At Girl Scouts we know that given the opportunity, every girl can become a leader with the courage to act on her values, develop the ability to make clear decisions, and acquire the self-confidence to make a difference in the world around her. Girl Scouts helps girls grow courageous and strong through girl-driven programs, reflecting the ever-changing needs and interests of girls.

Girl Scouts of Western Washington (www.GirlScoutsWW.org) is currently seeking an enthusiastic, individual that knows how to facilitate fun, hands-on science workshops for girls in grades K-8. This individual will travel in Western Washington to set-up, facilitate and clean-up workshops. They will also assist with the occasional large-scale science events at area museum days, engineering events and science overnights. This is an ideal job for those interested in informal science education, youth work/teaching, science, or just helping girls grow strong! The schedule is flexible, primarily nights and weekends, between October and June 2013. Mileage is reimbursed.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to HeidiAL@girlscoutsww.org and indicate in the subject line the job title, your last name and where you saw this posting.

Essential Functions:

Primary

· Facilitate fun, hands-on science workshops for girls in grades K – 8.
· Travel in Western Washington to facilitate, set-up and clean-up workshops.
· Assist with large-scale science events such as museum days, engineering events and science overnights.
· Prepare workshop materials and provide some assistance with curriculum development.

Qualifications:
· High school diploma/equivalent and at least 18 years of age.
· Three years college study or equivalent life/work experience working with youth; background in science or education desired.
· Demonstrated passion for science and working with girls.
· Specific science topic knowledge not required, but a willingness to learn is.
· Skill and experience in working with children.
· Possess strong written and oral communication skills (in English) and strong interpersonal skills.
· Demonstrated experience working with a variety of racial and ethnic groups strongly preferred.
· Availability to work varied hours (primarily nights/weekends).
· Able to lift/carry up to 40 pounds.
· Valid Washington State driver’s license, vehicle in working condition, proof of insurance or the ability to fulfill timely travel requirements across widespread regional geography.
· Maintain membership in Girl Scouts of the United States of America
· Satisfactory results from criminal background search

Please see Girls Scout web site for more information

Lizzy Weibling
Human Resources Assistant
Girl Scouts of Western Washington
601 Valley Street Seattle WA 98109
Direct: 206-826-2198 Main: 206-633-5600 ext. 271
Fax: 206-633-5099 Toll Free: 800-767-6845 ext. 271
lweibling@girlscoutsww.org www.girlscoutsww.org

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