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Careers

Imagine joining a group of individuals—each with their own unique skills and passions, but united by a common purpose. Imagine yourself at Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians.

We are seeking professionals committed to making a difference. 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.

Now Hiring:

Part-time Experience Managers (Knoxville, TN)

Do you have a passion for recruiting adult and girl members and for supporting volunteers to positively impact the lives of girls? Are expanding opportunities for girl participation in a nationally known program and providing extraordinary customer service to volunteers, parents, and girls high priorities for you? If yes, then the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians is seeking a candidate like you for its part-time Experience Manager roles.

There are 3 part-time positions available: (1) Blount County, (2) West Knoxville, and (3) Loudon, Roane, and Morgan Counties.

Under guidance of the Area Director, the Experience Manager provides ongoing recruitment, training, and mentoring to volunteers and parents by supporting them in the delivery of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) programs in keeping with GSCSA’s mission, vision, culture, and strategy. Serves as the primary point of contact for volunteers within the assigned region(s). Collaborates with volunteers to develop and implement initiatives that increase girl participation, address girl needs within local communities, and target underserved populations as identified and prioritized within each community. Utilizes strong command of Girl Scout knowledge to build exceptional volunteer teams, establish an effective communication plan, and present and promote Council program offerings (including the fall and cookie product programs) as well as provide adult learning opportunities. Assists with measurable outcome evaluation of GSLE programs.

Anticipated work hours are 15-25 hours a week. There is some schedule flexibility during the day in spring, summer, and winter. Fall will require some early morning school visits. At least 1-2 evenings per week and at least one weekly visit to the Knoxville Service Center.
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To apply for position(s), please email resume and cover letter/email to careers@girlscoutcsa.org. Alternately, a resume and cover letter may also be mailed to Human Resources, Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians, 1567 Downtown West Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37919. Please note preferred location(s) in your email subject line or in your cover letter.

Deadline to be considered for vacancies is noon on Monday, March 4, 2019.
 

Seasonal Camp Staff
Seasonal openings for Camp Adahi and Camp Tanasi

Work some weekends in a beautiful outdoor setting. The following paid positions are available.

Seasonal openings at Camp Adahi:

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Horseback Instructor: Requires 2 years documented experience teaching horseback riding and/or Certified Horsemanship Association Certification.

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Canoe Instructor: Requires 2 years documented experience or American Red Cross Small Craft Safety and/or American Canoe Instructor Certification (flat water).

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Archery Instructor: Requires Level 1 Instructor or higher certification.

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Lifeguard: Requires current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification.

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Kitchen Assistants: Requires current Serve Safe Certification.

Seasonal openings at Camp Tanasi:

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Climbing/Rappelling Tower Instructor: Requires training on our tower, which is provided annually.

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Archery Instructor: Requires Level 1 Instructor or higher certification. 

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Lifeguard: Requires current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification.

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Kitchen Assistants: Requires current Serve Safe Certification.

All positions except kitchen assistants require current basic first aid training or higher AND CPR. Minimum age 16 years old.

Paid positions offer opportunities for weekend work. Scheduling of hours is based on activity requests by Girl Scout troops.

Please send resumes to Rebecca Lane at rlane@girlscoutcsa.org
or call 800-474-1912 for more information or to have an application mailed to you.

2019 Summer Camp Staff

The Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians is now hiring for 2019 Summer Camp Staff!


Positions available:

Read more about each position below, or read our Summer Camp Staff FAQ's for more information on Camp Tanasi and working at our camps.

To apply, please download and complete the 2019 GSCSA Summer Camp Job Application PDF and email to careers@girlscoutcsa.org, or mail to Human Resources, Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians, 1567 Downtown West BLVD, Knoxville, TN, 37919. Please note the job title in your email subject line.

 

2019 Summer Camp Staff Descriptions

Camp Counselor
Being a camp counselor means getting to spend your summer in nature and participating in fun activities like you did as a kid, but this time you’ll help in the planning of the events for other girls to experience and enjoy. All the while, you’ll be impacting the lives of the next generation in positive and rewarding ways helping create go-getters, risk-takers, innovators, and leaders.
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Day Camp Counselor
As a day counselor, you’ll be in the center of the action. Helping plan, teach, coordinate, and carry out activities while guiding campers in their personal growth. Your impact will help shape girls into leaders as they build courage, confidence, and character at summer camp.
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Junior Counselor
Junior counselors are second in command when it comes to planning, teaching, coordinating, and caring for the campers. Working alongside the day counselors, you’ll get first-hand experience in what it means to be a leader encouraging those around you to become all they can be.
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Health Care Manager (FILLED)
The health care manager is an invaluable part of summer camp each year. You make cuts and scrapes disappear, stomachs feel better, headaches vanish, and so much more. Without you we couldn’t run a healthy and safe camp program for girls. You can serve all six weeks or one-week sessions.
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Programs Manager (FILLED)
This role sets the tone for each week and ultimately the entire summer. Without you, there would be no fun and adventurous summer camp experience for the girls. Managing program activities and events, you make sure every aspect is safe, fun, and appropriate for every grade level.
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Lead Archery Instructor (FILLED)
The Lead Archery Instructor will further the mission of the camp through management of the archery range and programing during archery sessions. This position oversees program activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate for rising 1st-12th graders.
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Lead Dock Lifeguard (FILLED)
The Lead Dock Lifeguard manages the pool and programming at the pool. This position oversees program activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate for rising 1st-12th graders.
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Lead Pool Lifeguard (FILLED)
To further the mission of the camp through management of the pool and programming at the pool. Oversees program activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate for rising 1st-12th graders.
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