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About Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is the largest Girl Scout Council in the country. It provides girls in grades K-12 with opportunities to learn new skills, make friends, and discover the power of girls together. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls.

An Excellent Opportunity

We are looking for an Assistant to support our six-person Program Services team by ensuring our department is organized and has smooth administrative functions. Our Program Assistant provides customer service and general assistance to Program Services team members, adult volunteers, parents, and older girls in the areas Destinations, Higher Awards (Silver Award, Gold Award, Silver Trefoil, Award and Gold Award Scholarship), virtual program events, and general Program inquires.

Is this you?

  • Handle variety of administrative tasks with ease and comfort
  • Eager to learn about the department’s work as you support it
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities
  • Consistently detail-oriented
  • Good critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Known to take initiative
  • Stay cool in seasons of high-volume workload
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs, including Excel, Access and PowerPoint
  • Excellent verbal skills on phone and in person
  • Demonstrate professional writing skills
  • Strong, confident customer service skills for working with staff, volunteers, and vendors
  • Available to work a Monday-Friday, 9-5 schedule while also flexing your schedule to accommodate several 12-8 PM shifts per month and occasional weekend hours.
  • Previous customer relationship management software (Salesforce) experience is a plus!

Some of Our Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid HMO for employees (dependent coverage, POS, dental/vision available)
  • 3% employer contribution to 403(b), plus additional 2% match
  • Hybrid work environment: combining flexibility of telework with in-person human interaction!
  • Generous paid leave benefits
  • Paid holidays/office closures include: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and December 26-31. The Presidential Inauguration Day is also an observed holiday on January 20th every four years.
  • Friendly colleagues who are dedicated to a common mission to make a difference in the lives of girls

About Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is the largest Girl Scout Council in the country. It provides girls in grades K-12 with opportunities to learn new skills, make friends, and discover the power of girls together. We’re the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
Salary
At least USD $39,000
/ year

Benefits

When joining Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital in a benefit-eligible position, you will enjoy the following generous package:

  • 3 health insurance options (The Council pays the full monthly premium for individual coverage in the HMO or HMO/HSA and contributes $65.80 per pay period to the HSA for employees on that plan.)
  • Dental and vision plan
  • 100% employer-paid life and AD&D insurance
  • 100% employer-paid long-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary employee-paid short-term disability insurance
  • Immediate, 100% vested, employer contribution of 3% to 403(b) plan
  • 403(b) match of 2% available after 12 months of employment (3 year vesting)
  • A generous paid vacation policy (0-1 year = 15 days; 1-3 years = 18 days; >3 years = 24 days)
  • 9 paid holidays, annually – PLUS office closure December 26-31
  • 12 paid sick days, annually
  • 10 paid New Child Leave days for qualifying staff
  • Flexible spending plans for certain medical and dependent care expenses
  • Employee assistance program
  • Metro SmartBenefits® (pretax transportation program)
  • Garage parking at our main office, conveniently paid through pretax payroll deduction

When joining Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital in a benefit-eligible position, you will enjoy the following generous package:

  • 3 health insurance options (The Council pays the full…

Location

On-site
4301 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
Suite M-2

How to Apply

To view all of our openings and to apply, go to http://gscnc.org/jobs or to apply for this specific job opening, click the website URL above.

To view all of our openings and to apply, go to http://gscnc.org/jobs or to apply for this specific job opening, click the website URL above.

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