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Become a Volunteer Trainer/Adult Learning Facilitator

Girl Scout of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana is looking for additional volunteers to add to its training/adult learning team.

These volunteer trainers/adult learning facilitators will work in teams to carry out Basic Leadership, Outdoor Training, First Aid Training and other enrichment workshops for our 24,000 adult volunteers. To participate, you must be a member of Girl Scouts of the USA, complete the council trainer application, have at least one year of experience as a volunteer, and be willing and able to work with people from all backgrounds. Both of these courses will be repeated this fall at other council locations.

Volunteer Trainer/Adult Learning Facilitator

Our Facilitating Adult Learning course is an accelerated version of the GSUSA course and will require you to complete a pre-course assignment. If you are interested in finding out more about becoming a council trainer or the Facilitating Adult Learning course, contact Debbie Nawara, Director of Adult Development and Training Innovation at 630-544-5975.

Download the following PDFs for more information. Mail the forms to Debbie Nawara, Director, Adult Development and Training Innovation, Lisle Regional Service Center, 2400 Ogden Ave, Lisle, IL 60532.

American Red Cross First Aid/CPR Trainer

Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago is also looking for volunteers to serve as American Red Cross First Aid/CPR trainers. These volunteer will participate in a weekend training session that will certify them as American Red Cross Instructors and prepare them to facilitate First Aid and CPR classes. Once you are trained, you will be asked to facilitate a minimum of two training classes each year at locations convenient to your home, office, or school, in our council area which includes Cook, Lake, DuPage, Will, Kankakee and Grundy counties in Illinois and Lake, Porter, Jasper and Newton counties in Indiana.

Overnight accommodations at camp are available or you may travel back and forth each day. You must complete all three days in order to become certified. To participate in instructor level training, you must have a current American Red Cross First Aid and CPR card. This class is limited to 10 participants.

Interested in getting involved as a council trainer? Need more information? Contact Debbie Nawara, Director of Adult Development and Training Innovation at 630-544-5975.