At Girls Inc., we strive to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We help girls reach their fullest potential by providing gender-specific, age-appropriate programming that teaches life skills and promotes healthy life choices. The Girls Inc. organization has been named one of the Top Five Youth Serving Nonprofits by Philanthropedia, a Guidestar publication.

In 2013, Girls Inc. of Central Alabama services were delivered to more than 9,000 Birmingham area youth. Our research-based programs focus on health and wellness, economic literacy, and career preparedness. We recognize that the climate for girls is always changing and we pursue programs that address the greatest needs for school-age girls in our community. We are committed to effectiveness measurement and collaboration in order to provide valuable services to as many girls as possible.




Girls Inc. CEO Job Announcement

Girls Incorporated of Central Alabama is seeking a dynamic individual to join their leadership management team as CEO. Girls Inc. of Central Alabama is a non-profit organization whose goal is to inspire girls to be strong, smart and bold by providing a healthy and positive environment where girls can enjoy being girls; by providing enriching programs that nurture their capacity for personal achievement, confident adulthood, and economic independence; and by advocating for an equitable society. The CEO reports to and works in close partnership with the Girls Inc. of Central Alabama Board of Directors and is responsible for developing and managing an annual budget of $1,400,000 - $2,000,000. The CEO is responsible for both the paid, volunteer and contract staff.


Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years' experience in executive management, including supervising paid staff and volunteers
  • Experience working with a Board of Directors
  • Bachelor's Degree, advanced degree preferred
  • Working knowledge of fiscal management, including fund accounting and budgeting
  • Demonstrated ability in public speaking, clear and effective written and oral communication and effective group skills
  • Nonprofit experience preferred but not required

For a complete job description and details on application process, go to http://girlsinccentral-al.org/employment.php

Deadline for accepting resumes will be Friday, August 15, 2014.

Email cover letter and resume (with references) to ceosearch@girlsinccentral-al.org. All inquiries will be kept in the strictest confidence.

Crestwood Center Now Registering for Summer Program

The Crestwood Center is currently accepting applications for the upcoming after school program. Fees include $25 for membership and $500.00 for program participation. We currently provide transportation from the following schools: Avondale, Epic, Glen Iris, Huffman Middle, Martha Gaskins, North Roebuck, Phillips Academy, Putnam, W.J. Christian, Cornerstone, Smith, Grantswood, Irondale Community and Irondale Middle. The After-school Program will begin August 14, 2014 and will take place from 3PM-6PM weekdays. Contact El'Vira Parks at 599-5555 or eparks@girlsinccentral-al.org for more info.

Girls Inc. Hosts Back-to-School Uniform Drive

Each year Girls Inc. of Central Alabama brings Outreach services to thousands of girls in over 50 area schools. While visiting local classrooms, staff members regularly encounter girls in uniforms that are worn or have been outgrown. This summer Girls Inc. will collect school uniforms to share with guidance counselors at schools throughout the region. Supporters may provide monetary donations of $25 to cover the cost of a uniform, or they can also shop on their own and deliver new navy pants and white collared shirts of any size to Girls Inc. for further distribution. Please help Girls Inc. provide an essential service that will allow girls from throughout the Birmingham area start their school year off right! Contact Julean Kirkpatrick at jkirkpatrick@girlsinccentral-al.org or 599-5554 with questions.


  • Girls have the right to be themselves and to resist gender stereotypes.
  • Girls have the right to express themselves with originality and enthusiasm.
  • Girls have the right to take risks, to strive freely, and to take pride in success.
  • Girls have the right to accept and appreciate their bodies.
  • Girls have the right to have confidence in themselves and to be safe in the world.
  • Girls have the right to prepare for interesting work and economic independence.