Volunteer with Girl Scouts!

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

  • Girl Scouts makes sure girls see and have opportunities to reach their potential—not just to ensure they’ll earn better grades, make better decisions, and lead happier lives (though we help with those things too!).

    We do it because we’re creating a more fair, equal, and compassionate world where every girl has a seat at the table.

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And Girl Scout volunteers are the change-makers who make it all possible. They lead the sisterhood that provides comfort and inspiration in trying moments—giving girls the tools to solve problems and bounce back when faced with life’s challenges.

In short, Girl Scout volunteers transform lives.

Bonus? The benefits of volunteering with Girl Scouts go both ways. As a volunteer, you’ll:

  • Unleash the confidence that comes with being a role mode
  • Discover your leadership style as your girls discover theirs
  • Network and meet new people in your community
  • Build new skills and have fun as you take on exciting activities with your girls

There’s nothing like helping girls find their voices and use them to change the world. Sign up to become a Girl Scout volunteer today. Your life will never be the same.


Need more info to volunteer?

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What are the benefits of volunteering?

88% believe their life is better because they volunteer with Girl Scouts.

94% of Girl Scout volunteers say they have made new friends because they volunteer.

believe their volunteer experience has helped them professionally. 

95% of Girl Scout volunteers are happy knowing they are making girls’ lives better.


Can parents and adults volunteer?

Absolutely! Girls always need guides and mentors to help them develop into successful adults. Whether you’re a recent college grad, a parent, a retiree, or anyone with a sense of curiosity and adventure, your unique skills and experience are what make Girl Scouting a powerful leadership experience for girls. 

What will I do as a Girl Scout volunteer?

A volunteer serves as a partner and role model for girls. 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. Get inspired by our volunteer stories

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.

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 get started!

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 opportunities?

Volunteers help out in all kinds of ways, both large and small. Whether leading a troop, helping out at a cookie booth, or 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 use the JOIN US button on this page. Make a difference and volunteer today!