Girl Scouts – Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas
  • Fort Smith, AR, USA
  • $11.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Job Description

STEAM - Activity Leader


SUPERVISOR: STEAM Center Manager

DEPARTMENT: Program

FLSA STATUS: Part-Time/Seasonal

LAST UPDATED: 11/10/2021


LEADERSHIP SUMMARY

The Activity Leader will infuse and model the Girl Scout Law into their everyday work to fulfill the mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.


POSITION SUMMARY

The STEAM Activity Leader is responsible for assisting the STEAM Center Manager with events for girls ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade. Responsible for setting up and taking down event materials and helping to ensure the successful running of events.


MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Collaborate with STEAM Center Manager, interns, and property technician on event needs
  • Lead activities including but not limited to eVscope, spheres, arts & crafts, microscopes, so on
  • Maintain equipment during events
  • Complete program documentation as needed
  • Complete pre and post-session equipment and supply inventory
  • Communicates with STEAM Center Manager about event content (set up, station directions)
  • Follows program rules and policies
  • Maintains a positive attitude and professionalism with girls, parents, volunteers, and staff
  • Complete annual professional development

CULTURAL EXPECTATIONS

Empathy - Approaches others with a service mindset. Offers humility and inspires trust. Trusts the good intentions of others. Takes time with people. Offers respect and kindness to all. Actively listens without judgment. Offers positive alternatives to challenging situations.


Possibility Thinking - Demonstrates eagerness to learn new things. Sees opportunity in ambiguity, change, and transition. Displays flexibility in thinking. Explores alternatives before acting. Takes on challenging tasks. Respectfully offers collaboration with an openness to others' ideas.


Innovation - Knows the business. Thinks in unique and independent ways. Communicates ideas effectively. Learns from smart risk-taking and failure. Pursues a standard of excellence.


Courageous Leadership - Works for the good of the whole. Works collaboratively with all. Maintains personal integrity. Resolves conflicts constructively. Helps others to grow and develop. Involves others in decisions affecting them.


KNOWLEDGE AND CREDENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Experience working with youth
  • Valid driver's license and safe driving record
  • Ability to pass a background check

Preferred

  • Knowledge of Girl Scout Leadership Experience
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Experience with STEM technology (3D printer, coding software, etc.)

ABILITY AND SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS

  • Membership with GSUSA and subscribes to the principles of the Girl Scout Movement
  • Strong human relations skills and ability to work well with others of diverse cultures
  • Ability to exercise good judgment
  • Ability to follow directions and demonstrate task completion
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Solution-driven with the ability to effectively problem solve
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and sit for extended periods
  • Ability to work outdoors periodically

SCHEDULE AND LODGING

  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and evenings
  • Set up on Friday, approximately 3 hours, prior to event day
  • Saturday events, approximately 5 hours, including event and break down
  • The STEAM Center hosts 12-15 events annually between September and May

SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Staff: NONE

Committee(s): NONE


The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All employees may be required to complete other related duties as assigned by your supervisor.

Girl Scouts – Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas
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