Volunteer as a Girl Scout Trainer - Trainer: Girl Scout First Aid & CPR - Ongoing & Flexible

Girl Scout First Aid & CPR training volunteers will deliver First Aid & CPR certification to girls and adult volunteers. Providing this certification to girls and volunteers enables them to participate in organized activities and empowers them to take action and react to medical emergencies. This volunteer will interact with Girl Scouts and other adult volunteers to deliver quality training to adults and girls in grades 6-12. Training volunteers may train independently or with other trainers.  

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with adults and girls
  • Comfortable facilitating a group of 12 to 25 learners
  • Passionate about the Girl Scout experience
  • Punctual, dependable, enthusiastic, flexible and positive attitude

Responsibilities:

  • Teach girls and volunteers best practices in safety, per Medic First Aid and GSHCC safety guidelines
  • Set up and breakdown of trainings, including assembly of equipment; handle registration and evaluations on site
  • Communicate with GSHCC staff to coordinate training opportunities and equipment pick up and drop off
  • Provide a safe space where participants can learn
  • Evaluate abilities with group, collect feedback with evaluations

 Requirements:

  • Must be over 18 years old
  • Attend GSHCC Volunteer Orientation
  • Register as an adult member of Girl Scouts and pass a background check ($25 cost to volunteer)
  • Complete Train the Trainer Training
  • Complete Medic First Aid training certification course (paid by GSHCC)
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Shadow and co-teach classes before training solo

 Benefits of volunteering in this role:

  • Serve as a positive role model and mentor to girls
  • Gain experience teaching adults and youth
  • Gain public speaking skills and leadership skills through each training you facilitate
  • Work in a diverse setting with an emphasis on building leadership skills
  • Students: This position is eligible for community service hours (Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.)

Location & Hours:

Various locations depending on training, within the GSHCC 18 county service area. Trainings will be held on an ongoing basis and posted on the Volunteer Event Calendar. Events may be held on weekdays or weekends, with some evening and overnight opportunities available.

Minimum Commitment & Volunteer Term Limit:

Volunteers must facilitate a minimum of four trainings annually. Trainers will go through an evaluation at the end of each year of service and will have the option of continuing their service by invitation from the training department.

 

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check Must be at least Completed - Passed
  • Completed Medic First Aid Training Certification Must be Yes
  • GSHCC Volunteer Orientation Must be Completed
  • Registered Girl Scout Member Must be Yes
  • Train the Trainer Training Completed Must be Yes
  • What age category are you? Must be Adult - 18 years of age or older