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Service Unit Teams

Whether you've just joined your service unit team or are a Girl Scout volunteer veteran, we have a ton of great trainings and resources to make this the best year ever for your area(s)!


Required Service Unit Team Member Trainings

Position trainings are required for volunteers who serve in designated service unit roles. Most of these trainings are provided in-person by council staff or at the council’s annual Administrative Team Conference. Online training and webinars are available for some roles.

Adult Recognitions Coordinator Online Training
Mentor Coordinator Online Training
Family Partnership Online Training
Program Coach Online Training
School Captain Online Training
Media Coordinator Online Training

Media Coordinator 101
Required for media coordinator volunteers; optional for membership directors and service unit team members. Media Coordiantors can click here to request your PR handbook, style guide, or with questions. 

Take the course


Pitching the G.I.R.L. Story
Take your media efforts to the next level with this online webinar for the 2017-18 program year. We'll discover how to leverage our brand platform, G.I.R.L., into all of your media stories as well as talk about what's planned for the upcomign program year. 

Take the course

Area Event Director

New Area Event Director Training

Required training for all new Area Event Directors; optional for membership directors and service unit managers.

Prerequisite: Volunteer Essentials

Register for Upcoming Trainings


Area Event Director Recertification

Required training for all Area Event Directors who completed the Area Event Director Training prior to August 2018; optional for membership directors and service unit mangers.

Prerequisite: Volunteer Essentials

Register for Upcoming Trainings


Fill out the Intent to Plan an Area Event Form

Fill out the Area Event Final Report Form

Download Area Event Director Forms Packet


Workshops, Webinars and Enrichments for Service Unit Team Volunteers

Mastered the required trainings and looking for something new? Enjoy these additional opportunities for learning and growth in a service unit role.

Service Unit Admin Team Webinars

Our service unit webinars are designed to keep our teams up-to-date on council news, events, activities, and more! Interactive and informative we’ll share valuable tips and ideas with you each quarter.

Register for an upcoming webinar

Council-Level Adult Awards and Recognitions Webinars

Nominate a deserving volunteer from your area to be recognized at the council’s Annual Adult Recognitions and Awards Luncheon for their outstanding service. Learn how at an upcoming council-level adult awards and recognitions webinar. Webinars will be available starting in September 2018.

Service Unit Meeting Programs and Enrichments

Planning the area meeting just got easier! The volunteer experience team and council staff have joined together to provide service units with a catalog of programs to choose from for your next meeting - will it be an Enrichment or a Lead 'n Learn? You choose! 

What is a Service Unit Enrichment Workshop?

An enrichment workshop is designed to provide knowledge, skills, and personal development opportunities at your area meeting. These 30-60 minute interactive programs are developed and presented by council staff.

What is a Lead ‘n Learn Quick Guide?

A Lead ‘n Learn Quick Guide contains all the information needed to lead a short, interactive presentation or discussion on a variety of Girl Scout topics. These 15-20 minute sessions provide bursts of learning and can be easily facilitated by a member of your team using the information provided.

Download a copy of the Service Unit Enrichment Catalog
Request a Service Unit Enrichment or Lead 'n Learn"


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