Manager of Outdoor Program & Education
To give our best, we hire the best. At Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida, we believe in the power of every girl. With the right team of amazing people, we can ensure every girl reaches her fullest potential! Under the direction of the VP of Property & Outdoor Initiatives , we are seeking a self-directed individual who is passionate about the outdoors and will be responsible for directing, planning and executing Council-sponsored girl programs and adult education through community partnership and volunteer engagement to support and provide for an exceptional background to our Council's membership. This is an in-based position with extensive travel throughout our six-county jurisdiction . Applicant must be self-directed, enjoy working in a collaborative environment, and possess the flexibility and enthusiasm to accommodate many evening and weekend work qualifications. Applicants must be willing to perform tasks that involve the expertise to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (20-25 lbs). What other fun & exciting things will you be doing? Develop, plan, budget and manage all aspects of outdoor program for girl members through expert knowledge of girl customers, girl issues and interest, pricing models, profit margin and utilization of the National Program Portfolio. This includes, but is not limited to: correspondence, marketing, volunteer recruitment, training and on-site event direction on Council-operated properties and beyond. Expand outdoor program offerings and adult training in outdoor skills certifications and increased use of Council-operated camp properties by creating new programs, forming new volunteer teams, identifying new community partners and additional revenue opportunities including in-kind donor sources that support the Council's delivery and revenue goals. Responsible for delivery of Council-level adult training modules, including but not limited to: Service Unit Camporee/Ingathering sessions one and 2, Troop Camp Training (TCT), Archery, Small Craft Water Safety and outdoor cooking. Recruit volunteers and provide training to those responsible for the delivery and outcomes of outdoor programs and training. Provides consistent accountabilities and direction to volunteer; specifically responsible for the recruitment, management and evaluation of Council-level Outdoor Trainers and Service Unit Camporee/Ingathering Chairs. Serves as subject matter expert on outdoor education and programming to outside agencies and groups (e.g. potential funders, program partners, etc.) to support and advance opportunities for growth and improvement. Management of the system for Service Unit use of Council-managed camp properties to provide reservation efficiency, accuracy, customer service excellence and on-site satisfaction for Service Unit camp event participants. This includes, but is not limited to: data management system use, lottery process, reservation organization, communication and communication with Service Unit volunteers, confirmation of adult volunteer management, adherence to Council's volunteer policies, adherence to GSUSA Safety Activity Check Points, payment, confirmation and evaluation. Provide on-site training to Service Unit groups to educate about, and increase support for, Council-operated camps; as well as benefits of the National Program Portfolio and GSSEF programing. Work collaboratively with fund development staff for the implementation and successful fulfillment of grant funded initiatives that could relate to membership recruitment, program delivery, adult education or increase outdoor exposure as well as outcome reporting, on an as needed basis. Work collaboratively with Marketing staff colleagues to ensure timely, clear and effective marketing strategies for all programs that support the Councils' s participation and revenue goals, while maintaining branding standards in marketing materials, including print, advertising, social media, e-communications and web sitecontent. Included, but not limited to: program calendar planning, printed materials, on-line promotion, social media promotion, patches, t-shirts, other giveaways, photography and post-program PR. Who are we seeking? A prioritizer who has the expertise to multi-task; simultaneously carry out a variety of complex responsibilities with multiple priorities and deadlines, while maintaining a high degree of accuracy. A dynamic individual with previous demonstrated background in the creation and implementation of successful large-scale events. A consummate professional that presents a positive image of the brand, who has previous proven track record in the recruitment, retention, supervision and motivation of the work of volunteers. Someone with a true passion for the outdoors, strong familiarity with, outdoor programing or the customers who favor them. A superior communicator with demonstrated expertise to create reports and presentations for a variety of audiences. An individual with demonstrated proficiency in the creation and management of budgets. A applicant with a reliable vehicle, and maintain a valid Florida State drivers' license with a satisfactory driving history and eligibility for coverage under any applicable agency insurance. What else will you need? A Bachelor's degree in related position or equivalent background. Min of 3 years demonstrated professional experience in program/planning production. Demonstrated non-profit background in volunteer management preferred. An understanding and acceptance of the Girl Scout beliefs and principles Multilingual, Spanish preferred. What will you get? We are an energetic group that works really hard, but we also like to have lots of fun. With a focus on work-life balance, we provide development opportunities that foster both professional and personal growth and an exceptional benefits package that includes paid holidays, a summer shut-down and a winter break. We believe it's important to offer a healthy work-life balance, so we actually pay our employees to unplug! In addition to paid summer and winter breaks, we provide a generous amount of vacation and sick time, medical, dental, employee assistance program, life and disability insurance, FSA, pre-paid legal plan, discounts on veterinarian visits, employee discounts at our on-site Council shop, along with a 401-K plan with employer match. How do you apply? Complete our on-line application in consideration for an opportunity to begin your career in Girl Scouting today! Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Girl Scouts Of Southeast Florida
July 17 on ApplicantPRO