Program Coordinator, Leadership Program

Job Type

Full Time




40 Wall Street
New York
New York
United States



·        Support the Director in the preparation of the Leadership Program including, but not limited to managing marketing and recruitment, ordering supplies, packing and shipping supplies, creating schedules, providing customer service and managing logistics.

·        Work as a team with staff, facilitators, vendors and volunteers to ensure program success.

·        Be on site for all sessions, leading workshops or sessions as necessary and preparing materials, assist in hiring consultants and ensure the delivery of a quality program.

·        Provide administrative and clerical support, including developing confirmations, creating schedules and providing logistical support.

·        Assure that classroom conditions, behavior, interactions and content are appropriate and conducive to learning and teaching. Provide ongoing monitoring of classroom activities, working directly with the instructors when necessary.

·        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.

·        Collaborate with external program partners to help identify program opportunities for teens.

·        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 Council goals and objectives.

·        Interpret and support GSUSA and Council policies and standards.

·        Other duties, as deemed necessary.


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

·        Experience working with volunteers a plus.

·        Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills.

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

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

·        Must be able to commit to a flexible work schedule, including frequent 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.

·        Knowledge of grant reporting a plus.

·        Passionate about the work with girls’ 6 – 12 grade, and in the impact potential of the Girl Scout movement on girl members. 


·        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.


Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Please include “Program Coordinator, Leadership Program” in the subject line of your e-mail. Resumes received without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please.

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 of this job will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent or applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodation(s) for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent or applicant when possible.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree