Girl Scouts of Central Illinois seeks career professionals committed to making a difference. We offer exciting opportunities in membership, volunteer development, program development, outdoor education, technology, fund development, communications, finance, and many other areas. Working with Girl Scouts—an organization with a solid history and a growing future—means working to your full potential in a dynamic and diverse environment.
We believe the right team enriches the work environment for everyone. Our employees are highly motivated, take an innovative approach to opportunities and challenges, show enthusiasm for their work, and produce exceptional results. We seek professionals to join our team who are committed to meeting the highest standards of quality. Our ideal employees are forward-thinking, possess a strong work ethic, and demonstrate a team approach to productivity.
GSCI is committed to hiring professionals with a wide range of talents and backgrounds in our culturally diverse society, because we know diversity makes us more suited to today's global economy and better positions us to relate to the needs of girls everywhere. The well-being of our employees is important to us, which is why we offer a competitive benefits package and flexible work schedules to suit individual needs. We believe in investing in our employees, and our benefits and compensation packages* reflect that commitment.
Imagine yourself making a positive contribution to a girl’s life while in a collaborative environment with open communication and mutual respect where your ideas are valued. That is precisely what Girl Scouts offers our employees. Our internal mantra is what you do today makes a difference in the life of a girl tomorrow.
Explore your full potential….take the first step toward making Girl Scouts of Central Illinois your employer of choice today!
*36.5 hour work week, Health, Vision & Dental Plans, Long Term Disability, Employer Paid Life Ins, Optional Life Ins, 403b Thrift Plan, Flexible Reimbursement Plan and a generous Paid Time Off Program.
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Patti Flynn, HR Specialist
Girl Scouts of Central IL
3020 Baker Drive
Springfield, IL 62703
Telephone 217-523-8159 ext. 1615
Current Opportunities Available
Fund Development Professional
This position is responsible for developing and managing the council’s fund development efforts in a specified area; planning and implementing special events and annual campaigns and appeals. The Fund Development Professional is responsible for making solicitations, maintaining and cultivating relationships with donors, and corporate and foundation funders.
The Membership Specialist is responsible for attracting and retaining girl and adult membership through recruitment methods, programmatic events and activities, and positive community relationships that provide the resources needed within an assigned geographic area. The MS will work to ensure the availability of the program to all girls including the socio economic, racially and geographically underserved within the assigned council jurisdiction.
Marketing & Special Events Coordinator
Responsible for the management and coordination of outside events at the property formerly known as Honey Bend Campground & Resort. Additionally responsible for the development and implementation of the marketing and public relations plans for the HBR property; conducts market research and stays abreast of changes in the marketplace and adjust plans accordingly. Develops sponsorship/trade/business arrangements and relationships with businesses, individuals and organizations interested in supporting Girl Scouts of Central Illinois and HBR. Works in coordination on other projects as assigned and without daily supervision.
Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 1-2 years of experience that includes event planning, writing and content creation, marketing plans and budgets. Excellent process, prioritization and organizational skills. Media ready communication skills including written skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a wide variety of tasks with multiple priorities. No direct supervision – may lead and indirectly direct the work of others.
Flexible schedule includes evenings and weekends. Travel required; valid driver’s license required. Reports to COO-Fund Development. Marketing & Communications.