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Hiring - Customer Service & Volunteer Support Specialist

About Us:

For over 100 years, we have helped girls develop the skills and confidence they need to blossom into their best selves. From our earliest badges in electricity, aeronautics, and natural sciences to today’s all girl robotics teams and cookie entrepreneurs, girls have challenged themselves through our skill-building opportunities, worked with inspiring role models and developed lifelong friendships.

If you are committed to making a difference, seek work with lasting impact and want to help build girls of courage, confidence and character who make Alaska and the world a better place, Girl Scouts of Alaska is hiring a Customer Service & Volunteer Support Specialist based out of our Anchorage, Alaska Office. Girl Scouts of Alaska offers a robust benefits package with PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD and Life Insurance, and a 403(b) with employer match. Pay for our Customer Service & Volunteer Support Specialist starts at $23.50 per hour.

The Customer Service & Volunteer Support Specialist is our inside sales representative and is responsible for providing excellent customer service to potential new member leads, resulting in increased girl/adult membership. The Customer Service & Volunteer Support Specialist will maximize recruitment efforts by initiating and pursuing communications strategies and protocols needed to convert prospective members (leads) to registered members and plays a key role in identifying and improving lead conversion techniques. They are responsible for executing volunteer engagement, support and appreciation strategies.  This role is responsible for ensuring the delivery of high-quality volunteer trainings and other engagement opportunities.   The Customer Service & Volunteer Support Specialist works cross departmentally to increase member retention and renewal rates, Net Promotor Scores and volunteer satisfaction scores.

You Are:

  • Committed to the policies and mission of the Girl Scout organization and willing to become a Girl Scout member.
  • A team player.
  • Able to build and leverage relationships to drive qualified membership and volunteer leads.
  • Able to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with volunteers, parents, staff, girls and families.
  • Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to organize and carry out a multifaceted workload.
  • Able to communicate effectively over technology (Skype, email, telephone, etc.).
  • Able to work independently with minimal oversight, effectively manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines, take initiative and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

You Need:

  • Successful experience recruiting and retaining volunteers.
  • Technical computer skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and customer relationship management systems (Salesforce experience preferred).
  • Highly organized, ability to multitask, handle pressure and meet deadlines.

You Will:

  • Travel throughout council jurisdiction as needed.
  • Sit at a desk and work on a computer and talk on the phone for up to 8 hours a day.
  • Manually operate office equipment.
  • Lift and carry at least 35 lbs.
  • Complete an annual background check.

Girl Scouts of Alaska is an equal-opportunity employer.

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Hiring - Program Specialist

About Us:

For over 100 years, we have helped girls develop the skills and confidence they need to blossom into their best selves. From our earliest badges in electricity, aeronautics, and natural sciences to today’s all girl robotics teams and cookie entrepreneurs, girls have challenged themselves through our skill-building opportunities, worked with inspiring role models and developed lifelong friendships.

If you are committed to making a difference, seek work with lasting impact and want to help build girls of courage, confidence and character who make Alaska and the world a better place, Girl Scouts of Alaska is hiring a Program Specialist based out of our Anchorage, Alaska Office. Girl Scouts of Alaska offers a robust benefits package with PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD and Life Insurance, and a 403(b) with employer match. Pay for our Program Specialist starts at $44,000 per year.

The Program Specialist is responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating programs for girls.  The program specialist provides outstanding, engaging girl-led experiences. They develop community partnerships and deliver programming to girls across the state. In the summer, the position also develops camp programming and oversees the traveling day camp component of summer camp. The position works with rural community partners to coordinate logistics associated with providing traveling day camp, including housing, flights, and hiring.

You Are:

  • Committed to the policies and mission of the Girl Scout organization and willing to become a Girl Scout member.
  • Customer service oriented and able to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • A team player and able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to multi-task and adjust to changing priorities to meet deadlines while maintaining strong attention to detail.
  • Able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with volunteers and staff.

You Need:

  • Interest and experience working with youth programming.
  • Understanding of and commitment to organizational diversity.
  • Knowledge of the culture and customs of the Alaska Native Communities is a plus.
  • Outstanding customer service and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer and technology skills with the ability to learn new programs quickly.
  • Valid Alaska driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Willingness to learn how to drive a 15 passenger van and a mini-bus.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certifications and willing to get Wilderness First Aid Certification.

You Will:

  • Work a varied schedule, including evenings and weekends.
  • Work independently without continual direct supervision.
  • Use a variety of computer software to include Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Power Point, Word, and Excel), Salesforce and Looker platforms.
  • Manually operate office equipment.
  • Lift and carry at least 50 lbs.
  • Pass annual national criminal background check including a check of the National Sex Offender Registry.
  • Occasional domestic travel may be required.

Girl Scouts of Alaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Hiring - Community Engagement Specialist (Anchorage)

About Us:

For over 100 years, we have helped girls develop the skills and confidence they need to blossom into their best selves. From our earliest badges in electricity, aeronautics, and natural sciences to today’s all girl robotics teams and cookie entrepreneurs, girls have challenged themselves through our skill-building opportunities, worked with inspiring role models and developed lifelong friendships.

