Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, Inc. is a non-profit organization serving girls across 35 counties in North Florida. We are looking to fill several part-time positions in Gainesville, Duval (Beaches & Southside), St. Augustine, Putnam County, and Northside of Jax. The hours are Monday – Friday, 3:00pm – 6:30pm (based on site afterschool programs). The purpose of this role is to develop and facilitate our Girl programs within these communities.
**This position requires a Department of Children and Families Level 2 fingerprint background screening and drug screen (paid for by Girl Scouts).
Essential duties and responsibilities
• Prepare and conduct weekly, bi-weekly or monthly program sessions for girl participants based on the program curriculum. • Encourage program attendance through consistent encouragement and support to girl participants. • Prepare reports and evaluations as required; maintain accurate records of participation and individual activities. • Foster and preserve positive relationships with girls, school administrators, parents or custodial adults of the girls, mentors and other partner organizations. • Attend training, events and meetings as necessary for successful program leadership.
• Understands and internalizes the Girl Scout Mission and Values. • Is a registered member of Girl Scouts of the USA. • Ensures adherence to council and GS USA policies, standards and procedures. • Actively supports and promotes the council’s and GS USA’s affirmative action plans and their commitment to diversity, inclusion and pluralism. • Performs the essential duties and responsibilities of her/his staff position at a consistently high level. • Understands and complies with mandatory reporting requirements /statutes relating to child abuse. • Consistently seeks to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of council operations by demonstrating positive and creative approaches to assigned work. • Provides consistent and exemplary customer service to both internal and external customers. • Actively supports and promotes all efforts to increase cooperation, pro-active communication and collaboration between and among staff members, volunteers and girls. • Demonstrates and promotes a climate of courtesy and professionalism at all times. • Understands and internalizes the importance of seeking resolution to problems and concerns by bringing them to the direct attention of her/his supervisor in a timely manner. • Supports and assists in achieving membership goals and girl leadership/program standards. • Supports council strategies to generate public financial support and participates in the staff annual giving campaign. • Maintains strict confidentiality when handling sensitive information. • Demonstrates sound time management skills by effectively and efficiently organizing, prioritizing and completing multiple assignments in a timely manner.
Education and Experience
• High school diploma or equivalent. • Excellent time management skills. • Strong commitment to helping teens grow and learn • Flexibility to devote the necessary time to the job. • Ability to get along with people from all backgrounds. • Enthusiastic, positive and out-going. • Organized and able to effectively manage the necessary record-keeping responsibilities. • Ability to relate well to teen girls and adult mentors • Ability to assume responsibility and take initiative. • Effective positive role model for girls and adults. • This job may require weekday, weekend and/or evening involvement. Local travel is required. • Valid Florida driver’s license, valid auto insurance and insurable by the Council’s auto policy insurance carrier and reliable transportation. • Frequently lifts, carries, or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 20 pounds.