By becoming a Girl Scout volunteer, you can change that! Get involved. Share your time & talents. Make a difference.


  • Get Started Here

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    Do you want to make a difference in the lives of girls?
    Follow these 4 easy steps:

    1. Become a Girl Scout by completing online membership registration.  Once registered, contact your local Girl Scout Recruitment Specialist – an expert ready to help you get started.

    2. Complete the online Volunteer Agreement and background screening (CORI) before meeting with girls.

    3. Attend training. Online Girl Scouting 101 and Pathway Orientation is required before you can meet with girls. Register now.

    4. Learn more about Girl Scouts through Volunteer Essentials – the go-to volunteer resource.

    Questions or concerns? Let us help:

    Volunteer Essentials

  • Volunteer Events

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    Thank you for joining us for the GSEM 2015 Volunteer Conference!

    Approximately 500 Girl Scout adults joined us for workshops, and 200 girls participated in the Free Being Me program.

    Thank you to keynote speaker Jeanine Fitzgerald and all the presenters who inspired and challenged us, and to our vendors who donated great prizes. It was a great day of learning! Check out the conference program.

  • Wednesday Webinars

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    Sign up. Sign on. Learn.
    3rd Wednesday of each month, 12 – 1 PM

    December 16, 2015 – Girl Scout Cookie Training for Cookie Rookies!
    Are you brand new to the Girl Scout Cookie Program? We will help you get up to speed. This webinar will walk you through the timeline, opportunities and lingo of the cookie sale.
    Register here.  Last day to register is 12/14/15.

    Access all of our recordings here:
    November 2015: Girl Scout Traditions

    Browse the complete archive of Wednesday Webinar recordings.

  • Virtual Coaching

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    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 once or become a regular! Sessions are offered every other month and are always from 8 - 9 PM.

    See our complete virtual training schedule.

  • Camping Skills


    An integral part of Girl Scouting is the outdoor experience.

    Camping Skills Training is required to take girls camping in tents and for sleepovers in lodges. Checkout the Camping Learning Plan for Volunteers.

    Spring Camping Skills Training sessions have been added to our training calendar. Register now, as training is required 6-8 weeks prior to taking girls camping.

    Is your service unit planning an Encampment? Encampment Director Training is available online, free pre-registration is required. 

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  • Volunteer Resources

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    Everything you need is available online 24/7. Search our Programs & activities database, learn about program age levels and find updated forms to get your troop started.

    Find volunteer policies, volunteer position descriptions, program guidelines and much more in our Resource Library and Forms section.

    Search Volunteer Learning and Training Opportunities
    Learn about Core Learning Plan for Troop Volunteers (PDF)

    Facilitator guides, handbooks, safety manuals and other helpful publications from Girl Scouts of the USA are available to volunteers at the Girl Scout Shop.