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Girl Scouts is the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to all girls where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world.

Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson serves the seven counties in the Hudson Valley region of New York State. Our diverse staff proudly serves approximately 20,000 girl and 10,000 adult members. Our staff is proud to partner with our committed volunteers to support the Girl Scout mission.

Our staff is located in offices throughout our jurisdiction with Regional & Program offices in Pleasantville and Montgomery.  

Employment
Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc. We offer full, part-time and seasonal employment opportunities. Our full-time positions include a competitive benefits package.

How to Apply
Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc. only accepts resumes for advertised positions. If you would like to apply for one of the positions advertised here, please email your resume and cover letter, in Word or Adobe PDF format to  AnnMarie Crouch.

Please clearly state the title of the position you are applying for in the email subject line. No direct phone inquiries, please.

Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Openings

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Council: Girl Scouts Heart Of The Hudson
Job Location: NY - Pleasantville
Salary Range: $100,000 (Annually)
Employment Type: Full-Time (Regular)
Job #: 7961
Post Date: 8/26/2022

Job Summary
Opportunity to work in a hybrid environment in the following counties: Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester.

THE ORGANIZATION

Girl Scouts is the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to all girls where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson has a current membership of 14,000 girls, 8,000 valued adult volunteers, and operates service centers, Girl Scout houses, and four camps. The council’s annual operating budget is $5.9 million. Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

A key member of the council’s senior leadership team, the Chief Final Officer (CFO) reports to the CEO and will develop, implement and manage all finance/accounting, internal control, and budgeting functions in accordance with generally accepted accounting and financial principles and regulations. Principal responsibilities include:
• Implements processes to automate and streamline finance and business functions.
• Develops written policies and procedures for internal controls.
• Implements forecasting for operations, capital improvements and cash flow.
• Prepares the general operating and capital budgets. Monitors performance of the approved budget and the financial stability of the council.
• Monitors sales, general expenses, and inventories related to retail sales, including the iconic cookie sales program.
• Manages investment performance, setting return expectations and monitoring actual returns.
• Oversees IT operations spanning HR, payroll and financial aspects of the employee benefits program.
• Oversees business operations and property, including the establishment of policies and procedures for the operation, maintenance, risk management and upkeep of the council’s properties.
• Serves as the lead on the council’s annual audit process and 990 preparation.
• Advises the CEO, board of directors, finance and audit committees to ensure that financial strategies, decisions, and functions effectively facilitate achievement of council goals.

EOE

Job Qualifications
A minimum of seven years’ comprehensive financial management experience is required, with a comparable level of authority and responsibility including staff management. Highly valued will be experience in nonprofit financial administration. At a minimum, the CFO will possess a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience appropriate for the role of CFO, with graduate degree strongly preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 and Teams software is desired, with specific experience in financial packages Abila, MIP, and Salesforce desired.

Special Instructions
For more information, please contact the council directly.

How to Apply

If your career aspirations include being the key financial person in a nonprofit serving the leadership development needs of girls, young women and adults who associate with Girl Scouting, we want to hear from you. All resumes will be acknowledged and held confidential.

For consideration, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to:

Bob Perodeau, Principal
Evergreen Executive Source, LLC
E-mail: evergreen.source@att.net
Voice (800) 286 4009 www.egreensource.com
hrconsultant@girlscoutshh.org
Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc.
2 Great Oak Lane
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Fax #: 914-747-0154
Web Site: http://www.girlscoutshh.org

Director of Fund Development

Director of Fund Development

Council: Girl Scouts Heart Of The Hudson
Job Location: NY - Pleasantville
Salary Range: $70,000
Employment Type: Full-Time (Regular)
Job #: 7931
Post Date: 7/27/2022

Job Summary

The Director of Fund Development (DFD) is accountable for creating long-range fund development strategies designed to meet the Council's financial goals and objectives. S/he is responsible for managing the Council's Fund Development department, coordinating fundraising campaigns and identifying potential sources for funds and grants including but not limited to: individual donors, corporations, annual giving, capital campaign, planned giving and foundations.

The DFD will manage the development team to realize goals that reflect and support an aggressive strategic growth initiative. S/he leads the development department in its activities to research, develop and produce funding proposals (grant writing) to potential donors to continue Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson (GSHH) efforts in diversifying income sources and planning for future growth of operational and budget needs. In addition, the DFD will be responsible for leading the effort to significantly increase and diversify revenue streams, manage donor relationships, develop funding strategies and oversee their execution, and ensure targeted outreach, cultivation and stewardship of donor relationships.

