Go Girls! License Interest

WANT GO GIRLS! IN YOUR TOWN?

THIS HIGHLY-RECOGNIZED PROGRAM IS GOING NATIONWIDE & WE NEED ENTERPRISING GIRL ADVOCATES TO MAKE IT HAPPEN

Go Girls!™️, produced by Spotlight: Girls, is a girls empowerment program - summer day camps and after-school clubs - just for elementary and middle school-aged girls.  By making theater, art, music, and media, girls learn the skills to love themselves and each other, and make bold and brave choices in their lives and communities.

The success of Go Girls! depends on a network of powerful, compassionate, and creative women and allies who are doing their best to be the leaders we want these girls to see.  That is why we are looking for community leaders, educators, mothers, and artists from across the U.S. to bring our proven programs to your town. 

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Are you...

A passionate girl advocate?

An active citizen who is knowledgeable and connected to the needs and desires of her community and thrives on collaboration?

A Maker/Creator/Performer who believes in the power of the visual and performing arts to transform individuals and communities?

A gifted professional with the urge to create a flexible work life that feeds her soul while generously supplementing her bank account?

Experienced in teaching groups of children in school or out-of-school settings?

Curious about entrepreneurial opportunities that help girls take center stage?

IF YOU CAN SAY "YES!" TO ANY OF THESE QUESTIONS, YOU WILL THRIVE AS A GO GIRLS! ENTREPRENEUR!

 Interested in learning more about how you can become a Go Girls! licensed provider?

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Job Opening: Assistant Teacher 2019

THE JOB

Spotlight: Girls is currently seeking ASSISTANT TEACHERS for temporary full-time employment for our Go Girls! Camp season from June 17 – August 16, 2019. 

Compensation | $14.00-$16.00 per hour DOE, about 40 hrs. per week, working all sessions at a single site preferred (but not required).  Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00am-4:30pm and until 5:30 on the final Friday of each session.


THE TRAINING

Mandatory Training days are the weekend of May 25-27, 2019.  This training is led by Co-Founders, Allison Kenny, veteran Go Girls! Teaching Artists and Program Director, Chrissy Mulvihill. You are paid a stipend for your time to attend and will be well-fed.  In this training, not only will you learn the ins and outs of working at a Go Girls! Camp, you will also learn, practice, and strengthen the skills that will benefit your career as a teacher, teaching artist, youth worker, and girl advocate anywhere you choose to share your gifts in the world.


As a Go Girls! Camp Assistant Teacher, you will...

  • Train with Spotlight: Girls Owners to learn our Go Girls! Camp Methodology
  • Assist the Camp Mama, Play Director, Expressive Artist and Music Specialist in implementing curriculum and high quality learning experiences according to the Go Girls! Camp Methodology
  • Lead age appropriate creative and playful activities that teach cooperation, focus, generosity and creativity
  • Work with a team to effectively manage a group of about 48 young children using positive discipline techniques
  • Effectively support our Go Girls! Leadership Team (GGLT) ages 12-15 to assist in camps
  • Support children to feel safe and have fun during community building, free play, snack and lunch times
  • Support children to manage conflicts peacefully by facilitating “talk-it-outs”
  • Facilitate clean-up time, coordinate transitions, serve snacks, and read books aloud to kids
  • Make positive connections with parents during camp

THE QUALIFICATIONS

A Go Girls! Camp Assistant Teacher will have...

    • At least 2 years of experience working with children ages 5-10 in diverse settings
    • Be working on receiving your high school diploma or college degree  
    • Some knowledge of early childhood and youth development
    • Basic respect for and experience in theater and other art forms
    • Flexibility: multi-tasking and managing challenges in a variety of situations is key
    • Confidence: we hire young women who can project calm and confidence
    • Impeccable Social/Emotional Skills: Ability to work in collaboration with others is what we are all about
    • A Curious and Reflective Mind: the kind of person who is always learning, always thinking about how you can do better, open to loving feedback
    • Positive energy: Kids do best with adults who model kindness and playfulness
  • Great Boundaries: the ability to take good care of yourself by saying no when you need to and keep all kids safe at camp
    • “Nothing to Hide”: all employees of Spotlight: Girls are subject to fingerprinting background checks and TB testing
    • Dependable way to get to work on time each day


    THE PROCESS

    STEP ONE: Fill out our online APPLICATION (below) where you can UPLOAD your teaching resume and cover letter. In your letter, please include the following:


    1. Your philosophy of working with kids (how you do it and why you love it)
    2. Why you want to work for Go Girls!
    3. What qualities do you have that you feel would benefit our girls.

