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Recruiting Specialist 

Location: Arcadia

Job Summary: The Recruiting Specialist is responsible for developing and executing effective recruiting strategies to increase awareness and participation in Girl Scouting through a variety of in person meetings, presentations, and networking opportunities with community organizations, corporations, schools, educators, faith-based intuitions and other community constituents. She/he is responsible for securing adult volunteer participation through community cultivation, lead generation and follow-up in assigned geographical area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assists in achieving the council’s goals for girl and adult membership through implementing membership strategies in assigned areas.
  • Design and implement a comprehensive plan for girl and adult membership growth in targeted areas by researching market data, membership trends, and other pertinent information relevant to designated geographic areas.
  • Implements membership recruiting marketing strategies outlined in the council’s strategic plan and annual business plan including cultivating and organizing communities to result in increased girl and volunteer leads.
  • Prepare action plans and schedules to identify specific targets and to project the number of contacts to be made to result in meeting membership goal. Prepare a variety of status reports, including activity, follow-up, and adherence to goals.
  • Establish relationships with area school districts.
  • Plan and implement recruitment activities/events.
  • Seeks new opportunities and maintains relationships with community organizations, agencies and leaders, educators and faith-based institutions to increase awareness of and participation in Girl Scouting.
  • Provide and ensure professional, superior customer service is provided to all internal and external customers.
  • Represent Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles at local events, fairs and festivals.
  • Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity in a timely fashion.

Position Requirements

  • Ability to speak, read and write Chinese fluently
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) required
  • 1-3 years of direct sales experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong human relation skills; ability to motivate people in small and large group settings
  • Experience in project management
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends 
  • Volunteer experience preferred
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations
  • Must successfully complete a criminal background check
  • Valid California driver’s license, access to reliable transportation, and proof of insurance. 

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills Abilities 

  • Outstanding Interpersonal and Communication Skills. Expresses ideas and facts in a clear and understandable manner appropriate for the individual or group; listens to and comprehends what others are saying; prepares organized and structured presentations; has demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of sensitive and confidential issues and communicate effectively with a diverse group of girls, volunteers, and staff.
  • Customer Responsiveness.  Seeks and acknowledges the views and ideas from customer (internal and external); identifies, prioritizes, and balances customer issues; takes time to answer questions and explain decisions; follows through on commitments to customers in a timely manner; maintains a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Project Management. Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projects while managing conflicting priorities and deadlines, formulate short- and long-term project goals, objectives, schedules, and priorities in line with council goals; anticipate issues, obstacles, or opportunities that may impact plans or actions; establish courses of action for accomplishing goals while attending to and incorporating information obtained during day-to-day administrative tasks.
  • Excellent independent decision-making skills and strong resourcefulness. Proven record of functioning as a self-starter who can work independently with minimal oversight and take initiative; demonstrated flexibility, adaptability, self-management, and organization.

Additional Organizational Requirements

  • Subscribe to the principles of the Girl Scout Movement and become a registered member of GSUSA.
  • All employees of the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles must possess a positive attitude with strong work ethic, integrity and honesty and are expected to be flexible, adaptable and thrive in an ever changing/fast-paced environment.
  • Develop and maintain sensitivity to employee diversity in the work place. Behave in ways that demonstrate respectful treatment of other employees, volunteers and girls.  Practice pluralism and be inclusive with the services provided.
  • Incumbents will be expected to proactively contribute to the success of their work team by sharing relevant information, encouraging open dialogue, respecting other team members, supporting collaboration, encouraging ongoing self-assessment and supporting new ideas and ways for achieving the goals and objectives for realignment. 

Please send your resume and cover letter via email, with the title of Recruiting Specialist (Arcadia) in the subject line, to:skennedy@girlscoutsla.org.

Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

 

Part-Time Retail Clerk  Location: Marina del Rey, CA

Position Summary: This position works in the regional retail shop to sell Girl Scout Merchandise to our Troop Leaders and parents on behalf of our Girl Scouts.  Our Retail Clerks keep the shops looking inviting, full of product, and clean under the direction of the Retail Sales Manager.

 Responsibilities:

  • Provide courteous, consistent, professional and knowledgeable customer service.
  • Assist volunteers to complete their Girl Scout Merchandise purchases. 
  • Adhere to and support Store Policies.
  • Be knowledgeable of the merchandise as it relates to the Program levels and answer volunteer’s questions. Learn about new merchandise as it is developed and introduced.
  • Educate the volunteers on the National Girl Scout Program Portfolio and its complimentary merchandise. 
  • Learn and understand from the Retail Merchandising Manager the skills of excellent product placement techniques, and how to encourage additional sales.
  • Learn & practice strong inventory control methods. Correctly counting in merchandise shipment to packing slip. 
  • Assist in completing cycle counts year-round, and full physical count as needed.
  • Understand the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and how the Retail Shop can motivate girls and parents to expand their participation.

 Qualification Requirements: 

  • Outstanding customer service and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of Girl Scouting highly desirable.
  • Prior retail sales experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Good math skills and ability to use a cash register.
  • Dependable and self-motivated.
  • Excellent computer and data entry skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.

Education: Minimum of GED required.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email, with the title of Retail Clerk (Part-time) – Marina del Rey in the subject line, to: SSepulveda@girlscoutsla.org.

 

Seasonal Summer Camp Positions

El Ranchito Day Camp Seasonal Positions 

Activity Instructor – Ropes/Climbing Wall and Archery, El Ranchito
Reports to: Camp Director, Program Specialist
Location: El Ranchito Day Camp, Long Beach
Function: The Activity Instructor is responsible for development and implementation of high quality climbing wall and low ropes course programming that meets the goals of the camp and Council and that meets the standards and guidelines GSGLA, GSUSA, ACA, and the State of California. This person ideally will be cross trained in archery with certification as instructor.
Seasonal: June 7 to August 16     Full time - camp begins June 17
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to amarkowitz@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.
 
Before/After Care Coordinator, El Ranchito
Reports to: Day Camp Director
Location: Long Beach
Summary: Participates in implementation of Girl Scout programming, ensures safety of girls and encourages the success of every girl at camp.
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to amarkowitz@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

El Ranchito Summer Camp Director – Long Beach, CA
Reports to: Mission Delivery Specialist– Program 
Location: El Ranchito Day Camp, Long Beach
JOB SUMMARY:The Camp Director (Seasonal) directs the GSGLA day camp program at the El Ranchito site at the Long Beach Service Center and is responsible for effective overall camp program management within GSGLA guidelines and objectives. The Director will: supervise camp staff employees and/or volunteers; collaborate with Council staff members; develop innovative camp program curriculum: communicate program objectives and outcomes to girls, parents, and community partners; ensure the safety of the campers at all times. 

Read responsibilities and qualifications

To apply, e-mail resume to amarkowitz@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

El Ranchito Summer Camp Assistant Director– Long Beach, CA
Reports to: Mission Delivery Specialist – Program
Location: El Ranchito Long Beach, CA
Job Summary: The Assistant Camp Director (Seasonal) helps to direct the GSGLA day camp program at the El Ranchito site at the Long Beach Service Center and is responsible for effective overall camp program management within GSGLA guidelines and objectives. The Assistant Director will: assist in supervising camp staff employees and/or volunteers; collaborate with Council staff members; help to develop innovative camp program curriculum: communicate program objectives and outcomes to girls, parents, and community partners; ensure the safety of the campers at all times.
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to amarkowitz@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.
 
Summer Camp Program Aide Director, El Ranchito
Reports to: Mission Delivery Specialist - Program
Location: El Ranchito Day Camp, Long Beach
Job Summary: The Program Aide Director (Seasonal) helps to direct the GSGLA Program Aide Leadership Program at the El Ranchito site at the Long Beach Service Center and is responsible for effective overall Program Aide management within GSGLA guidelines and objectives. The Program Aide Director will: supervise junior counselors (PAs); collaborate with Council staff members; communicate program objectives and outcomes to girls, parents, and community partners; ensure the safety of the campers at all times.
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to amarkowitz@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

Day Camp Unit Leader, El Ranchito
Department: Mission Delivery- Program
Location: El Ranchito Day Camp, Long Beach
Reports To: Day Camp Director
Salary: Starting at $9.00 an hour
Summary: Participates in implementation of Girl Scout programming, ensures safety of girls and encourages the success of every girl at camp. 
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to amarkowitz@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.


