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.
From snack coordinator to trip driver to troop treasurer, there are many ways parents can take an active role in your troop, and it’s important to make sure they know their help is appreciated! Whether you thank them immediately after they help out, do something special for them during National Volunteer Month in April, or honor them at your end of the year Court of Awards ceremony, here are 7 ways to thank your super troop volunteers (and hopefully inspire them to sign up to help again next year).
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.
The Trailhead is turning 1! In the last year, we’ve published over 100 blog posts packed full of tips, resources, ideas, and inspiration. So to celebrate this heartwarming milestone (and get us excited for another year of awesome content), Leah put together this post to look back on 10 of our favorite, best performing posts from the last year.
We’re wrapping up yet another awesome year of game-changing, big-thinking, risk-taking Girl Scout fun here at GSNorCal. And if you’re a go-getter (which we all know you are—you’re a Girl Scout after all!), here’s a quick checklist to help you prepare for the New Year!
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.
Our volunteers are a critical component to the success of our programs and we know your time is valuable—truly priceless, so if you’re looking to take your volunteering to the next level, here are three ways you can maximize your impact with little to no additional time on your part.
Let’s face it: Girl Scouts wouldn’t exist without all of the awesome volunteers who change the lives of girls each and every day! To say ‘thanks,’ here are 5 quick ideas to celebrate your favorite Girl Scout volunteers.
From the bustling Bay Area to the renowned Redwoods, Girl Scouts of Northern California is connected by more than just the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. The Trailhead is our volunteer support blog, created to help GSNorCal volunteers thrive within Girl Scouting!