Volunteer Opportunities

More Volunteer Choices and Flexibility

You can make an impact in girls’ lives through many flexible volunteer experiences that match your skills, interests and schedule. Below are just a few of the volunteer opportunities currently available. Tell us of your interest!

  • Troop Leader or Advisor

    It's fun to spend time with girls. They laugh and learn and their energy is contagious. Share your experience with a group of girls. Become a Girl Scout Leader/Advisor.

    You and a friend could sign up together as Co-Leaders for a group of girls. Or you could be an Assistant Leader/Advisor to someone who has already stepped forward to lead. Help our girls as they discover their world, connect with their community and take action to make the world a better place. It will put a smile on your face! TIME COMMITMENT: Times and places of group meetings vary as some troops meet twice a month while others meet weekly or monthly. Also, some troops meet after school while others meet in the evening or on weekends. Most meetings are 1-1½ hours long.

  • Bilingual Trainer

    Are you a Teacher at heart? Bi-lingual / Bi-cultural (Spanish / English)? Join the fun as a Volunteer Trainer for our Spanish speaking Girl Scout Troop Leaders!!

    Join the fun as a Volunteer Trainer for our Spanish speaking Girl Scout Troop Leaders! One class per month with lots of flexibility to fit your schedule. Plus, help us adapt and translate our various training modules to ensure our Girl Scout program can be shared with our culturally diverse membership. Come cultivate, mentor and train current and future Spanish speaking volunteers so they can keep building girls of courage, confidence and character.

  • Service Unit Cookie Manager (Dec 2012 – May 2013)

    Motivates & communicates with troop volunteers, appoints & supervises Troop Cookie Managers, reviews sales data online & troop paperwork, maintains records, supervises SU Cookie Team.  This position can be co-chaired with one person handling the people support and another handling the computer support. Must have Excel software and be able to use spreadsheets and Snap software. Training is Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 8:00 AM – noon.

  • Service Unit Distributor (Nov 2012 – Jan 2013)

    Secures site in November for January cookie distribution (either local or Mega Delivery), secures volunteers needed for distribution day, informs/trains Leaders & Troop Cookie Managers on SU process, takes delivery of product, oversees distribution day (If participating in a Mega Delivery:  secure 1 volunteer per troop for 2 hour shift, submit paperwork to Council office, work Mega during your scheduled two hour shift, thank volunteers)

  • Service Unit Drop Shipment Coordinator (Nov 2012 – May 2013)

    Receives, counts, sorts & distributes sale materials in late November and recognitions in May.  Follows up with any discrepancies.  Must be able to accept multiple packages and have space and time to store and sort prior to distribution.

  • Booth Sale Coordinator (Nov 2012– March 2013)

    Secures sites, schedules troops (often through a lottery process), trains Leaders & Troop Cookie Managers on:  booth sale etiquette, Responsible Adult safety briefings, & sales techniques. Must have Excel software and be able to use spreadsheets and Snap software.  Training is November 27 @ 7:00 PM.

  • Series Volunteers

    Series Volunteers work in partnership with staff to plan and deliver short-term Journey series for girls using the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.  You can choose the level and the Journey, we will design a program and supply all of the materials.  A typical Journey Series will run six to twelve weeks and can meet once a week for approximately 1 to 2 hours.  You can choose to meet afterschool during the week, or on weekends.

  • Outreach Volunteers

    Outreach Volunteers will work directly with girls in our outreach program to provide the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to high school girls attending a local school.  This group will meet monthly, participate in the Leadership Journeys and badge work, as well as the product sale and Scouting for Food programs.  Volunteers leading this group will be receive training both on-line and in-person as well as continued staff support. 

  • School Liaison

    Generate interest and excitement for Girl Scout recruitment events by distributing promotional information and networking at your school. You'll help place girls in troops and be the main contact for news and information about Girl Scouts!

  • Recruiter

    As the voice for Girl Scouts in your community, you'll help organize and conduct recruitment events and share your experiences and benefits of Girl Scouts with parents.

  • Lead Organizer

    Lead and coordinate the School Liaisons for your area to organize new troops and maintain rosters. Collaborate with your team to develop recruitment plans to help increase Girl Scout membership.

  • Council Trainer

    The GSOC Training Team is a fun group of volunteers just like you who have a passion for sharing Girl Scout knowledge with other adults. GSOC Trainers teach skills and leadership classes to adult volunteers. We have trainer openings for all classes, to fit all schedules! We value your experience! Let us know you're interested by completing the online Council Trainer Interest Form. We hope to see you in the front of the room soon!

 

Complete and print the Volunteer Application Form.