Marine Landing Day Camp Seasonal Positions

Assistant Camp Director, Marine Landing Day Camp—Long Beach, CA
Department: Program
Reports to: Camp Director
Job Summary: The Assistant Camp Director, a seasonal position, assists in the direction of the GSGLA day camp program at Marine Landing in Long Beach. The Assistant Director is responsible for camp program management within GSGLA guidelines and objectives. The Assistant Director will: create a positive learning environment in a summer camp setting; supervise staff and scouts; collaborate with other staff members to enhance camp program; develop intentional and innovative curriculum; communicate program objectives and outcomes to girls/parents; ensure the safety of campers at all times. 
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to jchandler@girlscoutsla.orgSorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

Counselor/Lifeguard, Marine Landing Day Camp—Long Beach, CA
Department: Program
Reports to: Assistant Managers
Job Summary: The Counselor (Seasonal) participates in the implementation of the GSGLA day camp program at Marine Landing in Long Beach. The Counselor is responsible for leading the programs set forth by the Camp Director and Managers and facilitating programs within GSGLA safety guidelines. The Counselor will: create a positive learning environment in a summer camp setting; supervise and lead camper activities; ensure the safety of campers at all times. 
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to jchandler@girlscoutsla.orgSorry, no calls or walk-ins please.
 
Counselor/Lifeguard—Sailing Instructor, Marine Landing Day Camp—Long Beach, CA
Department: Program
Reports to: Assistant Managers
Job Summary: The Counselor (Seasonal) participates in the implementation of the GSGLA day camp program at Marine Landing in Long Beach. The Counselor is responsible for leading the programs set forth by the Camp Director and Managers and facilitating programs within GSGLA safety guidelines. The Counselor will: create a positive learning environment in a summer camp setting; supervise and lead camper activities; ensure the safety of campers at all times. 
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to jchandler@girlscoutsla.orgSorry, no calls or walk-ins please.
 
Program Aide Director, Marine Landing Day Camp—Long Beach, CA
Department: Program
Reports to: Camp Director
Job Summary: The Program Aide Director (“P.A. Director”), a seasonal position, assists in the direction of the GSGLA day camp program at Marine Landing in Long Beach. The P.A. Director is responsible for implementing and leading the Program Aide Leadership Experience within GSGLA guidelines and objectives. The P.A. Director will: create a positive learning environment in a summer camp setting; supervise Program Aides and staff; collaborate with other staff members to enhance program; develop intentional and innovative leadership program curriculum; communicate program objectives and outcomes to girls/parents; ensure the safety of campers at all times. 
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to jchandler@girlscoutsla.orgSorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

 

Camp Osito Rancho Seasonal Positions

Assistant Camp Director
Accountable to: Camp Director
Function: To assist the Camp Director in the overall running of summer resident camp program. To work as a team with the Camp Director and Program Director to provide a safe and fun camp environment for campers and staff. 
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to cgoss@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

Assistant Riding Director
Accountable to: Riding Director
Function: The Assistant Riding Director, under the supervision of the Riding Director, is responsible to assist in the development and implementation of a high quality of comprehensive riding program that meets the goals of the camp and the Council and that meets the standards of GSGLA, GSUSA, ACA, and the State of California.
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to cgoss@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

Bus Chaperone Counselor – Woodland Hills, Arcadia, Long Beach
Accountable to: Unit Leader/Assistant Camp Director
Function: The Unit Counselor, under the supervision of the Unit Leader and the Assistant Camp Director, is responsible for the safety and well-being of all campers while riding the bus to/from camp. The Bus chaperone counselor will be assigned to units as needed for adult/child ratios. The Bus Chaperone Counselor will share the implementation and coordination of high quality program according to the goals and objectives of the camp and Council. She is also responsible for the emotional and physical health and safety of campers under her supervision. 
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to cgoss@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.
 
