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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Spe

Company: Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

An Excellent OpportunityWe are looking for a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) Specialist who can proactively develop and implement DEIA initiatives in support of our organization's strategy to foster a culture where all youth and adult members feel that they belong, know that they are welcome to contribute to the community and can fully participate in all aspects of Girl Scouts Nation's Capital programs. We do not have all the answers but pledge to work toward these goals as advocates and allies. This Specialist will provide resources, generate and facilitate trainings, elicit feedback and analyze data, coordinate support strategies and engage with volunteers.Here's What You Will Be DoingDevelop and lead a comprehensive program focused on all aspects DEIA strategies for youth and adult members.Simplify and amplify best practices and procedures that inspire the advancement of Council-wide cultural competencies.Works with the Adult Volunteer Development team, infusing diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility themes throughout our programs and materials.Develops and institutionalizes people-practices that foster inclusive and equitable meeting and decision-making practices at all levels of the Council structure.Participates in meetings and committees, advocating for community-building objectives that demonstrate diversity of thought and awareness.Acts with integrity and honesty to investigate, manage and fairly resolve conflicts and areas of friction related to DEIA concerns.Attends gatherings related to DEIA initiatives and documents updates, discussions and action items.Is this you?3+ years of progressively responsible professional experience, preferably related to DEIA, conflict resolution, change management, community-building or similar areas of focus.Knowledge of adult education and training practices, tools and techniques.Familiarity with youth development concepts and the youth-supporting field.Committed to support the organization's efforts to enhance diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility with all stakeholders.Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to constructively resolve conflict.Excellent organizational, administrative and project coordination skills, and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.Ability to maintain a positive attitude, even when faced with misplaced criticism or frustration.Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral to ensure effective interactions with individuals at all levels and backgrounds.Ability to work productively and respond to members and staff from culturally and racially diverse groups, as well as those with a wide range of perspectives and viewpoints.Demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines, work independently, take initiative and maintain a high degree of confidentiality.Willingness and ability to travel to all regions within Girl Scouts Nation's Capital, on occasion.Able to maintain a flexible work schedule consisting of occasional evening and weekend meetings.Comfortable and able to converse in Spanish would be useful (but not a must)Proficient in MS O365, Google Suite. Know or ability to learn Qualtrics and Jotform and several organization-specific programs.Some of Our Benefits100% employer-paid HMO for employees (dependent coverage, POS, dental/vision available).3% employer contribution to 403(b), plus additional 2% match.Generous paid leave benefits.Paid holidays/office closures include: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and December 26-31. The Presidential Inauguration Day is also an observed holiday on January 20th every four years.Friendly colleagues who are dedicated to a common mission to make a difference in the lives of girls.About Girl ScoutsGirl Scouts Nation's Capital believes in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)--- to change the world. We offer every girl the opportunity to discover who she is, what she can do, and connect her with a powerful community of girls and mentors to make it happen. With unique programs designed by girls, for girls, Girl Scouts explore, learn, succeed and take action to make a difference in their community. The Girl Scout program focusses on four pillars: STEM, Outdoors, Entrepreneurial Skills and Lifeskills.With support from dedicated adult volunteers, parents and staff, we deliver the best Girl Scout experience to 78,683 members: 51,659 girls and 27,024 adults in the Greater Washington DC area.

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