Program Specialist - L.E.G.I.T. (part time)
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.
PURPOSE: The L.E.G.I.T. (Leaders Engaging Girls in Taking Action) Program Specialist role is 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 6-8.
• Operate after school programs virtually and in person serving girls at one of three South Hillsborough Schools (Progress Village Middle School, Giunta Middle School or Eisenhower Middle School). Hours for position are 2:00pm-6:00pm Tuesday- Thursday and 9:00am-6:00pm Friday.
• Position hours may be arranged to accommodate assigned work site. Average weekly schedule under 20 hours per week.
• Position duration is the school year. Continuation of position will be determined should grant funding be renewed.
• Deliver the Girl Scout National Program Portfolio; customizes curriculum, enriches and supplements, as needed, for different venues and grant-funded programs within designated program content or grade-level groupings, inclusive of STEM, Environmental Leadership, Business/Financial Literacy and Healthy Living through both virtual and in-person* program delivery. *based on CDC guidelines for safe meetings.
See full position description at www.gswcf.org/careers
• 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 cultivate and establish a collaborative base.
• Ability to utilize creativity and flexible systems to initiate ideas, 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 to make a commitment to a flexible time schedule, including evenings and weekend, and work effectively in varied venues.
• Automobile necessary, along with documentation of required automobile insurance and safe driving record.
• Knowledge and acceptance of beliefs, and principles of the Girl Scout movement; willing to register as a member of Girl Scouts.
$14.00 per hour
Contact email: [email protected]
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