Girl Scouts of West Central Florida
About the organization
The Girl Scouts of West Central Florida serves nearly 21,000 girls and nearly 8,500 adult members throughout Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk & Sumter counties. Girl Scouting is more than just cookies and camping – Girl Scout activities assure girls a chance to discover, connect and take action. Through programs including science and technology, business and economic literacy, and outdoor and environmental awareness, Girl Scouting provides girls with opportunities for fun and friendship, while fostering the development of leadership skills and self-esteem. Girl Scouts offers programs that encourage girls to push boundaries, test limits and develop their leadership potential. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.
To create and deliver Girl Scout Program for assigned troops/groups and serve girls in identified underserved areas of Girl Scouts of West Central Florida jurisdiction. This includes serving as a role model and mentor while providing age level appropriate in-school, after-school, and summer program for girls, grades K – 12. The schedule includes working directly with girls Monday through Friday, and occasional weekends. Program delivery is a combination of in school and after school at multiple sites. Sites are located throughout Hillsborough County The primary funding for this position is provided by the Florida Department of Education.
2-4 year college degree majoring in Education, Social Work, or similar field preferred.
• Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
• Experience observing or working with children in a learning environment.
• Strong awareness of societal influences on all girls, especially those living in high risk conditions.
• Knowledge of and willingness to continue education in girl behavior and societal patterns affecting girls.
• Must be flexible to change and willing to work in a diverse and energetic environment.
• Knowledge of or experience working with internal data collection methods or systems and using measurement tools to assess program participation.
• Ability to generate accurate and timely internal management reports and to respond to reporting requirements by funders.
• Ability to utilize creativity and flexible systems to initiate ideas and plans, make decisions and take appropriate action.
• Ability to recruit, work cooperatively with, and motivate adults from various social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds, both individually and in groups.
• Ability commit to a flexible time schedule, including evenings and weekends, and work effectively in varied venues.
• Automobile necessary, along with documentation of required automobile insurance and safe driving record.
• Knowledge and acceptance of the beliefs, policies, safety procedures, and principles of the Girl Scout movement; willing to register as a member of Girl Scouts of the USA.
$15.00 per hour
Contact email: [email protected]
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