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Field Assistant, Part Time/Seasonal

POSITION:          Field Assistant, part time seasonal

REPORTS TO:      Membership Specialist

Primary Areas of Responsibility:

The Field Assistant is responsible for a broad range of outreach activities in identified communities, for a specific period of time. Assists the assigned Membership Specialist within assigned communities that have special needs, i.e. underserved areas as a result of language or economic barriers, lack of awareness regarding the Girl Scout program, or rapid growth areas.

Target Area:

Work primarily with schools, houses of worship, recreational centers and the surrounding communities, to develop and maintain Girl Scout programs for girls in elementary and middle school.

Specific Duties:

Work closely with Membership Specialist to recruit and retain girl and adult members based on numerical goal as determined by Membership Specialist/Area Manager.
Educate the community regarding the Girl Scout program.
Assist Membership Specialist in scheduling and conducting parents’ meetings and other events as needed.
Provide support to troops in assigned area that have low enrollment.
Coordinate and/or attend troop meetings as needed.
Arrive early to meeting sites and be prepared to lead meetings.     
Distribute flyers to support recruitment efforts.
Must attend Field Assistant Training within the first 30 days of hire.
May be required to attend additional GSCNC training including, but not limited to; First Aid, Program Level, Troop Organizer and Basic 101.
Submit Field Assistant Worksheet at least 2 times each month to Membership Specialist/Area Manager.
Maintain regular contact with Membership Specialist regarding meetings, activities and potential problems.
Work closely with the Membership Specialist and administrative volunteers to recruit girls and adults.
Gather information for community profile.
Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Must be able to maintain a flexible work schedule, consisting of some day, evening and weekend activities.
  • Provides own transportation, in order to access all areas within the assigned communities.
  • Maintain a professional appearance – minimum standard is Girl Scout t-shirt.
  • Mileage will be reimbursed at $0.505 per mile, or the prevailing GSCNC rate in place at that time. Mileage reports are due to Membership Specialist within 2 business days of the close of each month with corresponding Field Assistant Worksheet.

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to: 

Betsy West
Senior Staff Recruiter

Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital
4301 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite M-2
Washington, DC  20008
Via email:
Via fax: 202-274-2161

Equal Opportunity Employer

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