Troop Leader- Are you looking for the perfect opportunity to be a role model for girls? Do you want to help girls discover the possibilities within them? As a Troop Leader, you will partner with other volunteers to help plan and lead troop meetings and bring the Girl Scout program to life for the girls in your troop! Volunteers in this role will facilitate meetings and events while encouraging a girl-led environment. Other responsibilities include maintaining accurate troop records, ensuring effective communications between troop and parents, and completing annual membership renewal for the girls and volunteer in your troop. Training for this important role is required and provided by GSCCS staff and volunteers.
Other Ways to Volunteer
Looking for a way to impact the lives of girl in your community? Girl Scouts offers a variety of volunteer opportunities. Whether you can give a few hours, a few weeks, or a few months, volunteering with Girl Scouts is flexible and fun.
Troop Volunteer Roles
Troop GoNuts Coordinator- One of the best ways for troops to raise funds for activities and adventures early in the program year is to participate in the GoNuts Fall Product Sale. As the troop GoNuts Coordinator, this volunteer will help the troop reach its goals in this quick and easy program. Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to maintaining accurate troop sales records, inventory, and completing all required sales documents. Training for this role is provided through GSLearn.
Troop Cookie Coordinator- Can't say no to a box of Girl Scout Cookies? A Troop Cookie Coordinator will serve as a cookie hub during product sales. Not only will this volunteer organize pick up and distribution of cookies but she/he will share information on the program, track girl orders, and keep up with troop sales and inventory. This is a great opportunity for someone who is very organized and has a little extra space for cookie storage during the sale. Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to maintaining accurate troop sales records, inventory, completing all required sales documents and deadlines, and ensuring troop compliance with sales processes and procedures. Training for this role is required and provided through GSLearn and GSCCS staff.
Troop Money Manager- This dependable person helps to maintain financial transparency and ensures the financial stability of the troop. A Troop Money Manager will help open and manage the troop checking account, complete the annual troop financials, and engage girls in goal setting and budgeting. The responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to maintaining accurate financial records, being listed as a signer on the troop bank account, and ensuring documentation of all troop financial transactions. Training for this role is required and provided through GSLearn and GSCCS staff.
Troop Chaperone- Share the Girl Scout experience with your girl by serving as a troop trip chaperone. This Volunteer transports girls to/from events and ensures everyone arrives safe and on time. A Troop Chaperone will also ensure that participating girls are safe throughout the event. Training for this role is provided by your Troop Leader and other volunteers.
Troop Outdoor Certified Adult- Do you love the outdoors? Share your passion and help girls develop an appreciation and respect for the outdoors. As an outdoor certified adult, you will bring the Girl Scout camping tradition to life by attending required training, accompanying your troop on camping trips, and ensuring proper Girl Scout camping and outdoor safety procedures are followed as your girl prepare for and participate in camping experiences. Training is required for this role is provided by GSCCS staff and volunteers.
Additional “Friends and Family” Roles
Snack Parent: This volunteer will be responsible for bringing nutritious snacks or coordinating a snack schedule at troop meetings and activities throughout the year.
Service Unit Meeting Representative: This volunteer attends monthly service unit meetings and reports information to Troop Leaders on upcoming events and opportunities. She/He will act as a liaison between the Troop and the Service Unit in effort to stay connected and up to date on GSCCS activities and
Troop Celebration Coordinator: This volunteer will work with girls to plan ceremonies and celebrations for the troop and recognize girl and volunteer achievements and birthdays
Troop Events Coordinator: This volunteer is responsible for organizing and planning troop events, activities, and guest speakers. In collaboration with Troop Leaders, this volunteer will schedule and organize special activities, work to organize chaperones, and ensure compliance with all Safety Activity Checkpoints.