Employment

We are seeking career professionals committed to making a difference. We offer exciting opportunities to work in membership, camp, Spokane Program Center, facilities, marketing and communications, product sales, fund development and programs. Working with our Girl Scout council means working in a dynamic and diverse environment.

GSEWNI oversees a large geographic region encompassing two states–Eastern Washington and North Idaho. In total, the council represents 30 counties, 67,000 square miles, more than 4,600 girls, 2,200 adult volunteers, 35 staff, a 15 person board and multiple volunteer committees.

Girl Scouts is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity.

Girl Scouts Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho is not accepting PHONE CALLS or INQUIRIES FROM RECRUITERS.

Available Positions NOTE: The GSEWNI Employment Application is a fillable form and will be available in your downloads folder. You may save this form as a PDF; it is also linked at the bottom of each job posting.


Administration

Camp Director: Salary: (talk with Sarah Betts). (May-August) Work in conjunction with the MVP Coordinator to oversee all aspects of the resident camp program. Responsible for the implementation of the overall camp program and camp management. Work prior to camp is expected and will include participation in weekend events, hiring staff, developing program plans, and training materials. This position manages all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the camp in consultation with supervisor, including but not limited to, staffing, camper and staff management, facility operation and program including supervision of staff. Camp Director will live onsite, June 12-August 8, work hours will vary by day. 21 years of age or older OR preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity and experience. 

Assistant Camp Director: Salary: $2,800. Assist the Camp Director and Program Director in camp preparation and staff training utilizing successful experiences in administration and leadership. Supervise unit staff. Be responsible for camp in absence of Camp Director. Qualifications: Experience in organized camping and outdoor program development, experience in staff supervision, excellent communication skills, and knowledge of Girl Scout Program. 21 years of age or older OR preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity and experience.

Program Director: Salary: $2,400. Assist the Camp Director and Assistant Camp Director in camp preparation and staff training. Oversee unit activities, weekly campfire and all camp programs. Coordinate Community Partners with camp program. Qualifications: Experience in organized camping and outdoor program development, excellent communication skills, and knowledge of Girl Scout Program. 21 years of age or older OR preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity and experience.

Kitchen

Head Cook: Salary $2,800. Responsible for all aspects of food service including planning, purchasing, and preparation. Supervises other kitchen personnel. Qualifications: Experience in large quantity cooking, purchasing, and in food service staff supervision.  21 years of age or older OR preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity and experience.

Assistant Cook: Salary: $1,800 Assists with meal preparation and other kitchen activities, such as filling food orders for cookouts and trips. Qualifications: Food service experience. 21 years of age or older OR preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity and experience.

Kitchen Assistant (3): Salary: $1,350. Assist with meals, dishwashing, cleaning and filling food orders for cookouts and trips. 16 years of age or older preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity and experience.

 Support

Health Supervisor: Salary: $2,800. Responsible for all aspects of the health care facility including health screening of staff and campers, medication management, attending to first aid and medical needs of campers and staff, maintaining unit first aid kits and overseeing health and hygiene practices of camp. Qualifications: Current first aid and CPR certification. Licensed RN, LPN, EMT, nursing student preferred. Valid driver’s license, 21 years or older OR preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity and experience.

Business Manager: Salary: $1,800. Operate the Trading Post (camp store) including: accurate inventories, receipting money, making sales to campers, staff, and parents during opening and closing days and preparing deposits. Oversee camp budget and kitchen orders. Run errands in town and help keep business part of camp running. Qualifications: Experience in bookkeeping, budget management, sales, and computers; strong organizational and attention to detail skills. Valid driver license. 21 years of age or older OR preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity and experience.

Tripping/ Transportation Manager: Salary: $1,800. Oversee transportation needs on opening and closing days. Responsible for assisting unit staff in the planning of out trips, coordinate with the kitchen staff, ensure all safety goals are met and substitute as a counselor to provide staff breaks. Qualifications: Strong outdoor leadership skills with successful experiences in developing and implementing outdoor program. High energy and ability to give guidance to staff.  Current Wilderness First Aid/Responder certification a definite plus. 21 years or older preferred.

