Community Outreach Program Facilitators

New Haven, CT

POSITION SUMMARY

The Program Facilitator is a temporary part time position that is accountable for implementing community based programming to girls in grades K – 12 through virtual, hybrid and/or in-person formats.  She/he will deliver community based programming as needed in Waterbury, New Haven, and/or Bridgeport as requested to ensure that Girl Scout program opportunities are provided to underserved communities. S/he is responsible for providing quality Girl Scout program experiences according to established guidelines.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Completes GS101 Training modules online and clearly understands the Girl Scouts Leadership Experience
  • Completes virtual training module to understand requirements pertaining to GSOFCT’s safety measures as implemented due to COVID-19
  • Delivers community based program to girls in underserved communities to meet the council’s Plan of Achievement goals, objectives and initiatives, including membership goals.
  • Utilizes computer skills to deliver virtual and/or hybrid programs via Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and/or Google Classrooms.
  • Helps maintain new and established collaborative relationships with community organizations, schools, agencies and businesses in order to support and enhance community based program opportunities.
  • Works cooperatively with program partners, volunteers, and council staff.
  • Maintains accurate records pertaining to attendance, incidents, surveys, and other data as required.
  • Promotes additional council Girl Scout opportunities beyond community based program.
  • Assists with the implementation of product sales program in community based programming.
  • As necessary, assists Community Based Program Specialists in preparing and packaging program materials to deliver community based program curriculum
  • Embraces and enhances a culture that values diversity and reflects the council’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Supports and promotes all aspects of Girl Scouting, by serving as a spokesperson for the movement and a voice on girl issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Bilingual preferred (English plus one other; Spanish a plus)
  • Basic computer skills with basic/intermediate experience in Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Classrooms.
  • Experience working with youth.
  • Ability to work independently and in a group setting as needed.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of staff, volunteers, and girls.
  • Ability to work well with internal and external customers.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn, current girl issues and GSUSA programming.

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Become a registered member and maintain membership in GSUSA.
  • Represent GSOFCT in professional Girl Scout attire.
  • Regional travel required from assigned service center to program sites.
  • Valid Connecticut driver’s license.
  • Reliable transportation with proof of liability coverage of personal vehicle.
  • Physical ability to lift, carry, push, pull or move objects up to 25 lbs.
  • Sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to maneuver around an event setting, including set up, facilitation and cleanup.
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work in community settings such as schools and community centers. Occasional work in an office environment.