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Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada (GSSN) is a strong organization that believes in building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts began over 100 years ago and has stayed strong because 2.5 million girls and adults believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader).

If you’re looking for a meaningful employment experience, one that meets your career goals and your desire to make a difference, come join our organization on the journey to building courageous and confident girls!

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to employees based on eligibility, such as:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Savings
  • Generous vacation, sick and personal leave
  • Paid Holidays

Our organization follows COVID precautionary measures such as face coverings and social distancing. Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Background Checks are required as conditions of employment. 

To Apply:

Please send your resume to careers@gssn.org . If you are applying for a specific position, be sure to include the position title in the email subject line.

Available Positions

Volunteer Support Specialist-Cookie Program

TITLE: Volunteer Support Specialist-Cookie Program Classification/FLSA Status: Full-Time Exempt

Salary: $37,000/year

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Volunteer Support Specialist is responsible for duties relating to the development and retention of volunteers and girl members. She/he provides leadership and support to train and recognize volunteers and girl members. She/he helps guide the direction of service units, and other volunteer committees. She/he will be responsible for volunteer and council support to the cookie program.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

· Provide council-wide support for programs.

· Develop, cultivate, and support relationships with community program partners that expands Girl Scout programming.

· Keep current on organizational knowledge and best practices by participating in GSUSA webinars, participating in Chatter groups, and utilizing gsConnect.

· Serve as a resource for current volunteers regarding council and GSUSA policies, procedures, safety, and paperwork questions.

· Active participation in the development of environments that foster diversity, equity, inclusion, and access through words, actions, and attitude.

· Performs other duties as necessary or assigned.

Education and Experience:

· Associate’s or higher, or 2 years of related experience

· Experience using customer management systems, Salesforce experience desired.

Our organization follows COVID precautionary measures such as face coverings and social distancing. Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Background Checks are required as conditions of employment.

Community Engagement Specialist

Community Engagement Specialist

Classification/FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt

Salary: $40,000/year

POSITION SUMMARY: The Community Engagement Specialist is responsible for implementing and assessing comprehensive year-round recruitment and membership strategies that increase girl and volunteer membership and enhance retention. Develop and foster community partnerships and volunteer involvement while providing a consistent image of the Council’s commitment to Girl Scouts and the community at large. Responsible for volunteer and girl recruitment, member identification, growth, and maintenance.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1. Through analysis of community needs, demographic data, and membership statistics, develop, design and conduct recruitment and retention plan for girl and volunteer membership growth in designated geographic areas.

2. Establishes the appropriate volunteer support team to accomplish key priorities by selecting, appointing, and coaching volunteers in assigned geographic areas.

3. Cultivates relationships with appropriate community leaders, organizations, and businesses to increase visibility of Girl Scouts in the community.

4. Provides high quality customer service by optimizing the use of technology, clarifying desired information, researching, locating, and delivering findings.

5. Provides ongoing support, and direction to volunteers in assigned geographic areas by interpreting Girl Scouts of the USA and council policies, standards, and procedures and by directing volunteers to additional support services.

6. Identifies the need for and provides timely problem solving and conflict resolution support/intervention when appropriate.

7. Serves as the main point of contact for geographic area volunteers relaying pertinent information to council staff and to guide volunteers to additional support services and resources.

8. Ensure that diversity and pluralism is embraced and incorporated into the daily work of the position.

9. Active participation in the development of environments that foster diversity, equity, inclusion, and access through words, actions, and attitude.

10. Performs other duties as necessary or assigned.

Education and Experience:

1. Bachelor’s or higher or equivalent experience with four years of directly related work experience, and at least two years of managerial experience.

2. Experience in membership development, recruitment and/or retention

3. Experienced in data management using sales/customer management software (Salesforce) preferred

4. Excellent written and oral communication skills

5. Excellent interpersonal skills

Community Engagement Specialist-Truckee/Tahoe

Community Engagement Specialist-Truckee/Tahoe

Classification/FLSA Status: Part-Time, Hourly

Salary: $18.00/hr

Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada is looking for a Part-Time, remote Community Engagement Specialist living in the Truckee/Tahoe area.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Community Engagement Specialist is responsible for implementing and assessing comprehensive year-round recruitment and membership strategies that increase girl and volunteer membership and enhance retention. Develop and foster community partnerships and volunteer involvement while providing a consistent image of the Council’s commitment to Girl Scouts and the community at large. Responsible for volunteer and girl recruitment, member identification, growth, and maintenance.

