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Program Specialist- Jonesboro

 POSITION SUMMARY: The Program Specialist is responsible for facilitation of program events/activities, developing collaborative community partnerships and providing administrative assistance for annual product sales programs within an assigned geographic area.

ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

  • Researches/develops high-quality innovative program opportunities for girls K-12, which incorporate the Girl Scout Leadership Experience curriculum
  • Coordinates execution of program events/activities within assigned geographic area, per number set annually and works collaboratively with other staff in execution of department and/or council initiatives (awards recognitions, council-wide events, Service Team Conference, etc)
  • Recruits/trains/supervises local volunteers to assist in program facilitation within assigned area
  • identifies and works collaboratively with other community based organizations to create and deliver educational and leadership development programs for Girl Scouts of all age levels
  • Provides support for Service Unit event coordination through training opportunities, meetings and assistance as necessary
  • Assists with product sales programs in assigned area, including but not limited to facilitating product trainings, data entry, product cupboards management, generating reports, etc
  • Efficiently submits work and event reports to Program Director and/or Product Sales Director accordingly per schedule provided and/or as requested by supervisors 
  •  Participates in reporting, budgeting, goal setting, strategic planning and outcomes evaluation 
  • Provides support to council fund development programs
  • Participates as assigned by/or with approval of supervisor on council-planning committees/groups 
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor 


Nature Center Specialist - Fort Smith

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Nature Center Specialist is responsible for goal-setting, planning, marketing and implementation of programs at the Peg Brazelton Nature Center located in Fort Smith, Arkansas. This position is also responsible for creating collaborations with local school districts and other organizations.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Researches/develops high quality, innovative program opportunities for girls K-12th grade, which incorporate the Girl Scout Leadership curriculum, to be delivered at the Peg Brazelton Nature Center
  • Develops curriculum for the Nature Center in support of all Girl Scout participation pathways
  • Recruits/trains/supervises local volunteers to assist in program facilitation
  • Oversees care and feeding of any animals housed at the Nature Center
  • Identifies and works collaboratively with other community-based organizations to create and deliver educational and leadership development programs for Girl Scouts of all age levels 
  • Efficiently submits work and event reports to Program Director
  • Participates in reporting, budgeting, goal-setting, strategic planning and outcomes evaluation
  • Provides support to council fund development programs
  • Participates as assigned by/or with approval of supervisor on council planning committees/groups
  • Identifies and works closely with experts in community to research ways to develop and market Nature Center to increase usage by Girl Scouts and outside community
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor


Membership Marketing Specialist - Jonesboro

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Membership Marketing Specialist is responsible for developing, retaining and increasing girl/adult membership in assigned geographic area; recruits and provides ongoing support to volunteers; assists in developing and implementing plans for membership extension in all markets; represents and extends Girl Scouting in the community through presentations, collaborative efforts, and networking; and ensures the Girl Scout Program is visible and accessible within assigned geographic area.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Recruitment of girl membership based on market share potential
  • Recruit volunteers to work with girls in a variety of settings using traditional and non-traditional means
  • Recruits, trains and provides ongoing support, supervision, and direction to administrative volunteers in assigned geographic areas by ensuring the availability of support services to enable volunteers to carry out their job effectively
  • Establishes and maintains contact with community organizations and educational instructions to deliver Girl Scouting to underserved girls and adults
  • Ensures Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults by delivering the Girl Scout message of pluralism and diversity to members of the council and the community
  • Effectively identifies, analyzes, and solves problems, and successfully handles conflict resolution in assigned area