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2018 Volunteer Leadership Conference

The Girl Difference

What makes Girl Scouts stand out from the crowd? The 5 proven Outcomes of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience: Health Relationships, Strong Sense of Self, Positive Values, Challenge Seeking, and Community Problem Solving. Spend a day learning, leading, and coming together as Girl Scout Volunteers at our 5th Annual Volunteer Leadership Conference!

Saturday, August 11
8am - 5pm

Infinite Energy Center
6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy
Duluth, GA 30097
FREE parking!

$10.00 Registration Fee Includes a $10 Badge and Sash gift certificate, awesome conference swag, access to Volunteer Village for great troop and service unit resources, and networking with fellow volunteers.


Volunteer Awards Luncheon
12:30pm – 1:30pm
$15.00



Adults, Cadettes, and older Girl Scouts, volunteer to assist with the Volunteer Leadership Conference.

Call for VLC Presentations
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta is pleased to announce

Call for Presentations for the
VLC Annual Volunteer Leadership Conference

To be held at the Infinite Energy Center on August 11, 2018. Presenters will have the opportunity to reach 600+ attendees, primarily women. Ranging from executives, professionals, and full-time volunteers in the Greater Atlanta Area providing great exposure and networking opportunities.

Presentations need to support the conference theme: The 5 Outcomes.


The 5 Outcomes

 

  1. Confidence Builders: Strong Sense of Self: Girls have confidence in themselves and their abilities, and form positive identities.
    A. Appropriate Topics could be:
    • Finding your spark
    • Navigating a complex world of girls
    • Taking the scary out of STEM
    B. How can leaders help girls become more confident in themselves? How do we build confidence in one another as women and fellow citizens?

  2. Values Builders: Positive Values: Girls act ethically, honestly, and responsibly and show concern for others.
    A. Appropriate Topics could be:
    • Real-life hero’s
    • Leading by example/Personal accountability
    • Financial management/entrepeneurship
    B. How can leaders help girls act in ways that are ethical and responsible? What are the risks and rewards of running a female-owned business?

  3. Challenge Seekers: Challenge Seeking: Girls take appropriate risks, try things even if they might fail and learn from mistakes.
    A. Appropriate Topics could be:
    • Failing forward
    • Change management
    • Outdoor skills
    B. What is an appropriate risk? What boundaries can and should be broken for todays girls?

  4. Relationship Builders: Healthy Relationships: Girls develop and maintain healthy relationships by communicating their feelings directly and resolving conflicts constructively.
    A. Potential Topics could be:
    • Dedicated time to Volunteer Village (Expo Area), networking and building fellow Girl Scout relationships

  5. Problem Solvers: Community Problem Solving: Girls desire to contribute to the world in purposeful and meaningful ways, learn how to identify problems in their community, and create “action plans” to solve them.
    A. Appropriate Topics could be:
    • Conflict management
    • Building community partners/ networking skills
    • Setting goals and reaching them
    B. How can leaders help girls identify and encourage partnerships and a sense of giving to their communities? How can you reach an attainable and impactful goal?

Have another topic that fits into one of our 5 outcomes?
Please submit as we are open to many ideas!

Submissions are due Wednesday, May 30, 2018
to jverderose@gsgatl.org & ttruett@gsgatl.org
and should include:

  • 3-5 workshop learning objectives
  • General outline of workshop (45 minutes)
  • Presenter Short Bio and headshot
  • You will receive notification of workshop acceptance within 14 business days of submission.

    The 5 Girl Scout Outcomes – what girls gain when they participate in our programs is researched and proven.