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Imagine joining a group of individuals--each with their own unique skills and passions, but united by a common purpose. Imagine yourself at Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa.

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa is an outstanding organization with a mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character. We’re looking for people to join our team who are passionate about making a positive impact, people who are eager to take on new challenges, and people who have big ideas.

Competitive medical/dental and retirement benefits, wellness initiatives, paid time off for volunteering, paid parental leave, casual attire, employee appreciation events and a priority on work/life balance are just some of the things that make GSGI a great place to work. 

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in a position at GSGI and meet the expressed qualifications, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@gsiowa.org. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Note: some roles may have specific application instructions. These will be included in the job description below.

 

Available Positions:
 
 

 

Health Director: Camp Sacajawea

The Health Director is part of our Leadership Team in the camp office. There’s a lot of paperwork and organizing involved, the but there is also a lot of down time to explore camp and join in the fun with campers. Caring for campers and staff mentally and physically is a hugely important job. Camp will provide you with some training on local procedures and policies, camp life, working with children, and medication management. 

Regular responsibilities include reviewing camper health forms, verifying camper health information with parents, caring for ill campers or staff, passing medications at meal times and bedtime, documenting aid given and incidents/accidents, communicating health needs with various departments, participating in camp activities, providing support as a member of the leadership team. Date for camp this summer will be May 28-August 14. Extra training provided May 18-21. Alternate dates including weekly employment available. 

21 years-of-age preferred. Must be able to walk or stand on for long period of time and on uneven surfaces. Must be responsive to visual and verbal signs of distress in others. Extreme weather and temperatures may be encountered daily. Housing and meals provided while camp is in session. On-site living preferred. 

Interested applicants must fill out this application. Contact Abbie Orozco with any questions.

 

 

Kitchen Staff/Cook: Camp Sacajawea

Our Kitchen Staff assist in the preparation of all meals, including setting up the breakfast and salad bars and plating meal components. They also clean dishes, assist in cleaning the kitchen, and prepare the dining hall for each meal, in accordance with all ACA and Iowa Public Health safety requirements.

Housing at camp is available and will be in a shared space. A typical day for kitchen staff who live at camp, starts at 7:00 am and ends around 7:00 pm with breaks in between each meal. It is a hard job, but you’re working with a great group of people. A position living at camp pays per day.

An alternate schedule can be arranged for Kitchen Staff who would prefer to commute to camp daily for meals. Typically this would be a breakfast and lunch shift, or a lunch and dinner shift.  This position pays hourly.

Must be at least 16 years of age. Willing to take an online class and learn hands-on in the kitchen. Must be able to communicate effectively with others. Must be open to improving skills or trying new methods of work.

Interested applicants must fill out this application. Contact Abbie Orozco with any questions.

 
Volunteer Experience Manager (Two Positions)

Locations: Position 1- Des Moines; Position 2 - Sioux City

Position: Full-Time

We are looking for two passionate, driven individuals who can help volunteers meet their full potential, and contribute to the Volunteer Experience team’s goals in supporting volunteers and retaining members. A Volunteer Experience Manager supports new and returning volunteers through proactive communications and problem-solving with troop leaders and other volunteers. Each Volunteer Experience Manager is responsible for strategically managing a territory, evaluating the best ways to support different areas. In a nutshell, the essential function of the Volunteer Experience Manager is to be a subject matter expert on the Girl Scout troop model, and ways that leaders support Girl Scout troops throughout the year. We’re looking for someone with excellent written and verbal communication skills, who can serve as a go-to for volunteer questions, as well as help mediate conflict situations.

The Sioux City office has a small team, so the Sioux City position is also tasked with backing up coverage in the retail shop: ringing up customer transactions and reconciling sales and receipts.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous experience working with Girl Scouts or other related organization preferred
  • Experience working with volunteers and youth
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to respond to concerns/issues via email, phone or in person
  • Some travel (2-3 days per month) within the designated territory, including occasional overnight travel
  • Some evening & weekend hours required for key events or volunteer meetings
  • Strong phone skills. You will be on the phone up to 25% of your day for your core workload, as well as answering incoming phone calls as part of the Call Support Team (phone queue)
  • Strong organization and time management skills with attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office products
  • Join the club! Each staff member is required to become a member of GSUSA
  • Flexibility is key.  We’ll need you to work weekends and evenings as needed
  • Valid Driver’s License

Girl Experience Manager

Location: Sioux City

Position: Full-Time

We are looking for an extraordinary program planner to join our Girl Experience Team. This position is responsible for planning activities and events for K-12 girls in the Sioux City and Mason City regions – working with community partners and content experts to design and deliver unique experiences for Girl Scouts. We emphasize core Girl Scout elements including leadership, STEM, arts, healthy living, travel, service, and the outdoors. The ideal candidate for this position will have pulse on what girls love to do, and will stay up-to-date on the latest girl trends. We’re looking for someone with creativity, follow-through, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This position is also tasked with backing up coverage in the retail shop: ringing up customer transactions and reconciling sales and receipts.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and minimum of 1-year experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous event-planning experience preferred
  • Experience working with volunteers and youth
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to respond to concerns/issues via email, phone or in person
  • Some travel within the designated territory, including occasional overnight travel
  • Some evening & weekend hours required for key events or volunteer meetings
  • Strong organization and time management skills with attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office products
  • Join the club! Each staff member is required to become a member of GSUSA
  • Flexibility is key.  We’ll need you to work weekends and evenings as needed
  • Valid Driver’s License