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Development Manager

Department: Fund Development

Location: Los Angeles Headquarters Office

Reports To: Director of Development

POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Manager is responsible for developing, managing, and implementing corporate and foundation strategies to meet or exceed budget goals and expand public support of Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles. 

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Prepare operational plans and ensure steady progress of corporate and foundation giving programs
  • Develop and track revenue/expense budgets for corporate and foundation giving and provide projections
  • Move corporate and foundation donor prospects along the giving path with timely identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship through direct contact and active prospect management
  • Provide staffing support and leadership with GSGLA’s Executive Leadership Team, Fund Development coworkers, the Board of Directors and other fundraising volunteers
  • Research and pursue new funding opportunities
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date information in donor database
  • Build strong and productive relationships with other department staff, identify funding opportunities and enhance donor communications
  • Prepare compelling donor correspondence including letters of intent, proposals, sponsorship decks, reports, letters and emails
  • Acknowledge and recognize donors in a timely and appropriate way
  • Participate in Fund Development and External Relations meetings and serve on special event committees as needed
  • Support the Director of Development with special projects as needed
  • Assist with individual giving
  • Maintain courteous and professional attitude at all times
  • Evaluate and refine corporate and foundation giving strategies on a weekly basis in collaboration with Director of Development
  • Manage and attend donor events, meeting event goals and deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of three years of foundation and corporate relations experience
  • Experience making cold-calls with resilience and tenacity
  • Experience working with fundraising volunteers
  • Highly motivated self starter and team player
  • Ability to be an effective spokesperson for the GSGLA cause
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience managing budgets and creating and presenting detailed, timely, and accurate reports
  • Ability to multi-task to meet competing deadlines
  • Experience in managing events
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Raisers Edge donor database
  • Experience as a Girl Scout desirable

EDUCATIONBachelor's degree required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF THE POSITION

Must drive and have access to car and auto insurance. Able to lift and carry 20lbs. Able to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend events.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email, with the title of Development Manager in the subject line, to: careers@ragerresources.com

Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

 

 

Individual Giving Manager

Department: Fund Development

Location: Los Angeles Headquarters Office

Reports To: Director of Development

POSITION SUMMARYReporting to the Director of Development, the Individual Giving Manager is responsible for developing, managing, and implementing individual giving strategies to meet or exceed budget goals and expand public support of Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles. 

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Prepare operational plans and ensure steady progress of individual giving programs
  • Develop and track revenue/expense budgets for individual giving and provide projections
  • Move individual donor prospects along the giving path with timely identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship through direct contact and active prospect management
  • Provide staffing support and leadership with GSGLA’s Executive Leadership Team, Fund Development coworkers, the Board of Directors and other fundraising volunteers
  • Oversee a variety of individual giving strategies targeted to different donor groups
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date information in donor database
  • Prepare compelling donor correspondence such as letters, proposals and emails
  • Acknowledge and recognize donors in a timely and appropriate way
  • Participate in Fund Development and External Relations meetings and serve on special event committees as needed
  • Support the Director of Development with special projects as needed
  • Assist with corporate and foundation giving and special event sponsorships
  • Maintain courteous and professional attitude at all times
  • Evaluate and refine individual giving strategies on a weekly basis in collaboration with Director of Development
  • Manage planned giving program
  • Arrange and attend donor events, meeting event goals and deadlines
  • Build strong and productive relationships with other department staff, identify funding opportunities and enhance donor communications
  • Other duties as assigned

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of three years of annual and major giving experience
  • Experience making cold-calls with resilience and tenacity
  • Familiarity and experience of planned giving desirable
  • Experience working with fundraising volunteers
  • Highly motivated self starter and team player
  • Ability to be an effective spokesperson for the GSGLA cause
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience managing budgets and creating and presenting detailed, timely, and accurate reports
  • Ability to multi-task to meet competing deadlines
  • Experience in managing events
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Raisers Edge donor database
  • Experience as a Girl Scout desirable

EDUCATIONBachelor's degree required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF THE POSITION

Must drive and have access to car and auto insurance. Able to lift and carry 20lbs.

Able to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend events.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email, with the title of Individual Giving Manager in the subject line, to: careers@ragerresources.com

Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.


Mission Delivery Program Specialist-Temporary

Department: Mission Delivery, Program 

Location: Woodland Hills

Reports to: Mission Delivery Manager, Programs

Supervision: Mission Delivery Program Specialists, Camp Staff & Volunteers

POSITION SUMMARY

The Mission Delivery Program Specialist designs, coordinates, implements and evaluates various program activities for meeting council goals in Mission Delivery. Mission Delivery Program Specialists support and promote the overall Mission Delivery vision to council staff, volunteers and key stakeholders: “To grow and sustain membership through volunteer delivery of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience by using the National Program Portfolio”.

The Mission Delivery Program Specialist (MDPS) provides direct and immediate support to the GSGLA membership (both girls and adults) and direct supervision of Mission Delivery staff through program events and camp throughout the year. The MDPS offers assistance and guides leaders, other volunteers, families and girls through the required processes to become active and engaged members of the Council. The MDPS answers questions, acts as a council liaison, and directs all members to the resources they need to achieve our mission: building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES – Mission Delivery

  • Provide courteous, consistent, professional and knowledgeable customer service.
  • Understand the major accountabilities by functional area within Mission Delivery and work collaboratively with the MDM Team to support enhance and promote Mission Delivery objectives and initiatives.
  • Be prepared to provide critical information on all pathways, program focus areas and vital aspects of GSGLA’s mission delivery approach to Girl Scouting for girls and adults.
  • Knowledgeable of GSGLA annual goals, priorities and Mission Delivery strategic priorities.
  • Consistently demonstrates through job performance, team work and communications the Girl Scout Promise and Law.
  • Understand and support GSGLA Employee, Member Services, Registration and Program policies and offerings, as well as GSUSA policies and standards.
  • Interact positively, professionally and proactively with staff, girls and volunteers. 
  • Demonstrate commitment to the GSGLA organizational values of Integrity, Commitment to Excellence and Shared Accountability and guide staff to do same. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

 FUNCTIONAL ACCOUNTABILITIES – Programs 

  1. The Program Specialist is responsible for the design, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of program activities, Series, events and camps to meet the needs of girls ages 5 to 18 from diverse communities and backgrounds.
  2. Build awareness around the Girl Scout mission and expand membership.
  3. Provide courteous, consistent, professional and knowledgeable customer service.
  1. Provide timely and effective communication with Program Manager to ensure that program goals are met in alignment with the organizational strategic plan.
  2. Supervise program staff when leading an event and directly supervise seasonal camp staff and volunteers throughout the year.
  3. Contribute to the planning and implementation of large scale program events, as well as other mission delivery events.
  4. Create and maintain community partnerships that will generate exceptional program opportunities for girls.
  5. Involvement in the planning and implementation of Council Events.
  6. Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in youth programs with diverse populations preferred.
  • Strong experience in facilitating and conducting presentations.
  • Demonstrated success in working with volunteers.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize deadlines, work independently, take initiative, and maintain confidentiality in a fast paced and challenging work environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to achieve results in partnership with others.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly. English/Spanish fluency a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, databases, e-mail, Internet applications, and research essential.
  • Valid California drivers license, vehicle in working condition, proof of insurance, or the ability to fulfill timely and extensive travel requirements across widespread regional geography.
  • Able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Effective communicator with the capacity to collaborate with others and be a team player.
  • Possess effective meeting and project management skills.
  • Experience in the development and administration of work plans, budgets, and program evaluation.
  • Ability to work varied hours, including nights and weekends as necessary.

EDUCATIONBachelor degree required. Significant equivalent career experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION

  • Able to lift and carry 25 lbs.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email, with the title of Mission Delivery Program Specialist-Temporary in the subject line, to Anne Marie Hand: ahand@girlscoutsla.org

Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

 

eLearning Developer 

Location: Montclair, CA

JOB SUMMARY: As an eLearning Developer with the Girl Scouts, you will design, develop and implement engaging, interactive eLearning experiences for volunteers including web-based and blended learning. The role enables you to stretch and grow your eLearning Development skills learning and leveraging the most current Adobe software, while contributing to the success of a thriving, mission-driven organization. 

The position reports to the Director, Volunteer Resources, eLearning Team Lead and is funded by a two-year grant intended for the development of high-quality online course content and e-learning assets for web-based curriculum modules. This role is ideal for a tech-savvy, learning-oriented individual seeking to increase their current expertise in eLearning development. The position will be out of the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles’ Montclair office.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  •  Designs, develops, and implements engaging, interactive eLearning experiences in partnership with the eLearning Team.
  • Leverages experience with Adobe software to complete eLearning modules efficiently and effectively to specification.
  • Apply an eagerness to learn to all aspects of position, with a particular emphasis on becoming an Adobe and Captivate subject matter expert. Captivate training is available.
  • Recommends and implements new eLearning development approaches to the eLearning Team.
  • Writes effective copy for both curriculum and marketing purposes.
  • Manages multiple program development projects simultaneously by prioritizing project deadlines, ensures that any problems are addressed, escalated when needed, and resolved quickly. 
  • Ensures that training and course materials are current, relevant to training needs, and align with GSUSA program requirements and overall council strategies.
  • Works collaboratively across functional areas to identify training needs, then provide technical, design, and layout support ensuring high-quality and professional trainings as needed.
  • Manages and conducts quality assurance reviews of all online training by gathering feedback through online survey tools and using survey outcomes to evaluate and measure the effectiveness of course content.
  • Ensures consistency and comparability of curriculum between the in-person, blended, and online delivery methods.
  • Monitors and supports online learning assets, and supports volunteers by troubleshooting their technical issues.
  • Designs and delivers programs to meet the needs of girls from diverse populations. Promote diversity in every aspect of Girl Scouting.
  • Ensures that Volunteer Resources personnel (employees and volunteers) comply with and support the council and GSUSA’s philosophy, policies, procedures, standards and business practices.
  • Ensures that all eLearning, related resources, and publications reflect and are sensitive to the ethnic, religious, social and economic diversity of the council jurisdiction.
  • Assume other related duties and responsibilities and provide backup support to other units/functions as assigned

 ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite, including Flash and Photoshop.
  • Proven ability in designing learning courses in a variety of delivery approaches, including instructor-led, web-based, and blended learning methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to write effective and engaging copy for curriculum and marketing purposes.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of layout and design principles to create graphics that convey messaging in congruence with GSNorCal and GSUSA communication strategy.
  • Ability to plan, organize, delegate and implement a multi-faceted workload with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated competencies in:
    • Training design and delivery
    • Oral and written communication
    • Project planning
    • Proven experience working collaboratively with individuals or teams and with cross-functional task groups.
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships, including working electronically with others based remotely.
    • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and multi-tasking skills required.
    • Strong analytical, problem solving, writing, and verbal communications skills required.
    • Creativity and ability to develop and implement new ideas and processes.
    • Strong proof-reading skills to produce error-free documents.
    • Ability to communicate through verbal and written means with individuals, small groups and in front of large audiences at all levels of the organization.
    • Ability to collect, analyze and interpret data, and compile information for planning and reports.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong experience using Captivate
  • Exposure to instructional theories and principles applicable to both online and instructor led learning programs.
  • Volunteer experience or experience with mission-driven organizations
  • Fluent in Spanish, knowledgeable of other cultures 
  • GSUSA Certified Trainer or comparable certification 
  • Knowledge of Girl Scout philosophy, standards, program and systems 
  • Advanced studies in education, adult education or management

To apply, please click on this LINK.

Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.


Payroll/GL Accountant

Location: Los Angeles, Headquarters Office, Finance Department

Reports To: Accounting Manager

POSITION SUMMARYManage all payroll related functions for GSGLA.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Administer and manage all aspects of biweekly payroll including:
    • Timesheet collection, review, data entry and submission of payroll
    • Coordinate implementation and reconciliation of payroll deductions
    • 403(b) & Pension plan payments
    • 403(b) loan payments
    • Creating payroll general ledger entries
    • Vacation accrual
    • Monthly payroll accrual
  • Reconciliation of all payroll-related Balance Sheet accounts
  • Preparation of all reports pertaining to payroll (eg. Government censuses, etc.)
  • Manage all payroll related audit tasks for the annual 403b and Worker’s Compensation audits
  • Health insurance allocations
  • Reconciliation of payroll portion of 403b plan
  • Other duties as assigned

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Detail oriented with high level of accuracy.
  • Proficient at Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Abila MIP experience preferred.
  • Payroll experience for 150+ employees (Paycom Payroll Service preferred).

EDUCATION OR EXPERIENCEEquivalent 7 years payroll and general ledger experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIESData entry and frequent sitting. 

Please send your resume and cover letter via email, with the title of Payroll Accountant in the subject line, to: pogata@girlscoutsla.org

Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.

 

Maintenance Technician

Location: Montclair/Arcadia, Properties Department

Reports To: Director of Properties

POSITION SUMMARY: Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of work in the general maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, and equipment.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • To provide courteous, consistent, professional and knowledgeable customer service.
  • General Maintenance and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, Equipment, and Grounds. Performs a variety of work in the maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds at various facilities/sites including:
    • carpentry, electrical, plumbing, glazier, masonry, and painting tasks;
    • repairs and treats structures such as floors, showers, sinks, walls, roofs, and carpets;
    • performs minor troubleshooting, repairs, and adjustments of locks on doors, cabinets, desks, closets; repairs door hinges;
    • cleans plugged key slots;
    • changes filters on heating, ventilating and air conditioning units;
    • services appliances, kitchen, and emergency equipment;
    • hooks up appliances;
    • reports mechanical malfunctions to appropriate party for action;
    • moves and assists in moving furniture and equipment at various facilities/sites;
    • sets up and breaks down cubicle partitions;
    • exercises discretion in identifying projects requiring the services of a higher skilled crafts person;
    • assists in obtaining quotes and arranging for services of outside vendors as needed;
    • activates and deactivates building alarms
    • maintains clean, safe, and orderly work sites.
  • Carpentry: Performs basic rough and finished carpentry work in construction and repair of structures such as partitions, walls, doors, fences, window frames, office furniture, roofs, and shelves.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email, with the title of Maintenance Technician in the subject line, to: gcastro@girlscoutsla.org

Sorry, no calls or walk-ins please.