Imagine joining a group of individuals—each with their own unique skills and passions, but united by a common purpose.
Imagine yourself at Girl Scouts!
Founded in 1922 and located in Houston, TX, the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council, a United Way agency is a community-based organization dedicated to building girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. We have more than 65,000 girl members and 17,000 adult members serving 26 counties in Southeast Texas.
We are seeking career professionals committed to making a difference. Working with the Girl Scouts—an organization with a solid history and a growing future—means working to your full potential in a dynamic and diverse environment.
The Girl Scout Experience Manager is responsible for volunteer implementation of programs which incorporate the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) and National Program Portfolio with focus on assigned geographic area. Responsible for promotion and education of Girl Scouts and Girl Scout opportunities and programs, and connecting and collaborating with community partners and organizations in assigned area.
Girl Scout Experience Manager
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following and other duties as assigned.
- Support implementation of Girl Scout program opportunities that are volunteer led, age specific and content appropriate to meet the needs of current and prospective girl members.
- Collaborate with key volunteers, community partners and topic experts to offer unique state of the art regional and community opportunities that utilize the National Program Portfolio, incorporate the GSLE, respond to the needs and interests of girls, and support the membership growth plan.
- Identify best practices in program delivery from Communities and Regions and develop programmatic templates as appropriate for volunteer implementation that align to the GSLE outcomes.
- Give special attention to supporting girls and volunteers for all Take Action projects; linking with community experts; and promoting the Bronze, Silver and Gold awards.
- Formulate program calendars and schedules in conjunction with school and community calendars that support utilization of Council properties, and are based on knowledge of identified needs in assigned areas.
- Promote Girl Scouting in the community to enhance the understanding and appreciation of Girl Scout program, and increases the visibility of Girl Scout opportunities/programs for girls using non-traditional methods.
- Support the development and implementation of council plans to evaluate Leadership Outcomes and customer satisfaction and use the findings for continuous improvement in volunteer delivery of the GSLE.
- Strengthen volunteer delivery of program opportunities at the community, region and Council-wide levels through ensuring integration of the National Program Portfolio, the three keys and three processes.
- May include partnering with volunteers supporting council-wide program offerings as special assignments in areas such as archery, riflery, conservation, environmental, STEM, visual and performing arts, dance, choir, robotics etc. to meet the emerging needs of girl members.
- Ensure that all areas of the girl experience — including progressive outdoor adventures, product-sales program, travel, opportunities to earn the highest awards — are available to a growing number and diversity of Girl Scouts, utilize the National Program Portfolio, and produce the Leadership Outcomes promised to girls.
- Work with the Development Department team to identify Girl Scouts' best partners to leverage the National Program Portfolio and exceptional regional opportunities for girls with the goals of achieving leadership outcomes.
- Partner with staff, volunteers and girls across the council to find, leverage, and share stories about how Girl Scouting changes girls' lives — and how girls change the world.
- Assist with the development of budgets and monitoring of cost centers as needed.
- Recruit, place, orient, train and supervise part-time/seasonal staff as assigned.
- Support the cross-functional goals of the assigned mission delivery team.
- Develop and execute a written plan for assigned areas for achieving Council goals and objectives related to program participation and girl retention. Monitor low participation and identify trends that may impact future programs.
- Analyze membership trends and other available information to in order to plan, develop, promote and implement a comprehensive strategy to develop and retain girl members.
- Assist in the development of strategies and provide leadership, direction and support to special assignments in order to reach Council goals and objectives. Perform all duties and requirements for the success of the assigned project.
- Demonstrate proficiency in using Council resources and technologies.
- Support assigned geographic areas and special assignment teams by ensuring high quality marketing and communication of activities and programs through Council resources such as the Golden Link, C1N, e-biz, newsletters, resources site, etc. and external community resources as appropriate.
- Develop and support specific leadership opportunities for girls within the Council.
- Engage girls from all backgrounds, in grades K-12 by supporting the development and growth of locally implemented pathways with specific emphasis on troop, series, and event pathways and portions of the camp pathway.
- Bachelor’s Degree; or one to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office.
- Able to write speeches and articles for publication in the prescribed style and format
- Able to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
- Valid Texas Driver’s license and Proof of Insurance.