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Service Unit Team Resources

Position Descriptions and Training

These online trainings and materials support Service Unit Team Members and their positions. Position descriptions and the volunteer position descriptions should be reviewed on an annual basis. Please contact us at info@gsutah.org if you have questions.

Service Unit Manager

Summary

The Service Unit Manager plays an important role serving as a knowledgeable, positive and encouraging source of support for the entire service unit. The Service Unit Manager enthusiastically engages others in carrying out the team’s plan for membership development and delivery of a quality Girl Scout experience. In partnership with Girl Scouts of Utah support staff and the Service Unit Team, the Service Unit Manager works with their team to develop a Service Unit Action Plan to help accomplish goals and provide stellar service to the amazing volunteers that step up to make a difference in the lives of Girl Scouts in their community.

Term of Appointment 

The Service Unit Manager is a minimum two-year commitment and is renewable for two additional consecutive terms, for up to six years of service.

The Girl Scouts of Utah Council, in conjunction with the Service Unit Team, will perform an annual evaluation of each Service Unit Team member

Full Service Unit Manager Description

Finance Representative

Summary

The Service Unit Finance Representative plays an important role by ensuring Girl Scout funds are maintained and recorded properly, completely and timely, as well as creating a positive culture of financial literacy and financial health. The Finance Representative is responsible for year-round management of service unit funds and financial records as well as provides financial support, guidance, reassurance and education for all volunteers within the service unit.

Term of Appointment

The Event Representative is a minimum two-year commitment and is renewable for a second consecutive term, for a total of four years of service.

The Girl Scouts of Utah Council, in conjunction with the Service Unit Team, will perform an annual evaluation of each Service Unit Team member.

Full Finance Representative Description

Finance Representative Position Training

Delegate Representative

Summary

The Service Unit Delegate Representative plays an important role by performing the duties of and supporting delegates within their service unit who provide a vital information link between local girls and volunteers, and the Girl Scouts of Utah Governing Board.

Term of Appointment

The Delegate Representative is a minimum two-year commitment and is renewable for a second consecutive term, for a total of four years of service.

Full Delegate Representative Description

Delegate Representative Position Training

Event Representative

Summary 

The Service Unit Event Representative plays an important role by providing high-quality Girl Scout events designed to meet the needs and interest of girls and further the Girl Scout Mission. The Event Representative enthusiastically creates, promotes, and executes fun and educational service unit programs and events while ensuring all activities comply to safety/risk management requirements, adhere to GSUSA and council policies, and connect to the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE).

Term of Appointment  

The Event Representative is a minimum two-year commitment and is renewable for a second consecutive term, for a total of four years of service.

The Girl Scouts of Utah Council, in conjunction with the Service Unit Team, will perform an annual evaluation of each Service Unit Team member.

Full Event Representative Description

Events Representative Position Training  (Password T4yCx+79 )

Product Program Representative

Summary

The Service Unit Product Program Representative plays an important role by creating a positive experience for girls, families and volunteers while participating in the council sponsored product programs. The Product Program Representative coordinates, educates, communicates and supports troop cookie and fall product representatives throughout the programs.

Term of Appointment

The Service Unit Product Program Representative is a minimum one-year commitment and is renewable for two consecutive terms, for a total of three years of service.

The Girl Scouts of Utah Council, in conjunction with the Service Unit Team, will perform an annual evaluation of each Service Unit Team member.

Full Product Program Representative Description

Recruiter/Troop Mentor

Summary

This position has important elements that helps to recruit and retain new volunteers. The Service Unit Recruiter champions in telling the Girl Scout story in ways that build awareness, enthusiasm and support for Girl Scouts in Utah. The Service Unit Troop Mentor is crucial in providing on-going support to new troop leaders and co-leaders during their first year of service.

Term of Appointment

The Recruiter/Troop Mentor is a minimum two-year commitment and is renewable for a second consecutive term, for a total of four years of service.

The Girl Scouts of Utah Council, in conjunction with the Service Unit Team, will perform an annual evaluation of each Service Unit Team member.

Full Recruiter/Troop Mentor Description

Recognition Representative

Summary

The Recognition Representative plays an important role to ensure that adult volunteers in the service unit are recognized for their hard work and outstanding service. Works with the team and volunteers to collect stories of amazing members and nominate them for Girl Scout Adult Awards while cultivating an atmosphere of appreciation through formal and informal volunteer recognition within the service unit. Recognizes girls who earn leadership, service, and the Girl Scout Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards.

Term of Appointment

The Recognition Representative is a minimum two-year commitment and is renewable for a second consecutive term, for a total of four years of service.

The Girl Scouts of Utah Council, in conjunction with the Service Unit Team, will perform an annual evaluation of each Service Unit Team member.

Full Recognition Representative Description

Recognition Representative Position Training

Communications Representative

Summary

The Communications Representative plays an important role in informing Girl Scout volunteers and family members, promoting public awareness, and supports Girl Scouting council wide. This position is responsible for establishing and maintaining regular two-way communication pathways within the service unit, assist service unit team members with communications with other service units, Girl Scouts of Utah and the public. This is accomplished by proactively managing service unit communication platforms (email/text lists, website, Facebook groups, Google groups, etc.).

