Join our Team

Join our ALA Empire Girls State Team!

Do you like presenting to students and their parents?

Consider volunteering for the ALA Empire Girls State District Orientation Team!

District Orientation Leader Application

Are you able to spend June 29, 2018, July 7, 2018 at The College of Brockport?

Do you like working with talented and inspirational youth?

Consider being a Senior Counselor, Junior Counselor or part of the central Staff!

Please review the Job Descriptions and consider applying today! The applications can be downloaded from links at the bottom of the page!

EGS SENIOR COUNSELOR:
Senior Counselors are American Legion Auxiliary members who volunteer for this busy and physically demanding week of challenges and personal rewards. Junior Counselors and Senior Counselors work as a team to help supervise and work with a group of up to 38 citizens to ensure that they are working through the various requirements of the program. Senior Counselors are not required to be alumnae of the ALA Empire Girls State program. Senior counselors also mentor a smaller group of girls as they work on drafting legislation. Not versed on government and politics? Don’t worry-training is provided! The program will provide you with meals, board, and mileage reimbursement. Senior Counselors will be expected to pay for their own staff polo shirt. It is necessary to conduct criminal background checks on all staff selected to attend this year’s program because of the tremendous liability.

EGS JUNIOR COUNSELOR:
Junior Counselors are Girls State graduates who are selected for their interest, enthusiasm and leadership abilities. A Junior Counselor volunteers their time during the busy, fun and exciting week. Junior counselors also mentor a smaller group of girls as they work on drafting legislation. Not versed on government and politics? Don’t worry-training is provided! The program will provide you with meals, board, and mileage reimbursement. Junior Counselors will be expected to pay for their own staff polo shirt. Junior Counselors and Senior Counselors work as a team to help supervise and work with a group of up to 38 citizens to ensure that they are working through the various requirements of the program.  It is necessary to conduct criminal background checks on all staff selected to attend this year’s program because of the tremendous liability.

EGS SECRETARY:
Sets up and runs EGS office. Computer skills knowledge of PowerPoint and word processing required. Completes ballots for elections, writes daily EGS newsletter. Assists with apparel sales and inventory. Prepares bank deposits daily. Packs and inventories office at end of session. Assists Chairman with other duties as needed. Download the Central Staff Application to apply for this position!

EGS COORDINATOR OF MERCHANDISE AND APPAREL:
Sets up EGS store with apparel and merchandise. Knowledge of computers helpful. Opens store to citizens for memorabilia purchases. Moves boxes of merchandise, conducts inventory. Assists Secretary as needed. Arranges sale of merchandise at State of the State ceremony. Download the Central Staff Application to apply for this position!

EGS COORDINATOR OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS:
Responsible for explaining elections, election process, serves as liaison for Political instructors. Assist Political instructors with curriculum development. Provide training to staff on duties as Committee advisor. May be a Party advisor. Download the Central Staff Application to apply for this position!

EGS NURSE:
Sets up medical center. Reviews medical forms for completeness and to identify special needs of citizens. Available 24/7 to citizens and staff. Logs citizen complaints, interventions and outcomes. Communicates with family in case of emergency. Triages and transports to urgent care if needed. Conducts final inventory and packs medical center  at completion of session.  Some heavy lifting required. Download the Central Staff Application to apply for this position!

EGS PARLIMENTARIAN:
Review with staff proper parliamentary procedure. Oversee Parli-Pro workshop. Present parliamentary procedure at general session. Mentor party advisors on Parliamentary procedure throughout week. Review parliamentary procedure with Girls Nation senators. May be party advisor. Download the Central Staff Application to apply for this position!

EGS COORDINATOR OF MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY:
Take pictures of events throughout week. Upload to computer. Assist in developing yearbook. Perform regular updates to EGS blog and website. Email updates to parents and families throughout week. Create State of the State slide show. Knowledge of PowerPoint and/or other image editing programs. Download the Central Staff Application to apply for this position!

Central Staff Application

Senior Counselor Application

Junior Counselor Application

If you have any questions about the job descriptions or requirements please contact the Empire Girls State Chairman at empiregirlsstate@gmail.com!

 

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