VOLUNTEER (Former Employee), Springfield, MO – March 5, 2013
Pros: helping community and working with kids.
I would go in and help my troop earn badges and with cookie sales both of my daughters were in Girl Scouts and loved it so I joined as a leader.Its great getting to work with kids.learned alot with the Girl Scouts but most of all about helping the community.There wasnt anything hard about it I just enjoy helping the Kids and Community
Member (Former Employee), anaheim, Ca – February 27, 2013
Pros: meeting new people and making friends
Cons: the cliques
I learned different objectives from joining in the 1st grade until now. We would hold meetings every week on a certain day and talk about up coming events and create different activities from the younger girls. Being in girl scouts gives a large leadership role because you're asked to do so many things that involve being on your own and in charge of – more... a group of girls including yourself. The hardest part would be maintaining a pace. Once you start going, it's hard to stop at the end of the day. The most enjoyable part is seeing people with large smiles on their faces because you get the satisfaction you put that there. – less
Camp Leader (Former Employee), Fort Washington,MD – February 15, 2013
I assisted the camp leader with bathroom breaks, assigning chores, helping with arts and craft, as well as organization. It was a good experience for me, helped me to really appreciate nature, and being outdoors. I also made a lot of friends, as well as, friendships.
Program Provider (Current Employee), Colfax, NC – December 23, 2012
I love it! A typical day at work start with the girls and songs. I have learned even as an adults some times we eneed to keep our in child live. I love the management.The hardest part of the job is staying away from personal relationships with the families.The most enjoyable part of the job I seeing the differance to can make in a childs life as a positive – more... role model. – less
Office Administrator (Former Employee), Merrillville, IN – October 29, 2012
Pros: participating in major company meetings proved to be very valuable.
Cons: with all that is involved with girl scouting procedures, at times, it seemed as though we wouldn't accomplish all that was needed; but, we always accomplish everything.
A typical day required opening the office and insuring my staff was in place. I learned how to interact with all level of children and their parents. For the most part, working as a Supervisor and working with management was very satisfying. I worked well with my co-workers. The hardest part of the job was satisfying the needs of the Girl Scout Leaders. – more... The most enjoyable part of the job was learning all the different types of activities that were involved in girl scouting. – less
Chief Executive Officer (Former Employee), ND – August 14, 2012
Pros: working with youth and helping them learn how to succeed in life.
Leading a regional nonprofit that serves our youth is both challenging and rewarding. Our organization experienced a total organizational review every four years to benchmark progress and to identify strengths and areas of possible growth. This organization provided me with many learning experiences where I gained skills that I can transfer into other – more... job opportunities.
Board members were professional and easy to work with, staff and volunteer support was always strong and our organization regularly met our long range and short term goals. – less
Going down south to start off a camp day with activities for the Girl Scouts. You know your management team by name and face. The co-workers are kind, respectful, and one of a kind. There's nothing to hard for me to do. I enjoy making the difference in a child's life.
Secretary (Former Employee), New York, NY – June 2, 2012
Pros: exciting, positive work
I was secretary to the International Coordinator. I translated Spanish and French correspondence and assisted the Coordinator in the orientation and debriefing of outgoing and returning scouts on international trips. I would occasionally take scouts to the airports for their trips and pick them up on their way back. My co-workers were very easy to work – more... with. Most enjoyable was interacting with all the young scouts and talking with them about their adventures. – less