Challenge Course Director
Accountable to: Program Director,
Function: The Ropes Director is responsible to the Program Director for providing leadership and direction in the development and implementation of high quality Challenge Course (High/Low & Zipline) programming that meets the goals of the camp and Council and that meets the standards and guidelines GSGLA, GSUSA, ACA, and the State of California. 
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to cgoss@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

Challenge Course Staff
Accountable to: Challenge Course Director
Function: The Challenge Course Staff is responsible to Challenge Course Director to assist in the development and implementation of high quality Challenge Course and Zip Line programming that meets the goals of the camp and Council and that meets the standards and guidelines GSGLA, GSUSA, ACA, and the State of California.
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to cgoss@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

Health Supervisor
Accountable to: Camp Director 
Function: The Camp Health Supervisor, under the supervision of the Camp Director and under the standing orders and technical direction of a licensed physician in the nearby community, is responsible for supervising and promoting the general health, safety, and sanitation of the entire camp. She/He is free to make decisions based upon established medical protocol and supervisory review. 
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to cgoss@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.
 
Program Director
Accountable to: Camp Director
Function: The Program Director, under the supervision of the Camp Director or her designee, is responsible for the development and implementation of high quality program that meets the goals and objectives of the camp and council and meets the standards and guidelines of GSGLA, GSUSA, ACA, and the State of California.
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to cgoss@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.
 
Program Specialist
Accountable to: Program Director
Function: Program Specialist (Archery, Girl Scout Journey and related badge work, Arts and Crafts, etc.), work under the supervision of the Program Director, they are responsible for the development and implementation of high quality program in her/his specialty area that meets the goals and objectives of the camp and Council and that meets the standards of guidelines of GSGLA, GSUSA, ACA, and the State of California. 
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to cgoss@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.
 
Riding Director
Accountable to: Program Director
Function: The Riding Director is responsible to the Camp Director for providing leadership and direction in the development and implementation of a high quality comprehensive riding program that meets the goals of the camp and Council and that meets the standards of GSGLA, GSUSA, ACA, and the State of California. The Riding Director works under the supervision of the Camp Director or her designee. 
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to cgoss@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.
 
Riding Staff
Accountable to: Riding Director 
Function: The Riding Staff, under the supervision of the Riding Director, is responsible to assist in the development and implementation of a high quality comprehensive riding program that meets the goals of the camp and Council and that meets the standards of GSGLA, GSUSA, ACA, and the State of California.
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to cgoss@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.
 
Unit Counselor
Accountable to: Unit Leader 
Function: The Unit Counselor, under the supervision of the Unit Leader, is responsible for sharing the implementation and coordination of high quality program according to the goals and objectives of the camp and Council. She is also responsible for the emotional and physical health and safety of campers under her supervision. 
Read responsibilities and qualifications.

To apply, e-mail resume to cgoss@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.
 
Unit Leader
Accountable to: Assistant Camp Director 
Function: The Unit Leader is responsible for the maintenance and coordination of high quality program according to the goals and objectives of the camp and Council and for the physical and emotional health and safety of the campers under her supervision. She gives direction to unit staff as assigned. The Unit Leader works under the supervision of the Administrative Staff as determined by the director. 
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to cgoss@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.
 
Waterfront Director
Accountable to: Camp Director 
Function: The Waterfront Director is responsible to the Director, Assistant Director and Program Director for organizing and administering high quality waterfront program according to the goals and objectives of the camp and Council that meet the standards and guidelines of GSGLA, GSUSA, ACA, and the State of California. She gives direction to staff as assigned. 
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to cgoss@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.
 
Waterfront Staff (Lifeguards)
Accountable to: Waterfront Director 
Function: The Waterfront Staff (Lifeguards) are under the supervision of the Waterfront Director, is responsible for assisting in the organization and administration of high quality waterfront program, according to the goals and objectives of the camp and Council, that meet the standards and guidelines of GSGLA, GSUSA, ACA, and the State of California.
Read responsibilities and qualifications.
To apply, e-mail resume to cgoss@girlscoutsla.org. Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.