Capacity Building and Leadership
- Maintain an understanding of youth and workforce development trends and gender-specific programs
- Exhibit a strong understanding of Girls Inc.’s philosophy, approach, and initiatives and remain current with research from the national office
- Build and maintain contacts with community leaders, corporate partners, and youth development colleagues
- Represent GIMD at meetings, workshops, and conferences in the community
Planning and Development
- Work with GIMD’s Program Managers to develop a year-round program plan that includes: needs assessment, program goals, curriculum focus, implementation timeline, staffing plan, training plan, and evaluation method.
- Collaborate with staff, corporate partners and STEM experts to build engaging and interactive lessons, plan field excursions and schedule guest presentations
- Build and maintain relationships with girls and families through regular communication (email, phone, and face-to-face meetings)
- Prepare materials that support program goals, including sponsor outreach materials, monthly program calendars, reports and program evaluations, etc.
- Plan and facilitate orientations and parent meetings for interns and their families
- Evaluate internship effectiveness and update and improve the program as necessary
Direct Services, Implementation, and Management
- Interview, train, place and supervise girls in internships that align with their future career goals
- Recruit, orient and support internship sites and supervisors at various companies and organizations
- Coordinate field trips and activities that expose girls to a wide-range of career opportunities
- Deliver trainings on career/job readiness topics that prepare girls for success in their internships
- Help plan and facilitate monthly STEM Saturdays to build skills and maintain excitement and interest leading into internship opportunities
- Ensure ongoing communication with girls and families regarding program opportunities and activities
- Maintain participant records: registration forms, attendance, training delivered, internships data and completed evaluations
- Oversee occasional special events planned for girls and families
- Support parent engagement throughout the program and internship process
- Assist girls in identifying, registering, and finding funding for alternate summer opportunities such as residential science camps, scientific research, pre-collegiate programs, etc.
- Serve as a strong adult mentor for girls
- Attend staff meetings, trainings, and fundraisers/special events as needed or requested
- Other duties as assigned
Status: Exempt, full-time, 40 hours per week salaried position
Schedule: Typical Work Hours
School Year: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. Includes some late weekdays and at least one Saturday per month.
Summer: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday