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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Various/Flexible Can potentially be virtualSan Jose, CA 95128

About

To support Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts aged 14-18 in the pursuit of the Gold Award and to ensure that the plans submitted for the Gold Award projects are acceptable within the guidelines of GSUSA and the GSNorCal Council.The incumbent will work in partnership with troop/group leaders, project advisors, and Gold Award Applicants to ensure that the integrity of the Award is maintained.

Duties:

  • Participate in the proposal review process. Attend a minimum of 75% of the scheduled proposal review meetings. One meeting a month is scheduled, generally on the 4th Thursday of the month.
  • When appointed, act as a Gold Award Project Coordinator for the girl applicants. This includes encouraging the girl, checking on the progress of the project, being available for questions and advice or suggestions when asked (training is provided).
  • Communicate with assigned girls within 1 week of the review meeting.
  • Reporting to the committee the status of the girls that you have been assigned to advise when needed.
  • Notifying the committee chair and program director of any major obstacles that a girl encounters that may deter her from completing her project.

Qualifications:
1. Subscribe to the beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout Movement.
2. Be a registered member of the Girls Scouts of the USA.
3. Have a good understanding of the Girl Scout Gold Award, the current requirements for earning it, and the older girl program (training is provided).
4. Possess strong interpersonal skills.
5. Be available for weekend, morning, and evening reviews for approximately 1 - 5 hours per month. The need will be greater in some months than in others.
6. Be available for questions and/or requests for information from the applicants for approximately 1 - 5 hours per month. Some months will have more requests than others will.

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-5 hours a month, but can be more
  • Knowledge of or willingness to understand, community issues

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