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Girls Inc. of the Valley Employment Opportunities

Program Facilitators (full-time)


Organizational Overview:

Girls Inc. of the Valley is seeking creative, energetic individuals who are passionate about inspiring all girls* to be strong, smart, and bold! Research-based curricula, delivered by trained professionals, equip girls to achieve academically, lead healthy and physically active lives, manage money, navigate media messages, and discover an interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Girls Inc. of the Valley is an independent affiliate of the national Girls Inc. organization, the nation’s leading expert on issues affecting girls and young women.

*Girls Inc. of the Valley welcomes youth who identify as girls regardless of their assigned sex at birth, and those who are exploring their gender identity or expression during their time at Girls Inc. This position maintains our commitment to gender equality and justice by welcoming all youth who experience gender-based oppression (including but not limited to transgender girls, cisgender girls, trans masculine youth and non-binary individuals).

Position Description:

Program Facilitators lead high quality programs for Girls Inc. participants in our Holyoke Program Center and in our school-based programs throughout Holyoke, Chicopee, and Springfield. Primary responsibilities include group facilitation and group management, program development, and administrative tasks. Programs take place primarily during the school day and after-school hours. Some evenings and weekend hours will be required with advance notice. These positions are mostly in-person, with the possibility for occasional remote work.

Elementary School Programs | 1 full-time position available
Responsible for program development and delivery for participants in grades K-5. Topics include: STEAM, health & wellness, sports, academic success, and social-emotional focused programming.

Middle and High School Programs | 1 full-time position available
About 70% of programming derives from our Health Sexuality curriculum with the remaining 30% encompassing a variety of youth development programs geared toward participants in grades 6-12. Activities may include academic support, advocacy, leadership, and life skills.


  • Passion for the Girls Inc. mission
  • High School diploma or GED, working towards or completion of a college degree preferred
  • 2 years’ experience working in a summer program, out-of-school environment, early childhood development, school system or a related field
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)
  • An awareness of and commitment to social justice education, gender equity, reproductive justice, trans-justice, and anti-racism
  • Ability to communicate, support and enjoy working with students with diverse backgrounds and abilities
  • Must have maintained a valid driver’s license for at least 2 years with clean driving record. Position requires ability to drive a 15-passenger van.
  • First Aid and CPR certified, or a willingness to attend training
  • Must be Covid vaccinated and boosted, or be willing to get vaccinated before employment
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish) highly desired

TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter clearly stating the position(s) you would like to be considered for, résumé, and names/contact information of three references to Kim Colwell, Executive Assistant, at Applications accepted on rolling basis. Posting will be removed when positions are filled.

Interested in volunteering? Please see our volunteer page: Get Connected – Girls Inc. of the Valley (

Why work at Girls Inc.?

  • Option for 100% employer-paid health insurance and life insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance available at an affordable cost
  • Employer retirement contribution partial-match offered after 1 year
  • LGBTQ-friendly environment
  • $1,000 differential for bilingual (Spanish/English) staff
  • Regular staff appreciation events and professional development opportunities