Think of Volunteer Essentials as your encyclopedia to Girl Scout volunteering. Here you can easily find what you need to get started on your Girl Scout journey and search for answers throughout the troop year.
Volunteer Communications (VolComms)
This communication portal is your one, central location for volunteer updates that impact your role. It includes content channels for council updates, new leaders, and Product Program newsletters. To better serve you, a subscription feature is available. Enter your email to receive volunteer updates directly in your inbox.
Troop Leader Blueprint
Keep your troop going strong with these specially adapted badges, Journeys, and activities for virtual and safe in-person meetings. Select any grade level on the left (or use the menu button on the top right for mobile) to find resources to help your troop complete badges. The Troop Leader Blueprint also includes council-specific training, resources, and ways to support you as you keep your girls connected through Girl Scouts.
New Leader Landing Zone
New and easy don’t always go together, but that’s why we’ve created our New Leader Landing Zone. We’ve pulled resources and information to help new troop leaders get on their feet and on the move with their girls.