Program Coordinator, Environmental Leadership

Job Type

Full Time




40 Wall Street
New York
New York
United States



·        Lead administrative and clerical systems, including developing and maintaining registration process, sending event participant invitations, processing confirmations and enrollment forms, ordering supplies, creating schedules and processing payments while providing quality customer service.

·        Work collaboratively with the Urban Day Camp Manager to support the development and implementation of environmental leadership programs for girls in New York City.

·        Develop and disseminate Girl Scout program materials, and conduct outreach and recruitment events throughout the year to identify girls, staff and volunteers.

·        Perform weekly site visits to partner sites and locations throughout the year, as needed

·        Directly implement and support the implementation of accelerated programs included but not limited to Journey Express Days and additional programming as needed.

·        Coordinate logistics with vendors, and prepare supplies for events and programs.

·        Assist in the coordination and implementation of program trainings to build staff and volunteer capacity. 

·        Collaborate with external program partners to help identify program opportunities that enhance our environmental leadership programs.

·        Assist with coordination and implementation of special short-term program elements, including one-day event and trip opportunities.

·        Assist with supervision of classroom management processes and provide support to program staff, consultants and volunteers in managing problems and conflicts related to any aspect of the program, particularly as they relate to the logistics and movement of girls from session to session, ensuring their safety and security and providing for attendance tracking.

·        Help ensure that all funded initiatives meet the specific needs of the funder.

·        Assist in updating the department’s social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter and e-mails via Constant Contact. 

·        Function as a team member to help achieve GSGNY goals and objectives.

·        Support and adhere to GSUSA and GSGNY policies and standards.

·        Other duties, as deemed necessary.


·        College degree preferred, with previous experience in program development and implementation.

·        Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills.

·        Experience working with volunteers a plus.

·        Ability to design relevant and responsive programs for girls that reflect the values of the Girl Scout movement.

·        Excellent organizational, presentation and facilitation skills, and the ability to interact effectively with youth, school administrators, parents, and corporate volunteers.

·        Comfort in communicating program benefits and outcomes to solicit, enroll, engage, and retain program participants and other stakeholders (i.e. parents, volunteers, etc.)

·        Must be able to commit to a flexible work schedule, including occasional Saturday daytime programs and occasional weeknights, and to travel throughout the five boroughs.

·        Demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities/deadlines, and perform well under pressure.

·        Creativity, vision and the ability to motivate volunteers.

·        Proficiency in identifying, analyzing and solving problems.

·        Ability to manage time, work independently, provide customer service, and handle several projects at once.

·        Computer-literate, with knowledge of: Microsoft Office applications; Constant Contact; social media outlets including Facebook and Twitter; and other web-based applications.

·        Passionate about programming for girls in Kindergarten – 12th grade, and in the impact potential of the Girl Scout movement on girl members. 

·        Knowledge of grant reporting a plus.



·        Girl Scouting experience.

·        Familiarity with inquiry and project-based learning.

·        Past work or volunteer experience within a girls’ only environment.

·        Prior experience working with volunteers.

·        CPR/First Aid certification.


The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


·        Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force, frequently, and/or 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects

·        Ability to stand for long periods of time while leading programming

·        Other demands, as determined by council.

The Girl Scouts of Greater New York are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description. Any essential function or requirement 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree