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: email@example.com.
UPCOMING TRAINING EVENTS
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts is excited to announce the Sixth Annual Service Unit Team Symposium. Join us to celebrate our past year and prepare for the 2014-2015 membership year. Attend trainings, network with volunteers in surrounding communities, and share strategies for making this year the best ever! See our complete schedule, including workshop descriptions.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
9 AM - 4 PM at Stonehill College in South Easton
Pre-registration is required.
In addition to our Service Unit Team Members, GSEM is excited to open the event to the following council volunteers: Council Facilitators/Instructors; Troop Pathway Orientation Providers; Service Unit Cookie Managers; Service Unit Fall Product Sale Managers; and Volunteer Recognition Committee Members.
Save the date!
2014 Adult Learning Conferences
October 25 - Natick
November 1 - Kingston
Sign up. Sign on. Learn. 3rd Wednesday of each month
12 - 1 PM.
August 20 Take Action Projects — Take Action projects help girls learn about the root causes of issues, how to mobilize others for action and what it means to create lasting change in the world. Learn the difference between service and Take Action projects; how Journeys and the Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards engage girls in Take Action projects; and ideas for interesting and age-appropriate projects for girls. Last day to register is August 18, 2014.
Miss out on our previous sessions? Below is a sampling of our recorded sessions.
Girls and Social Media
Service Unit Success Stories
Travel Planning with Girls
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 once or become a regular! Sessions are offered every other month and are always from 8 - 9 PM.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.