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Grand Rapids

Intern, MarComm

Supports editing and creation of council materials including but not limited to: web articles, program marketing materials, social media content and membership/volunteerism forms.

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 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports the webmaster (who has full oversight and administration of the council website) and collaborates with council departments to write/edit website content. 
  •  Supports the writing/editing of all content updates on and related to e-newsletters. 
  • Supports the creation and maintenance of council social media and marketing campaigns. 
  • Supports the writing/editing of council press releases. 
  • Supports the writing/editing of program department marketing materials 
  • May perform other related duties as assigned.

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Program Administrative Support Specialist

Provide support and logistical oversight for programs and training relating to the retention of girls and adult members. Supports the development and delivery of council-run programs, training, and service unit day camps.

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 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain accurate records in software systems, including Salesforce, JotForm, and gsEvents.
  • Support designing, planning, logistics, and execution of council-run programming for girls and training for adults.
  • Provide responsible and confidential administrative support including writing, typing, filing, researching, mailing, creating, and proofing presentations, correspondence, and other similar communications.
  • Provide quality customer service via phone, email, and in-person to internal and external customers.
  • May perform other related duties as assigned.

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Membership Recruitment Manager (CMM)

Do you want to help people learn how Girl Scouts can change their lives? The Membership Recruitment Manager talks to parents and girls about joining our organization and helps identify new volunteers who want to bring Girl Scouts to their local communities. The right candidate is an outgoing, self-motivated, goal-oriented team player who likes to provide strategic solutions, tell the story of Girl Scouting via presentations, and network with community organizations, corporations, schools, educators, faith-based intuitions, and other community constituents. This individual will attend and host events, in-person and virtually, across a designated territory and have a direct impact on the overall fiscal success of Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore (GSMISTS) by bringing the Girl Scout experience to more girls and adults across their territory.

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A day in the life...

  • Increase membership of girls and adults for GSMISTS in the designated territory
  • Meet and exceed recruitment goals by developing effective customer service and recruitment strategies through organization, effectiveness, persistence, and exceptional time management
  • Identify and seek new member prospects.
  • Establish, develop, and maintain collaborative relationships with organizations and leaders to secure opportunities
  • Promptly follow up on leads and referrals
  • Coordinate and schedule in-person or virtual sessions to meet with prospective members in a variety of settings and venues; prepare and present information to audiences intended to increase awareness, interest, and membership in GSMISTS
  •  Work with all council departments to ensure new member council goals are met; work with regional team to determine or develop innovative techniques ensuring the effective delivery of recruitment strategies and new member placement

    The fine print...

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills, and practical communication skills (written and verbal) are a must. 
  • Previous experience recruiting volunteers or members, or sales, recruitment, or account management background preferred. 
  • This position requires an average of 2-4 work evenings per week during peak recruitment season with extensive travel within the designated territory. 
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus 

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Northern Michigan

Membership Recruitment Manager

Do you want to help people learn how Girl Scouts can change their lives? The Membership Recruitment Manager talks to parents and girls about joining our organization and helps identify new volunteers who want to bring Girl Scouts to their local communities. The right candidate is an outgoing, self-motivated, goal-oriented team player who likes to provide strategic solutions, tell the story of Girl Scouting via presentations, and network with community organizations, corporations, schools, educators, faith-based intuitions, and other community constituents. This individual will attend and host events, in-person and virtually, across a designated territory and have a direct impact on the overall fiscal success of Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore (GSMISTS) by bringing the Girl Scout experience to more girls and adults across their territory.

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A day in the life...

  • Increase membership of girls and adults for GSMISTS in the designated territory
  • Meet and exceed recruitment goals by developing effective customer service and recruitment strategies through organization, effectiveness, persistence, and exceptional time management
  • Identify and seek new member prospects.
  • Establish, develop, and maintain collaborative relationships with organizations and leaders to secure opportunities
  • Promptly follow up on leads and referrals
  • Coordinate and schedule in-person or virtual sessions to meet with prospective members in a variety of settings and venues; prepare and present information to audiences intended to increase awareness, interest, and membership in GSMISTS
  •  Work with all council departments to ensure new member council goals are met; work with regional team to determine or develop innovative techniques ensuring the effective delivery of recruitment strategies and new member placement

