Are you a friendly, organized person who enjoys building relationships and connecting people? Would you like to do it on the behalf of girls? Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan is seeking a membership specialist. These staffers are connected to the community, communicate with schools and other places where kids gather, and get the news out about Girl Scouting. They also build a support network for adult volunteers, getting them started through training and empowering them to be leaders who realize girls’ dreams.
Full time, hours vary and some local travel required. This job is responsible for raising the visibility and access to Girl Scouting in parts of Allegan and Barry Counties.
Actively works to develop and increase girl and adult membership, promote the image of Girl Scouting in the community, increase visibility of Girl Scouting and broaden the base for community support. Serves as the primary point of contact for external audiences in assigned geographic region with a focus on recruitment of members, identification of Community Outreach partners and program partners. This individual will use their expertise of the assigned geographic territory to strategically identify prospects, make effective presentations and grow our membership and base of support.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience
Must have own transportation and the ability to travel within the jurisdiction. Frequent travel within the council to various meeting locations with staff and volunteers. Travel is primarily during the business day and evening hours.
Operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and a point of sale system. Will spend many of hours each day interacting with volunteers, potential volunteers, and parents/guardians. Some days will require sitting in front of a computer or on the phone for prolonged periods. May have opportunity to occasionally interact with girls and engaging them in programming. May be required to work outdoors on occasion in all types of weather from rain, snow, heat and cold. Able to move/lift/manipulate up to 25 pounds.
This position has no supervisory responsibility.
To apply please include a cover letter, resume, or employment application. Applications accepted by:
Subject Line: Membership Specialist – Allegan and Barry Counties
Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan
601 W Maple
Kalamazoo, MI 49008