Service Unit 8 Leadership Team
As a member-focused, volunteer-driven service, our leadership team is comprised of several dynamic volunteers that are influencing the development of our Girl Scouts programs, products, and services. If you'd like to take your volunteer commitment to a higher level, consider joining our team today and email one of the volunteers below.
Service Unit Volunteer Role Descriptions
Service Unit Managers inspire and lead the Service Unit Leadership team; coordinate the functions of the Service Unit Leadership Team; schedule and facilitate service team volunteer meetings; resolve conflicts of both volunteers and parents as needed; approve Golden Trefoil Applications; and coordinate Awards and Recognitions for volunteers.
The Communications and Operations Coordinator works closely with the Service Unit Directors to meet current goals; develop a monthly communications plan within the service unit, communicate with new families and volunteers; and coordinate communication between the three branches in our Service Unit.
The Visual Communications Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the service unit website, coordinating service unit-wide design, and content layout, including electronic and print communications while positively promoting the Girl Scouts brand and identity.
The Registrar serves as a resource for registration processes; co-manages registration for product team sales; and maintains an active troop rosters.
The Treasurer develops troop leader financials workshops; helps troops set up bank accounts; maintains the service unit financial spreadsheets, bank accounts; and guides troops through disband process.
Learning Coordinators develop and deliver trainings as well as assist adult volunteers in completing training requirements.
Product Sales Coordinator
Product Sales Coordinators manage both the Fall Product and Cookie Program; direct and implement trainings for sales programs within the service unit; and sponsor the Cookie Rally in preparation for Cookie season.
Events & Travel Coordinator
The Event and Travel Coordinator manages troop travel and overnight paperwork; reviews applications for additional money earning activity forms; reviews community service bar application forms; and reviews cookie credit reimbursements.
Branch Membership Recruiter
The Membership Recruiter manages school based recruitment opportunities; identifies and engages new adult volunteers; and encourages active participation in community events throughout the year.
Branch Volunteer Mentor
The Volunteer Mentor welcomes and hosts orientation meetings with new volunteers; keeps track of trainings and background checks of SU volunteers, following up as needed; and develops an ongoing learning plan for volunteers.
The role and responsibilities of the Council Liaison are to enhance communication between the Council, Board and group; clarify Council and Board intent regarding the group charge; help establish context for the group’s work; operate in the best interests of the whole consortium (standard committee expectation) rather than representing or emphasizing the needs of a particular point of view, a single member or type of institution, etc.; avoid appearing to serve as de facto Chair of the group; and avoid giving the impression that the Council Liaison’s input carries any greater weight than that of other group members.