The Community Program Manager is accountable for implementing the Council's tactical plans to ensure the success of Council programming as outlined in the Council's Annual Plan of Achievement. She/he will manage the team delivering community-based programming in New Haven, New London and any other areas as needed to ensure that Girl Scout leadership Experience (GSLE) program is provided to underserved communities. Through work with community contacts, she/he strives to assure community-based programming is sustainable.
In partnership with the Director of Community Outreach, develops annual strategic plans based on market-share and demographic data; and helps develop budgets for outreach and community-based program delivery.
Organizes scheduling of programs and staffing needs for in-school, after-school, organization/agency, and other community-based programming.
Builds collaborative relationships with community organizations, schools, agencies, and businesses in order to support and enhance community-based program opportunities.
Increases visibility and raises awareness of Girl Scouting in communities through networking activities, organizational memberships, booth displays, and speaking engagements.
Responsible for assisting in screening, hiring and training program facilitators including performance evaluation of same.
Maintains consistent ongoing communication with Director of Community Outreach.
Works in collaboration with the Membership and Volunteer Experience teams to identify community based volunteers/troops that could transition to traditional volunteer-led troops.
When needed, delivers community-based program to Girls in underserved communities to meet the Council's Plan of Achievement goals, objectives, and initiatives, including membership goals.
Ensures that the GSLE is being implemented in all community-based sites. Supports and implements Product Sales in community-based programming.
Promotes additional Council and other Girl Scout opportunities.
Collaborates with Fund Development team to implement grants and complete program evaluations and grant reporting as assigned.
Responsible for the accurate upload of all girl membership data into the Salesforce database.
Monitors community-based budgets, including the purchases of bulk program supplies.
Embraces and enhances a culture that values diversity, and reflects the Council's commitment to Diversity and Inclusion.
Works cooperatively and closely with Recruitment department on an on-going basis to support Council efforts.
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree preferred, preferably in Education or related field, or equivalent experience.
Two years of experience working with youth.
Minimum of one year management experience including supervision of staff.
Experience in conducting public presentations to a diverse audience regarding Girl Scouting.
ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule, including occasional nights, weekends, and overnight settings.
Ability to maneuver around an event setting, including set up, facilitation, and cleanup as needed.
Active participation in Product Sales Initiatives.
Represent GSOFCT in a professional manner (presentation and attire) in both the corporate and not-for-profit environment.
Ability to work with a diverse group of staff, volunteers, and girls.
Ability to work well with internal and external customers with a special emphasis with community stakeholders.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of current Girl issues and Girl Scout programming.
Basic Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Salesforce.
Statewide travel required.
Drive on a regular basis.
Valid Driver's License.
Must carry and show proof of Liability Coverage of personal vehicle.
Maintain current GSUSA membership.
Physical ability to lift, carry, push, pull, or move objects up to 25 lbs.
Sit or stand for long periods of time.
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