ONLY ONE GIRL IN FIVE BELIEVES SHE CAN BE A LEADER
Our goal is to change that perspective. As a volunteer you can be a role model who helps girls reach their full potential. 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 5 easy steps to get started.
1. Girl Scout membership is required for all adult volunteers. Complete our Membership Form and submit it to your Service Unit along with the annual membership dues. We will contact you regarding your volunteer screening and appointment.
2. The online Volunteer Agreement and a background check (CORI) must be completed before you can meet with girls.
5. Questions or concerns? Let us help: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in short-term opportunities? View this list of immediate volunteer needs (updated March 12).
Get ready for a summer full of learning. Want to get your troop started? Need to brush up on your CPR/FA or camping training? Then consider taking these sessions over the summer:
Registration closes one week prior to session.
Learn more about our Core Learning Plan for Troop Volunteers.
Remember to view Volunteer Essentials, our online volunteer resource, for all things Girl Scouting. When planning outings and activities with girls be sure to check the appropriate Safety Activity Checkpoint.
Sign up. Sign on. Learn. 3rd Wednesday of each month
12 – 1 pm & repeated 7 – 8 pm
June 19, 2013 Stopping Cliques Before They Start and Other Behavior Management Strategies with Girls
Struggling with the queen-bees and the wall flowers? Not sure what to do when girls say mean things to each other? Learn how to create an environment where all girls feel welcome and supported and where they can grow in courage, confidence and character! REGISTER by June 17.
Miss out on our last sessions? View the recordings.
July: Exploring GSUSA’s forgirls website
August: Making the Most of the Journey
September: Guide to Fall Product sale
October: Healthy, Fit and Fun
November: Inclusion strategy and resources
November: Communication strategies for Inclusion
December: This is not your Mother's Cookie sale
January: Volunteer Recognitions
February: Why you should care about S.H.A.R.E.
March: Camp: It's Good for Girls
April: Bridging Ceremony
May: Let Go, Let Girls!
Girl Scouts of the USA has terrific online resources for volunteers and girls.
- Follow the Girl Scout Blog
- Explore the “10 Essential Elements” for Daisy, Brownie and Junior Troops
- Learn about Journeys themes and resources
- Find out what’s included in The Girls Guide to Girl Scouting
- Read the tip-sheet for volunteers using The Girls Guide with Daisy, Brownie and Juniors
- Read the tip-sheet for volunteers using The Girls Guide with Cadette, Senior and Ambassadors
- Share the for girls website with girls of all ages so they can play games and take fun quizzes!
Save the Dates!
Mark your calendar for three fantastic volunteer events!
Service Unit Team Symposium – 2013
For: Service Unit team members
Where: Lexington High School
When: Saturday, September 7, 2013
Fee: Free for Service Unit team members
What: Service Team Training, Enrichments,
Vendors and much more!
Featuring keynote speaker: Navigating ADHD
Adult Learning Conferences – two dates!
For: New and existing volunteers
Where: October 26 – Burlington
Where: November 2 – Raynham
Fee: $10.00/pp includes lunch
What: Core and Enrichment Trainings,
Featuring: KIT; Kids Included Together
Special girls program:
ALC Fun Spot for D/B/J $15.00/pg includes lunch
Registration opens July 1, 2013.
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.