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At Girl Scouts of Nassau County we offer great employment opportunities. We are always looking for talented, dynamic and creative individuals who embrace the mission and values of Girl Scouts.

If you don't see an employment opportunity listed in your field, please check back again or send your cover letter and resume to humanresources@gsnc.org. In your cover letter please include why you want to work for the Girl Scouts of Nassau County, the type of position you are looking for and any other relevant information. We will get back to you if we have a potential match.

Girl Scouts of Nassau County is committed to diversity. EOE. 

Current Opportunities - click on the opportunity for more information.

Business Support Assistant - Full Time

Administrative Assistant - Full Time

Resident Camp Director, Camp Blue Bay

MVP Specialist, Volunteerism – Part-time

MVP Specialist, Program – Part-time

 

Business Support Assistant - FT

The business support assistant is part of a team responsible for providing diversified clerical and data entry services, and general business support throughout the Service Center in order to maintain proper, effective managing of information.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Qualifications:
• Some college preferred and/or 2-5 years proven experience in an office environment.
• Computer literacy, especially MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and familiarity with current social media tools (e.g. Facebook and Twitter), 50 wpm minimum
• Knowledge of duplicating equipment; willingness to learn and use mailroom/duplicating/folding equipment
• Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs
• Good phone manner and good customer service skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Knowledge and understanding of Girl Scouting a plus
• Ability to successfully manage multiple assignments simultaneously and meet assigned/required deadlines
• Willingness to wear components of the adult Girl Scout uniform as appropriate
• Evening work required, occasional weekend work possible

Girl Scouts of Nassau County is committed to diversity. EOE.

To apply, send resume with cover letter, including salary history to: humanresources@gsnc.org

 

Administrative Assistant - FT

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing high-level administrative support for the MVP function of the Council.

Accountabilities:

• Serve as primary provider of Council services and communication to the Chairs of Association Volunteers for all 36 Associations.
• Provide administrative support to the MVP function of the council.
• Maintain and update information on the current GSNC communication system, OLC
• Maintain, update and categorize electronic files in the MVP folders
• Assist as back up for receipting of registrations and data entry as needed
• Work with Entrepreneurial Programs Department to manage the troop booth sales process for cookies
• Collaborate with other departments and job functions as requested

Qualifications:

• Computer literacy, especially MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and familiarity with current social media tools (e.g. Facebook and Twitter)
• Some college preferred and/or 2-5 years experience in an office environment
• Excellent organizational, planning and project management skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work with staff and volunteers in a professional manner
• Good customer service skills
• Ability to successfully manage multiple assignments simultaneously and meet assigned/required deadlines
• Ability to adapt to new situations and changes as necessary
• Flexibility in work schedule-occasional evening and weekend work may be required
• Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds
• Ability to walk for moderate distances at Council events and activities as necessary
• Willingness to wear components of the adult Girl Scout uniform as appropriate
• Knowledge and understanding of Girl Scouting a plus

 

Girl Scouts of Nassau County is committed to diversity. EOE.

To apply, send resume with cover letter, including salary history to: humanresources@gsnc.org

 

Resident Camp Director, Camp Blue Bay

Position Summary: We are looking for a Resident Camp Director to plan and direct the operation of our resident camp. This seasonal position requires the Resident Camp Director to live on camp property from June 27 – August 22, 2015. Prior to camp season, the Resident Camp Director is responsible for helping to recruit and select staff, promote camp and attend camp events, most of which may be done remotely or from GSNC’s Service Center in Garden City, NY. The position reports to the Manager, Program & Outdoor Services of GSNC.

Job Responsibilities:

As Resident Camp Director, you will contribute to and support the efforts of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County goals, especially in the areas of camper retention and customer service. This will be accomplished by selecting, training and supervising our exceptional staff, by promoting high staff and camper morale through coordinating camp activities and schedules utilizing camper feedback, and by developing and maintaining good relationships with parents by way of phone, email and social media.

Resident Camp Director responsibilities include:

Prior to Summer Camp Season:
Works in coordination with Manager, Program & Outdoor Services to develop plan for the camping season including program emphasis and staff needs.

Start of Summer Camp Season:
• Greets all staff upon arrival, arranges for transportation if needed, and ensures all staff paperwork is complete.
• Conducts pre-camp training in collaboration with Manager, Program & Outdoor Services
• Evaluates staff and places as appropriate in units.
• Arrange time-off schedule for summer camp administrative staff.
• Ensures that all program and unit equipment is set up and available for use.