If you are committed to making a difference, seek work with lasting impact and want to help build girls of courage, confidence and character who make Alaska and the world a better place, Girl Scouts of Alaska is hiring a Community Engagement Specialist based out of our Anchorage, Alaska Office. Girl Scouts of Alaska offers a robust benefits package with generous PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD and Life Insurance, and a 403(b) with employer match. Pay for our Community Engagement Specialist starts at $23.38 per hour.

The Community Engagement Specialist drives membership growth under the guidance of the Recruitment Manager. They are responsible for securing increased girl and adult volunteer participation needed to implement the council’s membership growth strategy. They are responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing comprehensive year round recruitment plans for girl membership growth and leading the council’s strategic membership growth strategy. The team fosters and enhances strong relationships with adult volunteers and corporate and community partners working cross-functionally to increase girl and adult membership ensuring a great customer experience. Position is based in the council office in Anchorage, with regular travel throughout the Council region.

You Are:

  • Committed to the policies and mission of the Girl Scout organization and willing to become a Girl Scout member.
  • A team player.
  • Able to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with volunteers, parents, staff, girls and families.
  • Able to work independently with minimal oversight, effectively manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines.
  • Able to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.
  • Able to organize and carry out a multifaceted workload.
  • Understanding of and committed to organizational diversity.

You Need:

  • Successful experience recruiting and retaining volunteers.
  • Strong communication skills in written, verbal, and virtual delivery; experience developing and implementing action plans to meet/exceed deliverables; and experience working collaboratively to reach collective goals. Must have outstanding customer service skills including speaking in front of groups, calling potential members on the phone, and working with community members to recruit girls and volunteers.
  • Strong technical skills, with experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), as well as the ability to quickly learn new proprietary technology.
  • Access to automobile in working condition. Proof of meeting state requirements regarding auto licensing, driver’s license, and liability insurance.

You Will:

  • Travel throughout council jurisdiction as needed.
  • Sit at a desk and work on a computer and talk on the phone for long periods of time.
  • Manually operate office equipment.
  • Lift and carry at least 35 lbs.
  • Complete an annual background check .

Girl Scouts of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

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Hiring - Community Engagement Specialist (Juneau)

About Us:

For over 100 years, we have helped girls develop the skills and confidence they need to blossom into their best selves. From our earliest badges in electricity, aeronautics, and natural sciences to today’s all girl robotics teams and cookie entrepreneurs, girls have challenged themselves through our skill-building opportunities, worked with inspiring role models and developed lifelong friendships.

If you are committed to making a difference, seek work with lasting impact and want to help build girls of courage, confidence and character who make Alaska and the world a better place, Girl Scouts of Alaska is hiring a Community Engagement Specialist based out of our Juneau, Alaska Office. Girl Scouts of Alaska offers a robust benefits package with PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD and Life Insurance, and a 403(b) with employer match. Pay for our Recruitment Specialist starts at $23.38 per hour.

The Community Engagement Specialist drives membership growth under the guidance of the Recruitment Manager. They are responsible for securing increased girl and adult volunteer participation needed to implement the council’s membership growth strategy. They are responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing comprehensive year round recruitment plans for girl membership growth and leading the council’s strategic membership growth strategy. The team fosters and enhances strong relationships with adult volunteers and corporate and community partners working cross-functionally to increase girl and adult membership ensuring a great customer experience. Position is based in the council office in Juneau, with regular travel throughout the Council region.

You Are:

  • Committed to the policies and mission of the Girl Scout organization and willing to become a Girl Scout member.
  • A team player.
  • Able to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with volunteers, parents, staff, girls and families.
  • Able to work independently with minimal oversight, effectively manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines.
  • Able to tackle a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.
  • Able to organize and carry out a multifaceted workload.
  • Understanding of and committed to organizational diversity.

You Need:

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Successful experience recruiting and retaining volunteers.
  • Strong communication skills in written, verbal, and virtual delivery; experience developing and implementing action plans to meet/exceed deliverables; and experience working collaboratively to reach collective goals. Must have outstanding customer service skills including speaking in front of groups, calling potential members on the phone, and working with community members to recruit girls and volunteers.
  • Strong technical skills, with experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), as well as the ability to quickly learn new proprietary technology.
  • Access to automobile in working condition. Proof of meeting state requirements regarding auto licensing, driver’s license, and liability insurance.

You Will:

  • Travel throughout council jurisdiction as needed.
  • Sit at a desk and work on a computer and talk on the phone for long periods of time.
  • Manually operate office equipment.
  • Lift and carry at least 35 lbs.
  • Complete an annual background check .

Girl Scouts of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

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Summer Job Opportunities

Working at any GSAK camp is an extraordinary life-changing experience. Our camps build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. 

Camp Togowoods, Wasilla

Camp Singing Hills, Chugiak

Traveling day camps in the Y-K Delta, SW Alaska, & SE Alaska

Learn more about The Extraordinary Adventure of Working at Camp!

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Questions?

Contact us at customercare@girlscoutsalaska.org or 907-248-2250.