Program Activity Leader
Company: Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington
Posted on: November 26, 2022
If you enjoy learning and you have a passion for working with
children, apply today for a seasonal job as a Program Activity
As a Program Activity Leader, you have the potential to change the
lives of Girl Scouts throughout Oregon and grow as a leader in your
community. This position supports the delivery of a girl-led
curriculum in STEM, the arts, and healthy living and promotes girl
leadership. Program Activity Leaders facilitate Girl Scout
activities to girls (grades K-8) at an assigned site within a
school district or community-based organization. Working in teams
of 2-3, they facilitate community troop meetings, engage groups of
10-15 girls, and serve as positive role models. Program Activity
Leaders support girls in primarily Latinx programs, so strong
Spanish-language skills are highly preferred.
Visit our Seasonal Jobs page to learn more apply:
Compensation - $16 per hour
Hours -Temporary, seasonal part-time positions 10-15 hours/week
(Monday-Thursday), 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dates -September 26, 2022 - December 16, 2022
Locations -Online using Zoom or Google Classroom and/or in-person
at elementary schools, middle schools, or community-based
organizations in the Portland Metro Area, Gresham, Woodburn,
Cornelius, Hillsboro, Molalla, Salem, Silverton, Independence,
Hermiston-Umatilla, and Eugene.
What you bring
Must be at least 18 years of age due to minor supervision
High School Diploma or Equivalent. Higher education completed or in
progress is preferred.
Experience working with groups of children ages 5-14 years.
Experience planning, organizing, and supervising activities for
groups of children.
Experience working with diverse populations.
Experience with Zoom and/or Google Classroom is highly
Experience leading virtual/online activities/events preferred.
Excellent communication skills with children and adults.
Able to lead activities for groups of children.
Able to work effectively with diverse populations.
Ability to regularly travel to school or community sites.
Spanish language proficiency is highly preferred.
Planning and Organization
Relational/Emotional Intelligence/Interpersonal Skills
Teamwork and Collaboration
Time and Priority Management
What you'll do
Facilitate community troop meetings, including planning,
scheduling, and coordinating with partner programs, sites, and
Serve as a positive role model for girls in the program and engage
in the Girl Scouts Leadership Experience model.
Manage program supplies.
Manage program registration/administration within the assigned
Complete administrative tracking and documentation associated with
the program, including tracking attendance.
Follow all policies and protocols set by Girl Scouts and the school
or program partner, including health and safety guidelines around
Communicate with parents/caregivers of program participants.
Support caregiver engagement in the program.
Participate in program outreach efforts.
Support participants in having a robust Girl Scouts experience by
supporting and promoting involvement in other Girl Scouts
activities, including attending events with troops.
Participate in required training.
Transferable Skills: Working as a Program Activities Leader is a
great opportunity to develop valuable professional skills,
Working with diverse groups
Curriculum delivery and development
Experience in an educational setting
About Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington: At Girl
Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington, it's our mission to
build Girl Scouts of courage, confidence, and character who make
the world a better place. Staff supports a network of dedicated
volunteers who bring Girl Scouts programming to youths in their
community. Since 1912, Girl Scouts has supported children and young
adults to achieve their full potential-and today, Girl Scouts
stands as the preeminent leadership development organization for
young women. With Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington,
you have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Girl
Scouts, adult volunteers, and the world.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: We encourage, value, and honor
diversity and support a culture of equity and inclusion. We are
committed to fostering diversity at every level of the
organization. We are an equal-opportunity employer.
We recognize that a commitment to these values is a living
commitment that requires attention, reflection, and continual
action. All employees must support these efforts and participate in
training, projects, and initiatives to forward this work. Click
here to read our full Equity Statement.
How to Apply: Submit your application via our Careers
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