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New Leader Orientation

Tue Jan 09, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
GSOC Irvine Headquarters
Volunteer Training
Senior, Cadette, Junior, Brownie, Daisy, Ambassador, Volunteer

New Leader Orientation (Irvine Headquarters, 1/9/18)

Adult Learning (Training) is required for new Troop Leaders of all levels for before your first troop meeting.

Prerequisites: Girl Scouting 101 Online! A 45-minute interactive overview of Girl Scouting that is required for all volunteers before starting a volunteer position.

Bring a 3-ring binder for training materials you will receive:

 By the end of this training, you will be able to:

  • Hold a parent meeting and discuss your expectations for the troop
  • Communicate with parents for delegation, help, and attendance purposes
  • Plan a basic troop meeting using the Volunteer Tool Kit (VTK), discuss uniforms, girl led learning, sample meeting, and planning for a year
  • Understand some of the traditions behind Girl Scouts
  • Discover G.I.R.L. – Go-getter, Innovator, Risk Taker, Leader
  • Follow up with your Service Unit team and attend your Service Unit Meetings
  • Plan for Product Sales
  • Begin to manage your troop finances
  • Find and use all the necessary forms for your troop
  • Understand your safety requirements and what you as a leader need in order to be compliant with Girl Scouts’ safety standards 
  • And know your next steps as a Troop Leader 

Courtesy: In order to create an effective learning environment for all, our volunteer trainers are unable to accommodate children at this training. Additionally, arriving more than 20 minutes after the start of training may cause you to forfeit credit for this adult learning opportunity. Please plan accordingly.

Cancellations: Please go to your account in our reservation system to cancel your reservation for training. If you need assistance, please email