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Employment Opportunities with Girl Scouts of Nassau County

 

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

The Following Employment Opportunities are Currently Available with GSNC:

MVP Volunteer Resource Specialist

Throughout GSNC, all MVP Staff will collaborate with other team members and Council departments to grow and sustain 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.

Summary of Position: The staff person responsible for Volunteer Resources will spearhead development of new resources and learning opportunities to serve stakeholders from Generation X, Millennials, Generation Z, and beyond. Work as part of a collaborative MVP team to transform the Resource Room concept to standards that will engage today’s volunteers.

Major Accountabilities:
• Revitalize the concept of volunteer resources based on the current needs of volunteers with methods of support that include online communities, GSNC website and live webinar chats. Develop & publish programs related to the GSLE that are inclusive of our multi generational volunteers.
• Develop, maintain and modify as needed, a way of work that keeps current and new program resources available to volunteers via the GSNC Online Community, social networking and website. Track and report monthly on accomplishments and usage.
• Design and facilitate web based and live experiences for volunteers that may include but are not limited to; New Leader meeting, Level Journey information night, GS traditions, updates, etc. These may take place on the web or in the field. Communicate via GSNC social media channels and our printed publications.
• Provide quality customer service to all volunteer/staff visitors and callers to the GSNC Resource Room which includes promotion, expansion, distribution, and maintenance of our programs, events and resources, as well as assisting volunteers with program planning.
• Working with Entrepreneurial Programs department, manage the troop booth sales process and oversee the flow of promotional resources for troops for the Cookie Program.
• Provide support for special Council and Department events; serving on project teams as assigned.


Qualifications:

Bachelor degree preferred
In-depth knowledge of the GSLE and the GSUSA National Program Portfolio.
Ability to work with diverse groups of individuals
Excellent written & verbal communication skill
Strong interpersonal skills, some background in conflict resolution
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
Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs., walk moderate distances and/or stand for varying periods of time
Ability to adapt to new situations and changes as necessary
Valid driver’s license and access to a car in order to travel to off-site locations as necessary
Willingness to purchase, maintain and wear components of the adult Girl Scout as appropriate
Proven experience in public speaking and presentations to small and large audiences
Willingness to work in an out-based environment as needed
Ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously

Each employee has responsibility for actively supporting and promoting the Council’s commitment to diversity and for developing Council resources through increased membership, strengthening community connections, and fund development.

 

Receptionist - Full Time

The Receptionist is a member of a team that provides direct customer service, representing Girl Scouts of Nassau County, to all visitors and callers at the Service Center.

Accountabilities:
• Greet visitors and assist in providing direction, support and requested services
• Handle telephone inquiries and switchboard of automated Voice Mail Answering System
• Process all over-the-counter monies through daily receipting and data entry
• Maintain reception area in an organized manner, including but not limited to weekly staff schedules, updated phone lists and information on other membership related events.
• Maintain and process specific adult recognition applications for Adult Recognition System
• Maintain and process acknowledgment of specific donor funding for Fund Development Contribution System
• As a member of a team, provide evening coverage for reception desk as required and needed
• Assists in the smooth functioning of the Council by performing other clerical duties, as needed

Qualifications:
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent and/or at least one year related experience and/or training in an office environment
Excellent phone manner and customer service skills. Ability to work with diverse groups of individuals and programs
Computer literacy, especially MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and familiarity with current social media tools (e.g. Facebook and Twitter) 40 wpm minimum
Ability to work with figures accurately
Willingness to wear components of the adult Girl Scout uniform as appropriate
Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs

To apply for these positions:
Please send resume with cover letter, including salary history to: humanresources@gsnc.org
Girl Scouts of Nassau County is committed to diversity. EOE.

 

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.