Employment Opportunities

 

Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, providing more than 140,000 girls across the U.S. and Canada with life-changing experiences and real solutions to the unique issues girls face. Girls Inc. gives girls the right tools and support to succeed, including trained professionals who mentor and guide them in a safe, girls-only environment, peers who share their drive and aspirations, and research-based programming. At Girls Inc., girls learn to set and achieve goals, boldly confront challenges, resist peer pressure, see college as attainable, and explore nontraditional fields such as STEM. Informed by the experiences of girls and their families, Girls Inc. works with policymakers to advocate on key legislation and initiatives.

Training Director (1 Position Available) – FILLED

  • Love for leading and developing programming that inspires girls, staff and program volunteers to be strong, smart and bold.
  • Encourages agency staff and program volunteers to be creative and innovative. Inspires and motivates them to explore new and different approaches and resources to keep programs flexible and responsive so that the needs of girls are met most effectively.
  • Supervises assigned staff.
  • Schedules trainers and volunteers as appropriate to ensure adequate ratios are maintained at all times.
  • Recruits and places volunteers to carry out programs. Trains them or sees that they receive training and/or developmental opportunities as needed. Periodically assesses their work with them. Recognizes their efforts.
  • Meets periodically with parents.
  • Counsels girls individually or collectively, and makes referrals as needed.
  • Stimulates interest and enthusiasm within the community for agency activities and interprets agency programs to interested individuals and groups. Builds contacts within the community which will expand services for girls.
  • Initiates and cooperates in inter-agency collaborative efforts that serve girls and to serve as an advocate for girls in the community.
  • Keeps executive director informed of problems, concerns, needs, trends and unusual situations.
  • Participates in staff meetings and conferences to share ideas and concerns, and works collaboratively with other staff to meet agency goals and achieve staff objectives.
  • Trax8 software updates as required.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of courses in education, recreation, psychology, sociology preferred. Special consideration given for equivalent experience and personal qualifications in lieu of a degree.
  • Must attend Girls at Bat training session with Jays Care team April 27 and 28, 2018.
  • Must have a valid driving license and access to a vehicle.
  • Work experience in youth work or related field which includes some experience in supervision, administration, curriculum and course design, and community relations.
  • Skill in working with a diversity of people; ability to facilitate cooperative work.
  • Ability to communicate with children and foster their involvement and participation in program planning, problem solving, and decision making.
  • Ability to coordinate a multi-faceted program.
  • Ability to inspire, stimulate, encourage creativity and innovation.
  • Ability to develop and implement programs which are responsive to the needs and interests of girls.
  • First Aid trained or willing to take the course.

Youth Lab Director (2 Positions Available)

  • Pioneer spirit, love for challenges and the ability to inspire and encourage young women.  The Youth Lab Director will launch summer programming for girls 13 to 17 with projects in Business and Community Development.
  • Desire to partner with a variety of business and community professionals in Halton and beyond
  • Develop and support the maintenance of a variety of project documents.
  • Stimulates interest and enthusiasm within the community for agency activities and interprets agency programs to interested individuals and groups. Builds contacts within the community which will expand services for girls.
  • Initiates and cooperates in inter-agency collaborative efforts that serve girls and to serve as an advocate for girls in the community.
  • Keeps executive director informed of problems, concerns, needs, trends and unusual situations.
  • Participates in staff meetings and conferences to share ideas and concerns, and works collaboratively with other staff to meet agency goals and achieve staff objectives.
  • Counsels girls individually or collectively, and makes referrals as needed.
  • Trax8 software updates as required.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of courses in business, fundraising, communications preferred. Special consideration given for equivalent experience and personal qualifications in lieu of a degree.
  • Must have a valid driving license and access to a vehicle.
  • Work experience with youth or related which includes some experience in supervision, administration, curriculum and course design, and community relations.
  • Skill in working with a diverse of people; ability to facilitate cooperative work.
  • Ability to communicate with children and foster their involvement and participation in program planning, problem solving, and decision making.
  • Ability to coordinate a multi-faceted program.
  • Ability to inspire, stimulate, encourage creativity and innovation.
  • Ability to develop and implement programs which are responsive to the needs and interests of girls.
  • First Aid trained or willing to take the course.

Apply here: https://indeedhi.re/2ITgSDN.