    The fine print...
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills, and practical communication skills (written and verbal) are a must. 
  • Previous experience recruiting volunteers or members, or sales, recruitment, or account management background preferred. 
  • This position requires an average of 2-4 work evenings per week during peak recruitment season with extensive travel within the designated territory. 
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus 

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Traverse City

Membership Recruitment Manager

The Community Membership Manager will travel and work with community volunteers throughout assigned regional areas to work with schools and community partners to recruit new girl members and connect with parents, caregivers, and potential volunteers. This position requires the person to obtain a deep knowledge of various communities, develop and enhance partnerships and meet membership goals.

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 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Ensure continuity of the Girl Scout program in assigned areas by recruiting, supervising, and developing volunteers who will ensure membership opportunities for girls ages 5-17 of all racial, ethnic, religious, socio-economic, and disability groups. Ensure girl and adult safety through the promotion of safe practices.

2. Through analysis of community needs, demographic data, and membership statistics, develop, design, and conduct recruitment of girls.

3. Work with Service Unit volunteers to implement innovative approaches to the program ensuring the development and delivery of local collaborative programs aligned to and supporting the Girl Scout leadership experience.

4. Assist Service Unit volunteers with girl and adult member recruitment, mentoring, training, and rectifying conflicts.

5. Support council functions through the promotion of council-sponsored activities, meetings, and volunteer opportunities.

6. Interpret and promote Girl Scouting to the community. Cultivate the interest and support of key community leaders, family members, institutions, and business organizations.

7. Develop annual operating budgets for membership services, operate within budget, economizing where possible, to ensure quality services are provided.

8. Other duties as necessary and when assigned.

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Muskegon

Placement and Customer Care Specialist

A key member of the Mission Delivery Team, the Placement Specialist is responsible for providing excellent customer service to potential new member leads, resulting in converting leads to registered girl/adult membership in an assigned geographic area. Provides support for newly recruited volunteers in the application process using customer relationship software and technology. Assists in developing and planning of membership extension in all markets; and plays a key role in identifying and improving lead conversion techniques.

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 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide Council Shop services, assist customers, serve as cashier, and assist with Shop physical inventory.
  • Maintain records and administer the check-in and out of volunteer resource materials.
  • Perform general maintenance of office equipment, maintain office equipment records, and generate monthly reports. Guide potential adult & girl members on the Salesforce pipeline through conversion by phone calls, emails, etc.
  • Follows up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity in a timely fashion. Coordinate the placement of registered girls into appropriate troops. Coordinate the placement of registered adults into appropriate volunteer roles.
  • Assist registered adults through the Criminal Background Check process.
  • Prepare reports and assess gaps, communicating the needs of each community in their assigned geographic territory.
  • Works with cross -functional team to determine or develop innovative techniques to ensure the effective delivery of recruitment strategies.
  • Ensures Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults by delivering the Girl Scout message of pluralism and diversity to members of the council and the community.
  • Works collaboratively with all Council departments to ensure council program and initiatives are successfully marketed to girl and adult membership.
  • Provide back up to retail shop services including assisting customers, serving as cashier.
  • Provide professional, superior customer service to all internal and external customers, members, volunteers, staff and other community contacts in person, electronically and by phone.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

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Camp Anna Behrens

Intern, Program

The Program Intern serves as the main point of contact for Girl Scout troops utilizing Camp Anna Behrens for day or overnight visits. They provide program opportunities including but not limited to canoeing, archery, camp craft, outdoor cooking, arts & crafts, etc. They work with GSMISTS Girl Experience Partnerships & Program Coordinators to provide council-run programming at Camp Anna Behrens and/or other locations throughout council jurisdiction.

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 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  1. Promotes Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore and provides outstanding customer service by creating an outstanding experience for Girl Scouts and adult volunteers.
  • 2. Provides support for council-run events (day, overnight, and weekend) at Camp Anna Behrens and other locations throughout council jurisdiction.
  • 3. Coordinates and partners with troops to customize their Camp Anna Behrens experience.
  • 4. Provides programming opportunities for troops utilizing Camp Anna Behrens. 

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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
e-mail: hresources@gsmists.org

GSMISTS is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.