S/he employs hands-on management strategies to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of all fund development activities. S/he cultivates and maintains high-level partnerships and relationships with prospective high net worth individuals, foundations and corporations. The DFD meets, engages and networks with governmental agencies, corporations, businesses, foundations and individuals

Job Qualifications

• Lead and manage a fund development team that is goal oriented to increase and diversify revenue streams (including: annual giving, cash gifts, gifts of stock and deferred gifts, grant, peer-to-peer, online giving, cause-related marketing, sponsorships and employee giving, etc.)
• Develop and execute strategies to grow the donor pipeline and ensure revenue goals are achieved by engaging or renewing support from governmental agencies, corporations, businesses, foundations and individuals.
• Responsible to ensure an effective, integrated Donor Management System with accurate donor data, consistent and complete donor records.
• Responsible to develop an effective donor communications plan with stewardship goals and outcomes.
• Responsible for ensuring staff development on the Donor Management System, up to and including professional certifications.
• Build on and implement new processes to execute a comprehensive and fully integrated fund development program with a focus on increasing sustainable giving, major gifts, and corporate support.
• Initiate donor stewardship protocols and communications designed to grow new funders and funding sources, elevate giving levels among current donors, and increase annual contributions.
• Liaise with federal, state and local government representatives, non-profit organizations, major individuals, and all other interested stake holders the department may partner with in its outreach efforts.
• Develop and track high-level proposals and accurate reports to meet internal and external giving requirements including target/revenue reporting, interim and final reporting, stewardship reporting, narratives and budgets, prospect pipeline status and executive briefings.
• Spearhead collaboration with GSHH departments to conceptualize strategies, and prospect and market programs and services to ensure targeted proposals and program driven funding.
• Ensure that diversity and pluralism are embraced and incorporated into the work of fund development communications and activities.
• Maintain a Customer Service focus for both internal and external stakeholders.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the CEO.

Special Instructions

For more information, please contact the council directly.

How to Apply


Please forward resume to: acrouch@girlscoutshh.org
hrconsultant@girlscoutshh.org
Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc.
2 Great Oak Lane
Pleasantville, NY 10570

Fax #: 914-747-0154
Web Site: http://www.girlscoutshh.org

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Council: Girl Scouts Heart Of The Hudson
Job Location: NY - Pleasantville
Salary Range: $47,000
Employment Type: Full-Time (Regular)
Job #: 7934
Post Date: 7/27/2022

Job Summary

• Maintain and monitoring project plans, project schedules, budgets, and expenditures.
• Document and follow up on important actions and decisions from meetings
• Prepare necessary presentation materials for meetings.
• Ensure project deadlines are met.
• Provide administrative support as needed.
• Develop project strategies.
• Ensure projects adhere to agendas and all documentation is maintained for each project.
• Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable.
• Establish and maintain relationships with Board of Directors, Delegates and Volunteers
• Manage events and addressing potential problems that may arise
• Planning for potential scenarios that could impact the integrity of the event
• Facilitate meeting where appropriate
• Create a project management calendar for fulfilling each goal and objective.
• Schedule meetings and manage calendar of CEO
• Answer phone calls and emails and take messages
• Take accurate and comprehensive notes at meetings
• Help with daily time management
• Run errands as requested
• Plan travel, include flights, accommodation and ground transportation
• Coordinate events and speaking engagements

Job Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in business or related field of study.
• Three years of experience in a related field.
• Exceptional verbal, written, and presentation skills.
• Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
• Competency in Microsoft Suite.
• Knowledge of file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures.
• Ability to work on tight deadlines.
• Ability to work occasional nights and weekends - virtual and/or in person
• Possible travel with council counties

Special Instructions

For more information, please contact the council directly.

How to Apply


Please forward Cover Letter and Resume to: acrouch@girlscoutshh.org
hrconsultant@girlscoutshh.org
Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc.
2 Great Oak Lane
Pleasantville, NY 10570

Fax #: 914-747-0154
Web Site: http://www.girlscoutshh.org

Girl Experience Program Specialist and Resident Camp Director

Girl Experience Program Specialist and Resident Camp Director

Council: Girl Scouts Heart Of The Hudson
Job Location: NY - Pleasantville
Salary Range: $51,000 - $55,000
Employment Type: Full-Time (Regular)
Job #: 7935
Post Date: 7/27/2022

Job Summary

The GIRL Experience Program Specialist/Resident Camp Director, as part of a Council wide program team, develops and implements Girl Scout programs, camping and outdoor education programs. S/he ensures the strength of the Girl Scout Movement, and as part of the program team, manages Pathway initiatives and program delivery. S/he ensures all activities adhere to quality and safety standards, address the needs and interest of girl members, and are consistent with the Girl Scout Mission. S/he ensures that all programs are equally accessible to all girls served by Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson (GSHH).

