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Employment Opportunities with GSMISTS

Chief Executive Officer

Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore is seeking a dynamic leader who shares Girl Scout values and brings the qualities, skills, and abilities to lead the council into the future. 

Leadership Qualities 

GSMISTS is seeking a candidate of the highest integrity committed to serving girls from all family, community, and economic backgrounds, and who seeks to engage, empower, and inspire others and to collaborate with diverse stakeholders to create a life-changing experience for girls.  A willingness to model the Girl Scout leadership ideals and assure transparency and accountability are essential.  

Core Competencies 

Candidates must demonstrate broad-based business skills particularly including development and management of comparable budgets, an understanding of financial reporting and compliance, and management of financial and tangible assets; demonstrated understanding, skill, and ability in fundraising or direct sales; demonstrated understanding, skills, and ability in relationship-based leadership resulting in the development of partnerships, organizational visibility, and the engagement of staff and volunteers; demonstrated understanding, skill, and ability in strategy development and planning including execution and accountability; excellent verbal and written communication skills along with an understanding, skills, and ability with internal and external communications and community relations, and an understanding of the nonprofit, governance-based business model including the skill and ability to work collaboratively and transparently with a board of directors. 

Key Objectives 

The following key objectives await the next CEO of GSMISTS: 

Transformational Leadership:  Undertake energetic, engaged, and collaborative council leadership of both internal and external constituencies, demonstrating a lived vision for the Council.

Organizational Growth:  Put the Council on a path to reach the next level of organizational and service excellence including development and growth of membership, program, staff, volunteers, and funding.

Strategy Development and Execution:  Engage to complete, implement, and lead comprehensive, data-driven, stakeholder focused, and visionary strategic and operational plans.

 See the full GSMISTS CEO Position Description

How to Apply

Skilled executives from the world of Girl Scouting, corporate, nonprofit, or other professional backgrounds who are dedicated to providing world-class development opportunities for the young women and girls in northern and western Michigan are invited to apply.  Early applications are encouraged.  Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore is an equal opportunity employer.  All applications are confidential. 

To apply, e-mail a detailed cover letter and resume to:  

Bob Perodeau, Principal 

Evergreen Executive Source, LLC 


Voice (800) 286 4009


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To apply for an available position, please submit a cover letter and resume to Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore Human Resources:

Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore
Attn: Human Resources Department
3275 Walker Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544

fax: 616.784.8187, Attn: Human Resources

GSMISTS is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.