Welcome to the great adventure that is Girl Scouting! Thanks to volunteers and mentors like you, generations of Girl Scouts have learned to be leaders in their own lives and in the world. Have no doubt: you, and nearly one million other volunteers like you, are helping Girl Scouts make a lasting impact on the world.
Our digital Volunteer Essentials guide is designed to support busy troop leaders on-the-go. You can easily find what you need to get started on your Girl Scout journey and search for answers throughout the troop year.
Think of Volunteer Essentials as your encyclopedia to Girl Scout volunteering: it’s here when you need it, but there’s no need to read it all today.
We recommend you begin by browsing through each of the guide's six sections.
We’ve got you covered. Check out the New Leader’s Guide to Success. This resource will help define your role, show how to get your families involved, and give you the tools you need to lead a successful troop.