Term of Appointment 

The Communications Representative is a minimum two-year commitment and is renewable for a second consecutive term, for a total of four years of service.

The Girl Scouts of Utah Council, in conjunction with the Service Unit Team, will perform an annual evaluation of each Service Unit Team member.

Full Communications Representative Description

Communications Representative Position Training

Other Optional Service Unit Positions
Day Camp Coordinator

Summary

The Service Unit Day Camp Coordinator plays an important role in promoting the Girl Scout outdoor experience.

Term of Appointment

The Day Camp Coordinator is a minimum one-year commitment and is renewable for two consecutive terms, for a total of three years of service.

Full Day Camp Coordinator Description

GAB Advisor

Summary

The Service Unit Girl Advisory Board (GAB) Advisor plays an important role by engaging and mentoring older Girl Scouts to be actively involved in the planning and implementation of service unit activities and events. The GAB Advisor provides the opportunity for Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scouts to confirm that service unit activities and events provide, support and promote the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE).

Term of Appointment

The GAB Advisor is a minimum two-year commitment and is renewable for a second consecutive term, for a total of four years of service.

Full GAB Advisor Description

Juliette Representative

Summary

The Service Unit Juliette Representative plays an important role in the engagement, inclusion and retention of girls who participate in the Girl Scout Juliette Program. The Juliette Representative encourages independently registered girls and their families to participate in council and service unit programs and activities.

Term of Appointment

The Juliette Representative is a minimum one-year commitment and is renewable for two consecutive terms, for a total of three years of service.

Full Juliette Representative Description

        

Service Unit Team Resources

Make sure you review This Year in Girl Scouts for an overview of council activities, events, Council Connect virtual meetings, and L.E.A.P. meetings.

World Thinking Day 2020

World Thinking Day - February 22, 2020

Leadership Summit 2020

Whether you would like to revisit some of the lessons learned at Leadership Summit or you weren't able to make the Summit and you're interested in accessing the materials, this is the place for you! If you're looking for Service Unit position descriptions and links to position training materials, please see the drop-down menu above.

2020 Resources

The Basics:

Recordings: 

The Basics:

Leadership Summit Workshops:

L.E.A.P. and Council Connect

Council Connect Recordings

August 5, 2020 Meeting

July 15, 2020 Meeting

May 20, 2020 Meeting

May 6, 2020 Meeting

April 15, 2020 Meeting

Troop Magic

New Girl Scout Badges

Meetings that Make a Difference

Rock Your Service Unit

Short and Snappy Training
  1. Adult Recognition Short and Snappy
  2. Bandana Bonanza Short and Snappy
  3. Be Inspiring Short and Snappy
  4. Bling your Cookie Booth Short and Snappy
  5. Camping Tips Short and Snappy
  6. Camping? Yes Please! Short and Snappy
  7. Ceremonies Short and Snappy
  8. Characteristics of Girls at Different Ages Short and Snappy
  9. CLTs Function as a Team Short and Snappy
  10. Conflict Resolution Short and Snappy
  11. Creating Troop and Parent Agreements Short and Snappy
  12. Effective Communication Short and Snappy
  13. Effective Leadership – Personal Mission Statement Short and Snappy
  14. Finding the Balance Short and Snappy
  15. Girl Led Progression Short and Snappy
  16. Girl Scout Grace Short and Snappy 
  17. Guiding Older Girls in Leadership Short and Snappy
  18. Improving Leadership Skills Short and Snappy
  19. Inclusion, Diversity, and Pluralism Part 1 Short and Snappy  
  20. Inclusion, Diversity, and Pluralism Part 2 Short and Snappy
  21. Instill Confidence in Girls Short and Snappy
  22. Intro to Leave No Trace Short and Snappy
  23. Investitures and Rededications Short and Snappy
  24. Involving Parents Short and Snappy
  25. Journeys Short and Snappy
  26. Juliette Gordon Low Short and Snappy
  27. Kaper Charts Short and Snappy
  28. Kick Off Your Year Short and Snappy
  29. Knowing Your Resources Short and Snappy
  30. Money Earning Projects Short and Snappy
  31. My Promise, My Faith Award Short and Snappy
  32. Scouts’ Own Short and Snappy
  33. Sit-Upons Short and Snappy
  34. Sleep-In Short and Snappy
  35. Songs and Games Short and Snappy
  36. SWAPS Short and Snappy
  37. Take Action Short and Snappy
  38. Teaching Songs Short and Snappy
  39. Team Building and Communication Short and Snappy
  40. The Path to Leadership Awards Short and Snappy
  41. Think on Your Feet Short and Snappy
  42. Traveling with Girls Short and Snappy
  43. Using Social Media Short and Snappy
  44. Valuing Differences Short and Snappy
  45. Volunteer Essentials and Safety Activity Checkpoints Short and Snappy
  46. What Every Girl Should Know Short and Snappy
  47. When the Going Gets Tough Short and Snappy
  48. Working with Multi-Level Troops Short and Snappy
  49. World Thinking Day Short and Snappy
  50. Your Girl Scout Story Short and Snappy