    STEP TWO:
    If you seem like a great fit, you’ll be contacted to schedule 20 minute PHONE INTERVIEW with one of veteran Go Girls! Teaching Artists. This is a chance to get all your questions answered and for us to get to know more about you.


    STEP THREE:

    Qualified folks will be invited to attend a 30-45 minute IN-PERSON INTERVIEW with Go Girls! Program Director, Chrissy Mulvihill. ZOOM interviews can be scheduled with artists and assistants who live outside of the Bay Area. These interviews are held throughout February.


    STEP FOUR:

    Our final step in the hiring process is a CALLBACK AUDITION on Saturday, March 30th from 9:00am-12:00pm in Oakland. Attending this Callback is a requirement for hiring. It’s lead by Co-Founders, Allison Kenny, veteran Go Girls! Teaching Artists and Program Director, Chrissy Mulvihill.  It is structured as an interactive professional development opportunity for the 30 or so artists who attend.


    Final job offers are made during the week of April 8th.

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    Job Opening: Production/Media Artist 2019

    Spotlight: Girls is currently seeking PRODUCTION/MEDIA ARTISTS for temporary full-time employment for our Go Girls! Camp season from June 17 – August 16, 2019. Compensation is $22.00-$26.00 per hour DOE, about 40 hrs. per week, working all sessions at a single site preferred (but not required).  Hours are Monday- Friday 8:00am-4:30pm and until 5:30 on the final Friday of each session.


    THE TRAINING

    Mandatory Training days are the weekend of May 25-27, 2019.  This training is led by Co-Founders, Allison Kenny, veteran Go Girls! Teaching Artists and Program Director, Chrissy Mulvihill. You are paid a stipend for your time to attend and will be well-fed.  In this training, not only will you learn the ins and outs of working at a Go Girls! Camp, you will also learn, practice, and strengthen the skills that will benefit your career as a teacher, teaching artist, youth worker, and girl advocate anywhere you choose to share your gifts in the world.



    As a Go Girls! PRODUCTION/MEDIA ARTISTS, you will...

    • Train with Spotlight: Girls Owners to learn our Go Girls! Camp™ Methodology
    • Prepare curriculum and high quality learning experiences according to the Go Girls! methodology
    • Lead a group of up to 20 girls ages 9-11 through the process of creating original, short films to be screened on the final day of camp
    • Lead age appropriate media literacy classes that help tween Go Girls! be able to see and talk about the media they consume in new and powerful ways
    • Effectively manage the group using positive discipline techniques and relational attachment
    • Work effectively with your Assistant Teacher(s) to support children to feel safe and have fun during community building, free play, snack and lunch times
    • Support children to work collaboratively and coach them to manage conflicts peacefully by facilitating “talk-it-outs”
    • Build and maintain positive relationships with other staff members and site partners throughout the course of the summer

    THE QUALIFICATIONS


    A Go Girls! PRODUCTION/MEDIA ARTISTS will have...


    • At least 5 years of experience teaching media arts and/or media literacy to tweens/teens
    • Video production experience including proficiency with iMovie and YouTube
    • Knowledge in and respect for collaborative processes of creating original work
    • Flexibility: multi-tasking and managing challenges in a variety of situations is key
    • Confidence: we hire artists who can project calm and confidence
    • Impeccable Social/Emotional Skills: Ability to manage stress and emotional triggers, willingness to use direct communication, ask for what you need and listen to others needs
    • A Curious and Reflective Mind: the kind of person who is always learning, always thinking about how you can do better, open to loving feedback
    • Great Boundaries: the ability to take good care of yourself by saying no when you need to and keep all kids safe at camp
    • Positive energy: Kids do best with adults who model kindness & playfulness
    • “Nothing to Hide”: all employees of Spotlight: Girls are subject to fingerprinting background checks and TB testing


    THE PROCESS

    STEP ONE: Fill out our online APPLICATION where you can UPLOAD your teaching resume and cover letter. In your letter, please include the following:


    1. Your philosophy of working with kids (how you do it and why you love it)
    2. Why you want to work for Go Girls!
    3. What qualities do you have that you feel would benefit our girls.

