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Council 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, please email the completed Council Facilitator Agreement to Customer Care will contact you within five business days to welcome you and discuss the new trainer on-boarding process.


Frequently-Asked Questions about Becoming a Council Facilitator

  • What does a facilitator do? A council 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 facilitator teach? There are four types of course areas: Leadership, First Aid/CPR, Outdoor Education and Enrichment. Facilitators may teach in one or all areas depending on their interest. First Aid/CPR requires the completion of the four American Red Cross Instructor course.
  • What time commitment is required? Council facilitators are asked to conduct a minimum of 12 hours per year.
  • What does it cost? The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR Instructor has a cost for materials and includes ARC certification.
  • Do I have to facilitate by myself? Girl Scouts is committed to team teaching. Particularly as a new facilitator, you will work with other experienced facilitators to gain experience and familiarity with the session design manuals.
  • Who can be a teen facilitator?  Girls interested in being apprentice facilitators should email Volunteer Support to be considered for the Leader-In-Training apprenticeship.

For more information, please contact Customer Care at 210-349-2404/800-580-7247).