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Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee

Program Specialist

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee


Job Summary

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee is searching for our next Program Specialist! This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to be part of a creative, supportive, and dynamic team, but also enjoys working independently and managing projects. Girl Scouts relies heavily on part-time staff and volunteers, and this position focuses on building both programming and relationships to ensure seamless program delivery and meet the needs of our membership. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Develops, organizes, and delivers programming that meets the needs and interests of our membership which includes: curriculum development, supply ordering and management, and communication with volunteers and staff.
  • Works cross-departmentally to understand the needs of specific areas and then tailors programming to those needs.
  • Manages part-time staff as required including: payroll, scheduling, and performance review.
  • Supports volunteers and staff in program creation; monitors volunteer-run programming for quality and compliance with GSUSA standards.
  • Ensures our ability to meet member recruitment and retention goals as outlined in our plan of work through the delivery of high-quality council events, programs, opportunities, and materials.
  • Develops, plans, implements, and evaluates innovative new ways to increase program activities for our diverse population of girls.
  • Compiles a list of potential partners. Initiates, cultivates, and maintains relationships with those partners to offer programming for GSMIDTN members.
  • Helps position Girl Scouting as a key community partner and expert in addressing girls’ issues.
  • Works in partnership with membership and communications teams to effectively communicate program offerings.
  • Maintains grant requirements and reporting for current grants and coordinates with Fund Development to search for potential funding sources.
  • Models behavior consistent with the purpose, values, and mission of Girl Scouts of the USA and the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee.
  • Accepts additional responsibilities and performs other duties as delegated.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is preferred
    A background in youth development is preferred
  • Knowledge or experience in Girl Scouts or other youth programs is preferred
  • Experience in program delivery or development is required
  • Creative, outgoing, motivated, and able to deliver quality programs.
  • Ability to see projects through from conception to completion.
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills.
  • Goal-oriented, detail-oriented, energetic, and able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Comfortable with a fast-paced work environment.
  • Able to coordinate multiple projects at one time for large groups of 50 or more.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information.
  • Able to work nights and weekends as needed
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills using Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule, including travel throughout our 39-county service area.

Additional Information


  • Health, dental vision, LTD 
  • Paid time off, paid holidays
  • 403B retirement plan with employer match

How to Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to jsearch@gsmidtn.org 


  • Date Posted: June 25, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 07/15/2024
  • Salary Range: $43,880