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Summer Camp Employment Opportunities 

Jobs available include Healthcare Supervisor, Camp Cook and Climbing Specialist. Please visit our Jobs At Camp Page to see all Employment Opportunities available.  http://www.girlscoutsdiamonds.org/JoinToday/CampProperties/SummerCamp/JobsatCamp.aspx 


Development Officer - (1) Texarkana Office or Jonesboro Office 

The Development Officer is accountable for coordinating and implementing the council's efforts in securing funding from individuals and corporations, assisting in grant efforts, and managing and coordinating fundraising for organizational priorities. Under administrative direction, the Development Officer identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards donors; serves as development liaison; supports fundraising special projects, development initiatives and goal setting.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1. Assists in developing and maintaining the council's fundraising procedures.
2. Reviews and responds to applications for troop money-earning activities and Corporate Volunteer Program applications.
3. Works with other departments and the External Relations team to research and identify specific funding needs of council programs/initiatives and raises funds to support those efforts.
4. Identifies, cultivates and solicits philanthropic support by developing and maintaining relationships with assigned prospects, manages special projects; carries out fundraising priorities in assigned areas.
5. Supports fundraising strategies and methods or activities to ensure proper acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship of donors; collaborates with other members of External Relations in developing campaign materials,  case statements, and brochures; works in collaboration to prepare reports and prospect research materials.
6. Coordinates and ensures maintenance of an effective fund development data management system.
7. Researches national, regional and local fundraising trends and laws impacting the fundraising field.
8. Builds working relationships and serves as development liaison to community organizations, donors and other key personnel to achieve successful fundraising; nurtures culture of philanthropic support.
9. Participates in special projects and other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent knowledge and experience in fundraising, marketing and grant writing.
  • 3-5 years of fund development experience

SKILLS AND ABILITIES QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Computer literacy and technical knowledge of computer software 
  • Close attention to detail 
  • Knowledge of development/fundraising concepts and appropriate solicitation techniques 
  • Strong interpersonal/human relations skills 
  • Strong verbal and professional written communication skills 
  • Marketing and presentation skills 
  • Project management skills 
  • Ability to interact with diplomacy and tact amid diverse groups 
  • Ability to maintain relationships with significant and influential individuals 
  • Ability to solicit gifts Ability to adapt and respond to various situations 
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and professionalism 
  • Adheres to the AFP Donor Bill of Rights and Code of Ethics 
  • Strong initiative 
  • Ability to think creatively when facing challenges 

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Membership in GSUSA 
  • Ability to practice in accordance with the principles of the Girl Scout Movement 
  • Valid driver’s license 
  • Flexibility and good sense of humor 
  • Excellent leadership qualities 
  • Ability to exercise good judgment 
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple priorities, work independently and meet deadlines 
  • Access to properly licensed and insured automobile

Volunteer Specialist  – North Little Rock Office

Develop and oversee effective and consistent volunteer training throughout the organization, including the planning, coordination, development, delivery and evaluation of adult volunteer training programs, support materials, and initiatives.  Delivery of council-wide adult development system with an emphasis on customer service and recognition to volunteers (including both long-term and episodic volunteers).  Implementation of the volunteer core curriculum.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Delivery of volunteer leadership training via classroom, self-paced and e-learning, utilizing materials and initiatives that support GSDAOT’s strategic direction and business objectives.
  • Responsible for recruiting, coaching and motivation of a corps of volunteer and staff trainers.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships and confer with department field specialists, volunteer leaders and trainers to conduct needs assessments, identify and analyze performance gaps, evaluate specific training needs, recommend appropriate training programs, tools and external resources as necessary
  • Oversees the volunteer recognitions and appreciation process. Assessing the council’s adult recognitions plan. Processing and reviewing the volunteer award nominations and working with Volunteer Adult Recognition Committee.
  • Promotes recognition of community members and leaders throughout the year, keeping current on National Awards that are available and attainable for all adults.
  • Provides ideas/materials for Membership and Program Departments to share with Service Units for Adult appreciations.
  • Orders annual recognitions from GSUSA and local vendors.
  • Involvement in the planning of annual volunteer trainer events such as Facilitator Retreats, conferences, training service unit meetings, and adult enrichment classes.
  • Coordinates facilitator and service unit participation in annual council-sponsored volunteer conferences and council-wide projects and initiatives.
  • Facilitate classroom-based and webinar training programs as needed.
  •  Provides candid feedback in a positive and motivating way.
  • In partnership with Volunteer Pathways Manager conducts facilitator trainer sessions for volunteer and staff facilitators on approved training programs and follow up to assure programs are understood and applied consistently and appropriately across the service area.
  • Maintain records of recognition histories of volunteers in Personify/Volunteer Management Module.
  • Executes other duties as assigned