The service team is made up of a group of administrative volunteer staff members, appointed annually, to recruit, develop, and support Girl Scout Leaders and other key volunteers in the delivery of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to girls. The service team is assigned to a specific geographic area, called a service unit.
To become a Girl Scout service team volunteer, you must be:
- At least 18 years old
- Willing to become a member of Girl Scouts ($12 annual dues)
- Willing to complete a volunteer application and criminal background check
- Willing to complete training requirements
- Willing to share your time and expertise to support girl and adult members
We will work with you to match your interests with the needs of girls and adult support within your community. Service team positions are supported directly by dedicated staff members and will provide ongoing educational opportunities and support to ensure you have the tools and resources needed to help fulfill our mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.
Service Team positions include the following:
Service Unit Manager
Support Girl Scout leaders and other key volunteers in your geographic area (service unit). In partnership with your service team, you will help to develop a plan to recruit and develop volunteers, meet membership and Family Partnership goals and help our girl members grow to become leaders through quality experiences and opportunities.
Service Unit Registrar
Supports the girl and adult members of the service unit by collecting and processing Girl Scout membership forms to ensure all members meet the registration requirement. The registrar collaborates with other service team members to ensure any new members are contacted and supported appropriately.
Service Unit Membership Recruiter
Works with the service team to ensure every girl within the service unit have the opportunity to participate in Girl Scouting, by recruiting and placing girls and adults in troops or groups that meet their and the community’s needs.
Service Unit Program Consultant
Provides programmatic support and assistance to Girl Scout volunteers, to ensure the Girl Scout Leadership Experience is effectively delivered to meet the needs and interests of girls, while supporting the girls’ growth toward the council goals.
Service Unit Training Consultant
Assists Girl Scout volunteers by facilitating follow-up discussions regarding required trainings, facilitating enrichment opportunities, and assessing training needs and compliance of the service unit that will enhance the delivery and success of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.
Family Partnership Special Event Coordinator
Works with service team members to coordinate and implement a Family Partnership Special Event within the service unit to educate parents/guardians and volunteers about the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and provide the financial support that enables girls and adults to achieve the mission and goals of the Girl Scout program.
Service Unit Fall Product Sales/Cookie Consultant
Coordinates the annual fall product and cookie sales with the service unit to ensure all girls have the opportunity to grow their skills as a result of participating in the sales. The consultant trains and supports Girl Scout troop fall product/cookie sale managers to prepare them to implement a successful leadership experience and money-earning opportunity for girls.
Service Unit Communications Consultant
Ensures information is shared regarding Girl Scouting with the community, including information to local newspapers and community publications. The position is also responsible for ensuring information is distributed to the service unit members through a variety of methods including email and social media.
Other service team positions, directly supported by the service unit manager:
• Service Unit Financial Consulant
• Service Unit Recognition Chair
• Service Unit Event Coordinator
Please contact your regional Girl Scout service center for information about these position.