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.
Interested in short-term opportunities? View this list of immediate volunteer needs (updated September 18).
Reflect, Nominate, Celebrate!
That time when the SU cookie Coordinator increased sales by negotiating new booth locations in your town…
That moment when you realized the person who facilitated your training was a volunteer, like yourself…
That feeling when you were appreciated and recognized for your commitment to developing fun and educational girl leadership opportunities…
Acknowledge those moments and spread that feeling of gratitude and appreciation by nominating a Girl Scout volunteer for a GSUSA or GSEM Formal Recognition.
Access our online Nomination and Endorsement forms with these links. Service Units and Volunteer-led committees can also be nominated for the President’s Award. Firm submission deadline: February 3, 2014.
I can’t wait to nominate a Girl Scout volunteer for amazing service and commitment!
Sign up. Sign on. Learn. 3rd Wednesday of each month
12 – 1 p.m. & repeated 7 – 8 p.m.
December 18: ABCs of Selling Girl Scout Cookies
Whether you are new to cookies or a seasoned professional, learn about recent changes and review the important steps to make your cookie sale successful. This webinar shows how to access SNAP, review the online payment system and share the different ways our girls sell cookies. Last day to REGISTER is Dec. 16.
- Activating the Friends & Family Network
- Service Unit Team Symposium 2.0
- Pathways for Older Girls
- A Virtual Tour of GSEM Properties
- Communication strategies for Inclusion
- Let Go, Let Girls!
- Making the Most of the Journey
- Stopping Cliques Before They Start
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.
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.