Program Facilitator - New London / Groton

Posted: 09/24/2019

GIRL SCOUTS OF CONNECTICUT
 
Position Title:                         Program Facilitator
Reports to:                 Community Outreach Program Manager
Location:                    Hartford, Waterbury, North Haven, Wilton
 
POSITION SUMMARY
The Program Facilitator is accountable for implementing community based programming to girls in grades K – 12.  She/he will deliver community based programming in Groton or New London (as well as Hartford, Manchester, New Britain, Waterbury, New Haven, Bridgeport, Danbury), as requested to ensure that Girl Scout program opportunities are provided to underserved communities. S/he is responsible for providing quality Girl Scout program experiences according to established guidelines.
 
MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Completes GS101 Training modules online and clearly understands the Girl Scouts Leadership Experience
  • Delivers community based program to girls in underserved communities to meet the council’s Plan of Achievement goals, objectives and initiatives, including membership goals.
  • Maintains new and established collaborative relationships with community organizations, schools, agencies and businesses in order to support and enhance community based program opportunities.
  • Works cooperatively with program partners, volunteers, and council staff.
  • Maintains accurate records pertaining to attendance, incidents, surveys, and other data as required.
  • Promotes additional council Girl Scout opportunities beyond community based program.
  • Implements product sales program in community based programming.
  • As necessary, assists Community Based Program Specialists in preparing and packaging program materials to deliver community based program curriculum
  • Embraces and enhances a culture that values diversity and reflects the council’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Supports and promotes all aspects of Girl Scouting, by serving as a spokesperson for the movement and a voice on girl issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.
     
    EDUCATION AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • High School Diploma preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Bilingual preferred (English plus one other; Spanish a plus)
  • Experience working with youth.
  • Ability to work independently and in a group setting as needed.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of staff, volunteers, and girls.
  • Ability to work well with internal and external customers.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn, current girl issues and GSUSA programming.
     
ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Become a registered member and maintain membership in GSUSA.
  • Represent GSOFCT in professional Girl Scout attire.
  • Regional travel required from assigned service center to program sites.
  • Valid Connecticut driver’s license.
  • Reliable transportation with proof of liability coverage of personal vehicle.
  • Physical ability to lift, carry, push, pull or move objects up to 25 lbs.
  • Sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to maneuver around an event setting, including set up, facilitation and cleanup.
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work in community settings such as schools and community centers. Occasional work in an office environment.
 
 
 
 

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