    STEP TWO:

    Qualified folks will be invited to attend a 30-45 minute IN-PERSON INTERVIEW with Go Girls! Program Director, Chrissy Mulvihill. ZOOM interviews can be scheduled with artists and assistants who live outside of the Bay Area. These interviews are held throughout February.


    STEP THREE:

    Our final step in the hiring process is a CALLBACK AUDITION on Saturday, March 30th from 9:00am-12:00pm in Oakland. Attending this callback is a requirement for hiring. It’s lead by Co-Founders, Allison Kenny, veteran Go Girls! Teaching Artists and Program Director, Chrissy Mulvihill.  It is structured as an interactive professional development opportunity for the 30 or so artists who attend.


    Final job offers are made during the week of April 8th.

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    Job Opening: Music Specialist 2019

    THE JOB

    Spotlight: Girls is seeking MUSIC SPECIALISTS for temporary full-time employment for our Go Girls! Camp season from June 17 – August 16, 2019. Compensation is $22.00-$26.00 per hour DOE, about 40 hrs. per week, working all sessions at a single site preferred (but not required).  Hours are Monday- Friday 8:00am-4:30pm and until 5:30 on the final Friday of each session.


    THE TRAINING

    Mandatory Training days are the weekend of May 25-27, 2019.  This training is led by Co-Founders, Allison Kenny, veteran Go Girls! Teaching Artists and Program Director, Chrissy Mulvihill. You are paid a stipend for your time to attend and will be well-fed.  In this training, not only will you learn the ins and outs of working at a Go Girls! Camp, you will also learn, practice, and strengthen the skills that will benefit your career as a teacher, teaching artist, youth worker, and girl advocate anywhere you choose to share your gifts in the world.


    As a Go Girls! Camp Music Specialist, you will...

      • Train with Spotlight: Girls Owners to learn our Go Girls! Camp Methodology
      • Prepare curriculum and high quality learning experiences according to the Go Girls! Methodology
      • Lead girls ages 5-10 through the process of devising original songs that incorporate the themes of camp and/or the girls’ ideas
      • Lead 3 age appropriate music classes per day that support confidence, movement, and a variety of musical techniques
  • Stage and rehearse musical numbers for the play
      • Lead daily "Family Group" lessons that introduce experiences with our Go Girls! Culture Code
      • Effectively manage a group of up to 48 girls using positive discipline techniques and relational attachment (camp ratio is 8:1)
      • Work effectively with your team: Site Director, Play Director, Assistant Teachers, Expressive Artist and Middle School aged interns from the Go Girls! Leadership Team (GGLT)
      • Support children to feel safe and have fun during community building, free play, snack and lunch times
  • Support children to manage conflicts peacefully by facilitating “talk-it-outs”
    • Build and maintain positive relationships with our collaborating partners throughout the course of the summer

    THE QUALIFICATIONS

    A Go Girls! Camp Music Specialist will have...

    • At least 5 years of experience teaching music to young children ages 5-10
    • Knowledge in and respect for ensemble-based collaborative processes of creating original performance
    • Knowledge in and respect for musical experiences that are physical, play-based and incorporate story
    • Flexibility: multi-tasking and managing challenges in a variety of situations is key
    • Confidence: we hire artists who can project calm and confidence
    • Impeccable Social/Emotional Skills: Ability to manage stress and emotional triggers, willingness to use direct communication, ask for what you need and listen to others needs
    • A Curious and Reflective Mind: the kind of person who is always learning, always thinking about how you can do better, open to loving feedback
    • Great Boundaries: the ability to take good care of yourself by saying no when you need to and keep all kids safe at camp
    • Positive energy: Kids do best with adults who model kindness & playfulness
    • “Nothing to Hide”: all employees of Spotlight: Girls are subject to fingerprinting background checks and TB testing


    THE PROCESS

    STEP ONE: Fill out our online APPLICATION (below) where you can UPLOAD your teaching resume and cover letter. In your letter, please include the following:


    1. Your philosophy of working with kids (how you do it and why you love it)
    2. Why you want to work for Go Girls!
    3. What qualities do you have that you feel would benefit our girls.

    STEP TWO:

    Qualified folks will be invited to attend a 30-45 minute IN-PERSON INTERVIEW with Go Girls! Program Director, Chrissy Mulvihill. ZOOM interviews can be scheduled with artists and assistants who live outside of the Bay Area. These interviews are held throughout February.


