Volunteer Specialist

Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania


Website Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania

Hybrid workweek optional; can be based out of the Edinboro, Greensburg, Johnstown or Pittsburgh offices.

Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls in kindergarten through twelfth grade, and our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. At Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, we’re committed to providing every girl the chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

Position Description:

The Volunteer Specialist works with troops and service units to improve understanding and adherence to troop finance policies and procedures. This individual is responsible for establishing and maintaining new Girl Scout bank accounts in partnership with external banking representatives. This individual will provide customer support, engaging in consistent interaction with volunteers, external bank professionals, and internal staff. The Volunteer Specialist is responsible for the collection and review of service unit and troop finance reports and the processing of requests for additional money earning opportunities. When necessary, this individual performs financial audits, working with internal staff and external parties to ensure that all troop and service unit funds are used appropriately.

The essential functions of this position include the following:

  • Assist troops with bank management, opening, maintaining, and closing bank accounts
  • Provide support to volunteers for managing money for their troops
  • Provide training and resources to volunteers on financial management practices
  • Collect and review finance reports from troops and service units
  • In collaboration with staff, investigate, analyze, and resolve financial mismanagement issues, providing education to responsible volunteers to ensure future compliance with policies and procedures
  • Provide support and training to volunteers regarding opportunities for troops and service units to earn additional funds for girl travel and programming
  • Process Additional Money Earning Requests in a timely fashion


  • College degree or equivalent professional experience
  • 2 years of work experience in related field, with experience in volunteer management and support
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong training and facilitation skills with demonstrated success executing trainings and workshops, both virtually and in-person
  • Top notch communicator and can confidently present to large groups
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Outlook and ability to learn new systems
  • Must be organized, detail orientated, and customer focused
  • Able to work flexible hours to include days, some evenings and some weekends
  • Have reliable transportation

Generous Benefit Package:

  • This role is eligible to work a hybrid workweek, which allows up to 3 days of remote work per week
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and Long-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary benefit options: short-term disability, cancer insurance, life insurance, and accident insurance
  • 401(k) plan, both pre-tax and ROTH options, and employer match
  • A generous paid time off policy
  • 15 paid holidays annually (office closure between December 24-Jan 1)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Flexible spending options for medical, dependent care, and parking expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program

To Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to recruiting@gswpa.org.

To apply for this job email your details to recruiting@gswpa.org