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Digital Resources

Check out the Volunteer Toolkit and online learning courses to help busy volunteers succeed. Discover fun and useful resources from GS University, YouTube and Pinterest.

Volunteer Toolkit

The Volunteer Toolkit 2017-18 calendar will soon open for pre-planning. If your troop is bridging to a new program age level, you’ll see new content for that new level. Your past year’s calendar will be archived for reference.

  • Troop leaders and co-leaders: Your troop’s membership must be renewed in order to see the next year's calendar! Learn how.
  • If you have a multi-age troop, you may need to let us know what program age level materials you prefer to view. Contact Customer Care, (619) 610-0821.

About the Volunteer Toolkit: Troop planning, communication and record-keeping made simple! Girls choose a year plan pre-populated with fun meetings and completely customizable to their interests. Leaders can email troop members right from the Toolkit, and families can see the calendar and year plan. Materials lists and colorful resources are easily printed or shared.

Seamless transition from desktop to tablet to smartphone makes it a breeze to plan and deliver great troop meetings. When girls earn badges and Journey awards, those achievements are recorded in the Toolkit when attendance is marked.

What else can it do? See our Volunteer Toolkit Cheat Sheet, or view these quick tutorial videos.

 Log in to the Volunteer Toolkit: Click “My GS” (above right) and use your membership username and password. The Toolkit is available for leaders and co-leaders to customize, and for families to see a read-only version.

Online Learning Portal

Complete assigned training modules, or explore optional courses. New leaders and co-leaders will receive an invitation to join when their role is confirmed; any volunteer can request access. Contact us for assistance, or view our FAQs.

Online courses in the portal include Getting Started with Your Troop, Basic Overnights, Event and Series Director, Conflict Management, Ceremonies, and certain Product Sales courses.

Water Safety Tips for Girl Scout Troops: Sign in to check out this recorded webinar in the course library for helpful tips and resources for summer fun in the water. If you’re new to Litmos, sign up and use the code “GSSWIMMERS” to access the course.

Additional Resources

Explore more interactive options and discover fun, useful resources below. Note that some modules may take a few moments to load.               

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Volunteering for GS Series and Events

GSUSA's streamlined version of GS 101, made just for volunteers helping on a short-term basis.

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Girl Scout University

Girl Scout University provides leadership and professional enrichment to empower volunteers and staff in the Girl Scout movement. Browse for resources like Song Leading Workshops and Conflict Management courses.

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Venture OUT!

Use this cool interactive tool to explore different girl-led options in an outdoor adventure. Tips from other leaders of K-5 girls provide ideas and insight.

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