Thank You for Volunteering to be a Girl Scouts of Northern California Event Manager!
What Does An Event Manager Do?
Event managers play an important role in planning events for girls in the service unit. Event managers work with a committee of volunteers to plan, promote, deliver, and evaluate the event.
Who Can Be An Event Manager?
Any registered and screened adult 18 or older, female or male, who has completed the following courses: Volunteering For Girl Scouts, Safety-Wise, Event Manager.
How Do I Become An Event Manager?
If you haven't already done so, complete volunteer screening and become a registered member, then complete the required courses (course link to the right). If you would like to find out how to volunteer for this role, please call 1-800-447-4475 ext. 3091 or complete the online interest form.
Resources for Event Managers:
Important Event Forms:
In addition to appropriate girl and adult forms and general forms:
- Event Budget Worksheet
- Event Group Roster
- Event Individual Roster
- Event Financial Report
- Event Notification and Report Form
- Insurance Request
- Service Unit Event Emergency Form
Other Important Information:
- Reserve council property sites for your event.
- Submit an article in the council Monday Mailing to advertise your event.
- Refer to logo/flyer guidelines before making/distributing flyers.
Girl Scouting is All About Fun, but "Fun with a Purpose."
GSNorCal is working toward the goal of ensuring that EVERY event and activity that girls do delivers the benefits of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE). Use the GSLE checklist to ensure that your event delivers the GSLE to girls-they deserve nothing less! GSLE Checklist for Activities and Events
1. Three keys to Leadership: Consult Transforming Leadership to see what this looks like fore each program level.
______ Discover: Girls discover a strong sense of self, their values and use their knowledge and skills to explore their world.
______ Connect: Girls care about, inspire, and team with others locally and globally
______ Take Action: Girls act to make the world a better place.
2. Girl Scout Processes: Consult Transforming Leadership Continued to see how you can build each process for each program level.
______ The plan and the activities provide the opportunity to be girl-led
______ The plan and the activities will encourage cooperative learning
______ The girls will have the opportunity to learn-by-doing.
3. Outcomes: Be intentional about the outcomes.
______ Ask yourself what benefit(s) the girls derive from their involvement in the plan and activities they have selected.
______ Can you change things slightly so that another outcome could also be met?
Service unit product sale managers work in conjunction with the troop product sale manager to secure and schedule booth sites, train leaders and troop product sale manager on all aspects of the sale and to manage and distribute product and girl incentives.