Program Specialist: Salary: $1,800. Responsible for planning and implementation of arts and crafts, nature and science program. Organize and maintain supplies and equipment. Will develop curriculum for camp at appropriate age and interest level for all camp sessions Qualifications: Creative, crafty personality with willingness to teach local ecology and conservation. 18 years of age or older, preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity and experience.

Custodian/ Maintenance Assistant:  Salary: $1,600. Routinely maintain the cleanliness of the lodge working from a checklist for each area including, but not limited to, sweeping, mopping, windows, trash, stocking lodge and units with supplies, assist in getting luggage to and from units, mowing lawn, making minor repairs and reporting maintenance needs throughout camp. Qualifications: Self-motivated, 18 years of age or older, preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity and experience.

Waterfront

Waterfront Director: Salary: $2,000. Supervision of all waterfront activities, including scheduling, training and supervision of waterfront team. Qualifications: Current Waterfront Lifeguard certification. Supervisory experience in a lakefront environment, experience in boating, canoeing, windsurfing and/or sailing desired. 21 years of age or older OR preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity and experience.

Lifeguard/ Unit Staff (6): Salary: $1,700-$1,900. This position is the same as unit counselor/leader with the exception that person has lifeguard certification and will provide lifeguarding duties as well. 18 years of age or older, preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity and experience

 Unit Staff

Unit Counselor (12): Salary: $1,600. Working with a team of 2-3 other counselors, coordinate unit program activities and provide campers with a positive, fun learning experience.  Maintain records and generate as needed. Qualifications: Experience supervising and working with children; Girl Scout Program knowledge desired. Ideal candidates are creative and eager to engage kids in exploring the outdoors while maintaining the highest sense of safety and good judgment. Possess a desire to create lasting learning experience for campers while providing excellent role model for campers. Canoeing, sailing and/or windsurfing experience/certification beneficial. Camping experience helpful; 18 years of age or older, preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity and experience.

Unit Leader (4):  Salary: $1,800. This position operates as Unit Counselor while acting as a team leader in supervising and supporting other Unit Counselors. Qualifications: Experience supervising and working with children and adults. Girl Scout Program knowledge desired. Ideal candidates are creative and eager to engage kids in exploring the outdoors while maintaining the highest sense of safety and good judgment. Possess a desire to create lasting learning experience for campers while providing excellent role model for campers. Canoeing, sailing and/or windsurfing experience/certification beneficial. Camping experience helpful; 21 years of age or older OR preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity and experience.

Leadership Director (Counselor-in-Training Director) (2): Salary: $1,800. Implements Counselor-in-Training program. Qualifications: Experience supervising, mentoring and working with teens. Girl Scout Program knowledge desired. 21 years of age or older OR preferred applicant will be able to demonstrate sufficient maturity and experience.

Marketing Communications Specialist  


Annual Salary Range:$33,000-$35,000 
Reports to: Chief Communications Officer

Job Summary 
Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho (GSEWNI) is seeking a Marketing Communications Specialist. This position will work collaboratively with GSEWNI’s audiences to orchestrate and integrate the organization’s media and marketing efforts, and support implementation of an internal and external communications strategy. As a member of the communications marketing team, the specialist will promote a consistent, recognizable and positive Girl Scout image for approximately 4,600 girls and 2,700 volunteers spread over 30 counties and two states.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential areas of responsibility below satisfactorily with a proven ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities, handle multiple projects and exercise good judgment in a fast paced, dynamic, deadline-driven environment.  Diverse and proven experience in communications/marketing, journalism, advertising and public relations is ideal.

Essential areas of responsibility:

  • Work with marketing communications team to develop, edit and coordinate production of publications, flyers, ads and other marketing and public relations materials for print or electronic communications. 
  • Write, schedule and coordinate online communications (applications currently used are Facebook, Hootsuite, Constant Contact, Twitter, Youtube).
  • Website updates and content maintenance. 
  • Maintain content, photos and videos for social media and marketing efforts.
  • Update and maintain a media list, develop relationships with media, and write news releases.
  • Promote council events, programs and other activities as assigned. 
  • Maintain and monitor marketing activity and metrics to measure program/campaign effectiveness to meet the marketing plan goals.
  • Work on diverse marketing communications projects for the Chief Communications Officer, CEO and the Board members as assigned. 
  • Participate on Girl Scouts USA committees or projects as assigned, most via webinar.

