Community Development Manager - South King County
Fully Remote Washington, WA Development
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The Community Development Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of plans to recruit both youth members and adult volunteers in a way that positively supports organizational membership goals. This position requires meeting, presenting, and networking with potential members and their families, community organizations, schools, corporations, educators, faith-based institutions, and other community constituents in South King County. This is a regular, full-time, remote in Washington (due to COVID) position with a requirement to being or becoming a WA resident.

Girl Scouts of Western Washington offers a great work environment, meaningful mission-driven work and excellent health and leave benefits. Employer-paid medical, dental, life/AD&D and LTD are available for employees. Coverage for dependents includes a significant employer contribution. A 403(b) retirement plan with match is available as are voluntary benefits that include vision insurance and a flexible spending account. The generous paid leave includes three weeks of vacation to start and sick leave. There are paid holidays, including nearly two weeks of paid leave through the Christmas holidays! The organization also actively supports personal and professional development and volunteerism with paid time off for those opportunities.

Girl Scouts of Western Washington values diversity, equity and inclusion and we foster a welcoming, inclusive work environment. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, veteran status, sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and gender expression of identity), marital status or the presence of any physical, sensory, or mental disability, or any other protected classification under applicable laws.

Essential Functions:

1. Help inform and implement Girl Scout of Western Washington’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Recruitment Strategy, which outlines the identification, engagement, and sustainable business processes the Community Development team will use in working with underrepresented communities by:

  • Researching market data and other pertinent information to become knowledgeable about demographics, community needs and possibilities for girl and adult recruitment
  • Collaborating with Lead Community Development Manager, Member Program, and Philanthropy to help guide the implementation of a robust partnership program
  • Implement virtual recruitment campaigns to grow online presence that will further regional and organizational growth goals.

2. Develop and manage specific recruitment focus assignment/area to ensure campaign strategies are applied, leads are generated and a network of GSWW community relationships are established to reach the new youth membership goal.

3. Acquire cross-training to support focus areas as needed.

4. Cultivate and manage strategic relationships with volunteers and community partners such as schools, faith-based organizations, civic groups, etc.

5. Plan, organize and promote effective recruitment opportunities through all available channels. Collect and follow-up with leads generated by volunteers at events and through other recruiting activities.

6. Facilitate the formation of new Girl Scout troops.

7. Represent and promote Girl Scouting in the community by building community awareness by highlighting benefits of membership to the public.

8. Collaborate with member facing departments and support departments to achieve goals and benchmarks, uphold our customer service philosophy, follow the Standard Operating Procedure Manual, and maintain quality and reliable data.

9. Work to ensure Girl Scouts is open to all youth and adults by delivering the organization’s message of diversity to the community.

10. In addition to the above, performs other duties as assigned.


Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent education and work experience

Experience Required:

  • One year of experience in recruiting or sales
  • Experience working in or with youth-serving organizations


  • Previous experience working with volunteers preferred
  • Bi or multi-lingual (Spanish preferred)
  • Experience with Girl Scouts

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize deadlines, work independently, take initiative, and maintain confidentiality
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills to ensure effective interactions with individuals at all levels and backgrounds across a wide geographic area
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to navigate technology programs and platforms independently to include MS O365, social media; Salesforce experience strongly preferred and the ability/willingness to learn new technologies
  • Availability to work varied hours (including some nights and weekends) and travel as position requires.
  • Demonstrated commitment to support efforts to enhance the cultural competence and global awareness of Girl Scouts, volunteers, and employees
  • Competent in working in a changing environment; flexible and adaptable, and skilled in dealing with ambiguity
  • Ability to adapt schedule to increases in seasonal work volume i.e. longer workdays in the fall recruiting season)
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds with or without accommodations.
  • Valid Washington State driver’s license, vehicle in working condition, proof of insurance, and the ability to fulfill timely and extensive travel requirements across widespread regional geography
  • Satisfactory results from criminal background search
  • Commitment to the Girl Scout mission and willingness to maintain Girl Scout membership

About Girl Scouts of Western Washington

In addition to our headquarters, we operate field offices located in Bremerton, Everett, and Longview as well as seven camp properties: Camp Lyle Mcleod and Camp St. Albans near Belfair, Camp Robbinswold on the Hood Canal, Camp Evergreen near Longview, Camp Klahanee near Hoquiam and Camp River Ranch, near Carnation, and Camp Towhee in Sumas.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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