Girl Scout Trainer

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Girl Scouts San Diego

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Are you passionate about the outdoors? Leadership development? Do you want to help grow the next generation of strong girls and women? If this sounds like you, consider becoming a Girl Scout trainer!

Trainers collaborate with staff and other trainers to provide instruction to troop leaders and adult volunteers on outdoor skills, leadership, girl growth and management, and other topics. Through skillful presentations, trainers work with the Girl Scout community to achieve our mission - volunteer today to help us build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place!

Commitment

Classes are offered in the late afternoons and evenings during the week, and during the days and evenings on weekends. Most courses run between 1.5 and 3 hours. Hands-on, skill-based courses run between 3 and 7 hours, and may span two days.

Competencies

  • Able to deliver engaging and interactive presentations to groups of all sizes.
  • Able to work productively and respectfully with people of diverse cultures, abilities, personalities, ages, and backgrounds.
  • Represent Girl Scouts in a professional manner through performance, attitude, and dress.
  • Project a positive and encouraging demeanor that fosters confidence in leaders.
  • Possess strong and proficient computer skills for email communication and document/resource sharing.

Expectations

  • Commit to a one year term (to be reappointed annually).
  • Communicate with staff promptly regarding scheduling availability and logistics.
  • Live by and model the Girl Scout Law.
  • Embrace a culture of constructive, two-way feedback.
  • Understand and articulate the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.

Requirements

  • Submit to a background check and be a registered Girl Scout member.
  • Train a minimum of 3 classes or 10 hours per membership year (Oct.-Sep.).
  • Complete the required training specific to the courses trainer intends to lead.
  • Participate in scheduled trainer team events, including skill development sessions, trainings for new/updated curriculum, retreats, etc.
  • Stay current and up-to-date with Girl Scout program changes.
  • Accept and comply with GSUSA and GSSD standards, including but not limited to Volunteer Essentials and Safety Activity Checkpoints.

This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Reasonable accommodations will be made to allow individuals with disabilities to perform volunteer jobs with Girl Scouts San Diego whenever possible.

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About Girl Scouts San Diego

Location:

1231 Upas Street, San Diego, CA 92103, US

Mission Statement

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character,who make the world a better place Girl Scouts is the world's preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls--all girls--where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives, like leadership, strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth. Girl Scouts San Diego provides activities and events for 31,000 girl and nearly 11,000 adult members, trains volunteers, and maintains seven camps and program facilities. For more information contact volunteer@sdgirlscouts.org or visit us at sdgirlscouts.org

Description

Girl Scouts provides incredible opportunities for girls to develop qualities that will serve them all their lives. Girls not only develop leadership skills but cultivate lifelong friendships and earn meaningful awards. Through Girl Scout programs girls learn the importance of responsibility, goal setting, team work and the thrill of accomplishment in a unique, all-girl environment. Girls can do almost anything: land and water sports, camping, arts and crafts, prepare for college, international traveling and even represent other girls in the United Nations. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

Girl Scouting is open to every girl TK-12th grade who accepts the Girl Scout Promise and Law and pays $25 in annual membership dues.

Through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, girls grow and learn new skills in an environment where they feel safe and accepted. Volunteer training is avalible.

It's never too late to join the fun. A girl can become a Girl Scout at any time of the year and at any age level.

* Girl Scout Daisy Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten and Grade 1 * Girl Scout Brownie Grades 2 and 3 * Girl Scout Junior Grades 4 and 5 * Girl Scout Cadette Grades 6 to 8 * Girl Scout Senior Grades 9 and 10 * Girl Scout Ambassador Grades 11 and 12

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1231 Upas StreetSan Diego, CA 92103

(32.74083,-117.15214)
 

SKILLS

  • Human Resources Training & Development
  • Critical Thinking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Commit to a one year term (to be reappointed annually), training a minimum of 3 classes or 10 hours per membership year (Oct.-Sep.).
  • Background check and Girl Scouts membership is required once selected to volunteer

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