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23 May 2023

Other Outdoor Bilingual Community Program Specialist – Southeast Colorado & Colorado Springs Region – Girl Scouts of Colorado

GirlScoutsCO – Posted by GIRLSCOUTSOFCOLORADO Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Job Description

GSCO celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse community. People from historically marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Girl Scouts of Colorado offers amazing opportunities for talented, forward-thinking, innovative individuals who share our vision of helping girls and young women change the world for the better.

Girl Scouts has been equipping girls to achieve their full potential more than 100 years-and today, Girl Scouts stands as the preeminent leadership development organization for girls, with 2.5 million members across the nation and around the globe.

At Girl Scouts of Colorado, we serve more than 20,000 members and we believe all girls should have the opportunity to reach their full potential and all girls have the power to change the world.

GSCO celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse community. People from other historically marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Here’s your opportunity to enhance your career while making a difference in girls’ lives and in the world!

You will be joining a supportive and flexible work environment with team members who work together to champion girl ambition. We are on a mission to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. The right candidate won’t just be promoting a program. Their work will impact and change future generations!

**It is required that the Bilingual Program Specialist resides within (or in close proximity to) the Southeastern and/or Colorado Springs communities of Colorado, USA.

What is a Bilingual Community Program Specialist?

The Community Program Specialist position leads the development and delivery of culturally sensitive Girl Scout programming in targeted areas of Colorado Springs, with the focus on traditionally underserved and BIPOC (black and indigenous people of color) communities. This position coordinates the successful delivery of programming of Girl Scouts programs outside our traditional membership community, with the individual performing a wide variety of duties and assignments to ensure quality, focused delivery, and evaluation of programs to Girl Scouts. The Community Program Specialist reports to the Girl Scout Program Manager as part of the Program team and works collectively with all GSCO departments towards the completion of program and membership goals.

Community Program Development

Act as the GSCO subject matter expert for community program logistics and Girl Scout programming specific to culturally and economically diverse youth in targeted areas of Colorado Springs.
Develop in-person programs for Girl Scouts in targeted areas of Colorado Springs and Pueblo.
Create and coordinate targeted community thought partner groups to establish and meet programmatic needs of the community.
Collaborate with funding partners to develop quality programs that meet the needs of funder and outside organizations’ missions.
Assist in training the Program team in engaging culturally diverse communities through the mobile program and supporting developed programs.

Program Delivery

Deliver programs in person for Girl Scouts and adult members in assigned geographical areas.
Create materials, such as videos or activities, to aid in the facilitation of programming.
Adapt programming to meet the needs of Girl Scouts and adult members.

Program Administration

Assist in the recruitment of Girl Scouts in assigned geographical areas.
Collaborate with Girl Scout Program Manager in establishing new locations for recruitment and program delivery.
Provide constant communication with community partners to ensure a strong relationship and consistent program opportunities.
Maintain current and accurate records of all Girl Scouts served and ensure program registration is done in a timely manner.

Other Duties

Support reporting and communication with Fund Development team regarding grants, donors, and other fundraising efforts related to staff-led programming.
Support the efforts and commitments of Girl Scouts of Colorado in the area of pluralism and diversity throughout the organization and within each community.
Work cross functionally with other departments to support membership and the council’s plan of work.

What knowledge, skills, or abilities does a Wellness Program Specialist need?

Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent skills in group management and facilitation.
Night and weekend availability is required.
Ability to work in a team environment with other departments.
Knowledge of Girl Scout program desired.
Bilingual and bicultural skills required, specifically Spanish.
Must pass a criminal background check.
One year demonstrated experience working with culturally diverse populations, preferably with youth.
Two years’ experience in facilitating programming with youth, preferred.
Experience developing relationships with culturally and economically diverse and/or BIPOC (black, indigenous people of color) communities and starting grassroots engagement with organization.
Team player and someone who thrives in a team environment.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
Strong verbal and written communication skills demonstrated through:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret relevant publications, policies and
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, volunteers, and the general public.


This position pays $22.67+ per hour, plus mileage reimbursement.

Benefits (Full-Time Employees Only):

Health Insurance – Cost shared by GSCO
Dental Insurance – Cost shared by GSCO
Vision Insurance – Optional
Life Insurance – fully paid by GSCO, 2x annual salary up to $300,000
Accidental Death and Dismemberment – fully paid by GSCO, 2x annual salary up to $300,000
Optional Life Insurance – Employee paid – for additional employee coverage and dependents
Long Term Disability – Fully paid by GSCO
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical/Dependent)
Headspace Membership
RTD EcoPass (Denver Metro Area Only)
ZayZoon Payroll Advance Services
Camp Discounts for Employee Children
Girl Scout Retail Shop Discounts
403(b) Retirement Plan – GSCO matches 100% of employee contribution up to 2% of pay
Vacation – Employees accrue 10 vacation days per year
Sick Leave – Employees earn one day per month
Holidays – 10 scheduled holidays per year
Office Closures – 4 Weeks of Paid Office Closures (Week of Independence Day; Thanksgiving Week; Winter Holiday 2 weeks)

Girl Scouts of Colorado celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse community. People from historically marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Girl Scouts of Colorado (GSCO) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: GSCO is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at GSCO are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations where we operate. GSCO will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Other Outdoor.

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