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Outreach Field Specialist - Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho
Summary
Title:Outreach Field Specialist - Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho
ID:6106
Job Status :Part Time
Company :Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho (GSEWNI)
Description

Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho (GSEWNI) is looking for part time Outreach Field Specialists to provide afterschool activities for the 2020/2021 school year. The Outreach Specialist works with girls in various school grades to plan, develop and build projects that are related to the Girl Scout Leadership Experience curriculum (STEM, Outdoor, Entrepreneurship, and Life Skills). These afterschool activities are based out of multiple locations which include: Glover Middle School; Holmes Elementary; Audubon Elementary; Whitman Elementary & Bemiss Elementary.
 

These are part time positions and the employment is anticipated to last from end of September to the middle of May. Compensation is $14.00 per hour.

Each troop meets for one hour in the evening once a week (6:30-7:30 pm). No school on that day? No meeting that day. Plus staff meet together for 3-4 hours per month to plan activities. Essentially staff will work 7-8 hours per month for each location they work.
  • Glover Middle School’s program is Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.
  • Holmes Elementary School’s program is Tuesday from 6:30 to 7:30 PM
  • Audubon Elementary School’s program is Monday, 6:30 to 7:30 PM
  • Whitman Elementary School’s program is Thursday, 6:30 to 7:30 PM
  • Bemiss Elementary School’s program is Tuesday, 6:30 to 7:30 PM
  1. Staff are welcome to work at more than one location
  2. We will have 3 staff per location
  3. Elementary troops are Grades 4-6 and middle school is Grades 7-8
  4. Paid training


POSITION SUMMARY:

The Outreach Field Specialist works with troop members to plan, develop and build projects that are related to STEM and other Girl Scout curriculum. The role works with the assigned troop to present completed projects.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION:

  • Uses curriculum provided and develops plans for activities for girls.
  • Submits requests for special supplies needed and track expenses for each program.
  • Incorporates Girl Scout principles into each meeting with girls: makes sure each meeting includes some elements of girl-led, hands-on, cooperative learning.
  • Models team work and problem solving while creating opportunities for girls to apply strategies themselves.
  • Works seamlessly with co-leaders and co-leader and GSEWNI staff.
  • Completes paperwork such as attendance, rosters, etc.
  • Communicates positively with parents and other community members about Girl Scouts.
  • Connects parents and guardians with other Girl Scout program opportunities such as camps, STEM activities, and badge workshops.
  • Coordinates group money-earning through Cookie Sales; introduces financial literacy activities to girls and coaches them through financial literacy badges.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

  • Previous GSUSA experience, preferred
  • Experience working in small and large group settings with children.
  • Reliable transportation required.
  • Available for evening work and occasional weekends
  • Ability to travel to multiple locations, within city limits.
  • Ability to lead activities through Zoom meetings which may require facilitation of Zoom meetings while on site at Girl Scouts.
  • Willingness to subscribe to the principles of the Girl Scout movement, including acceptance of the Girl Scout philosophy and willingness to maintain membership in the Girl Scouts USA.

Physical Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to:

Occasionally lift objects up 30 pounds, repetitive movement of the wrists, hands and/or fingers. Rarely climb, pull, stoop, kneel, crawl, twist and crouch. Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time and work in inclement weather. Clearly see 20+ feet, with or without corrective lenses and differentiate between colors (no color blindness).

Mental & Other Skills/Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the:

  • Multi-Tasking Ability: ability to handle many diverse tasks/projects at one time; ability to prioritize and complete them on time.

 

Work Environment:

While performing the essential duties/responsibilities of this job, the employee is exposed to a school environment at a local Elementary School and local Community Center. Secondary work environment consists of the employee exposed to typical office environment conditions and noise levels. Multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment is an integral part of this position, as is the ability to work with high-stress situations based on the nature of GSEWNI mission and daily work.

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