During Summer Camp Season:

• Ensures that high standards of health and safety are maintained, staff HR policies and emergency procedures are observed and fire drills are conducted and documented weekly.
• Provides direct supervision of Assistant Camp Director, Business Manager, Health Supervisor, Program Director and Unit Leaders.
• Prepares, collects or approves as necessary all reports on camp operations, activities and incidents.
• Ensures that proper care is taken of camp equipment and facilities during the camp season. Makes purchases as needed within budget and submits petty cash reports.

End of Summer Camp Season:
• Conducts, reviews and approves seasonal supervisory performance reviews.
• Ensures that all paperwork is in order, completes summer evaluation and submits recommendations for the following season.
• Works in collaboration with Manager, Program & Outdoor Services to ensure that all program and unit equipment is cleaned, inventoried and stored properly.

Job Requirements:
Our Resident Camp Director will need to have experience in a youth program and with lesson plan development in a camp or other outdoor educational environment. You will also need to have strong interpersonal skills with some background in conflict resolution, as well as have strong written and verbal communication skills.
Resident Camp Director qualifications:
• Demonstrated success in selecting, training, and supervising staff of various skill levels and experience.
• Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask.
• Ability to evaluate objectively and make necessary decisions and changes.
• A Bachelor’s Degree, and at least 24 weeks of previous administrative or supervisory experience in camping, or equivalent combination of education and or experience.
• Computer literacy especially MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and familiarity with current social media tools, e.g. Facebook and Twitter.

To apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to humanresources@gsnc.org or via fax to 516-741-2993.

 

MVP Specialist, Program– Part-time


The MVP Specialist, Program is a part time position that is responsible for promotion and delivery of the GSLE and National Program Portfolio. The MVP Specialist, Program will collaborate with other team members and Council departments to grow and retain membership by applying expert knowledge of girls, girl issues, the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, and the National Program Portfolio to support volunteers and partners in delivering high-quality program experiences to a growing number and diversity of girls.

Accountabilities:

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent credentials in education, social work or a closely related field. Recent research and/or work experience with girls is a plus.
• Ability to work with diverse groups of individuals.
• Excellent presentation skills with experience in public speaking and group facilitation
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Strong interpersonal skills, with some background in conflict resolution.
• Ability to adapt to new situations and changes as necessary
• Computer literacy, especially MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and familiarity with current social media tools (e.g. Facebook and Twitter)
• Flexibility in work schedule, weekend and evening work required.
• Willingness to work in an out-based environment as needed
• Ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Knowledge and understanding of Girl Scouting a plus
• Willingness to purchase, maintain and wear components of the adult Girl Scout uniform as appropriate
• Valid driver’s license and access to a car in order to travel to off-site locations as necessary
• Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs., walk moderate distances and /or stand for varying periods of time

Girl Scouts of Nassau County is committed to diversity. EOE.

To apply, send resume with cover letter, including salary history to: humanresources@gsnc.org

 

MVP Specialist, Volunteerism – Part-time

The MVP Specialist, Volunteerism is a part-time position that is responsible for growing the number of volunteers while providing exceptional support. This will be accomplished by applying expert knowledge of girls, girl issues, the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, and the National Program Portfolio while collaborating with other team members and council departments to growing and sustaining membership and supporting volunteers and partners in delivering high quality program experiences to a growing number and diversity of girls.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Qualifications:

Girl Scouts of Nassau County is committed to diversity. EOE.

If interested in applying for this position, send your cover letter and resume to humanresources@gsnc.org.


Volunteer Opportunities at Girl Scouts of Nassau County

Girl Scouts of Nassau County has a diverse array of volunteer opportunities are available for adults ages 18 years and over. Click to view Volunteer Opportunities Available.

 

About Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC)

Girl Scouts of Nassau County provides a great work environment! We invite you to view our Core Values.

In 2010 GSNC was named one of the 50 best non-profits to work for in the United States, by the Non-Profit Times, the national publication of the non-profit industry.  Of the thousands of applicant organizations considered of medium size, Girl Scouts of Nassau County was ranked 15th!  GSNC’s core values and competitive benefits, staff empowerment and open-book management, all contribute to the atmosphere of respect, teamwork, and a work culture that attracts and retains the best employees.

AARP Top 50 companies to work forGSNC is honored to be named by AARP as one of 50 companies nationwide as a 'Best Employer for Workers Over 50' for 2007. According to AARP, this award is given to "employers that take a world class approach in their policies toward 50 and over workers, and understand that the result is more productive employees." Because GSNC understands the importance of balancing the work/family needs of its employees, its benefits and work environment make it a great place to work for people of all ages.

Long Island Family FriendlyIn late 2007, Girl Scouts of Nassau County was honored to receive the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility. We were one of only three companies on Long Island (along with CMP and KPMG) to be chosen for this award from the Families and Work Institute in partnership with The Center for Workforce Preparation (an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce), and the Twiga Foundation.