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District of Columbia, VA 20008
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Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources Manager
PRIMARY AREAS OF WORK:
Under the Area Membership Manager’s supervision and direction, the Membership Specialist is
primarily responsible for mastering membership development skills, meeting council goals for
recruitment and retention of girl and adult members in an assigned geographic area, supporting
and overseeing volunteers and identifying volunteers for administrative roles and supporting all
other Council and GSUSA goals as indicated.
Contribute to the overall accomplishment of the Corporate Goals by meeting membership
registration goals for girls, demographic representation and other identified elements in an assigned
geographic area. This includes:
Develop and implement troop recruitment and retention strategies to meet recruitment
benchmarks and troop affiliation goals.
Support volunteer leadership development through regular contact/meetings, timely
communication, team building activities, problem solving, conflict resolution and effective
liaison with council staff.
Recruit, appoint, orient and supervise certain administrative volunteers with a special
emphasis on increasing diversity where need exists.
Work with volunteers to organize troops by recruiting and retaining leaders and
recruiting/placing girls in troops.
Managing volunteer administrative roles when volunteer vacancies exist.
Research and analyze and report on demographic factors and statistics to formulate
recruitment strategies, develop plans of work to take appropriate action to ensure
inclusiveness and attainment of membership goals by all groups. Track saturation
rates/market share for assigned area and plan to increase where necessary.
Train registrars and organizers and Welcome Specialists and coordinate the registration
process for an assigned area.
Review troop paperwork and submit according to established procedures and deadlines.
Maintain accurate records on membership growth and retention, retention and report as
required to managers and council staff.
Increase Girl Scout visibility in the community by identifying resources and forming beneficial
partnerships through planning and participating in community activities.
Remain informed and supportive of the initiatives of other departments and effectively
communicate changes, council/departmental initiatives, etc. with volunteers.
Identify volunteer needs and provide support to volunteers through communication with
various GSCNC departments.
Develop and implement girl programs that further increase Girl Scout visibility and help
achieve annual girl membership goals.
Plan, develop and implement short-term programs and/or Camp for non-Girl Scouts with
the goal of transitioning girls into traditional troops.
Acquire ability to work with membership database and online registration system.
Support Development by promoting the Annual Giving Campaign.
Participate in additional council and departmental administrative/activity task groups as
Bachelor's degree, equivalent related work or extensive Girl Scout volunteer experience.
Volunteer management experience.
Experience in sales or other membership recruitment assignments a plus.
Experience with Microsoft Office package, including Word and Excel.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills.
Excellent presentation skills and ability to interact effectively in a public setting.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Able to work effectively and achieve goals both individually and as part of a team.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage resources and projects.
Able to maintain a flexible work schedule consisting of frequent, evening and weekend
meetings and activities.
Must have access to an automobile for daily travel within the jurisdiction.
Ability to collect and analyze data.
Ability to manage multiple projects at a time.
Ability to problem solve creatively.
Ability to work independently.
Must be able to lift 35 pounds without difficulty.
Preference may be given to candidates with Girl Scout experience or experience working
with volunteers in a leadership role.
Preference may be given to candidates with strong verbal, written and interpersonal
communication skills in Spanish.
Girl Scouts Nation's Capital
Washington DC VA 20008
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