Job Qualifications

• Provide input into the development of long- and short-term plans and strategies for GSHH program strategies. Collaborate with the membership team and volunteers to develop and implement programs to ensure membership and program goals are achieved.
• Develop and implement an annual plan with other program managers to develop and ensure implementation of GSHH wide program activities including direct program delivery, outdoor and environmental education; summer camp programs and special events. Must ensure program goals are achieved as well as meet the needs and interests of girl members. Evaluate program activities so the results are part of future planning.
• Ensure that certifications and inspections are up to date.
• Ensure that all necessary and mandatory guidelines comply with ACA and New York State Department of Health.
• Develop program budgets and monitor them to ensure expenses do not exceed approved budget.
• Regularly assess the needs and interests of girls and informs the Director of GIRL Experience to ensure GSHH can respond with relevant program activities and better usage of Council facilities.
• Develop program activities based on the needs and interests of girls. Utilize demographic data maps to identify communities and identify girls who may benefit from the Girl Scout program.
• Build and maintain collaborative relations with community organizations, agencies, businesses, and local and state governments, to maximize the Girl Scout program experience.
• Interpret GSHH and GSUSA policies, standards and practices, and ensure compliance with all program, health and safety standards.
• Ensure all programs follow Safetywise and Risk Management best practices.
• Provide technical program assistance to all GSHH staff for regional and community events.
• Maintain a Customer Service focus for both internal and external stakeholders.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Special Instructions

For more information, please contact the council directly.

How to Apply


Please forward Cover Letter and Resume to acrouch@girlscoutshh.org
hrconsultant@girlscoutshh.org
Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc.
2 Great Oak Lane
Pleasantville, NY 10570

Fax #: 914-747-0154
Web Site: http://www.girlscoutshh.org

Membership Manager

Membership Manager

Council: Girl Scouts Heart Of The Hudson
Job Location: NY - Pleasantville
Salary Range: $38,000
Employment Type: Full-Time (Regular)
Job #: 7932
Post Date: 7/27/2022

Job Summary

The Membership Manager ensures the strength of the Girl Scout Movement across Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc. (GSHH). The Membership Manager recruits and retains girl and adult membership including Lifetime membership across the council. S/he provides ongoing support to volunteers; assists in developing and implementing plans for membership extension in all GSHH markets, and ensures the Girl Scout Leadership Experience is accessible throughout the council and across all demographic groups.

The Membership Manager is the single point of contact for all existing members. S/he acquires and maintains expert knowledge of GSHH services and maintains well informed on the Girl Experience program activities. S/he coaches current members, and potential members including the general public about Girl Scouting and the GSHH Leadership Experience. The Membership Manager serves as liaison between members and staff and represents GSHH in a positive and professional manner throughout the council footprint

Job Qualifications

• Provide input into the development of long and short term membership strategies of adult volunteers that result in recruitment and retention of girl members.
• Collaborate with existing volunteers to develop and implement an annual membership recruitment and retention plan.
• Participate in the development of a proactive membership retention strategy to maintain girl and adult membership and that it reflects the diversity of the council’s footprint.
• Responsible for the development of community partnerships that provide girl recruitment opportunities.
• Serve as the primary staff liaison to the Volunteers appointed to the Service Unit Team, Troop Leader and Co-Leader positions to ensure inclusive practices are implements and followed.
• Provide a system of support to ensure leaders retain girl and adult members and provide inclusive opportunities for girls to join existing troops.
• Ensure that volunteer members adhere to GSHH policies, standards and procedures.
• Regularly assess the needs and interests of girls and inform Director of Membership and Customer Care to ensure GSHH can respond with relevant activities to sustain girl and adult membership.
• Sustain positive relationships and promote cooperation, communication and collaboration with all volunteer groups that result in high functioning teams throughout the council.
• Interpret, promote, and assist in the dissemination of information about all GSHH program activities and the overall Girl Experience.
• Provide membership updates to the Director of Membership and Customer Care on a regular basis.
• Analyze data resources and reports to track the progress of membership recruitment and retention initiatives and provide recommendations to the service unit volunteer teams in assigned areas.
• Serve as staff liaison to assigned volunteer committees or task groups as needed and complete special projects as assigned.
• Maintain a Customer Service focus for both internal and external stakeholders.
Perform other duties as assigned

Special Instructions

For more information, please contact the council directly.

How to Apply


Please send resume and cover letter to: acrouch@girlscoutshh.org
hrconsultant@girlscoutshh.org
Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc.
2 Great Oak Lane
Pleasantville, NY 10570

Fax #: 914-747-0154
Web Site: http://www.girlscoutshh.org