ONLY ONE GIRL IN FIVE BELIEVES SHE CAN BE A LEADER
By becoming a Girl Scout volunteer, you can change that! Get involved. Share your time & talents. Make a difference.
Get Started Here
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of girls?
Here are 4 easy steps to get started.
1. Girl Scout Membership is required for all adult volunteers. Please complete the online membership form to register. A staff member will contact you to discuss the next steps to volunteer including appointment and screening.
2. The online Volunteer Agreement and a background check (CORI) must be completed before you can meet with girls.
4. Questions or concerns? Let us help: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in short-term opportunities? View this list of immediate volunteer needs (updated January 6).
On April 10 GSEM was pleased to honor 43 volunteers for extraordinary service. We will highlight our top awardees over the next few weeks. Check out the complete list of awardees and photos from the event.
Pictured above: GSEM CEO Pam Salkovitz presents the Keystone Partnership Award to Ashlee Ford Versypt, a Girl Scout liaison with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Boston Professional Section. Ashlee's efforts have helped to inspire girls interested in STEM. From matching girls with mentors in a STEM field, to actively recruiting new adult volunteers for GSEM’s recent STEM Expo, Ashlee’s commitment benefits girls throughout our footprint, sparking lifelong interest in STEM and opening new doors for future endeavors.
Sign up. Sign on. Learn. 3rd Wednesday of each month
12 – 1 p.m.
May 21 Travel Planning with Girls—whether near or far, day or overnight—takes time and patience. Hear simple tips from experienced volunteers and learn tested strategies that will help girls plan amazing adventures. Last day to register is 5/19/14.
Miss out on our previous sessions? Below is a sampling of our recorded sessions.
Negotiating Family Dynamics in the Troop
Celebrate Girl Scouts
Every 12.5 Minutes a Girl becomes a Girl Scout
Creating a Culture of Appreciation
The ABCs of Selling Girl Scout Cookies
Activating the Friends & Family Network
Service Unit Team Symposium 2.0
Pathways for Older Girls
Stopping Cliques Before They Start
Communication strategies for Inclusion
Let Go, Let Girls!
Got Questions? Get answers from experienced volunteers and staff without leaving the comfort of your home!
Participate in our NEW Virtual Coaching Sessions and seek advice, share experiences and learn about new resources. Virtual Coaching sessions are level specific and focused on YOUR needs, so submit your questions in advance or come ready to share them in session.
Registration is free, but required to obtain log in information. Join in once or become a regular! Sessions are offered every other month and are always from 8:00pm – 9:00pm.
3/26 Daisy Volunteers
Over the summer we worked to improve our volunteer resources.
Check out the new version of Volunteer Essentials, the go-to volunteer resource for all things Girl Scouts. Covering a wide variety of Girl Scout volunteer questions including the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, girl safety, cookies and much more, Volunteer Essentials is critical to your volunteer success.
GSEM Volunteer Policies and Procedures were updated and approved by our board of directors in June. Every girl and adult member is responsible for adhering to our policies and procedures.
Reminder! Annually all volunteers must accept the Online Volunteer Agreement which details volunteer and council responsibilities.
Going on a trip? Question about safety guidelines? Follow the Safety Activity Checkpoints.
Questions about any of these or other volunteer resources: email@example.com
Find volunteer policies, volunteer position descriptions, program guidelines and much more in our Resource Library and Forms section.
Facilitator guides, handbooks, safety manuals and other helpful publications from Girl Scouts of the USA are available to volunteers at the Girl Scout Shop.