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
Responsible for performing and/or supervising the maintenance, risk management, security and use of council properties. Provides support to council and camp staff, volunteers, and girls. Supervises, trains and directs the work of building and grounds maintenance and housekeeping staff. Responsible for a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, landscaping activities, maintenance of sidewalks, bridges, playgrounds, facilities, pool, docks and parking areas, removal of trash and snow and general camp host duties. Resides on site. Maintains necessary certifications and inspections as required including GSUSA camping guidelines, ACA and State of Illinois standards. Makes purchases, required to operate council vehicles, perform manual labor and lifting. Responsible for accurate record keeping.
Requires Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years in area of specialty. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures, including maintenance of janitorial, structural, mechanical, and prevention. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Exposure to seasonal elements. Minimum 21 years of age. Flexible schedule includes evenings and weekends.
Travel required; valid driver’s license required. Reports to Lead Site Manager.
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.
Write and maintain outcome based curriculum that delivers the Girl Scout message in via each pathway and incorporating the core programming initiatives. Ensure the continuity of programs by developing, implementing and administering year-round opportunities that meet the contemporary needs of girls ages 5-17 and/or troops and guests of Honey Bend Resort, that meet council objectives utilizing or working with a volunteer committee. Use tools to determine outcome measurement results. Serve as locally responsible staff for all cookie and fall product sales activities. Develop community collaborations. Develop and maintain ongoing contact with religious and education institutions, cultural and racial/ethnic groups, service and professional organizations to enhance visibility, fund development, membership projects and program options. Ensure interests, values, and needs of girls of all diverse racial, ethnic, cultural and disabled community are represented through various programming opportunities. Direct and support service area teams and troops in all product sales activities.
Bachelor’s degree in recreation, education or related degree and minimum 2 years experience in youth development. Experience in curriculum writing, budget preparation and record keeping required. Makes purchases, required to operate council vehicles, perform manual labor and lifting, exposure to seasonal elements. Strong communication, organization and financial skills. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, including ability to resolve conflict and maturity of judgment. Minimum 21 years of age. Flexible schedule includes evenings and weekends. Travel required; valid driver’s license required. Reports to Program Manager.
Works to ensure cabins, office and campground facilities are kept in a clean and orderly condition in line with campground policies and guest satisfaction. Responsible for laundry, general housekeeping, changing linens, keeping appropriate inventory of cleaning supplies, and other duties as assigned. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Requires high school diploma or equivalent; one year of experience preferred. Familiar with a variety of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within field. Performs a variety of tasks. Does not supervise the work of others. Flexible schedule includes evenings and weekends. Works under immediate supervision of Site Manager.
Performs the maintenance and upkeep of regional properties, facilities and camps to support the safety, health and well-being of campers, volunteers and staff of GSCI. Provides grounds keeping duties including but not limited to mowing, trimming, clearing and maintenance of trails, and generally keeping grounds and buildings in good working order and appealing to guests. Provides janitorial duties such as stocking of consumable products, cleaning and maintenance of facilities and equipment such as changing light bulbs, pressure washing, lubricating machinery, sharpening blades, repairing fencing, tents, platforms, tables, etc. Makes authorized purchases, required to operate council vehicles, perform manual labor and lifting. Exposure to seasonal elements. One year manual related labor and maintenance experience. Demonstrated experience and skills with machinery, light carpentry and electrical. Minimum 18 years of age. Flexible schedule includes evenings and weekends. Travel required; valid driver’s license required. Reports to Site Manager.
The Membership/Program Series 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. This position will cover the Vermillion County area. This person will work 20 hours per week with a flexible schedule of Monday & Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.