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Pathway Specialist - Recruitment
Title:Pathway Specialist - Recruitment
Department:Membership Services

Position Summary:
The Pathway Specialist-Recruitment is responsible for managing the delivery and extension of Girl Scout membership and program in assigned sectors of the council’s jurisdiction. Under the direction of a manager or director, he or she works to interpret and implement membership policies and plans in support of the council’s strategic business goals and market-driven membership strategy. The specialist works collaboratively with other members of the council staff to promote the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and attain sustained membership growth in assigned areas. The specialist develops and increases girl/adult membership in assigned communities and/or within specific demographics; and develops and implements plans for membership extension across all assigned markets. He or she represents and extends Girl Scouting in the community through presentations, collaborative efforts, and networking, and ensures Girl Scout program is accessible throughout assigned jurisdiction as well as across demographic groups.
Essential Duties:
  • Makes presentations within assigned geographic area to recruit girls and adults to join Girl Scouting.
  • Researches market data and other pertinent information to become knowledgeable about possibilities for girl recruitment and program delivery in the assigned geographic area.
  • Planning, design and implementation of innovative approaches to ensure the effective delivery of membership services.
  • Determining the areas of community that need targeted recruitment strategies.
  • Transitioning staff-led pathways into volunteer-led pathways.
  • Appoint and coach administrative volunteers in assigned areas.
  • Assures that racial, religious, ethnic, social, and economic diversity in assigned are is served through innovative strategies, presentations and networking opportunities delivering the Girl Scout message of pluralism and diversity.
  • Cultivates assigned communities with emphasis on identifying potential resources (i.e. program collaborations, volunteers and funding sponsorships) and securing opportunities for visibility.
  • Provides excellent customer service to the volunteers and parents of the area.
  • Works in cooperation with all council teams to support the goals and objectives.
  • Promotes and champions the Annual Family Partnership Program within the assigned geographic area.
  • In collaboration with the community liaison, represents GSNI-M at United Way/United Fund meetings and functions, responsible for gathering stats and stories from assigned areas for reports and grants, and responsible for the presentation for the allocation meetings.
  • Familiar with market data and statistics for geographic region, demographic or age group; responsible for girl and adult recruitment/retention in assigned area.
  • Manage administrative volunteers ensuring policies and procedures are implemented effectively
  • Assists community liaisons in cultivate the community through networking
  • Assists community liaisons in identifying funding and collaboration opportunities;
  • Promotes annual family giving;
  • Provides reports, stories, and support for United Way/United Fund and other grant opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned to meet the Council’s goals.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Knowledge and Experience:
  • 3-5 years of work experience in progressively responsible positions
  • Preferably experience working with and supervising volunteers and/or paid staff.
  • Ability to work with a culturally and racially diverse group.
  • Commitment to the principles of Girl Scouting and willingness to maintain membership in the organization.
Essential Skills:
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and work independently and as a team.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Effective computer skills.
Physical/Mental Essential Requirements:
  • Walking, standing, bending, stooping, reaching, moderate lifting and carrying (up to thirty (30) pounds). 
  • Full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
  • Ability to sit at a computer work station for extended periods of time. 
  • Occasional need to stand for long periods of time. 
  • Ability to focus on detail and accuracy of work product. 
  • Work is performed primarily in a non-smoking office environment, though travel may expose employee to inclement weather conditions.
  • Valid Driver's License and willingness to travel to various work and meeting locations to meet with volunteers and staff.
  • Insurable under the Council’s policy for driving and proof of personal vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Occasional high stress may be experienced in dealing with staff and volunteers.
  • A commitment and passion for the Girl Scout Mission and an ability to effectively promote and communicate the Mission and Vision to external and internal stakeholders.
  • Willingness to become of member of GSUSA
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