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Hispanic Initiative Coordinator/Salem

Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington

JOB TITLE: Hispanic Initiative Coordinator/Salem

JOB FUNCTION: The Hispanic Initiatives Specialist is responsible for developing, retaining and increasing Hispanic girl and adult membership in assigned geographic areas. The incumbent works with key volunteers and members of the local community in delivering the Girl Scout Leadership. Requires experience in a variety of pathways for both girls and adults. She/he identifies, recruits, trains and provides ongoing support to administrative volunteers enabling them to extend Girl Scouting in a given area. The Hispanic Initiatives Specialist serves as liaison to council management for volunteers in the assigned geographic areas in relation to operational matters.


1. Assist in planning and implementing a comprehensive plan for Hispanic girl and adult membership growth by researching market data, membership trends and other pertinent information relevant to designated geographic area. Participate in the collection and analysis of data internally and externally to support council planning activities.

2. Recruit, select, appoint, train and supervise adult volunteers in assigned geographic areas ensuring volunteer diversity and the availability of support services to enable volunteers to carry out the responsibilities of their positions effectively.

3. Introduce and market Girl Scouting and program pathways to girls, parents, volunteers, schools, sponsors, community leaders, community organizations and donors in assigned communities or populations. Assist in the delivery and implementation of outreach activities. Serve as an advocate for Girl Scouting in the community with attention to under-served communities.

4. Ensure the flow of information between the council level and the local level, interpreting policies and procedures as needed and resolving conflicts between volunteers.

5. Cultivate local businesses and community organizations to identify fundraising opportunities, research community resources and establish support for program pathways.

6. Support the funding of the council through participation in fund raising events, gift solicitation and annual giving activities as needed. Assist with grant management by providing needed information to fund development staff, managing grant budgets and measuring outcomes.

7. Collaborate and maintain communications with staff and funding sources for outreach initiatives.

8. Maintain records and statistics on outreach initiatives and grant funded programs as requested by supervisor and provides written reports and evaluations as requested or required.


A bachelor’s degree in social sciences, education, recreation or a related field, or satisfactory combination of experience and education is required. A minimum of two years experience in volunteer management, program planning, community organization or youth development preferred.

Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral, are needed as is a demonstrated ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities and creatively solve problems. Conflict resolution skills are a high priority. The ability to cultivated individual and collaborative relationships with key community leaders and organizations is essential. Bilingual skills (Spanish) are a plus.

Commitment to diversity and ability to work effectively with persons of diverse backgrounds and abilities is require as are strong organizational and supervisory skills.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and some weekends and provide own transportation, proof of insurance and a valid driver’s license in good standing for travel within assigned geographic area.

Salary is 28,050 plus full benefits. Please contact [email protected] to apply with cover and resume or for any questions OR see our website @ http://www.girlscoutscrc.org and go to about to find employment.

Willingness to accept the principles of the Girl Scout Movement as expressed in the Girl Scout Promise and Law.