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Ways to Volunteer

Ways to Volunteer

Be the troop leader that supports her every week—the one that watches her smile get bigger as she takes initiave and becomes a go-getter. Mentor a Girl Scout Cookie Professional during cookie season so she can innovate creative ways to reach her goals. Coach a troop of girls as they take risks and get out of their comfort zone on a challenge course. Or work with other adults to provide the kind of behind-the-scenes support that inspires her to take the lead and share her passion with her community.

Whether you can give a few hours, a few weeks, or a few months, volunteering with Girl Scouts is flexible, fun, and makes an incredible impact on the life of every G.I.R.L.

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Volunteer Roles

Troop Leader/Co-Leader

What you'll do: Work with a group of G.I.R.L.s and mentor them as they make new friends, develop their leadership potential, and grow into girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. 

What you'll get: 95% of volunteers say they make girls' lives better at Girl Scouts (and that makes them happy)! Plus, when you see that little Daisy who was too shy to say hello, talk to thousands of customers about what her troop plans to do with their profits from the Girl Scout Cookie program, your heart will burst with pride. 

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Troop Helper

What you'll do: Assist with driving, activity planning, snacks, money management, or other tasks necessary to keep the troop running oh-so-smoothly from week to week. 

What you'll get: 85% of Girl Scout volunteers say their volunteer experience with us makes their life better. You'll see girls grow from "I'm not sure" to "I got this", and you'll know that you had an important role in making that happen. 

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Product Program Volunteers

What you'll do: Coordinate 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!

What you'll get: Two-thirds of volunteers say Girl Scout has helped them professionally. Being a Cookie volunteer will improve your business acumen, almost as much as it does for the G.I.R.L.s!

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Camp/Seasonal Volunteers

What you'll do: Help the girls become stewards of the environment as they explore nature, take safe risks, and find the fun in the outdoors. 

What you'll get: A sense of peace knowing that the knowledge and values you shared with the girls will empower them to protect and nurture the environment in the future. 

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Service Unit Team Volunteers

What you'll do: Mentor and empower adult volunteers as they work with G.I.R.L.s to create memories and experiences they will never forget.

What you'll get: You'll grow your orginizational and leadership abilities, and the incredible feeling you get knowing that for every leader you empower, they'll empower dozens of G.I.R.L.s to make the world a better place. 

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Rising Diamonds Volunteers

What you'll do: One third of our G.I.R.L.s are funded through grants and donations. These girls participate in staff-led troops in our Rising Diamonds Service Unit. Volunteers are needed in many of these troops to be a consistent, confident, and courageous adult, knowledgeable of Girl Scouting or willing to learn the Girl Scout way!

What you'll get: When you volunteer with girls in underserved areas of our community, you will see girls rise up and be a force for good in the local and global community. The feeling you get knowing that you helped empower her to take the lead, is indescribable. 

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Volunteer Trainer

What you'll do: Empower adults who work with girls to deliver quality program.

What you'll get: You'll have the opportunity to develop strong facilitation, speaking, organizatinal, and management skills, and pride in knowing that without your help, our Troop Leaders wouldn't have the skills they need to empower our G.I.R.L.s. 

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Administrative Volunteers

What you'll do: Team up with GSWCF Staff to provide the best support to our Troop Leaders.

What you'll get: The incredible experience of working in an environment where each and every member of your team is devoted and passionate about what they do. You'll gain experience as a non-profit professional, and an understanding of what it takes to make Girl Scouting in west central Florida an unparalled experience for our girls and leaders.

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Council Event Volunteers

What you'll do: Join our council events teams as they create events that educate and inspire girls, parents, and volunteers and engage the community in supporting our mission.

What you'll get: You'll gain experience in event planning and marketing, leadership, & volunteer management.

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