The Mentored Troop Support Coordinator works directly with volunteers to ensure Girl Scouting is strong, visible, and thriving in diverse communities. The Coordinator recruits, onboards, supervises, and trains community volunteer leaders while mentoring them throughout their first year experience. This position offers the opportunity to work independently and develop strong relationships within assigned communities and with volunteers. The Mentored Troop Support Coordinator makes a difference in the lives of Girl Scouts every day by ensuring new Girl Scout volunteers are engaged, prepared, and excited to bring the amazing benefits of Girl Scouts to all girls in their communities.
Primary responsibilities include:
- Ensure Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults by delivering the Girl Scout message of pluralism and diversity to prospective members of the council.
- Maintain knowledge of a variety of the sales staff concepts, practices and procedures.
- Communicate effectively with all different audiences, including girls, parents, volunteers, and GSNETX team members.
- Collaborate with supervisor to prioritize responsibilities in order to make the highest impact.
- In designated areas, apply membership trends, market share data, demographic data, etc. to campaign tactics to achieve or exceed membership goals.
- Identify and develop relationships with appropriate community leaders, organizations, schools, religious/educational institutions, businesses and volunteers to share the Girl Scout story and enlist advocates to increase membership.
- Directly responsible for meeting individual membership goals for girls and adults in designated areas.
- Attend essential meetings and training.
- Identify partner sites to aid in program improvements for effective and efficient achievement of outcomes.
- Implement and manage the processes that ensure the effective and seamless completion of new leader onboarding:
- Identification of troop leadership and formal formation of troops including girl placement;
- Ensuring closure to payment/assignment, completion of background check, all required training and onboarding of new leaders;
- Assignment of troop leaders to New Leader Academy
- Assist with training on GSLE & planning troop calendar and activities for the year
- Preform administrative duties, including contacting and scheduling appointments/events with community organizations, agencies and volunteers.
- Proactively communicates with troop leaders to ensure they are supporting their local community of Girl Scouts.
- Respond in a prompt and efficient manner to incoming requests, leveraging technology and customer relationship management system (CRM) for communication tracking. Provide superb internal and external customer service and support to meet or exceed GSNETX organizational goals.
- Ensure the integrity of membership data for mentored troops in the membership system, including but not limited to troop information updates, troop status, membership registration, and troop financial reports.
- Equip volunteers to effectively resolve and potentially escalate conflicts and adhere to GSNETX Volunteer Policies & Procedures.
- Travel to various school or community locations to register volunteers and girl participants, and to mentor new leaders on the Girl Scout Leadership Experience curriculum and activities for girls at designated points throughout the year.
- Attend Day/Twilight Camp with volunteers as needed; attend leader events, planning meetings and troop meetings/activities as assigned.
- Stay up to date on available opportunities for mentored troops, including volunteer training, the National Program Portfolio and Volunteer Toolkit, program opportunities, and the GSNETX product programs.
- Mentor leaders as needed during the Girl Scout Cookie Program to build five key skills: goal setting, time management, budgeting, people skills, and business ethics.
- Mentor and assist leaders with choosing and registering for field trips, special events, and take action projects.
- At the end of each membership year, ensures smooth transition of new leaders/ troop for independent leadership/troop role within assigned service units. Guides leaders through early renewal campaign and planning of next year’s troop calendar of meetings/events. Completely transition troops to troop support team.