Be a Volunteer Council Trainer- Facilitator
Frequently-Asked Questions about Becoming a Council Trainer- Facilitator
- What does a facilitator do? A council Trainer-facilitator has the responsibility for facilitating adult learning for adult Girl Scout volunteers to enable participants to carry out their specific Girl Scout volunteer responsibilities.
- What types of courses does a Trainer-facilitator teach? There are several types of course areas: Such as- Leadership Essentials, First Aid/CPR,Outdoor Courses., Level Roundtables, Ceremonies, SWAPS, etc. Training-facilitators decide what areas they would like to train.
- What time commitment is required? Council Trainer-facilitators are asked to complete an agreed upon number of classes for the year.
- What does it cost? The Trainer-Facilitating Adult Learning course is FREE!
- What is the certification process? The council Trainer-facilitator certification process for Trainer-facilitators consists of four parts. The first is attending the Trainer- Facilitating Adult Learning course. Second- new Trainer-facilitators co-teach with other experienced trainers over a period of at least one year. Third, facilitators are also invited to attend a weekend Trainer's conference,which is held in May. Fourth- Trainer-facilitator's are encouraged to train at any of the four Volunteer Conference's and or Girl Scout Academies.
- Who can be a trainer-faciliatator? Any adult interested in being apprentice facilitators must have two years of Girl Scout experience.
- Who can become a teen trainer-facilitator? Ambassador Girl Scouts
For more information, please contact:
Director of Volunteer Services
104 W. River St..
Victoria, Texas 77901
(361) 573-6451 or 800-865-3069
Fax: (361) 579-0988
Volunteer Services Manager
202 E. Madison
Harlingen, Texas 78550