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Council Staff

 

We’re looking for the best and the brightest for these full-time, salaried positions with benefits.  These positions require some night and weekend availability, necessitating travel and non-traditional work hours at times.  Additionally, these positions will have individual and team-based pieces to their job responsibilities. To apply, please send your resume to jobs@girlscoutshs.org with the name of the position that you are applying for in the subject line.

Part-Time Membership Development Specialist - Jackson, TN area

Under guidance of the VP Membership Development, the Specialist is a seasonal part-time position responsible for executing effective membership recruiting strategies via in-person and virtual presentations, and phone calls to increase girl and adult lead generation in assigned, established geographic areas. This may include implementing social media programs, recruiting girls to participate in the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, recruiting adult volunteers to deliver and support programming, scheduling date and times for school presentations (virtually or in person), and assisting with administrative office work. Hours are event based and can change based on number of events (virtually or in-person) in a certain week.

The role will also include building new Service Units (SU) of existing volunteers, to lead in each one of our West Tennessee (WTN) communities. You will offer and provide resources, support, and direction to troop leaders to become service team members. This position is responsible for understanding Volunteer Toolkit functionalities and its impact on customers. In order to gain and sustain Service Units, this job also entails building partnerships with current adult volunteers as well as recruiting new adult volunteers who have influence in their respective communities.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• High School Diploma/GED equivalent.

• At least 18 years of age.

• Related recruitment or direct sales experience preferred.

• Valid Driver’s License with personal transportation.

• Must complete paid training provided by GSHS.

• Knowledge of Girl Scout Leadership Experience, program components and outcomes (or ability to learn quickly upon job entry).  Strong organizational skills.

• Strong oganizational skills.

• Strong customer service skills.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to role model GSHS culture and represent Girl Scouting in a professional manner.

• Ability to embrace change, adapt, show initiative, and strive for continual professional development.

• Ability to be trustworthy with cash and credit card information.

• Ability to demonstrate leadership and mutual accountability.

• Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines successfully.

• Ability to speak in public with confidence and professionalism.

• Ability to interact professionally with a wide variety of people.

• Ability to use Microsoft Office (including Excel) and customer relationship management (CRM) software effectively.

• Ability to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends as necessary to support recruitment events.

• Ability to travel within GSHS service area and work in a mobile environment daily. This may include traveling outside of one’s assigned territory but does not include overnight travel.

• Other demands, as determined by GSHS.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Registers girl members and adult volunteers as new Girl Scouts, including assisting members through registration process on-site and processing memberships.

• Rebuild WTN Service Units by providing ongoing volunteer engagement, direction, mentoring and support in key service delivery areas that Service Units must maintain.

• Presents the benefits of Girl Scouting to potential girl members and adult volunteers at schools, places of faith, community centers, afterschool programs, etc. by using established scripts as base presentation.

• Assists with membership pipeline (from initial member interest to registration to troop placement) via phone, in-person, or online.

• Ensures Girl Scouting is available to a diverse population of girls and adults by delivering a message of pluralism and diversity during presentations.

• Clearly understands, communicates, and emphasizes Girl Scout product features and benefits to potential members through primarily in-person communications.

• Understands and communicates the impact of Girl Scouts and its relevance to girls, adults, and local and national communities.

• Works a variable schedule 

• Follows established procedures pertaining to Customer Engagement Initiative that support both team and cross functional goals.

• Provides an exceptional customer service experience to both internal and external customers through timely communication, follow-up and problem-solving.

• Other duties as assigned.

Interested applicants should respond by Wednesday, September 30.  Salary requirements, official job descriptions and other pertinent information will be discussed and provided throughout the interview process.  

Part-Time Recruitment Specialists - Council-wide

Under guidance of the VP Leadership and Engagement, the Recruiter is a seasonal part-time position responsible for executing effective membership recruiting strategies via in-person presentations and phone calls to increase girl and adult lead generation in assigned, established geographic areas. This may include recruiting girls to participate in the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, recruiting adult volunteers to deliver and support programming, scheduling date and times for school presentations, and assisting with administrative office work. Hours vary by location and can be very flexible with options for each employee.  Hours are scheduled on a weekly basis and can vary based on recruitment schedules.  The job will run seasonally with required training before staff begin employment.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• High School Diploma/GED equivalent.

• At least 18 years of age.

• Related recruitment or direct sales experience preferred.

• Valid Driver’s License with personal transportation.

• Must complete paid training provided by GSHS.

• Knowledge of Girl Scout Leadership Experience, program components and outcomes (or ability to learn quickly upon job entry).  Strong organizational skills.

• Strong customer service skills.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to role model GSHS culture and represent Girl Scouting in a professional manner.

• Ability to embrace change, adapt, show initiative, and strive for continual professional development.

• Ability to be trustworthy with cash and credit card information.

• Ability to demonstrate leadership and mutual accountability.

• Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines successfully.

• Ability to speak in public with confidence and professionalism.

• Ability to interact professionally with a wide variety of people.

• Ability to use Microsoft Office (including Excel) and customer relationship management (CRM) software effectively.

• Ability to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends as necessary to support recruitment events.

• Ability to travel within GSHS service area and work in a mobile environment daily. This may include traveling outside of one’s assigned territory but does not include overnight travel.

