at various sites within our 39 county service area. This is a part-time position with a varied schedule (typically weekends). We provide trainings for leaders and adult volunteers including Camping Skills and CPR. All necessary training will be provided to you. Travel and a valid driver’s license required.

    To apply, please submit the completed Employment Application to jsearch@gsmidtn.org