Learning Facilitators Must Be Registered

All volunteers must be registered members.

Resources For Current Learning Facilitators

Get the curriculum designs and handouts for your upcoming courses.

Learning facilitators should take the Volunteering for Girl Scouts course and then review any online courses  and curriculum that is relevant to the courses you will facilitate so you can share these resources with volunteers.

For information or assistance contact the Volunteer Resources Director for your area:
East Bay/Solano
Serving: Alameda, Contra Costa,  & Solano counties.
Mary Holzheimer at mholzheimer@girlscoutsnorcal.orgor (800) 447-4475 ext. 8003
South Bay/Peninsula Area
Serving: San Francisco, Santa Clara & San Mateo counties.
Janice Stone at jstone@girlscoutsnorcal.org or
(800) 447-4475 ext. 8007
North Central Area

Serving: Butte, Glenn, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, & West Trinity counties.
Kristen Pierce at kpierce@girlscoutsnorcal.org or
(800) 447-4475 ext. 3025

North Coast Area
Serving: Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Lake, & Mendocino counties.
Deborah Holden at dholden@girlscoutsnorcal.org or (800) 447-4475 ext. 1104
Redwoods Area

Serving: Humboldt and Del Norte counties.
Kathy Johanson at Kjohanson@girlscoutsnorcal.org or (800) 447-4475 ext. 3010

Learning Facilitator

Thank You So Much for Volunteering to be a Girl Scouts of Northern California Learning Facilitator.


What Does A Learning Facilitator Do?

Learning facilitators are a group of dedicatedm hardworking volunteers who recognize the value of the Girl Scout program and give their time to help others make the most out of their commitment in becoming a Girl Scout volunteer. A learning facilitator facilitates a variety of adult learning courses for volunteeers including troop leadership, troop camping certification, backpacking,safety, first aid/CPRcertification, extended troop travel, and a variety of enrichment workshops and courses. Learn more about being a learning facilitator, download the Position Description.

Who Can Be a Learning Facilitator?

Any registered and screened adult 18 or older, female or male, who has completed the following courses: Volunteering For Girl Scouts and Facilitate Adult Learning course for new learning facilitators.

How Do I Become a Learning Facilitator?

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). To become a certified learning facilitator, you need to complete an application and pre-course self assessment assignment, undergo a brief interview, and attend a one-day “Facilitating Adult Learning” course. The course is free of charge to Girl Scouts of Northern California participants. Contact your local area volunteer resources director (contact list in box to the right) to learn more.

Resources For Current Learning Facilitators

Learning faciliators should be familiar with the resources and curriculum for the courses they will be facilitating and also with basic troop resources and troop leader training requirements.