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Why Volunteer

Volunteer with Girl Scouts!

Stand Up for a Better Tomorrow. Be a Girl Scout Volunteer.

Prepare her for a lifetime of leadership, and be the mentor she needs. As a volunteer, you’ll introduce girls to new experiences that show them they’re capable of more than they ever imagined. They’ll each find their inner go-getter, innovator, risk-taker and leader, after all!

You’ll be their cheerleader, guide and mentor, helping them develop essential life skills and confidence that will last a lifetime. Imagine the excitement, the impact, the memories made—those are the moments you’ll share at Girl Scouts. 

Get Started

Register Now: Complete the volunteer registration process online. Background checks are required for most volunteers working directly with girls, handling troop funds/products, and administrative volunteers. If your position does require a background check, you will receive an email link to complete the background check process after completing your volunteer registration. Financial aid is avaliable for the following positions: Troop Leader, Assistant Leader, Troop Treasurer, Troop Cookie Chair, Troop Fall Product Chair, Troop Driver, Troop Chaperone, Troop First Aider, Service Unit Administrator, Service Unit Treasurer, Service Unit Cookie Chair, Service Unit Fall Product Chair, Service Unit Recruiter, Service Unit Membership Advisor, Service Unit Event Pathway Consultant, Service Unit Communications Liaison, Service Unit Fund Development Liaison, Service Unit Council Trainer and Service Unit Wilderness First Aider.



Get Connected: Once your registration is completed you will receive an email with information to get you started.


Get Trained: Visit our volunteer resources page for basic training requirements and other information. 


Stay Connected: Attend monthly local meetings in your neighborhood service unit. Learn about upcoming opportunities and network with other volunteers.

Troop Positions

Troop Leader

For each troop there is a team of one troop leader and one or more assistant leaders, along with other volunteers who will help the troop run as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Troop leaders work directly with a group of girls and mentor them as they make new friends and build courage, confidence and character to make the world a better place. The Leader also helps them develop leadership skills on an individual and/or group basis. The troop leader is responsible for organizing and delegating the adult volunteers and overseeing troop management. The Troop Leader should have the enthusiasm and ability to inspire girls’ interests and curiosity about ways to incorporate the Three Keys to Leadership:  Discover themselves, Connect with others, and Take Action to make the world a better place through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE). You must have the ability to work as a volunteer team to achieve your troop goals, and along the way, you will be inspiring girls to be the best they can be. This position requires a current membership every year and an approved criminal background check every 3 years. This position must also be appointed/re-appointed by a Black Diamond Membership staff member. View the complete Volunteer Position Agreement.



Troop Cookie Chair
Coordinate the annual cookie sale at the troop level. Set up cookie booths, manage inventory and money, and then watch the girls light up when they earn the rewards for being the best cookie sellers ever!



Fall Product Sale Chair
Coordinate the annual fall product sale at the troop level. Coordinate product orders, manage inventory and money, and then watch the girls light-up when they earn the rewards!



Troop Treasurer
Budget and manage all financial affairs of the troop and to see that all forms are completed and submitted properly.