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Volunteer Development Specialist

POSITION:               Volunteer Development Specialist

REPORTS TO:         Manager, Adult Volunteer Development

PRIMARY AREAS OF WORK: 

Under general supervision, the Volunteer Development Specialist is responsible for duties relating to education and support of adult volunteers. Specialists develop curricula, resources and help guide the direction of council-wide task groups and volunteer committees who improve placement, training and recognition of adult volunteers.

SPECIFIC DUTIES: 

In partnership with volunteers and staff, the specialist is responsible for developing in-person trainings and online learning modules using our software and processes.

Collaborates with staff and volunteers to distill complex Girl Scout concepts and communicate them through webinars, articles, web pages and social media.

Appoints and manages volunteers who work in assigned volunteer positions and committees.  Consults with leadership on volunteer concerns and reassignment opportunities.  

Participates on departmental and council task groups and committees, and serves as a department representative in meetings to promote and advise on volunteer development issues.

Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent related experience
Facilitation, training or education background preferred
Understanding of organizational development and group dynamics a plus
Experience working with volunteers helpful
Excellent written and verbal communications skills needed.
Demonstrated ability to prepare and present information.
Demonstrated ability to independently manage projects.
Must be able to maintain a flexible work schedule consisting of evening and weekend meetings.
Must have access to an automobile for travel within the council.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

Preference may be given to candidates with experience in Girl Scouting, volunteer management, online courses, and/or adult education

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: hrinfo@gscnc.org
Via fax: 202-274-2161

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