Community Outreach Program Facilitators
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 New London County 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.
- 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 in community settings such as schools and community centers. Occasional work in an office environment.