Training Programs

All volunteers will receive training for their position and be required to complete any additional mandatory trainings for their position within a specified time frame. Training will ensure that each volunteer has the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in her/his work. Adult Learning Opportunities can be completed in a classroom setting, online, as a webinar, or as a self-study guide.


Some courses are offered online, as a self study or as a Webinar. Follow the link for detailed information.

You can find additional trainings on the Things to Do section of our Web site and Places to Go (Formerly called Certificates of Insurance) gives you up-to-date information and ideas for places to visit that meet GSWPA and GSUSA insurance requirements and safety standards. Simply check the volunteers box on the left side of the calendar to see volunteer-only opportunities.

Need other trainings but don't see anything listed close to you? Fill out the Adult Training Interest Form.

Volunteer Training Checklist

Start your training progress today! Check out a list to get the volunteer trainings you need to get started.

Volunteer Training Card

Print a copy of the Volunteer Training Card to help keep track of the trainings you have taken.

GSWPA does not accept CPR/FA certification from online trainings. All certifications must include a hands on skills check.

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