    STEP THREE:

    Our final step in the hiring process is a CALLBACK AUDITION on Saturday, March 30th from 9:00am-12:00pm in Oakland. Attending this callback is a requirement for hiring. It’s lead by Co-Founders, Allison Kenny, veteran Go Girls! Teaching Artists and Program Director, Chrissy Mulvihill.  It is structured as an interactive professional development opportunity for the 30 or so artists who attend.


    Final job offers are made during the week of April 8th.

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    Job Opening: Play Director 2019

    THE JOB

    Spotlight: Girls is currently seeking PLAY DIRECTORS for temporary full-time employment for our Go Girls! Camp season from June 17 – August 16, 2019. Compensation is $22.00-$26.00 per hour DOE, about 40 hrs. per week, working all sessions at a single site preferred (but not required).  Hours are Monday- Friday 8:00am-4:30pm and until 5:30 on the final Friday of each session.


    THE TRAINING

    Mandatory Training days are the weekend of May 25-27, 2019.  This training is led by Co-Founders, Allison Kenny, veteran Go Girls! Teaching Artists and Program Director, Chrissy Mulvihill. You are paid a stipend for your time to attend and will be well-fed.  In this training, not only will you learn the ins and outs of working at a Go Girls! Camp, you will also learn, practice, and strengthen the skills that will benefit your career as a teacher, teaching artist, youth worker, and girl advocate anywhere you choose to share your gifts in the world.


    As a Go Girls! Camp PLAY DIRECTOR, you will...

    • Train with Spotlight: Girls Owners to learn our Go Girls! Camp Methodology
    • Prepare curriculum and high quality learning experiences according to the Go Girls! Methodology
    • Lead 48 girls ages 5-10 through the process of devising an original play that incorporates the themes of camp, Go Girls! Culture Code and Kidpower skills
    • Lead 3 age appropriate drama classes and one rehearsal per day that support confidence, collaboration and a variety of acting techniques
    • Script, stage and rehearse the play
    • Lead daily "Family Group" lessons that introduce experiences with our Go Girls! Culture Code
    • Effectively manage a group of up to 48 girls using positive discipline techniques and relational attachment (camp ratio is 8:1)
    • Work effectively with your team: Camp Mama, Music Specialist, Assistant Teachers, Expressive Artist and Middle School aged interns from the Go Girls! Leadership Team (GGLT)
    • Support children to feel safe and have fun during community building, free play, snack and lunch times
    • Support children to manage conflicts peacefully by facilitating “talk-it-outs”
    • Build and maintain positive relationships with our collaborating partners throughout the course of the summer

    THE QUALIFICATIONS

    A Go Girls! Camp PLAY DIRECTOR will have...

    • At least 5 years of experience teaching theater to young children ages 5-10
    • Knowledge in and respect for ensemble-based collaborative processes of creating original performance
    • Knowledge in and respect for devised theater making that is movement and ensemble-based
    • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Theater Education, Child Psychology or Performance Studies
    • Flexibility: multi-tasking and managing challenges in a variety of situations is key
    • Confidence: we hire artists who can project calm and confidence
    • Impeccable Social/Emotional Skills: Ability to manage stress and emotional triggers, willingness to use direct communication, ask for what you need and listen to others needs
    • A Curious and Reflective Mind: the kind of person who is always learning, always thinking about how you can do better, open to loving feedback
    • Great Boundaries: the ability to take good care of yourself by saying no when you need to and keep all kids safe at camp
    • Positive energy: Kids do best with adults who model kindness & playfulness
    • “Nothing to Hide”: all employees of Spotlight: Girls are subject to fingerprinting background checks and TB testing

    THE PROCESS

    STEP ONE: Fill out our online APPLICATION (below) where you can UPLOAD your teaching resume and cover letter. In your letter, please include the following:


    1. Your philosophy of working with kids (how you do it and why you love it)
    2. Why you want to work for Go Girls!
    3. What qualities do you have that you feel would benefit our girls.

    STEP TWO:

    Qualified folks will be invited to attend a 30-45 minute IN-PERSON INTERVIEW with Go Girls! Program Director, Chrissy Mulvihill. ZOOM interviews can be scheduled with artists and assistants who live outside of the Bay Area. These interviews are held throughout February.


    STEP THREE:

    Our final step in the hiring process is a CALLBACK AUDITION on Saturday, March 30th from 9:00am-12:00pm in Oakland. Attending this callback is a requirement for hiring. It’s lead by Co-Founders, Allison Kenny, veteran Go Girls! Teaching Artists and Program Director, Chrissy Mulvihill.  It is structured as an interactive professional development opportunity for the 30 or so artists who attend.


