Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Inc. seeks a new team member to serve Highlands and Hardee counties. The Mission Specialist is responsible for managing the development, delivery and extension of Girl Scout leadership program and membership in assigned geographical areas with a focus through series, event, and troop pathways. She/he represents and extends Girl Scouting in the community through presentations, collaborative efforts, and networking, and ensures Girl Scout program is accessible throughout assigned jurisdiction. She/he assembles and works with advisory teams and volunteers to plan and implement opportunities, events, and activities, establishes collaborative working relationships with internal colleagues and external constituencies, and creates short- and long-term opportunities for volunteer involvement, ensuring flexible deployment of volunteers in support of pathway needs.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate competencies in leadership, curriculum development, community organization, volunteer management, customer service, collaborative project management, program and event planning, and interpersonal skills. The qualified candidate will possess outstanding written/oral communication and customer service skills; have the ability to solve problems and successfully resolve conflict, work with persons of all racial, ethnic, social and economic backgrounds; be proficient in computer and technology use; and will be highly organized, self-directed, and a team player that will contribute to a positive organizational leadership culture. A minimum 2 years of directly relevant experience, with Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent relevant experience required. Ideal candidate is bilingual in Spanish and experience will demonstrate knowledge of multi-cultural community development; must have daily access to transportation, along with documentation of required automobile insurance, and ability to transport supplies. Position requires ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
For consideration, please submit by email a cover letter including salary requirements and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE/Drug Free Workplace. position is open – June 24, 2014.
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