It's always the right time to make a difference—and now is the perfect time to do that as a Girl Scout volunteer. Discover how good it feels to help Girl Scouts find their voice.
Just by being yourself, you can be a person that girls can count on—the one who listens intently, who encourages them to chase their goals, who keeps them laughing, and who helps them feel confident in who they are. Together, you’ll build a community where every girl is celebrated and valued.
You don't have to have a child of your own to get involved; all you need is a passion for mentoring the next generation of leaders. Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia is ready to get you started!
1) Apply! Fill out the Adult Membership Application and note that you'd like to volunteer. Please make sure all of your documentation (application, background check, training forms, etc.) reflects the same name.
2) You'll need to pass a background check! Please note, you'll have to renew your background check every few years.
3) Read up! Check out the New Leader's Guide to Success.
3) Get the training you need to succeed! For most volunteer positions, your next step will be to take GSHG: New Leader Learning Series. Login to myGS and navigate to the gsLearn tab on the left side. Click here for all upcoming council trainings.
4) Know your stuff! Read through the important documents listed on this page.
Have a daughter that joined and you want to get more involved? Used to be a Girl Scout and want to get back into your groove? This is the perfect way to do it! Moms, dads, guardians, family and friends are welcome to volunteer with us. Learn more about the roles available and choose whatever sparks your interest!
Troop Leader / Co-Leader
Work together to provide a quality Girl Scout Leadership Experience for girls through service to the girls assigned to their troop. The team structure allows each volunteer to maximize his or her skills as they partain to troop leadership.
Troop Family and Friends
Assist with driving, activity planning, snacks, money management, or other tasks necessary to keep the troop running oh-so-smoothly from week to week. You'll still need to register as a volunteer for this role - click here to start!
Product Sale Volunteers
Coordinate the fall product sales of nuts, chocolates, and magazines, PLUS the annual cookie sale at the troop level. Set up cookie booths, manage inventory and money, and then watch the girls light up when they earn the rewards for being the best cookie sellers ever!
Service Unit Volunteers
Support for adults and programming for girls in a specific geographical area. There are many service units in the Historic Georgia council, but you can assist in the area where you live!
Help the girls explore nature and find the fun outdoors! This includes assisting with activities at council camp properties.
Adult Learning Facilitator
Work with council staff to train potential and current volunteers as well as provide enrichment opportunities to enhance the volunteers ability to help girls lead.
Special Event Volunteers
Help throughout the year at large council-organized activities for girls! Share your special hobby or skills with girls in your area. This could include STEM events, programming for older girls, outdoor education, cookie rallies, arts and crafts - the list is endless!
While your local Girl Scout council (Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia) has its own website, some Service Units within our council's jurisdiction choose to have websites of their own as well. Below is a list of links to numerous GSHG Service Unit websites. (If your Service Unit has a website and it's not currently listed below, please contact us here).
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Please fill out the form below and we'll contact you about volunteer opportunities in your area!