Community Outreach Specialist - Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma



Agency Name: Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma

Address: 4810 S. 129th East Avenue

Website Address:

Contact Name: Deb Chambers

Job Inquiry Phone: 9187455257

Job Inquiry Email:

Job Opening Title: Community Outreach Specialist

Job Opening Description: 
Job Summary

The community outreach specialist is responsible for organizing and providing support to Girl Scouts in assigned special areas. These areas include but are not limited to:
• Homeless shelters.
• Public housing.
• Girl Scouting in the School Day.
• Community troops.
• Alternative schools.

Job Opening Basic Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications

• Ability to model behavior consistent with the Girl Scout Mission, Promise, values and Law.
• Unequivocal commitment to pluralism.
• Ability to work day time hours – 20 hours per week 
• Ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds. 
• Willingness to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends; occasional overnights as necessary and ability to travel as job requires.
• Proof of meeting Oklahoma State requirements regarding auto licensing, driver’s license.
• Able to physically lift up to 25 pounds.
• Associate degree in related field or relevant equivalent experience.
• Ability to work with children and adults.
• Written and oral communication skills.
• Human relations and problem-solving.
• Organizational skills and demonstrated ability to achieve goals.
• Ability to work independently and as a team member. 
• Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
• Ability to organize events. 
• Knowledge of the various public housing developments operated by the Housing Authority.
• Knowledge of Girl Scouting a plus.
• Bilingual preferred (Spanish/English).

Job Description Summary: Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Accountable for maintaining and extending Girl Scouting in assigned geographic areas
that includes:
o Recruiting girls for troop membership in all special areas to troop meetings.
o Recruiting adult volunteers for troops.
o Serving as troop leader if there is no adult leadership.
o Ensuring that volunteer troop leaders have received training.
o Assisting troop leaders in organizing troop events and money-earning projects.
o Transportation of girls to troop meetings. 
• Recruits girls to attend resident and day camp; and prepares them to attend, ensuring that
they have the necessary equipment and have completed the requisite health exam.
• Ensures that the girl and adult membership is reflective of the population of the 
jurisdiction and that the needs of a diverse population are recognized and met.
• Makes presentations to Girl Scouts and outside groups to promote the Girl Scout Program.
• Responds to family and volunteer concerns about Girl Scout membership.
• Writes reports and maintains and analyzes statistical data.
• Supports council fund development activities including grant proposal research. 
• May be accountable for a special project such as day camp, service team training, 
and outreach, etc.
• Responsible for membership diversity. 
• Responsible for volunteer management. 
• Responsible for community development. 
• Responsible for program development.
• Participates in collaborative relationships which support the council's recruitment and 
retention of girls and adults.
• Attends team meetings regularly and is an active participant in strategic planning for
membership recruitment and retention.
• Ensures that team goals are accomplished.
• Consults with the Training Coordinator to acquire specific training for geographic areas.
• Other duties as assigned and/or required.

Application Deadline: 2/28/2019

Additional Information: Please submit your resume to Deb Chambers 
Compensation: 33,400K with excellent benefit package


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