Be a Volunteer Council Trainer- Facilitator
Would you like to share your enthusiasm for Girl Scouting with others? Would you be willing to conduct leadership courses, outdoor education courses, or specialty courses? If so, just complete the form above or send an email to be considered for a council facilitator position.
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 Executive
202 E. Madison
Harlingen, Texas 78550