    Final job offers are made during the week of April 8th.

    Read more

    Job Opening: Expressive Artist 2019

    THE JOB

    Spotlight: Girls is currently seeking EXPRESSIVE ARTISTS for temporary full-time employment for our Go Girls! Camp season from June 17 – August 16, 2019. Compensation is $22.00-$26.00 per hour DOE, about 40 hrs. per week, working all sessions at a single site preferred (but not required).  Hours are Monday- Friday 8:00am-4:30pm and until 5:30 on the final Friday of each session.


    THE TRAINING

    Mandatory Training days are the weekend of May 25-27, 2019.  This training is led by Co-Founders, Allison Kenny, veteran Go Girls! Teaching Artists and Program Director, Chrissy Mulvihill. You are paid a stipend for your time to attend and will be well-fed.  In this training, not only will you learn the ins and outs of working at a Go Girls! Camp, you will also learn, practice, and strengthen the skills that will benefit your career as a teacher, teaching artist, youth worker, and girl advocate anywhere you choose to share your gifts in the world.



    As a Go Girls! Camp Expressive Artist, you will...

      • Train with Spotlight: Girls Owners to learn our Go Girls! Camp Methodology
      • Prepare curriculum and high quality learning experiences according to the Go Girls! Methodology
      • Lead girls ages 5-10 through the process of creating art that embodies the theme of each particular session. You will turn this art into a "set" or backdrop for each performance 
      • Lead 2-3 age appropriate art classes per day that support mistakes as part of learning, teach art techniques across modalities, support imagination, collaboration and generosity
  • Design and make props and costume elements for each performance
    • Lead daily "Community Circle" times that introduce content and facilitate small group experiences with our Go Girls! Culture Code
    • Effectively manage a group of up to 48 girls using positive discipline techniques and relational attachment (camp ratio is 8:1)
    • Work effectively with your team: Camp Mama, Play Director, Assistant Teachers, Music Specialist and Middle School aged interns from the Go Girls! Leadership Team (GGLT)
    • Support children to feel safe and have fun during community building, free play, snack and lunch times
    • Support children to manage conflicts peacefully by facilitating “talk-it-outs”

    THE QUALIFICATIONS


    A Go Girls! Camp Expressive Artist will have...

    • At least 5 years of experience teaching art to young children ages 5-10
    • Knowledge in and respect for ensemble-based collaborative processes of creating original performance
    • Knowledge in and respect for expressive arts experiences that value process and allow for child-led art making
    • Flexibility: multi-tasking and managing challenges in a variety of situations is key
    • Confidence: we hire artists who can project calm and confidence
    • Impeccable Social/Emotional Skills: Ability to manage stress and emotional triggers, willingness to use direct communication, ask for what you need and listen to others needs
    • A Curious and Reflective Mind: the kind of person who is always learning, always thinking about how you can do better, open to loving feedback
    • Great Boundaries: the ability to take good care of yourself by saying no when you need to and keep all kids safe at camp
    • Positive energy: Kids do best with adults who model kindness & playfulness
    • “Nothing to Hide”: all employees of Spotlight: Girls are subject to fingerprinting background checks and TB testing

    THE PROCESS

    STEP ONE: Fill out our online APPLICATION (below) where you can UPLOAD your teaching resume and cover letter. In your letter, please include the following:


    1. Your philosophy of working with kids (how you do it and why you love it)
    2. Why you want to work for Go Girls!
    3. What qualities do you have that you feel would benefit our girls.

    STEP TWO:

    Qualified folks will be invited to attend a 30-45 minute IN-PERSON INTERVIEW with Go Girls! Program Director, Chrissy Mulvihill. ZOOM interviews can be scheduled with artists and assistants who live outside of the Bay Area. These interviews are held throughout February.


    STEP THREE:

    Our final step in the hiring process is a CALLBACK AUDITION on Saturday, March 30th from 9:00am-12:00pm in Oakland. Attending this callback is a requirement for hiring. It’s lead by Co-Founders, Allison Kenny, veteran Go Girls! Teaching Artists and Program Director, Chrissy Mulvihill.  It is structured as an interactive professional development opportunity for the 30 or so artists who attend.


    Final job offers are made during the week of April 8th.

     

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