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Program Specialist

Girl Scouts of Central Illinois

Job description


Have you been searching for a position where you can make a difference? Look no further! Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. As a Program Specialist, you would be directly involved in this rewarding mission.

The Program Specialist, serves the Champaign area, and is responsible for ensuring the continuity and growth of programs by developing, implementing, and administering year-round opportunities which meet the contemporary needs of girls ages 5-17, and to work with volunteers to offer membership and program extension.

  • Write and maintain outcome based curriculum that delivers the Girl Scout message via the pathway of schools and community partners.
  • Develop community collaborations.
  • Ensure program development and implementation as designated by the council, GSUSA, or service unit.
  • Use tools to determine outcome measured results.
  • Ensure the interests, values, and needs of girls of all diverse racial, ethnic, cultural and disabled are reflected through various programming opportunities based on evaluations.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing contact with religious and educational institutions, cultural and racial/ethnic groups, service and professional organizations to enhance visibility, fund development, membership projects, and program options.
  • Direct and support service area teams and troops in all product sales activities.
  • Serve as the locally responsible staff for all cookie and fall product sale activities.
  • Participate in budget preparation, maintaining proper records and reports in a timely manner.
  • Implement any data reports necessary to carry out the position. Maintain all Girl program records and paperwork.
  • Responsible for all series program opportunities and working with volunteers to manage these opportunities.
  • Participate in budget preparation and maintaining proper records and reports in a timely manner.
  • Collaborates across all areas of membership, program, and volunteerism to create and implement local plans for volunteer participation growth across pathways that reflect local preference for participation.
  • Ensure the success of the council by working in partnership with functional units, contributing to a team environment and subscribing to the overall objectives set forth in the council’s strategic plan.
  • Interpret and support GSUSA and council policies and standard procedures.
  • Schedule, implement, evaluate or assist with council sponsored regional programming.
  • Collaborate with the Fund Development Department to secure program related funding.
  • Develop program content for the council program guides.
  • Provide cross over support to all other positions within service center.
  • Participate in all required meetings of the council.
  • Carry out goals as established by the council and GSUSA.
  • Ensure diversity and pluralism is embraced and incorporated into the work of the council.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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