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Community Outreach Specialist (Milwaukee)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512023-784966
    • Job Location: Milwaukee, WI
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: September 17, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: October 6, 2021
    • Salary: 15.29
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Job Description:

Imagine working with a group of individuals—each with their own unique skills and passions, but united by a common purpose. Imagine yourself at Girl Scouts! Working for Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast is much more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to bring your talent, passion, and perspective to girl-centric, mission driven organization. We’re individuals committed to making a difference.

Position Summary:

The Community Outreach Specialist develops, delivers, support and oversees all aspects of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to girl members grades K-12 in the urban and Latino communities. She/he support membership growth to underserved girls through specialized troops and collaborations within the assigned areas to meet the needs of the council and the girls in the community. Program delivery through virtual, hybrid and/or in-person formats occurs but is not limited to: In-school, Afterschool, Summer, Weekends, and Evenings.

Part time position working 20-25 hours per week providing Girl Scout experience to girls in Milwaukee. Schedule may work well for a full or part time college student.

Responsibilities:

  1. Ensure delivery of high-quality Girl Scout programming in underserved communities utilizing Girl Scouts of the USA’s (GSUSA) national badge and Journey curriculum.
  2. Work with girls and deliver programming that is girl led, encompasses empowering activities, and relates to issues relevant to the girls lives and development utilizing the GSLE curriculum.
  3. Be knowledgeable and determine best utilization of current GSUSA program curriculum and resources such as the Volunteer Toolkit and online training applications.
  4. Consult and meet with school liaison and other possible partnerships on updates relevant to the GSLE program during, before and after each year.
  5. Ensure girl safety through education, promotion and by following the GSUSA/GSWISE policies, procedures, and safety guidelines.
  6. Maintain appropriate documentation, and accountable for administrative responsibilities that ensures timely processing of membership registration, community program partner agreements, and evaluation data.
  7. Contribute to the collection of performance outcomes for the measurement of qualitative programming
  8. Assist with addressing barriers to participation such as transportation and financial resources for girls, families and volunteers in underserved communities.
  9. Assist with the development and implementation of a family communication and engagement plan to registered Girl Scouts.
  10. Assist with promoting and supporting girls, families and community program partners’ engagement in GSWISE council programs, cookie program and camp opportunities.
  11. Manage responsible spending, ordering, distribution and inventory of program supplies.
  12. Keep abreast of trends and issues in the community affecting girls and council services as well as GSUSA’s changes, trends, and requirements related to the curricula and initiatives.
  13. Collaborate with staff and volunteers to assess girl and volunteer recruitment needs.
  14. Assist the Sr. Director, Community Partnerships in the collection of quantitative and qualitative data needed to complete grant proposals and reports.
  15. Contribute towards the effectiveness of council AA/EEO guidelines by acquiring knowledge and understanding of affirmative action by exhibiting nondiscriminatory behavior in all internal and external relationships.
  16. Provide professional, quality customer service to members, volunteers, staff, and community program partners.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Experience and Skills:

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in related field or 3 years of experience in child development, human services, or similar field.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team with diverse people and network, with staff and volunteers including communicating, delegating and supporting.
  • Experience working with youth and/or at-risk girls in grades K-12 in large groups.
  • Experience leading/teaching in a virtual and/or hybrid environment.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including daytime and/or evening and weekend hours.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Skills in conflict management and ability to adapt to changing situations required.
  • Technical computer skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, customer relationship management systems, social networking, Zoom, and ability to adapt to emerging technology.
  • Willingness to subscribe to the Girl Scout philosophy and program standards and enroll as a Girl Scout member which includes paying a nominal membership fee annually.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bilingual ability to write and speak English and Spanish is preferred.

Benefits

Generous paid time off and holiday pay. 403b Thrift plan with Mutual of America with base and matching contributions beginning after one year of service and 1,000 hours worked.