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27 Feb 2024

Other Outdoor Program and Events Specialist – Statewide – Girl Scouts of Colorado

GirlScoutsCO – Posted by GIRLSCOUTSOFCOLORADO Denver, 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.

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!

What is a Program and Events Specialist?

Girl Scouts of Colorado partners with a variety of organizations to engage Girls Scouts in leadership development programming through the lens of STEM, life skills, entrepreneurship, and outdoor stewardship. The Program and Events Specialist aids in statewide program development, delivery, and logistical support for Girl Scout partner programs and events. This position functions as a member of the program team and reports to the Program and Events Manager. The Program and Events Specialist works alongside the program team to ensure that our staff and program partners can facilitate Girl Scout programming to our members across the state, while our members have the best customer experience.


Support the Program and Events Manager in program development, pre-event logistics, event execution, post-event feedback, and data reporting for partner programs.
Deliver Girl Scout programs in-person and virtually for Girl Scouts and adult members in the Denver-Metro area, with the ability to occasionally travel to other parts of the state.
Create materials and activities to aid in the facilitation of events or programming.
Adapt programming to meet the needs of Girl Scouts and adult members.
In coordination with membership support staff, drive membership engagement and membership recruitment through programming and events.
Collect post-event data and feedback from attendees.
Act as a secondary point of contact for program partners before, during, and after program execution, in coordination with the Program and Events Manager.
Assists the Program and Events Manager in booking venues, securing support staff, and managing day-of-event logistics.
Work closely with Registration Specialists to build event registrations and coordinate event communications.
Communicates with participants on event details and responds to questions in a timely manner.


Collaborate with the Program and Events Manager and greater Program and Membership Experience Department to coordinate a unified direction of all programming through integration and implementation of long- and short-term goals, objectives, and action plans.
Collaborate with statewide teams on program and event opportunities.
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.
Embrace diversity and inclusiveness by contributing to positive relationships between diverse racial, ethnic, and social groups in the Council as a whole and between employees and volunteers.



Bachelor’s degree; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferred.


Two years of experience in event management and/or program delivery or in a related field such as project management or community relations.
Two years of customer service experience is desirable.


Knowledge of the Girl Scout program and philosophy, or willingness to learn.
Ability to manage priorities effectively while remaining flexible.
Ability to communicate effectively with employees, customers, and vendors.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
Track record of successful event or program execution desired.
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills with peers, volunteers, and outside partners.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to manage details and make decisions.
Strong organizational skills.
Must pass a criminal background check acceptable to GSCO standards.
Night and weekend availability is required.
Work successfully in a hybrid-remote environment.
Respect the confidential nature of all information pertaining to staff, volunteers, and Girl Scouts.
Bilingual and bicultural skills desired, but not required.


This position pays a range of $20.67-$21.86 per hour, plus benefits (including mileage reimbursement)


403(b) Retirement Plan – GSCO matches 100% of employee contribution up to 2% of pay.
Health Insurance
PPO: 94% Employer Paid Premium for Employee Only Coverage
HDHP: 100% Employer Paid Premium for Employee Only Coverage
Dental Insurance (68% Employer Paid for Employee Coverage)
Vision Insurance
Short Term Disability – 100% Employer Paid
Long Term Disability – 100% Employer Paid
Life Insurance – fully paid by GSCO, 2x annual salary*
Accidental Death and Dismemberment – fully paid by GSCO, 2x annual salary*
Optional Supplemental Life Insurance (Employee/Spouse/Children)- Employee paid – for additional employee coverage and dependents.
Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical/Dependent Care)
Health Savings Account (GSCO contributes up to $500/year)
Employee Assistance Program – 100% Employer Paid
Headspace (Employer Paid)
ZayZoon Pay Advances
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)
This position may have the ability to work a remote/flex hybrid schedule.

We encourage applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds, including people with disabilities. Our workplace is inclusive, and we strive to create an accessible and accommodating environment for all employees. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding accommodations for disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you are invited to interview and require accommodations, please inform us in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements to ensure a smooth and accessible interview experience. If you have questions about accessibility or need assistance with the application process, please contact Human Resources at or 877-404-5708. We are here to help.

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.

How to Apply

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

Job expires in 15 days.

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