Support and guide a team of volunteers to deliver a quality Girl Scout experience for the girls and adults in a designated geographic area in collaboration with GSMISTS staff.
Appointed by and accountable to your Community Membership Manager (CMM).
One year renewable term in which she/he can expect to provide a minimum of 2-3 hours of service weekly, depending on the needs of the assigned area.
This is a year-round position.
- Must be a registered member of Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and Approved Volunteer of Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore (GSMISTS), which includes completion of the Criminal Background Check.
- Have a working knowledge, acceptance, and willingness to promote GSUSA and GSMISTS vision, objectives, policies and procedures.
- Agree to be guided in all actions by the Girl Scout Mission, Promise and Law, and to comply with the policies and procedures of GSMISTS and GSUSA.
- Ability and willingness to make decisions, delegate responsibility, and work with adults from diverse backgrounds.
- Plan, schedule, and chair all meetings of the Service Unit and Service Team, include your GSMISTS Community Membership Manager, in addition to completing an annual Service Unit Plan of Work.
- Create a welcoming atmosphere, so that girls and adults from varied social, cultural, ethnic and economic backgrounds in the community are represented and have a voice in the Service Unit.
- Oversee the development, implementation, and achievement of Service Unit girl/adult recruitment, retention, and finances, including the annual Service Unit budget.
- Distribute current and up to date information to volunteers in a timely manner.
- Review Volunteer Essentials, Safety Activity Checkpoints, and the Volunteer Toolkit training manual yearly.
- Participate in all required GSMISTS Service Unit development sessions and other GSMISTS-wide activities.
- Maintain GSMISTS confidentiality standards.
- Leadership: Inspires, encourages, guides, and/or gains others’ support toward accomplishing Service Unit team and GSMISTS goals; adapts leadership style to a variety of situations.
- Adaptability: Adjust and modifies own behavior and remains flexible and tolerant in response to changing situations and environments.
- Fostering Diversity: Understand, respect, and embrace differences.
- Oral and Written Communication: Express ideas clearly and concisely.
- Personal Integrity: Demonstrate honesty, credibility and dependability.
- Team Building: Promotes partnerships between service team and service unit volunteers, shares information with others and shares decision-making responsibility with service team members.
- Conflict Management: Anticipates, prevents and resolves conflicts while maintaining productive relationships.
- Computer Skills: Access to reliable e-mail and the Internet.