This position requires the ability to travel to our eastern territories at least 2 times a year to Bishop and Mammoth, and weekly to Truckee, Tahoe, and surrounding areas such as Susanville and Portola.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

· Through analysis of community needs, demographic data, and membership statistics, develop, design and conduct recruitment and retention plan for girl and volunteer membership growth in designated geographic areas.

· Establishes the appropriate volunteer support team to accomplish key priorities by selecting, appointing, and coaching volunteers in assigned geographic areas.

· Cultivates relationships with appropriate community leaders, organizations, and businesses to increase visibility of Girl Scouts in the community.

· Provides high quality customer service by optimizing the use of technology, clarifying desired information, researching, locating, and delivering findings.

· Provides ongoing support, and direction to volunteers in assigned geographic areas by interpreting Girl Scouts of the USA and council policies, standards, and procedures and by directing volunteers to additional support services.

· Identifies the need for and provides timely problem solving and conflict resolution support/intervention when appropriate.

· Serves as the main point of contact for geographic area volunteers relaying pertinent information to council staff and to guide volunteers to additional support services and resources.

· Ensure that diversity and pluralism is embraced and incorporated into the daily work of the position.

· Active participation in the development of environments that foster diversity, equity, inclusion, and access through words, actions, and attitude.

· Performs other duties as necessary or assigned.

Education and Experience:

· Bachelor’s or higher or equivalent experiencewith four years of directly related work experience, and at least two years of managerial experience.

· Experience in membership development, recruitment and/or retention

· Experienced in data management using sales/customer management software (Salesforce) preferred

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Excellent interpersonal skills

Our organization follows COVID precautionary measures such as face coverings and social distancing. Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Background Checks are required as conditions of employment.

Community Engagement Specialist-Fernley/Fallon

Community Engagement Specialist-Fernley/Fallon

Classification/FLSA Status: Part-Time, Hourly

Salary: $18.00/hr

Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada is looking for a Part-Time, remote Community Engagement Specialist living in the Fernley/Fallon area.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Community Engagement Specialist is responsible for implementing and assessing comprehensive year-round recruitment and membership strategies that increase girl and volunteer membership and enhance retention. Develop and foster community partnerships and volunteer involvement while providing a consistent image of the Council’s commitment to Girl Scouts and the community at large. Responsible for volunteer and girl recruitment, member identification, growth, and maintenance.

This position requires the ability to travel to our eastern territories at least 2 times a year to Elko, Battle Mountain, and weekly to Fernley, Silver Springs, Fallon, Lovelock and surrounding areas.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

· Through analysis of community needs, demographic data, and membership statistics, develop, design and conduct recruitment and retention plan for girl and volunteer membership growth in designated geographic areas.

· Establishes the appropriate volunteer support team to accomplish key priorities by selecting, appointing, and coaching volunteers in assigned geographic areas.

· Cultivates relationships with appropriate community leaders, organizations, and businesses to increase visibility of Girl Scouts in the community.

· Provides high quality customer service by optimizing the use of technology, clarifying desired information, researching, locating, and delivering findings.

· Provides ongoing support, and direction to volunteers in assigned geographic areas by interpreting Girl Scouts of the USA and council policies, standards, and procedures and by directing volunteers to additional support services.

· Identifies the need for and provides timely problem solving and conflict resolution support/intervention when appropriate.

· Serves as the main point of contact for geographic area volunteers relaying pertinent information to council staff and to guide volunteers to additional support services and resources.

· Ensure that diversity and pluralism is embraced and incorporated into the daily work of the position.

· Active participation in the development of environments that foster diversity, equity, inclusion, and access through words, actions, and attitude.

· Performs other duties as necessary or assigned.

Education and Experience:

· Bachelor’s or higher or equivalent experiencewith four years of directly related work experience, and at least two years of managerial experience.

· Experience in membership development, recruitment and/or retention

· Experienced in data management using sales/customer management software (Salesforce) preferred

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Excellent interpersonal skills

Our organization follows COVID precautionary measures such as face coverings and social distancing. Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Background Checks are required as conditions of employment.

DEI-RJ Program Leader

DEI-RJ Program Leader

FLSA Status: Part-Time, Hourly

Salary: $15.00/hr

Do you have the desire to teach young girls? If so, then consider becoming a DEI-RJ Program Leader and join our team! We are hiring Program Leaders and Latinx Program Leaders.

Latinx Program Leaders and Program Leaders within the DEI-RJ Program provide quality programing to girls in underserved communities by fostering inclusivity, understanding and respect. The DEI-RJ Program curriculum focuses on a variety of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), Outdoor Education, Environmental Leadership and Responsibility, Financial Literacy, and Community Service programs.

Organize fun, interactive, girl-led activities that address current issues involving girls’ interests and needs. Serve as an example for girls by modeling reliability, respect for others, inclusiveness, and a positive attitude. Provide direct service to girls, helping them to develop their leadership skills on an individual or group basis.

The DEI-RJ Program delivers Girl Scout programming to girls in underrepresented areas of our community. Responsibilities include planning, coordinating, and implementing Girl Scout activities to youth in the area and the Latinx community.

The Latinx Program Leader is a part-time position, with approximately 10-15 hours per week. The hourly pay is $15.00. Being bilingual is a highly preferred skill for the position, but not required.

The Program Leader is a part-time position, with approximately 10-15 hours per week. The hourly pay is $15.00.

Our organization follows COVID precautionary measures such as face coverings and social distancing. Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Background Checks are required as conditions of employment.

QUALIFICATIONS

· 1-3 years of relevant work and/or volunteer experience in youth program delivery

· Bilingual English/Spanish desired

· Demonstrates ability to maintain confidentiality with work related information

· Ability to work cooperatively as a team member

· Very responsible, punctual, and dependable

· Ability to manage a multi-project workload, exercise initiative, and meet deadlines

· Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

· Strong organizational skills

· Flexible availability up to 15 hour per week; will primarily work afternoons and evenings with occasional weekends

· Must have a valid driver license, reliable transportation, and proof of insurance

· First Aid/CPR Certification preferred

· Behavior consistent with the mission: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place

Council-Led Troop Leader

Council-Led Troop Leader

FLSA Status: Part-Time, Hourly

Salary: $15.00/hr

Do you have the desire to teach young girls? If so, then consider becoming a Council-Led Troop Leader and join our team!

Council-Led Troop Leaders provide quality programing to girls in communities by fostering inclusivity, understanding and respect. The Council-Led Troop Program curriculum focuses on a variety of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), Outdoor Education, Environmental Leadership and Responsibility, Financial Literacy, and Community Service programs.

Organize fun, interactive, girl-led activities that address current issues involving girls’ interests and needs. Serve as an example for girls by modeling reliability, respect for others, inclusiveness, and a positive attitude. Provide direct service to girls, helping them to develop their leadership skills on an individual or group basis.

The Council-Led Troop Program delivers Girl Scout programming to girls in underrepresented areas of our community. Responsibilities include planning, coordinating, and implementing Girl Scout activities to youth in the area and the Latinx community.

The Council-Led Troop Leader is a part-time position, with a flexible schedule up to 20 hours per week. The hourly pay is $15.00.

Our organization follows COVID precautionary measures such as face coverings and social distancing. Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Background Checks are required as conditions of employment.

QUALIFICATIONS

· 1-3 years of relevant work and/or volunteer experience in youth program delivery

· Bilingual English/Spanish desired

· Demonstrates ability to maintain confidentiality with work related information

· Ability to work cooperatively as a team member

· Very responsible, punctual, and dependable

· Ability to manage a multi-project workload, exercise initiative, and meet deadlines

· Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

· Strong organizational skills

· Flexible availability up to 20 hour per week; will primarily work afternoons and evenings with occasional weekends

· Must have a valid driver license, reliable transportation, and proof of insurance

· First Aid/CPR Certification preferred

· Behavior consistent with the mission: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place

Customer Care Specialist

Customer Care Specialist

FLSA Status: Part-Time, Hourly

Salary: $15.00/hr

Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada is looking for a customer service professional to serve as the first point of contact for the Reno Girl Scout Shop. This position will handle all aspects of inventory, ordering and merchandising as well as providing great customer service to our Girl Scout members.

The Customer Care Specialist greets and assists all visitors to the Reno/Sparks council offices. The position will provide high quality customer service to all customers including girl members, community partners, volunteers, and staff. Responsibilities include cash handling, selling merchandise, monitoring inventory, and placing orders.

