Volunteer Resources


Training

Virtual Workshops - Accessible 24 hours a day

Girl Scouting 101
This is a required course for Troop Leadership.
Password: aboutGS101
Council: Tropical Florida

Volunteering for Girl Scout Series & Events
An orientation for volunteers serving in Series and Events Pathways.
Password: volunteer
Council: Tropical Florida


In Person Worshops

Troop Pathway Module for Girl Scout Daisy, Brownie, or Junior Troop Volunteers

Pre-requisite: Online Girl Scouting 101

This course will define the Troop Pathway and provide information for the operations of a Girl Scout Daisy, Brownie or Junior Troop. This is a required course for troop leadership planning day trips and/or non-camping overnight excursions.

Volunteer Essentials Handbook and GSCTF Program Policies Standards and Procedures 2008 are available from skrutulis@girlscoutsfl.org or from www.girlscoutsfl.org/forms

If you will be attending both courses, please bring your lunch, snacks and beverages.

Saturday, July 19, 2014
Stanton Memorial Baptist Church
50 NE 119 St, 33161
9:30am – 12:00pm

Troop Pathway Module for Girl Scout Cadette, Senior or Ambassador Troop Volunteers

Pre-requisite: Online Girl Scouting 101

This course will define the Troop Pathway and provide information for the operations of a Girl Scout Cadette, Senior or Ambassador Troop. This is a required course for troop leadership planning day trips and/or non-camping overnight excursions.

Volunteer Essentials Handbook and GSCTF Program Policies Standards and Procedures 2008 are available from skrutulis@girlscoutsfl.org or from www.girlscoutsfl.org/forms

If you will be attending both courses, please bring your lunch, snacks and beverages.

Saturday, July 19, 2014
Stanton Memorial Baptist Church
50 NE 119 St, 33161
9:30am – 12:00pm

Camp Pathway Module - Basic Troop Camp Training

Pre-requisite: Online Girl Scouting 101

This course prepares the leader (or other troop adults responsible for the campout) with the skills and knowledge to accompany the girls on a camping trip. Planning Trips/Travel Etiquette is recommended prior to attending course. During the planning session, participants will: 1) form patrols, 2) review the agenda for the overnight weekend 3) plan menus and divide equipment list, 4) elect patrol leaders and 5) receive camp kaper assignments.

During the overnight session participants will learn outdoor skills: 1) meal planning and preparation (involving actual cooking/Clean-up), 2) use of kaper charts, 3) propane stoves, 4) outdoor manners, 5) how to dress for the weather, 6) knot tying, 7) knife safety and 8) protection of the natural world. You will also learn how to incorporate the Girl Scout Journey into the outdoor program. Estimated cost of food and supplies pre-person: $25

Participant must attend both sessions to be approved as camp trained.

Planning Session
Tuesday, September 9 2014
Barbara Moore Program Center
11347 SW 160 ST
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Overnight Session
8:30 am, Saturday, September 20, 2014 through
Noon, Sunday, September 21, 2014

Camp Choee
11347 SW 160 ST

To Register: call Sharon Krutulis at 305-253-4841, ext. 244 or email skrutulis@girlscoutsfl.org

Please register at least 5 days prior to a course. Courses will be cancelled if no one registers. Early registration allows trainers and facilitators to be in contact with trainees, plan ahead and meet their needs.

Any fees charged for trainings are used to cover the cost of food, printed materials, consultants, certifications, and/or supplies.

Registrations are processed on a first-paid, first-in basis.

Plan to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the course. This will allow the course to start on time.

Dress for the weather and be prepared for air-conditioned rooms while attending courses.

Child care is not available.

The Volunteer Essentials Handbook and GSCTF Program Policies Standards and Procedures 2008 will be reviewed. Volunteer Essentials Handbook and GSCTF Program Policies Standards and Procedures 2008 are available from skrutulis@girlscoutsfl.org or from www.girlscoutsfl.org/forms


Girl Scout University


Girl Scout University provides leadership and professional enrichment to empower volunteers
and staff in the Girl Scout Movement.

Online course are also available!

American Red Cross Standard First Aid with CPR/AED- Adult and Child plus CPR –Infant CPR

Train lay-responders to overcome any reluctance to act in emergency situations and to recognize and care for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants.  Provide the lay-responder with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life and to minimize pain and the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical help arrives.  Space is limited.  First paid; first in.  Fee: $40

If the course is a one day course please bring your lunch, snacks and beverages.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 9:30 am-5:30 pm

Coral Gables Little House, 3952 Granada Blvd (NW corner of intersection; Granada Blvd, University and Bird Rd)

 

 

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

August 11 – August 17, 2014

Week Nights 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Weekend Days 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Participant must attend all weeknight and weekend sessions.

Camp Choee - 11347 SW 160 ST

$120 (Class size is limited.  First paid; first in.)

Interested in taking your Girl Scouts swimming?

Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to be the troops lifeguard.

Prerequisites: Must be at least 16 years old and pass certain swimming requirements

Participants who complete the course will receive:

 - 2 year First Aid and CPR/AED certifications

 - 2 year Lifeguarding certification

 - Course length: 24 – 30 hours

Refresh your Lifesaving Skills at: www.redcross.org

To Register: call Sharon Krutulis at 305-253-4841, ext. 244 or email  skrutulis@girlscoutsfl.org

 Please register at least 5 days prior to a course.  Courses will be cancelled if no one registers.  Early registration allows trainers and facilitators to be in contact with trainees, plan ahead and meet their needs.  

 Any fees charged for trainings are used to cover the cost of food, printed materials, consultants, certifications, and/or supplies.

Registrations are processed on a first-paid, first-in basis.

Plan to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the course.  This will allow the course to start on time.

Dress for the weather and be prepared for air-conditioned rooms while attending courses.

Child care is not available.

Council Contacts

Pauline Russell, Chief Mission to Market Officer
prussell@girlscoutsfl.org
305-253-4841 x 238

Maria Santos, Director of Volunteer Support Services
msantos@girlscoutsfl.org
305-253-4841 x 250

Sharon Krutulis, Adult Learning Facilitator
skrutulis@girlscoutsfl.org
305-253-4841 x 244


Forms