Girl Scout Experience Coordinator
Girl Scout Experience Coordinator is responsible for implementing the tactical plans of council programming with a focus on the Take Action Process found In Journeys and the Highest Awards. They will design and implement a clear leadership pathway encouraging retention. The Girl Scout Experience Coordinator will plan and implement program opportunities across the council, create resources, and promote and oversee the Highest Awards including the Gold Award Committee, Girl Scout service awards, and national service awards such as the Presidential Service Award. As a member of the Girl Scout Experience team, they will support the work of other staff to provide a full Girl Scout Experience through all four program pillars (STEM, Outdoors, Life Skills, and Entrepreneur Skills). At all times they will portray a positive image that is representative of policies, procedures, and promotes customer service to internal/external stakeholders.
- Recruits, provides guidance to and recognizes support volunteers, with a focus on the Gold Award Committee and Mentors enabling them to best serve Girl Scouts in their Gold Award Journey.
- Provide training for the Highest Awards, interpreting GSUSA standards and using council specific resources, such as: Gold/Silver/Bronze Award webinars, award rubrics, and other materials intended for volunteer and girl members use.
- Based on the Plan of Achievement and needs of our members, plans and implements council sponsored events with a focus on Take Action, the Highest Awards, and support to the GSOFCT Gold Award Celebration.
- Promotes Girl Scout progression from service pins and bars (LIA, VIT, Torch, Community Service, Service to Girl Scouts) to Take Action in Highest Awards and Journeys.
- Related to events and resources, assists in the development and implementation of the annual operating budget and Plan of Achievement objectives.
- Maintains records related to job function; including Gold Award online portal, SalesForce and Rallyhood and contributes to reports.
- Keeps abreast of trends and issues affecting girls as well as keeps current with GSUSA initiatives.
- Supports and promotes all aspects of Girl Scouting by serving as a spokesperson for the Movement.
- Embrace and enhance a culture that values diversity and ensures that staff, girl and volunteer efforts reflect the council’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Carry out other duties as assigned.
- Collaboration: Works with Marketing & Communication, Member Experience serving as the Girl Experience contact for questions, production of materials for the Highest Awards and the Gold Award Celebration.
- Ability to work with a diverse group of staff, volunteers and girls.
- Computer proficiency in Microsoft Suite and other GSOFCT platform digital tools.
- Project management skills.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
.EDUCATION and/or WORK EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Youth leadership, or equivalent work experience.
- Experience working with volunteers and girls.
- Ability to work well with internal/external customers.
- Strong customer service skills.
- Ability to maintain accurate and timely records.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Ability to create and implement program budget.
ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS and PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
- Become a registered member and maintain membership in GSUSA.
- Ability to maintain flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and occasional overnight settings.
- Physical ability to lift, carry, push, pull or move objects 20 lbs.
- Sit or stand for long periods of time.
- Ability to maneuver in an event setting including setup, facilitation and cleanup.
- Active participation in Product Sales initiatives.
- Represent GSOFCT in professional Girl Scout attire as required during programs/events
- Statewide travel required.
- Must have valid Connecticut driver’s license.
- Must carry and show proof of liability coverage of personal vehicle.