OMNI Human Resource Management

Outdoor Program Specialist

Job ID
2022-3392
Client
Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri
Job Location(s)
US-KS-Overland Park
Industry
Services - NON-PROFIT/SOCIAL SERVICES
Position Category
Support

Overview

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Girl Scouts is the largest organization for girls in the world. Our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Through activities in science and technology, business and economic literacy, and outdoor and environmental awareness, Girl Scouting provides girls with opportunities for fun and friendship, while fostering development of leadership skills and self-esteem. Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri is chartered by Girl Scouts of the USA and supports 23,000 girl members and 9,000 adult volunteers in its 47-county jurisdiction surrounding the Greater Kansas City, St. Joseph, and Topeka areas. For more information, visit www.gsksmo.org.

 

The Outdoor Specialist manages the delivery of the Girl Scouts Leadership Experiences in the Outdoors. He/she leads a team of seasonal staff, and volunteer staff; communicates and promotes outdoor experiences participation on and off Council owned properties; assists with program design, development, delivery & evaluation. Employee must reside within the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area and attend regular in person meetings.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the planning, design, and implementation of progressive and bold experiences in outdoor program areas: Aquatics, Camping, Excursions, Equestrian, Sports and STEM.
  • Management of outdoor programs on and off site including, day/weekend excursions, outdoor trainings, outdoor activities, Journeys, Badge days and enhancing troops’ experiences.
  • Supervises a team of volunteers to include outdoor training/education, outdoor STEM and others as needed; leads and coaches volunteers in a manner consistent with Girl Scout vision resulting in excellent participant satisfaction.
  • Make decisions and judgements related to overall program delivery and safety in the best interest of the member participants.
  • Focuses on inclusive and universal design to embrace diverse volunteers and girls.
  • Encourages others to participate as active team members in an effort to support the work of Girl Scouts.
  • Ensure all programs meet Girl Scout Safety Activity Checkpoints required by Girls Scouts of the USA.
  • Work with Associate Director, with routine program and staff evaluation.
  • Assist whole Outdoor Department as needed to reach annual goals.

Qualifications

  • Associate degree or technical certification required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred or any combination of education, training, and experience relevant to the position.
  • Two to four years of progressively responsible related experience, such as leading teams and youth program management.
  • Experience organizing programs and events for children.
  • Experience with, preparing clear and concise reports, record keeping and other written materials for supervisor, colleagues, school staff, girl participants and parents.
  • Valid Driver License with acceptable driving record and proof of current insurance coverage.
  • Computer skills including proficiency in the most current versions of Windows and Office (Word and Excel), Salesforce and ability to use the Internet
  • Bilingual – a plus, but not required.


Working Conditions:
Work is performed in primarily outdoor weather conditions, dirt and dust, and extreme heat or cold. As well as some work performed at home or in office environments.

 

***As a condition of hire, full dosage of the COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for this position. GSKSMO will consider accommodation for disability/medical and/or sincerely held religious beliefs.***

 

OMNI and our clients are Equal Opportunity Employers and seek diversity in candidates for employment. EEO Employer W/M/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

 

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