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Recognitions Task Group Volunteers Wanted
Are you as amazed by Girl Scouts San Diego volunteers as we are?! If you are inspired by the work of our volunteers, love hearing their accomplishments, and believe each volunteer deserves recognition, we want you as a member of the Recognitions Task Group.

Every year, Girl Scouts San Diego hosts a Volunteer Celebration recognizing our volunteers who are dedicated to creating girls of courage, confidence, and character. The Recognitions Task Group is a group of 4-6 volunteers who review, discuss, and approve nominations for awards to be presented at the annual Volunteer Celebration.

Commitment

This opportunity will begin the day you are selected and continue through our Volunteer Celebration on November 7, 2020. Though the bulk of the volunteer commitment will take place between July and August, our Volunteer Recognitions Specialist may still contact you via email or phone with questions about nominees. Because of this, we ask that you are willing to chat with staff and other task group members throughout the year. A suggested commitment for a task group member is a two-year term (to be reappointed biennially).

Competencies

  • Able to keep an open mind when reading all nominations and endorsements
  • Keep certain information discussed within the group confidential
  • Able to work productively and respectfully with people of diverse cultures, abilities, personalities, ages, and backgrounds
  • Represent Girl Scouts in a professional manner through performance, attitude, and dress
  • Project a positive and encouraging demeanor that fosters confidence in leaders

Expectations

  • Communicate with staff promptly regarding scheduling availability and logistics
  • Live by and model the Girl Scout Law
  • Embrace a culture of constructive discussion among other volunteers
  • Able to meet at out Balboa campus once a week in July and August

Requirements

  • Submit to a background check
  • Attend a Saturday afternoon orientation in June 2020
  • Attend each in person nomination discussion
  • Accept and comply with GSUSA and GSSD standards, including but not limited to Volunteer Essentials and Safety Activity Checkpoints

This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Reasonable accommodations will be made to allow individuals with disabilities to perform volunteer jobs with Girl Scouts San Diego whenever possible.

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About Girl Scouts San Diego

Location:

1231 Upas Street, San Diego, CA 92103, US

Mission Statement

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character,who make the world a better place Girl Scouts is the world's preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls--all girls--where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives, like leadership, strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth. Girl Scouts San Diego provides activities and events for 31,000 girl and nearly 11,000 adult members, trains volunteers, and maintains seven camps and program facilities. For more information contact volunteer@sdgirlscouts.org or visit us at sdgirlscouts.org

Description

Girl Scouts provides incredible opportunities for girls to develop qualities that will serve them all their lives. Girls not only develop leadership skills but cultivate lifelong friendships and earn meaningful awards. Through Girl Scout programs girls learn the importance of responsibility, goal setting, team work and the thrill of accomplishment in a unique, all-girl environment. Girls can do almost anything: land and water sports, camping, arts and crafts, prepare for college, international traveling and even represent other girls in the United Nations. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

Girl Scouting is open to every girl TK-12th grade who accepts the Girl Scout Promise and Law and pays $25 in annual membership dues.

Through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, girls grow and learn new skills in an environment where they feel safe and accepted. Volunteer training is avalible.

It's never too late to join the fun. A girl can become a Girl Scout at any time of the year and at any age level.

* Girl Scout Daisy Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten and Grade 1 * Girl Scout Brownie Grades 2 and 3 * Girl Scout Junior Grades 4 and 5 * Girl Scout Cadette Grades 6 to 8 * Girl Scout Senior Grades 9 and 10 * Girl Scout Ambassador Grades 11 and 12

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1231 Upas StreetSan Diego, CA 92103

(32.74073,-117.152)
 

SKILLS

  • Management
  • People Skills
  • Networking
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Background check

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