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Growth is our business.  Employees with the Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts are challenged and supported to excel individually and collectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.  Working with our volunteer partners, we help girls reach their fullest potential.

Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts (GSCWM) is an equal opportunity employer that strives to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.  As a membership organization, we place a high value on Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) membership.  Full-time, year-round employees are required to maintain annual membership with GSUSA and, as a benefit, we cover the annual expense.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package, generous time off and flexibility.

Share your talents and passion with an organization that builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place!

Year-Round Full-Time Positions

To apply, forward a letter of interest with a resume or complete an application. All applications should be forwarded to:

Human Resources Department
Crossroads Business Park 
301 Kelly Way 
Holyoke, MA 01040
Email: hr@gscwm.org

For salaried exempt positions, you must submit a cover letter with your resume for consideration. If you are subsequently scheduled for an interview, you will also be required to complete an employment application. AA/EOE

Accounting Manager – Worcester, MA

The Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts has a full-time position open for an organized, detail oriented team player with solid experience in payroll, general ledgers, internal controls, and financial reporting. Requirements include:

  • Bachelor's degree (minimum) in accounting or finance
  • Experience working with confidential personal information, records and reports
  • Intermediate MS Excel experience
  • Experience importing/exporting data across systems/databases
  • Strong problem solving skills

The Accounting Manager works directly with the organization’s staff members, volunteers, and families, providing high-quality customer service. Not-for-profit experience is a plus.

Seasonal Employment

To apply for the following positions, complete the  Camp Employment Application and e-mail to hr@gscwm.org.

Waterfront Specialist/Lifeguard 
(Resident Camp Bonnie Brae in East Otis; Day Camp Camp Lewis Perkins in South Hadley)

Provide waterfront programming, activities, instruction and safety monitoring in accordance with Girl Scout principles, policies, and accreditation standards.

  • Must be at least 18 by June 30, 2016
  • High school diploma/GED required with some college a plus
  • Must have experience as a lifeguard or swim instructor
  • Must have Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Certification, Red Cross First Aid, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer currently or by May 2016.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with youth

Resident Camp Lead Unit Counselor 
(Camp Bonnie Brae in East Otis)

Take the lead in coordinating assigned unit, provide guidance to Unit Counselors, work directly with campers in the daily activities of an overnight camp, including providing assistance in planning, coordinating and implementing activities; encouraging and supporting camper participation; and supervising and attending to campers in accordance with GSCWM policies and procedures, accreditation standards and Girl Scout models.

  • Must be at least 21 by June 30, 2016
  •  High school diploma/GED required with some college a plus
  • Experienced in a leadership role with peers
  • Adaptable and organized with strong communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required 
  • Volunteer, internship, life or work experience carrying out youth activities
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills, organization, good judgment, and positive attitude
  • Ability to maintain composure in emergency and chaotic situations

Resident Camp Food Service Assistant 
(Camp Bonnie Brae in East Otis & Camp Green Eyrie in Harvard)

Assist in preparing meals and maintaining kitchen and dining areas in accordance with health department regulations, Girl Scout policies & standards, and accreditation standards.

  • Must be 16 by June 30, 2016 (if less than 18 years old, a work permit is required) 
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to follow directions
  • Ability to work well with a high-functioning kitchen staff team
  • Exceptional interpersonal and team work skills; flexible and adaptable