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Current Opportunities -
Does making a difference in the lives of girls interest you? If so, then come be a part of an organization that has a solid history and a growing future – work for Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC). We are seeking a part-time Youth Program Specialist to promote and deliver the fun and exciting Girl Scout Leadership Experience through a variety of programs and events.
Use your creativity to give girls a strong future – apply now!
As a Youth Program Specialist you will be responsible for delivering and adapting existing series and programs to be delivered to a wide variety of girls, and sustained by staff and volunteers, resulting in membership growth.
Specialist responsibilities include:
• Identifying key community partnerships that offer unique opportunities that respond to the needs and interests of girls
• Partner with other staff to ensure that all areas of the girl experience are available to a growing number and diversity of Girl Scouts, and produce the leadership outcomes promised.
• Support the development and implementation of council plans to evaluate girl outcomes and use the findings for continuous improvement in delivery of programs.
• Partner with staff, volunteers and girls across the council to find, leverage and share stories about how Girl Scouting changes girls’ lives-- and how girls change the world!
Our Youth Program Specialist will need to have the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals, adapt well to change, and manage multiple projects successfully. You will also need to have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as excellent presentation skills with experience in public speaking and group facilitation.
• Flexibility in work schedule, weekend and evening work required.
• Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs., walk moderate distances and /or stand for varying periods of time
• Valid driver’s license and access to a car in order to travel to off-site locations as necessary
• Willingness to purchase, maintain and wear components of the adult Girl Scout uniform as appropriate
• Computer literacy, especially MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and familiarity with current social media tools (e.g. Facebook and Twitter)
• Strong interpersonal skills, with some background in conflict resolution.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent credentials in education, social work or a closely related field. Recent research and/or work experience with girls is a plus.
• Knowledge and understanding of Girl Scouting, a plus
Explore your potential – come work for Girl Scouts today!
About Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC)
Girl Scouts of Nassau County provides a great work environment! We invite you to view our Core Values.
In 2010 GSNC was named one of the 50 best non-profits to work for in the United States, by the Non-Profit Times, the national publication of the non-profit industry. Of the thousands of applicant organizations considered of medium size, Girl Scouts of Nassau County was ranked 15th! GSNC’s core values and competitive benefits, staff empowerment and open-book management, all contribute to the atmosphere of respect, teamwork, and a work culture that attracts and retains the best employees.
GSNC is honored to be named by AARP as one of 50 companies nationwide as a 'Best Employer for Workers Over 50' for 2007. According to AARP, this award is given to "employers that take a world class approach in their policies toward 50 and over workers, and understand that the result is more productive employees." Because GSNC understands the importance of balancing the work/family needs of its employees, its benefits and work environment make it a great place to work for people of all ages.
In late 2007, Girl Scouts of Nassau County was honored to receive the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility. We were one of only three companies on Long Island (along with CMP and KPMG) to be chosen for this award from the Families and Work Institute in partnership with The Center for Workforce Preparation (an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce), and the Twiga Foundation.