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Employment

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.

Membership Services Specialist
Full time salaried exempt position based in our Worcester Service Center
Volunteer Support, Training, and Recruitment Position

The Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts seeks a goal driven self-starter who will be responsible for recruiting, training, and coaching volunteers to deliver high quality Girl Scout program.  The successful candidate will have strong customer service, communication, conflict resolution, and computer skills.  Knowledge of the Girl Scout Program and fluency in Spanish are a plus.  The Membership Services Specialist exercises independent judgment and works collaboratively as part of larger cross functional teams to meet or exceed annual membership goals.  Position based in Worcester, Massachusetts, with a starting salary of $30,000 - $32,000.

Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to service excellence and customer satisfaction
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including frequent evenings and weekends, especially during the fall when there could be 10-12 nights a month.
  • Valid driver’s license, access to reliable transportation, and proof of insurance

Interested candidates are encouraged to e-mail a cover letter and resume to hr@gscwm.org. EOE.

Seasonal Employment

Complete Camp Employment Application and e-mail to hr@gscwm.org

Assistant Camp Director, Camp Bonnie Brae, East Otis, MA
Support and facilitate camp operations and programming. Manage the camp in the Camp Director’s absence. Provide direction, training and feedback to staff. Assist in program development and implementation. Fill in for other staff as needed.

  • Must be 21 by June 30, 2015
  • College degree in a relevant field is required; substantial experience may substitute
  • Experience in program development, planning and implementation required
  • Experience in a leadership role with demonstrated initiative, problem-solving, judgment, and team building skills
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Adaptable and organized with strong communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required

Waterfront Directors
(Resident Camps: Camp Bonnie Brae in East Otis, Camp Green Eyrie in Harvard) & Pool Manager (Camp Lewis Perkins Day Camp only)

Oversee, coordinate and facilitate all waterfront activities. Supervise waterfront and other staff at the waterfront. Assess waterfront skill levels of campers. Ensure safety. Work directly with girls and staff to provide age-appropriate water activities, instruction and opportunities.

  • Must be at least 21 by June 30, 2015
  • High school diploma/GED required with some college a plus
  • Must have experience as a lifeguard or swim instructor
  • Must have experience in kayaking, canoeing, and sailing instruction on flat water and must have completed the Massachusetts Safe Boating Course
  • Must have Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Certification, Red Cross First Aid, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer currently or by May 2015.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with youth
  • Demonstrated leadership, problem-solving and rapid response skills

Water Ski Instructor (Resident Camp Bonnie Brae in East Otis, MA)
Supervise and work directly with girls providing water ski instruction from a motorboat. Ensure safety. Provide age-appropriate water ski activities, instruction and opportunities from beginner through advanced level. Assist and coordinate with other staff.

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Must be at least 18 by Aug. 1, 2015
  • Experience as a lifeguard or swim instructor preferred
  • Must have Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Certification, Red Cross First Aid, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer currently or by May 2015
  • Demonstrated ability to work with youth
  • Must have experience operating a motorboat
  • Completion of the Massachusetts Safe Boating Course is a plus

Health Supervisors (Resident Camps Bonnie Brae in East Otis & Camp Green Eyrie in Harvard, MA)
Oversee health and safety. Provide basic health care, health checks and first aid treatment to campers and staff. Perform emergency response. Store and administer medications. Manage and meet medical records requirements. Work under the direction of an off-site physician and in compliance with Department of Health standards. Camp room and board provided or may opt to commute.

  • Must be 21 by June 30, 2015
  • Must have Red Cross First Aid & CPR certification. Certifications such as LPN, RN or EMT preferred
  • Health care background is required
  • Demonstrated calm under pressure, rapid response and sound judgment
  • Demonstrated ability to engender confidence with parents, staff and campers