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Girl Scouts Summer Associate
The Girl Scouts Outreach program aims to empower every girl - regardless of her race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, or geographic location. There are many reasons why girls are unable to participate in Girl Scouts. For Outreach participants, these reasons are often economic – often families don’t have the means to pay for the programs. Girls lack transportation to troop meetings, parents cannot volunteer as leaders because they work odd hours or multiple jobs, have language barriers, or are single parent. Outreach alleviates these barriers by meeting girls where they are under the umbrella of after-school programming. Currently, we serve 145 girls in the Heartland area and are expanding to two new sites this year! Girl Scouts directly impacts a student's ability to succeed in school and graduate with the skills and experiences necessary to succeed in post-secondary endeavors. These key focus areas not only help girls become successful students and more effective citizens and friends, they inspire the next generation of employees who are able to support themselves and their families, break generational cycles of poverty, make healthy choices and take an active interest in the world around them. Outreach enhances both academic performance and life skills by engaging girls in Financial Literacy, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math), Leadership Development, Healthy Life Skills, Environmental Stewardship and Community Engagement. Through Outreach, girls develop their skills and confidence among other girls away from school pressures, social cliques, and boys - where they can be themselves and try new things. Girls learn by doing, and the learning is cooperative, not competitive. Outreach helps girls develop a clear vision of who they are and what they want in their future.
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Member Duties : The Summer Associate will build capacity to reach more girls during the summer in order to ensure a successful school year. The Summer Associate will 1) CREATE and PLAN activities, 2) ENTER data and TRACK program outcomes, and 3) RECRUIT volunteers. The Girls Scouts aim to empower every girl to ensure a successful future.
Program Benefits : YMCA Membership ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Recruitment ,  Youth Development . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Girl Scouts Summer Associate

Program Start/End Date
05/28/2019  -   08/05/2019

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEBRASKA  

Accepting Applications
From  01/08/2019  To  05/06/2019 

Contact Valerie Roth
1441 N Webb Rd
Grand Island   NE   68803
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79021