• Other demands, as determined by GSHS.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Registers girl members and adult volunteers as new Girl Scouts, including assisting members through registration process on-site and processing memberships.

• Presents the benefits of Girl Scouting to potential girl members and adult volunteers at schools, places of faith, community centers, afterschool programs, etc. by using established scripts as base presentation.

• Assists with membership pipeline (from initial member interest to registration to troop placement) via phone, in-person, or online.

• Ensures Girl Scouting is available to a diverse population of girls and adults by delivering a message of pluralism and diversity during presentations.

• Clearly understands, communicates, and emphasizes Girl Scout product features and benefits to potential members through primarily in-person communications.

• Understands and communicates the impact of Girl Scouts and its relevance to girls, adults, and local and national communities.

• Works a variable schedule that may include weekdays 8-11 am, 1-5 pm, and/or 4-8 pm.

• Follows established procedures pertaining to Customer Engagement Initiative that support both team and cross functional goals.

• Provides an exceptional customer service experience to both internal and external customers through timely communication, follow-up and problem-solving.

• Other duties as assigned.

Interested applicants should respond by Wednesday, September 30.  Salary requirements, official job descriptions and other pertinent information will be discussed and provided throughout the interview process.  


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Summer Camp Staff

Want an unbelievable summer in 2021?! 
Apply to be a summer camp counselor and find out what you're really capable of.  You might just surprise yourself and you'll definitely have more fun than you ever imagined!  Check back here in spring 2021 for opportunities and application information.

Summer Camp Jobs

Imagine camping, hiking, and boating all summer while making a difference!

We'll be looking for passionate individuals to work with girls and young women next summer. Everything we do is focused on helping girls grow strong, building a safe community, and having fun!

Girl Scouts Heart of the South Summer Camps are offered on two diverse properties which provide unique outdoor opportunities for girls.

Professional Development Opportunities
Summer starts with 10-14 days of intensive training that cover a wide variety of topics applicable throughout your career.

Topics include:

    Risk Management
    Emergency Procedures
    Age-group Characteristics
    Behavior Management
    Conflict Resolution
    Bullying Prevention
    Team Building
    Dealing with Homesickness
    Girl Scout Leadership Experience
    So much more!

Salary and Benefits
We value our staff and offer all our positions:
    Competitive Salaries
    Room and Board
    Training and Certifications

Who:         Female role models, ages 18 years and older

When:    Training: TBA
                Camp:  TBA

Where:     Kamp Kiwani, Middleton, TN
                Camp Tik-A-Witha, Van Vleet, MS

We typically have openings for the following positions:

Counselor:

  • Fun loving, enjoys being around kids ages 5-17
  • Innovative with new ideas and ways to have a good summer
  • Positive relationship with parents, kids, and staff throughout the summer.
  • Completion of High School or the equivalent.
  • Ability to be supervised by your peers.
  • Willingness and ability to live near or with campers.
  • Ability to guide campers and help them learn.
  • Willingness to develop skills in a variety of program areas. 

Assistant Cook

Assist in managing food service operations and meal preparation. Take primary responsibility for special diets, vegetarian meals and pack-outs. Knowledge and experience in quantity cooking preferred.

Food Service Supervisor

Must be 21 years or older and have an up to date Serv Safe certification

Plan menus that are well balanced.  Train and supervise kitchen staff and coordinate their schedules.  Assign duties to kitchen staff.  Prepare and place food orders within the designated budget.  Receive orders and prepare purchase order forms.  Maintain inventory of kitchen supplies and food.  Supervise the production of all camp meals.  Oversee the preparation of pack outs.  Prior to the first day of staff training, prepare the kitchen for operation.

Wrangler In Training Director

Must be 21 years or older with a Valid Driver’s License

Know each girl in her unit and help her get the most out of her time at camp.  Develop and carry out a program to meet the needs of the C.I.T.S and W.I.T.S and help build their self-esteem.  Coordinate programs within the unit and the All Camp programs.  Establish and supervise a democratic form of government in the unit.  Create and maintain a friendly atmosphere and wholesome relationships among the C.I.T.’s./W.I.T.  Monitor and manage the behavior of the C.I.T.’s./W.I.T.S. throughout the sessions they teach and the events they do.  Ensure a safe and healthy environment in the unit.  Plan and conduct workshops and training sessions that meet the requirements of the C.I.T./W.I.T. program which we will provide.  Document the performance of each C.I.T./W.I.T. and make recommendations to the Camp Director as to who is ready for a staff position.  Supervise C.I.T.’s/ W.I.T.’s performance when working with camper groups.

High Adventure Counselor

Minimum age 18. Manage safety hazards at the climbing wall and teach basic technique. Must be comfortable leading girls and comfortable with enforcing rules. Experience climbing or belaying is preferred. Training is provided.

Lifeguards

Ensure a safe environment for swimming and boating. Must be a strong swimmer in cold water. Training provided for qualified candidates.


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Internships

Girl Scouts Heart of the South is a wonderful place to explore your future career interests. Are you interested in non-profit, communications, community engagement and networking? We have a place for you.

We offer a variety of internships to meet your interests throughout our 59-county jurisdiction. 

Ready to apply? Send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you want to intern with the council to internships@girlscoutshs.org.