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Community Engagement Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: CES72021
    • Job Location: Milwaukee, WI
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 26, 2021
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: August 10, 2021
    • Salary: 18.00
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Job Description:

Position Summary

The Community Engagement Specialist is responsible for promoting Girl Scouts in the community through various program experiences. This is an irregular part time position working 5-12 hours a week generally afternoons and early evenings or some weekend hours. Position offers flexibility in signing up for program times and dates available which best meet your schedule.


  • Frequently engaged out in the community away from Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast office generating leads resulting in membership to meet membership goals and objectives while reflecting the diversity of the area served.
  • Executes/Facilitates recruitment activities and recruitment events as assigned.
  • Attends local community activities, cultivates community connections, assists volunteers, and directs opportunities for raising awareness of and participation in Girl Scouts.
  • Serves as a liaison between the council and prospective volunteers, answeringquestions while maintaining positive awareness of Girl Scouts in the community.
  • Maintains reporting documents as requested.
  • Actively works with volunteers and other Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast staff in recruitment of girls and key volunteer team members.
  • Maintains compliance with GSWISE and GSUSA policies as well as federal and state regulations while ensuring that the organizational goals are met.
  • Models behavior consistent with the Mission and purpose of Girl Scouting.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Experience and Skills:


  • Associates degree or 1-3 years’ experience in membership recruitment or sales.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends required.
  • Highly organized, ability to multitask, handle pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Experience with implementation of events and activities for girls of all ages from urban and rural communities.
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with diverse people and volunteers.
  • Willingness to subscribe to Girl Scout philosophy program and enroll as a Girl Scout member which includes paying a nominal membership fee annually.
  • Willingness to drive a small box truck (Girl Scout recruiting vehicle).
  • Technical computer skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, customer relationship management systems, and social networking.
  • Have daily access to dependable transportation, valid driver’s license, compliance with the council’s policy of automobile insurance limits, and a driving record that meets the requirements for coverage of the council’s business auto insurance carrier.
  • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is occasionally required to sit and/or stand for long periods and operate office equipment manually. The employee must be able routinely lift 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.