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.
- Council Resource Guide (CRG)
- Course Curriculum, Participant Notebooks, and Resources
- Mentor Binder
- Steps to Start A New Troop
- Registration Materials and Troop Resources
- Service Unit Resources
- National Program Resources and Girl Scout Leadership Experience
- Troop Volunteer Pages
- Volunteer Screening Process
- Trip and travel procedures