Minimum/Required 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Journalism or related field 
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of experience in marketing, advertising, PR or communications in a nonprofit, education, corporate or private organization. 
  • Proven skills using Windows software including PowerPoint and Excel at intermediate or advanced level. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Proven experience with writing and editing feature articles, news releases, website content, social media, advertising, and email marketing. 
  • Knowledge and experience of graphic design (Adobe Creative Suite software) and digital assets (video editing), and print production.
  • Experience updating website content.  
  • Knowledge of social media marketing and the related tools available and understanding of social media language and jargon.
  • Maintain a professional optimistic and positive manner at all times.
  • Follow brand requirements for Girl Scouts USA.
  • Evening, weekend and extended hours may be required for events or major projects in progress. 
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is necessary for this position.

Desired Skills:

  • Communications or Marketing experience in a youth nonprofit organization
  • Fundraising, donor relations, event planning and promotional experience
  • Multimedia production experience
  • Database management/development experience

Work Environment and Physical Demands 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel or crouch.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. 

Application Process
GSEWNI is an equal opportunity employer. Applications will be screened as they are received.  Submit (1) a formal cover letter (2) resume and (3) the Girl Scout Employment Application (download at www.gsewni.org) to be considered. THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED. 

Mail or email letter, resume and application to: Julie Gardner (jgardner(at)gsewni.org), Chief Communications Officer. 

Intern

Marketing, Events, Public Relations, Writing, Graphic Design and/or Social Media (any or all areas)

Girl Scouts Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho is seeking college students interested in unpaid internship opportunities! This is an opportunity to work with a legacy service organization with a nationally respected brand and image.

Girl Scouts Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho serves nearly 4,600 girls and 2,200 adult leaders in 20 counties of Eastern Washington and 10 counties in Northern Idaho. Interns will be assisting with the publicity and promotion of events as well as the annual Cookie Program, Camp Four Echoes camping registration, holiday and summer Day Camp registration and other major marketing, public relations and program initiatives throughout the year.

Interns will assist with:

  • Publicity, promotion, advertising, graphic design, public relations, writing and/or marketing of programs and events
  • Design of small projects and articles for inclusion in publications and online distribution
  • Video production
  • Digital photography at events, for use in publications and social media
  • Event planning and logistics
  • Creative sessions for major projects, campaigns and events

Desired Qualifications:

  • Junior, senior or recent college graduate
  • Journalism, Public Relations, Graphic Design, Communication Arts major preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven writing ability (please provide examples)
  • Proven ability to produce short and feature length video projects (write scripts, shoot and edit) 
  • Proven ability to take and edit digital photographs (Photoshop) 
  • High energy, enthusiastic team player with the ability to multi-task, take initiative and work independently
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet shifting deadlines
  • Personal computer and necessary software programs to complete assignments 
  • Enthusiastic about Girl Scouting and familiar with the council region (Eastern Washington/Northern Idaho) 
  • Proficient with word processing, graphic design programs (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), photography and/or design skills (examples will be requested) 

This is an unpaid internship opportunity. All candidates should have reliable transportation and must be available at least 10 hours per week. Internships are available for fall, winter, spring and summer quarters/semesters. Up to three unpaid internships are available. Successful candidates may seek college credit if the college/university permits students to do so. Interns will work under the direction of the Marketing and Media Manager and work collaboratively with the graphic designer.

Contact: Julie Gardner–Marketing and Media Manager, at (509) 747-8091 ext.205, or email

NOTE: The GSEWNI Employment Application is a fillable form and will be available in your downloads folder.

A complete GSEWNI Employment Application, resume and professional reference should accompany all applications. This position requires a criminal background check and valid driver’s license.