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Employment Opportunities

Girls Incorporated of Meriden is always looking for qualified staff to help fulfill our mission of inspiring all girls to be Strong, Smart and Bold. Below is a list of part-time employment opportunities that may be available at any given time within the organization:

Program Facilitator

Purpose of the Job: To work collaboratively with the Program team to ensure the successful delivery of the assigned program(s) that reflect the goals and mission of our organization
and ultimately inspire all of our girls to be Strong, Smart, and Bold.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Program Director to create, facilitate, and implement programs, based on the sessions pre-determined theme.
  • Create a safe, fun, hands-on, minds-on environment for all girls to learn, utilizing Girls Inc.’s national program materials in planning empowering and developmentally appropriate programs based on the theme of the session.
  • Serve as a positive role model for girls. Communicate appropriately and professionally in the spirit of Girls Inc.’s mission. Demonstrate respectful communication, healthy relationships, and positive leadership at all times.
  • Communicate with parents/guardians and family members as needed, informing them of girls’ achievements and challenges as they are presented.
  • Provides feedback to Program Director regarding program’s effectiveness, participation, and outcomes.
  • Communicates and coordinates activities with other staff as needed.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Ensure overall safety, cleanliness and functioning of Girls Inc.'s facilities, including support for some/all of the following:
    • Ensuring designated program space is clean and organized, and prepared for the girl’s arrival.
    • Ensure working condition, safety, and integrity of Girls Inc.'s computers and technology.
    • Daily preparation of the work space, and completion of clean-up following activities.

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  • Participate in periodic assessment of own performance, develops own goals and objectives. Take advantage of training and other developmental and professional growth opportunities.
  • Participate in all staff and team meetings to share ideas and concerns, and works collaboratively with staff to insure agency goals and objectives are met.
  • Any and all duties as assigned by the Program Director and others as directed Executive Director.

General Qualifications:

  • Entering post-secondary school and/or on- year direct experience working with children post High School.
  • Some experience working with children.
  • Some experience facilitating and/or lesson planning.

 

                           Click to download for printing the Employment/Job Application. 


Summer Camp Unit Leader (Seasonal)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Program Director to create, facilitate, and implement programs, based on the summer camp pre-determined themes.
  • Create/implement a safe, fun, hands-on, minds-on environment for all girls to learn. Utilizing Girls Inc.’s national program materials to empower girls, and provide developmentally appropriate activities based on the theme of the summer session.
  • Collaboratively work with a camp counselor with the unit, and provide instruction and direction as needed to ensure all objectives are met.
  • Serve as a positive role model for girls. Communicate appropriately and professionally in the spirit of Girls Inc.’s mission. Demonstrate respectful communication, healthy relationships, and positive leadership at all times.
  • Provides feedback to Program Director regarding camp programming/activities effectiveness, participation, and outcomes.
  • Communicates and coordinates activities with other staff as needed.

 Other Responsibilities:

  • Ensure overall safety, cleanliness and functioning of Girls Inc.'s facilities, including support for some/all of the following:
    • Ensuring designated program space is clean and organized, and prepared for the girl’s arrival.
    • Ensure working condition, safety, and integrity of Girls Inc.'s computers and technology.
    • Daily preparation of the work space, and completion of clean-up following activities.

 GIRLS INC. PROFESSIONALISM

  • Participate in periodic assessment of performance, develops own goals and objectives. Take advantage of training and other developmental and professional growth opportunities.
  • Participate in all staff and team meetings to share ideas and concerns, and works collaboratively with staff to insure agency goals and objectives are met.
  • Any and all duties as assigned by the Program Director and others as directed Executive Director.

General Qualifications:

  • Entering post-secondary school and/or on- year direct experience working with children post High School.
  • Some experience working with children.
  • Some experience facilitating and/or lesson planning.

 

                           Click to download for printing the Summer Employment/Job Application. 


Summer Camp Counselor (Seasonal)

Must be at least 16 years old. Counselors act as the support to Unit Leaders (see above for description).


Summer Camp Specialty Positions (Seasonal)

Must have completed at least one year of college and sometimes may need to be 20 or older for positions of Lifeguard, Arts & Crafts Director, Games Director, and Operation S.M.A.R.T. Director.


Please contact Girls Incorporated directly if you have an interest in any of these possibilities.

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