Community Outreach Specialist

Wake and Durham Counties

Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines is the premier organization for girls in central and eastern North Carolina.

Envision yourself engaged in meaningful work in a collaborative environment with open communication and mutual respect, where your ideas are valued and appreciated. Imagine yourself working to your full potential, making a positive contribution to a girl’s life. At Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines that is precisely what we offer our employees.


The Community Outreach Specialist is responsible for planning and facilitating programs, using the National Girl Scout Program Portfolio and other identified programs, to girls in underrepresented communities throughout a specified geographic area.


    Provide direct delivery of Girl Scout Community Outreach Program opportunities to girls within a specified area.
    Ensures that registration paperwork on all girls participating in the Girl Scout Leadership Experience is properly completed and submitted to appropriate administrative staff in a timely manner.
    Maintains accurate recordkeeping systems, to include membership information, program evaluation data, and budget.
    Establish a plan to achieve stated recruitment, re-engagement and development goals for membership served through community outreach programs, under the direction of the Membership Initiatives Coordinator or Membership Director.
    Promote and provide support for Council fundraising efforts and initiatives amongst membership served through community outreach, including but not limited to mobilizing participation in the Fall Product Sale and the Annual Cookie Sale Program.
    Utilize strong human relations and communications skills to market program activities to girls, volunteers, and the community, while cultivating the interest and support of community leaders, institutions, and business organizations.
    Work in partnership with Membership Directors and/or the Membership Initiatives Coordinator to develop a viable plan for re-engaging membership initially served via our outreach program in an effort to transition girls into traditional troops or more sustainable program options.
    Ensure post assessment surveys are completed by participants during the final session of a program series or program year. In addition it is important to ensure the timely submission of outcomes measurement assessments to guarantee information is processed and ready for grant review.
    Report on progress towards completion of goals; revise strategies as directed or needed.
    Actively support and promote the Council’s and GSUSA’s affirmative action plans and their commitments to diversity throughout the organization by ensuring that recruitment efforts reach out to all racial/ethnic groups and provide equal access.
    Professionally handles interactions with community and/or school personnel through modeling appropriate behavior, problem solving and providing support.
    Perform other duties as assigned.


    High School degree and equivalent experience in related field. Associate's or Bachelor's Degree preferred.
    Commitment to the mission and goals of Girl Scouting.
    Membership in GSUSA.
    Ability to work with volunteers and community contacts from diverse backgrounds and to build effective volunteer leadership teams.
    Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and produce results.
    Detail oriented.
    Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends and travel throughout assigned region.
    Ability to use the Internet successfully.
    Must have access to car in working order and the ability to travel; proof of meeting North Carolina state requirements regarding vehicle registration and inspection, driver’s licensing and liability insurance.
    Verbal fluency, good grammar and professional appearance. Bilingual Spanish is a plus.
    Must be able to occasionally lift or move minimum of 25 pounds.


Organization Name: 
Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines
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Salary range: 
Commensurate with experience
Job Type: 
Part Time
Triangle Area NC
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How to Apply: 

Send cover letter and resume to Davida Major,