This position is part-time, typically scheduled for 20-25 hours per week. The days and hours are weekdays 1:00-6:00pm and some Saturday’s 9:00am-2:00pm. Starting pay is $15.00 per hour.

Our organization follows COVID precautionary measures such as face coverings and social distancing. Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Background Checks are required as conditions of employment.

Responsibilities Answers incoming calls/requests; manages and responds appropriately to all inquiries including but not limited to email, phone and walk-in customers; takes time to answer questions. Maintain sales floor and storeroom in a neat and organized manner to easily access merchandise. Develops sufficient understanding of the Girl Scout program, curriculum, uniform components, and other products to help customers find and understand what they need.

QUALIFICATIONS

· High School Diploma or GED

· At least 1 year of customer service and cash handling experience

· Strong customer service skills

· Experience with Salesforce or other Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software preferred

· Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

· Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred

· Must be resourceful, self-motivated, creative, and flexible

· Must work independently with little supervision

· Knowledge of basic accounting and inventory principles helpful

· Knowledge of Point-of-Sale computer software helpful

· Individual should also have knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, and Excel

· Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings and/or weekends

· Must successfully complete a criminal and cred

ior consistent with the mission: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place

Product & Retail Sales Manager

Product & Retail Sales Manager

FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Salary: $42,000-$50,000

We’re seeking a data-savvy, detail-oriented, go-getter with excellent interpersonal skills to join our team as the Product & Retail Sales Manager!

The Product & Retail Sales Manager is a key sales support position for the council product sale program and retail shop. He/She is responsible for the full product sales knowledge which includes logistical support, the coordination of all phases of product sales, engaging volunteers, and maintaining materials and inventory. The Product & Retail Sales Manager also oversees the management of the retail store, trading post at Camp Wasiu II and any traveling shop opportunities.

Here at GSSN, our number one goal is to ensure our Girl Scout members feel welcome and supported to serve girl leaders in our community.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Product Sales/Sales Promotion

· Assists in the planning and development of product sales specifications and resources (e.g. time tables, training materials and forms, marketing flyers, etc.)

· Ensures the accuracy of all product sales transactions.

· Ensures that all delinquent accounts owed to GSSN are settled in a timely manner.

· Manages council-wide inventory and logistics of product sales distribution and collections.

· Collaborates with volunteers to ensure that the product sales experience for girls incorporates effective goal setting, is innovative, includes participation from all pathways and provides experiential learning and ties to the leadership outcomes.

· Supports volunteers by providing product sales training.

· Provides supervision and support for product sales volunteers.

· Ensures outstanding customer service at all levels.

Retail Store

· Oversees the management of the retail store and trading post at Camp Wasiu II.

· Manage council-wide inventory and logistics of Girl Scout merchandise.

· Coordinate with vendors to customize the order system for merchandise.

· Manages monthly financials and initiates corrective action if needed to meet monthly sales goals.

· Work closely with vendors to ensure the most effective shop promotions are carried out.

Marketing

· In partnership with the Marketing and Communications department, design and implement a comprehensive marketing plan for the annual product sales campaign and retail operations.

· Work closely with the Marketing and Communications department to disseminate information to the community about the Girl Scout Leadership experience and product sales program activities.

· Create and implement safety and risk management plans to support crisis management related to product and retail sales.

Management

· Develop and administer an annual operating budget for product sales and retail department, including income and expense projections.

· Collaborate with the finance department the collection of all product sales funds and ensure that all delinquent accounts are settled.

· Compile and report to GSUSA quarterly and annually the results of product sales and retail operations.

QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor’s degree preferred plus 2-3 years of equivalent professional experience or 5-7 years of equivalent professional experience

· Supervisory experience preferred

· Business technology expertise- strong user computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite products (Word, Excel, and Outlook) applications such as Personify, CRM experience (Salesforce). Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies with ability to understand the basic data quality principles and practice.

· Knowledge of accounting and inventory principles

· Proven experience with product ordering, distribution, inventory and shipping

· Excellent organizational skills

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred

· Ability to analyze and assist in solving problems

· Excellent data entry and math skills; accurate and detail oriented

· Ability to anticipate and meet deadlines

· Valid CA or NV driver’s license and proof of insurance

· Must successfully complete a criminal and credit background check