Safety of girls and volunteers is paramount to Girl Scouts of Western Ohio. Volunteers are required to complete a volunteer application including references and a background check. They may also (depending on their role) be required to attend/complete training. Girl Scouts is a membership organization. All volunteers and girls are required to become members. Membership is $15 per year and is the responsibility of the volunteer.
This short term opportunity runs for six to eight weeks where you are partnered with another volunteer and meet with girls for an hour to an hour and a half, twice a week. We have user friendly curriculum that delve into a variety of topics, ranging from recycling to bullying.
Bilingual Volunteers (Spanish/English)
Be the role model she’ll always remember. Bilingual volunteers are needed to be a liaison to parents and girl caregivers, and co-lead a 6–8 week program activity with girls. Resources and support provided. Weekday evenings.
Do you remember that feeling when you just could not wait for…camp? We love that feeling too! Camp and outdoor program advocates are needed to promote outdoor opportunities to girls and girl caregivers. Share your memories and the love of the out-of-doors. Resources are provided. Make your own schedule, weekday evenings, weekends.
Volunteer-in-Training Workshop Facilitator
Help prepare 10th–12th grade girls to work with a younger Girl Scout group as part of earning their Volunteer-in-Training Award. Share your own volunteer experiences, lead group discussions and teach girls how to plan activities for younger girls. Workshop outline and curriculum training will be provided. Experience working with children is a plus. Three hour preparation for 6-hour workshop on March 1, 2014, 10 am-4 pm.
Girl Scout School Advocate
Share information and promote ways to join Girl Scouts in local schools. Give girls a taste of Girl Scouts by leading songs and sample activities. Weekdays/During school lunch periods.
Girl Scout Center Volunteers
Do you like to be behind the scenes? Regional Girl Scout Centers welcome volunteers to fulfill various roles in the office environment. Some roles include taking inventory of and replenishing program kits used to direct delivery services to girls in the community or pack supplies for adult learning experiences, data entry and preparing recruitment materials. Flexible hours, M-F, 8:30 am-5:30 pm.
Adult Enrichment Facilitator
I can’t wait to teach other volunteers! Be trained to facilitate adult enrichment opportunities such as our team building program InVenture and workshops on a variety of topics for Girl Scout leaders. Flexible hours, weekday evenings, weekends.
Girl Scout Leader/Assistant Leader
In partnership with girls, serve as a member of a troop/group leadership team. Empower girls to lead activities, learn by doing and cooperate with others. Meet with the girls on an agreed upon regular basis and involve them in program level activities based on the National Program Portfolio. Training, resources and support provided. Experience working with children a plus. Flexible hours, typically after school or early evenings, one to two times a month.