Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

  • Council Trainer (Part-time)

    Job Locations US-GA
    Volunteer Experience
    Part-time Regular (PTR)
    Salary Range
    # of Openings
    Associate's Degree
    Remote Positon
  • Job Summary

    The Part-time Council Trainer will deliver direct services to volunteers to support the training and retention of adult members. She/He will work directly with the volunteers to promote and support the Council’s financial and business goals.  She/He will offer support to the volunteer trainers throughout the council footprint. The Council Trainer will work primarily evenings & weekends working directly with the volunteers to promote and support the Council’s financial and business goals. 

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Facilitates training courses regularly throughout the council jurisdiction
    • Facilitates and meets established objectives and satisfaction scores for all courses delivered
    • Ensures the accurate distribution of resources and information to volunteers
    • Identifies the need for and provides problem solving and conflict resolution when appropriate and in a timely manner
    • Ensures Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults by delivering the Girl Scouts’ message of pluralism and diversity to all members of the council
    • Keeps current on all council program information and supports training and messaging that is offered to trainers and volunteers
    • Acts as the council subject matter expert for all items related to and impacting adult training
    • Provides required reports as needed to assist the council in meeting their goals and objectives
    • Represents council and facilitates at volunteer-led weekend training events and other council wide volunteer events as needed
    • Promotes and supports the direction of council and national initiatives
    • Demonstrates and promotes a climate of courtesy and professionalism at all times
    • Maintains strict confidentiality when handling sensitive information
    • Demonstrates through action the qualities of the Girl Scout Law
    • Other duties as assigned

    Skills & Experience


    • 1-2 years’ experience public speaking/training
    • Ability to work well with people of multiple cultures and backgrounds , network with staff and volunteers
    • Volunteer Experience in Girl Scouting preferred
    • Ability to adapt to changing situations
    • Subscribe to the principals of the Girl Scout Movement
    • Must successfully complete an MVR, credit and criminal background check
    • Valid Georgia driver’s license, valid auto insurance and insurable by the Council’s auto policy insurance carrier and reliable transportation.


    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Bilingual skills an asset
    • Strong human relations skills; ability to motivate people in small and large group settings
    • Strong ability to self-manage by working independently and demonstrating a strong work ethic
    • Ability to use technology and learn new technology applications
    • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback in a professional manner
    • Flexibility and openness to changing work priorities and conditions; simultaneously managing multiple tasks/projects
    • Stays positive in the face of adversity
    • Promotes an internal culture of teamwork and accountability to one another


    • Ability to work primarily nights and weekends on a flexible schedule
    • Ability to drive throughout the council footprint as necessary; dependable transportation a must


    • Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time and to regularly carry or lift objects weighing up to 30 pounds


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