Camp Director (4 Positions Available)

  • Love for exploring and serving the needs of girls and keep up to date with changing patterns.
  • Encourages agency staff and program volunteers to be creative and innovative. Inspires and motivates staff to explore new approaches and resources to keep programs flexible and responsive so that the needs of girls are met most effectively.
  • Administers program, both directly and through staff and program volunteers.
  • Schedules counselors and volunteers as appropriate to ensure adequate ratios are maintained at all times.
  • Encourages agency staff and program volunteers to be creative and innovative. Inspires and motivates them to explore new and different approaches and resources to keep programs flexible and responsive so that the needs of girls are met most effectively.
  • Supervises assigned staff.
  • Meets periodically with parents to interpret programs and keep them up to date on agency projects and programs. Interprets the agency goals to them.
  • Counsels girls individually or collectively, and makes referrals as needed.
  • Initiates and cooperates in inter-agency collaborative efforts that serve girls and to serve as an advocate for girls in the community.
  • Keeps executive director informed of problems, concerns, needs, trends and unusual situations.
  • Participates in staff meetings and conferences to share ideas and concerns, and works collaboratively with other staff to meet agency goals and achieve staff objectives.
  • Participates in periodic assessment of own performance, develops own goals and objectives. Takes advantage of training and other developmental/professional growth opportunities. Attends and participates in Girls Incorporated regional and national functions as agreed upon with the executive director.
  • Trax8 software updates as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, with courses in education, recreation, psychology, sociology preferred. Special consideration given for equivalent experience and personal qualifications in lieu of a degree.
  • Work experience in youth work or related field which includes some experience in supervision, administration, curriculum and course design, and community relations.
  • Skill in working with a diversity of people; ability to facilitate cooperative work.
  • Ability to communicate with children and foster their involvement and participation in program planning, problem solving, and decision making.
  • Ability to coordinate a multi-faceted program.
  • Ability to inspire, stimulate, encourage creativity and innovation.
  • Ability to develop and implement programs which are responsive to the needs and interests of girls.
  • First Aid trained or willing to take the course.

Apply here: https://indeedhi.re/2ITgSDN.

Trainer (6 Positions Available)

  • Love for leading and developing programming as well as inspiring girls and program volunteers.
  • Interacts regularly with parents.
  • Counsels girls individually or collectively, and makes referrals as needed.
  • Stimulates interest and enthusiasm within the community for agency activities and interprets agency programs to interested individuals and groups. Builds contacts within the community which will expand services for girls.
  • Initiates and cooperates in inter-agency collaborative efforts that serve girls and to serve as an advocate for girls in the community.
  • Keeps Training Director informed of problems, concerns, needs, trends and unusual situations.
  • Participates in staff meetings and conferences to share ideas and concerns, and works collaboratively with other staff to meet agency goals and achieve staff objectives.
  • Trax8 software updates as required.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of courses in education, recreation, psychology or sociology preferred. Special consideration given for equivalent experience and personal qualifications in lieu of a degree.
  • Must have a valid driving license and access to a vehicle.
  • Work experience in youth work or related field which includes some experience in supervision, administration, curriculum and course design, and community relations.
  • Skill in working with a diversity of people; ability to facilitate cooperative work.
  • Ability to communicate with children and foster their involvement and participation in program planning, problem solving, and decision making.
  • Ability to facilitate programs that inspire, stimulates creativity and innovation.
  • Ability to develop and implement programs which are responsive to the needs and interests of girls.
  • First Aid trained or willing to take the course.

Apply here: https://indeedhi.re/2GX0BvG.

Equal Opportunity Employment Opportunity & Non-Discrimination Policy

At Girls Inc., employment is based upon one’s capabilities and qualifications.  It is the policy of Girls Inc. to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, military status and political belief or any other protected characteristic as protected by law.  Girls Inc. prohibits and will not tolerate any such discrimination or harassment by supervisors or employees.  Girls Inc. will not tolerate harassment of our employees by anyone, including vendors.

The policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and non-discrimination applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment, hiring, training, evaluation, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, layoff, termination and all other privileges and conditions of employment.
Employees’ questions or concerns relating to Equal Employment Opportunity, discrimination and harassment, should be referred to the Human Resources Department.  Appropriate disciplinary action will be taken against any employee violating this policy.

Diversity and Inclusiveness Statement

Diversity and inclusiveness is defined as the acceptance, tolerance, honoring and valuing of differences in culture, lifestyles, heritage, and knowledge.  This includes all the similarities and differences that make us diverse internally, externally, or situationally and may include, but not be limited to: age, appearance, communication style, economic status, educational background, employer, gender identification, sexual orientation, geographic location, job type/title, language, race/ethnicity, learning style, management status, marital status, mental abilities, nationality, parental status, physical abilities, political affiliation, religion, seniority/tenure, sex/gender, veteran status, work experience, or work location.

Girls Inc. recognizes that it is essential for the organization to include the values of diversity and inclusiveness as part of our strategy to achieve our vision and mission.  Our commitment to these values will be demonstrated through training of all our people, cultivation of these principles, and on-going periodic review of our progress in the following:

  • Thought, decisions, strategies, and resources.
  • Our people (which includes management, staff, volunteers, and funders) in a way that is reflective of the girls and communities that we serve.
  • The delivery of our programs and other services.

It is only through the sustained and ongoing commitment and effort to this value that we can bring unique, creative, and vital people with varying differences and views to the organization.