Can parents and adults volunteer?
always need guides and mentors to help them develop into successful
adults. Whether you volunteer at meetings, go on field trips, or
become a troop leader, the time you devote will help inspire today’s
girls to become tomorrow’s leaders.
Check out all the different ways to have fun at Girl Scouts. Or see all
the exciting possibilities Girl Scouts offers
girls of all ages.
What will I do as a Girl Scout volunteer?
As part of a
network of nearly 1 million adults, you’ll share an important
commitment to preparing girls to lead successful lives. A volunteer
serves as a partner and role model for girls. In the process, you’ll
discover your own skills and abilities, meet new people, and learn
through experience. Check out our Volunteer Resources.
What are the benefits of volunteering for Girl Scouts?
Girl Scouts really is great for everyone! Girl Scout research
shows it is not just girls who benefit from participating in Girl
Scouts: 94 percent of volunteers have made new friends, 88 percent
believe their life is better because they volunteer with Girl Scouts,
and two-thirds believe their volunteer experience has helped them
professionally. Also, 95 percent of Girl Scout volunteers are happy
knowing they are making girls’ lives better.
When can I join as a volunteer?
Any day is a good day to
volunteer with Girl Scouts. We’re always looking for qualified
volunteers to help, whether it’s during the school year, over summer
break, or any time in between. In fact, today is the perfect day to
Is there a way to volunteer “sometimes”?
Yes! Check in
with your local
Girl Scout council and see what type of help they’d like. Extra
adults are always needed for trips and special events, as well as for
Girl Scout Cookie activities.
What are the most popular volunteer activities?
Volunteers help out in all kinds of ways, both large and small.
From leading a troop to helping out at cookie sales to going on field
trips, volunteers have many opportunities to join in the fun of Girl
Scouting—and make a real, positive impact on girls.
Is there a screening process?
Yes. To ensure the safety
and well-being of our girl members, all volunteers are required to
complete a background check prior to becoming involved. All
information you provide will be strictly confidential.
What about safety?
Safety is a top priority for Girl
Scouts. All activities are supervised, and we provide our volunteers
with top-notch training and program resources. We also follow
comprehensive safety guidelines tailored to individual
activities and girls' ages.
How do I sign up?
Just click "VOLUNTEER NOW"
and enter your zip code in the space above and we'll direct you to
your local Girl Scout council to get started.