The annual Girl Scout cookie program is the largest girl-led business in the world. It is also the way that Girl Scouts fund their activities and contributions to their communities. Like the Girl Scout program itself, these Cookie Cupboard roles are both an opportunity to earn money and to be part of this fun, exciting, and memorable annual event in the lives of Girl Scouts in your community.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (GSEMA) has an opening for the temporary, part-time position of Cookie Cupboard Staff. This position will report to the Product Program Manager. This position’s location will be split between GSEMA’s Waltham office and at the GSEMA Cookie Cupboard located at Suffolk Downs, 525 William F. McClellan Hwy., Boston. The cupboard is housed in a POD unit. Availability to work 15 hours per week, including the requirement of Saturday morning.
The Cookie Cupboard seasonal team manages and staffs GSEMA’s Cookie Cupboards during the annual Girl Scout Cookie Program. All roles are customer-facing and involve processing and filling cookie orders (counted in cases of cookies, each containing twelve packages) for troop volunteers and staff running council organized Girl Scout programs.
These are temporary, part-time positions effective December 1, 2017 through March 3, 2018.
Key Responsibilities of the Cupboard Staff:
Skills and Qualifications: Must have a positive attitude, customer service experience, and the ability to quickly learn software programs and use them accurately and efficiently. Must be able to multi-task effectively under pressure. Qualified candidates will be dependable problem solvers, be able to meet deadlines, and provide outstanding customer service with a cheerful and helpful attitude. Computer proficiency and accuracy, keyboard skills, data entry skills, and experience using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) are required. High School diploma or equivalent. Girl Scout experience is a plus.
Physical Demands: Cupboard staff must be able to lift up to 20 pounds and be able to move and pack cases of cookies to assist volunteers, families, and staff with loading and unloading cars, vans, and storage areas, indoors and out. Cupboard staff is often exposed to cold for extended periods of time and must dress appropriately for various winter weather conditions.
Hours: Must be able to work the established Cupboard schedule for position and location for the duration of the cookie program. Each Cupboard has its own schedule; most Cupboards are open Tuesday through Friday 10-4 and Saturday mornings. Saturday morning is required for this position. Customer service duties will be performed in the GSEMA Waltham office.
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Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity.