I didn’t know when I started volunteering that my troop contained queer and gender-expansive youth, or that learning to provide a safe space for them would be part of my work as a troop leader. The journey that my Troop and I have been on has only expanded my love of being their Troop Leader.
Social media communication is a constantly growing and evolving landscape, full of information and possibility. With so many platforms and interactions, let the Girl Scout Law be your guide as you navigate the Internet.
Did you know you can level up your Girl Scout leadership skills all at one inclusive event? Discoveree is a one-day event for Girl Scout volunteers to explore topics that are interesting or helpful to you and your troop! Learn about the five different types of workshops, and why this is the perfect event for leaders!
GSNorCal’s Discoveree event features over 65 workshops covering topics from troop program to self-help, from how to do a Journey in a day to self-defense skills. Choose your favorite workshops, or pick a learning path that corresponds with your girls’ age level. Here’s why you should join us this January.
Our strong, supportive community is the most valuable resource Girl Scout leaders have. Even though the convenience of online trainings has made the lives of troop leaders so much easier, Angela shares 5 reasons why every volunteer should pack a bag and take advantage of in-person trainings.
If you’re a troop leader, you’ve probably heard about service units at least once or twice, and maybe even visited yours. But what is a service unit, and why are they such a valuable resource for troop leaders from newbies to veterans? In this post, Shannon shares some need-to-know information to help answer these questions.
Whether you’re a new troop leader or a seasoned pro there’s always something new to learn about Girl Scouting! With over 100 online online courses, our Volunteer Learning Portal offers trainings for almost every Girl Scout volunteer. From troop safety to product sale prep, Sheryl shares the eLearning team’s top 6 online courses for troop leaders.
A new membership year means fun, new adventures for girls. Mary shares the ins-and-outs of Volunteer Essentials and Safety Activity Checkpoints to help you get to know these two valuable online resources that every volunteer should bookmark.
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