Thousands of women today credit their successes in life to the values and skills learned through their participation in Girl Scouts. Two-thirds of the women who are today's leaders in government, business, education, medicine, science, and in their communities were once Girl Scouts.
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The Girl Scout program has a significant impact on the lives of young girls and their communities here in southwest Texas. Your gift can make a big difference:
Thanks for your Support!
We can never say it enough... THANKS for contributing to building girls of courage, confidence and character who help to make the world a better place.
An investment in Girl Scouts is broader than a cause or a cure.
Together, we can get her there.
Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas
Sally Cheever Girl Scout Leadership Center
811 N Coker Loop, San Antonio, TX 78216
8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Our office is accessible by VIA Bus Line (647), stop #92393. To get to the leadership center, from downtown take Hwy 281 North and exit at Nakoma. Continue straight through the Nakoma light.Turn right at the first street, Arion Parkway. Turn left onto W Coker Loop. W Coker Loop dead ends into the Sally Cheever Girl Scout Leadership Center. Google Map
West Side Girl Scout Leadership Center
5622 Cesar Chavez Way
San Antonio, TX 78237
Sept. 2, 2014-May 31, 2015
(General Facility Hours)
8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
1st, 2nd & 3rd Saturday
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
After-hours Emergency Answering Service -- 210-349-2404/1-800-580-7247
By pressing 2, the automated phone system will forward the call directly to GSSWTs ICE (In Case of Emergency) cell phone.
Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas is an equal opportunity employer committed to affirmative action. In addition to full-time paid employment opportunities there are also paid opportunities for part-time persons working with groups and troops and in other direct service positions. We also frequently have opportunities for clerical volunteers, community service volunteers, and internships in a variety of areas.
Why work for Girl Scouts?
GSSWT's staff members are employed to contribute managerial and specialist expertise, resources, continuity, and support to the delivery of Girl Scout program to girls in partnership with volunteers. The council is appreciative of the substantial contribution of staff to the success of the council and seeks to make employment rewarding professionally and personally.
The council is committed to a work environment in which relationships are characterized by dignity, courtesy, respect, and equitable treatment, and in which there are opportunities for participation, challenge, broadening experiences, and advancement. The council is also committed to a work environment in which employees receive support, recognition and appreciation for jobs well done. Through the formulation and equitable administration of its personnel policies and practices, the council seeks to reflect this commitment.
Staff Positions Available
Please note that all GSSWT offices will be closed the following dates in 2015:
GSSWT Holidays & Strategy Sessions
||December 24-January 1|
Camp Mira Sol is nestled in the Texas Hill Country on a plateau overlooking the Guadalupe River. A past rich in Native American history, Mira Sol is an exclamation in Spanish meaning See the Sun. Located 40 miles north of San Antonio, this council-owned camp near Waring, Texas is used for day camping during the summer (transporation provided to and from San Antonio and Kerrville) and troop camping, council program events, and training sessions during the year. Swimming facilities available.
Usage: Day camp during summer; troop camping, council program events, and training sessions during the year
Amenities: Lodge, cabins, dining hall, swimming pool, covered pavilion, fire circles, restrooms, showers
View photos of Camp Mira Sol **coming soon**
Camp La Jita -- an Indian word meaning precious possession -- was aptly chosen as the name for our Girl Scout camp on the beautiful Sabinal River near Utopia, Texas. In 1946, the John F. Camp family donated the land to create a very special place for Girl Scouts to experience the outdoors. Camp La Jita rests on 236 acres of Texas Hill Country land along the Sabinal River, one hour and twenty minutes west of San Antonio. This council-owned camp is used for resident camping during the summer and troop camping, council program events, and training sessions during the year. Swimming facilities are available.
Usage: Resident camp during summer; troop camping, council program events, and training sessions during the year; horse camp program during the winter
Amenities: Lodge, cabins, dining hall, swimming pool, covered pavilion, fire circles, horse arena, library, restrooms, showers
View photos of Camp La Jita **coming soon**
Location: 600 US Hwy 97 W, Floresville, Texas 78114
Phone Number: 210-349-2404 ext. 296
Square footage: Leased office space of 247 square foot in Floresville Community Center
Usage: Primary office space for three staff, Girl Scout program provided on Tuesday nights; office space shared with Boys and Girls Club of Floresville
Amenities: Main building 43,700 square feet -- meeting rooms, banquet area, basketball and volleyball indoor courts, double kitchen, restrooms, air conditioning and heat
|Monday-Wednesday||8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.|
|Thursday||8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.|
|Friday||8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.|
Room Reservation Policies - Sally Cheever Girl Scout Leadership Center
Troops/groups can now use the leadership center for meetings and events and the USAA Multipurpose Room for overnights!
... at the new Sally Cheever Girl Scout Leadership Center -- purchase a paver!
Location: 811 N Coker Loop, San Antonio, 78216
Square footage: 30,000
Usage: Headquarters for Southwest Texas, meetings, overnights
Amenities: Kitchen with refrigerator and stove; meeting rooms; courtyard with fire circle; Resource Center; Girl Scout Shop
View photos of the Sally Cheever Girl Scout Leadership Center **coming soon**