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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.

Director

Service Unit Director

Summary

Service Unit Director is key to helping girls find success in the Girl Scout program, according to our council purpose.  

Term of Appointment 

The Service Unit Director 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

Director Position Description
Assistant Director

Assistant Director

Summary

Service Unit Assistant Director is key to helping Girls find success in the Girl Scout program by supporting the Service Unit Team.

Term of Appointment 

The Assistant Director 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.

Assistant Director Position Description
Product Sales Manager

Product Sales Manager

Summary

The Service Unit Product Sales Manager coordinates the annual Cookie Program and/or the annual Fall Product Program for Girl Scouts of Utah at the Service Unit level.

Term of Appointment

The Service Unit Product Sales Manager 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.

Product Sales Manager Position Description
Delegate Representative

Delegate Representative

Summary

The Delegate Representative supports girl and adult delegates in their Service Unit. Delegates provide a vital information link between local girls and volunteers, and the GSU 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.

Delegate Representative Position Description

Delegate Representative Position Training
Event Representative

Event Representative

Summary 

The Event Representative oversees the creation, marketing, and execution of high-quality Girl Scout events designed to meet the needs and interest of girls and further the Girl Scout Mission.

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.

This position requires an average of 10 to 20 hours per month, depending on the time of year.

Event Representative Position Description
 
Council Sponsored Events Training
Finance Representative

Finance Representative

Summary

The Finance Representative oversees the Service Unit bank accounts and monthly finance reporting at Service Unit meetings. The Finance Representative is responsible for keeping financial records of Service Unit and troops’ finances.

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.

Finance Representative Position Description
Recognition Chair

Recognition Chair              

Summary

The Recognition Chair cultivates an atmosphere of appreciation through formal and informal volunteer recognition within the Service Unit.

Term of Appointment

The Recognition Chair 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.

Recognition Chair Position Description
Recruiter

Recruiter           

Summary

The Service Unit Recruiter leads the Service Unit in exciting and inspiring girls to become Girl Scouts and adults to volunteer within the Service Unit. 

Term of Appointment

The Recruiter 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.

Recruiter Position Description
Other Optional Service Unit Positions

Optional Service Unit Position Descriptions to be announced.

        

Leadership Summit 2019

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.

The Basics:

Leadership Summit Workshops:

Leadership FUNdamentals (Formerly Community Council Meetings)

May 8th, 2019

Meeting Slide Deck

90 days at a glance

October 2019

Please follow the link to all session content

Teamwork Quotes

Troop Magic

Say What?! 30 New Girl Scout Badges! Yep, that is correct!

Meetings that Make a Difference

  • How can you maximize your meetings to really make an impact? Increase attendance? Create value with the leaders time?
  • Come prepared to discuss strategies and best practices for using your team meetings to better support troops in your Community
  • Example Community Meeting Agenda
  • Start-Up Activity Sample

Rock Your Community Team

  • Become a better, stronger Community Leadership Team
  • Get tips and tricks on how to work cohesively and promote Girl Success that spreads to your Community Members
  • The 12 Cs of Team Building
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

To enter the Cookie Pro contest, girls must be a registered Girl Scout participating in the 2018-2019 Girl Scout Cookie Program, and legal residents of one of the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico, including Residents currently residing in overseas military installations with a valid APO/FPO mailing address.