AmeriCorps Reaching Out Assistant

    • Job Tracking ID: 512785-582925
    • Job Location: Stevens Point/Wausau, WI
      1-Stevens Point ,
    • Job Level: Student/Internship
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: July 13, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: August 21, 2017
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Job Description:


POSITION: AmeriCorps - Reaching Out Assistant

CLASSIFICATION: AmeriCorps Program

REPORTS TO: Reaching Out manager


This is a position working directly with youth in Reaching Out programs.


1. Design, develop and implement innovative programs to reach underserved and unserved populations as identified by Outreach Manager and Membership Managers.
2. Ensure girl and adult safety through education and promotion of safe practices and consistent interpretation of GSUSA and GSNWGL policies, standards and procedures.
3. Interpret and promote Girl Scouting to the community.
4. Operate within budget, economizing where possible, to ensure quality services are provided. Submit reports as requested in a timely fashion.
5. Support council functions through promotion of council sponsored activities, meetings and volunteer opportunities. Promote the Girl Scout culture of philanthropy by cultivating and building relationships with donors.
6. Act as a consensus-builder and trouble-shooter with parents, community volunteers and GSNWGL staff to sustain positive relationships.

Experience and Skills:


  1. Experience working with girls ages 5 to 17.
  2. Proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, Microsoft Outlook.
  3. Good driving record and reliable transportation. Occasional travel is required and is almost entirely local in nature.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, multi-task, meet deadlines, take initiative and maintain confidentiality.
  5. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally required to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to walk, and to frequently operate office equipment manually.
  6. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

* Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes, Inc. requires membership in the Girl Scouts.


This position is an AmeriCorps program that must meet the requirements of
completing 900hrs within the time frame given of August 21, 2017 and August 13, 2018. An Education Award of $2,907.50.50 will be paid in addition to the bi-weekly rate upon completion of the program.

As a human service organization we recognize that our staff benefit from flexibility in scheduling.

Girl Scouts is an organization with a solid history and a growing future. To work with GSNWGL means reaching your full potential in a dynamic and diverse environment. We value flexibility, teamwork, and a strong work ethic. With our large geography, we communicate in person and through phone, computer, and video conference technology.