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 Volunteer Essentials

Welcome to the great adventure of Girl Scouting! Thanks to volunteers like you, generations of girls have learned to be leaders in their own lives and in the world.

We know you’re busy and need to be efficient with your time. For that reason, this Quick-Start Guide to Volunteer Essentials gives you the nitty-gritty . . . what you need to know now, as you plan for your meeting with girls. We encourage you to read through these tips as soon as you can, and then feel free to check back in later to read more.

That’s because the rest of Volunteer Essentials is a reference for you to use only as needed. When you have a question, simply look up the topic in the Table of Contents, and you’ll find your answer. Think of Volunteer Essentials as your encyclopedia to Girl Scout volunteering. It’s there when you need it but, rest assured, there’s no need for you to read it all today.

Ready to get started? Then read the following handy tips, and you’ll be well on your way!