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Volunteer Essentials


Updated for 2018-19!
Think of Volunteer Essentials as your encyclopedia to Girl Scout volunteering that’s there when you need it. Two ways to find information:

Click on Volunteer Essential cover to view the full guide (PDF). To find a specific topic, click on Table of Contents inside the PDF document.

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Volunteer Essentials Table of Contents

Quick Reference Guide
Chapter 1: Sharing Your Unique Gifts
Chapter 2: Policies and Procedures
Chapter 3: Girl Scouting as a National Experience
Chapter 4: Engaging Girls at All Grade Levels
Chapter 5: Safety-Wise
Chapter 6: Managing Group Finances
Chapter 7: Trips, Travel and Events Travel Volunteers
Chapter 8: Camping: Taking Leadership to the Outdoors
Chapter 9 Troop Volunteers

Safety Activity Handbook 2019

Safety Activity Handbook

Nothing is more important within Girl Scouting than ensuring the health and safety of girls.

It’s important for our girls, adults, training staff, and volunteers to be safety conscious to ensure proper supervision, prevention of accidents, and maintenance of program resources.


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