JOB TITLE: Puentes Summer-School Activities Leader
LOCATIONS: Elementary Schools, Middle Schools and Community based organizations in Metro Portland (Cornelius, Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Gresham, NE Portland & Woodburn) and Oregon (Eugene, Molalla)
REPORTS TO: Latina Program Manager
Girl Scouts has valued and supported all girls since our inception in 1912. The foundation of diversity that Juliette Gordon Low established runs throughout Girl Scouting to this day. Our mission extends to all girls, and through our program they develop the necessary leadership skills to advance diversity and promote inclusion. We wish for all girls to see themselves reflected in the organization they are a part of, and seek to model the values of diversity and inclusion we hope to instill in them. In order to achieve these goals, we are committed to creating and fostering racial and ethnic diversity at every level of the organization.
Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington serves more than 25,000 girl and adult members in Oregon and Clark and Skamania Counties in Washington. Our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Through activities in 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.
Check out our benefits at girlscoutsosw.org/careers.
The Summer School Activities Leader works with the Program Manager and Community Support Coordinator, to deliver prepared Girl Scout activities to girls K-8 at an assigned site within Oregon public school districts ' and other community organizations. This position also maintains communication between the program partner and the Girl Scout Council and supports adult and girl participation.
- Delivers Girl Scout program for 10-20 girls K-8 and manages program supplies.
- Provides documentation of program attendance and weekly outcomes.
- Incorporates GSLE (Girl Scouts Leadership Experience) Girl Scout policies and standards. Establishes safety procedures appropriate to the site and consistent with Girl Scouts USA health and safety standards.
- Ongoing communication with Program staff regarding needs, challenges, developments on-site.
- Ensures all Girl Scout registration paperwork is completed and returned to the Girl Scout office by due date.
QUALIFICATIONS: Required Skills
- Minimum high school diploma and experience in planning and delivering programs to culturally and ethnically diverse population.
- Experience working with groups of children ages 5-14, able to plan, organize and supervise activities for groups of children.
- Open mindedness, willing to think outside the box and participate fully.
- Demonstrate skills in organization, communication, teamwork and problem solving.
- Willing to be guided and to work cooperatively with students and Girl Scout staff.
- Become a member for Girl Scouts of the USA
- Willingness to accept the principles of the Girl Scouts movement as expressed in the Girl Scouts Promise and Law
- Computer proficiency at the intermediate level, with proficiencies and ease in learning new programs desirable
- Access to reliable transportation in order to travel within assigned geographical areas.
- Bilingual English & Spanish
You will develop leadership experience, community networking, and program management experience. You will receive professional references, and the satisfaction of making a difference in the life of a girl!
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is a part-time, non-exempt, offering an hourly rate of $14.00. This position is open until May 2nd, 2017.
Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage, value and honor diversity.
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