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Recruitment Resources

Grow Your Troop this year and welcome a new member — or several! — to your troop by Thursday, March 1 to be entered to win fun prizes! See the “News and campaigns” section below for more details.

If you're a troop volunteer looking for girls (and adults!) to join you, or a membership recruiter promoting Girl Scouts throughout your community, we want to help you spread the word and invite new girls to experience the fun.

Below, find resources for your recruitment efforts, from promoting a service unit or troop event to hosting a fun Girl Scout Information Session to help start new troops (with the support of your service unit team and our staff members, of course).

Thank you for extending Girl Scout opportunities to more girls in your community — you’re making a difference in the lives of girls!

One of the best ways to recruit new girls is to open your troop on the Opportunity Catalog. Want to open your troop, or know someone else who does? Troop leaders and co-leaders can fill out this form to be opened on the Catalog right away.

Recruitment guides

Hosting a Girl Scout recruitment event is a great way to help new girls and families join the fun, and we have the tools you need to make your event a success. Whether you’re opening a service unit event up to new girls, increasing visibility at a school or community event, or hosting a Girl Scout Information Meeting, these guides can take you from the planning stages to the day of.

Flyers and marketing materials

Use these flyers and social media banners to promote recruitment events and increase Girl Scout visibility in your community.

Recruitment flyers

Each flyer has editable fields for you to personalize to fit your event. You can save them to your computer; distribute online via email, Peachjar, school newsletters and other venues; and print copies for paper distribution.

If you need a large number of printed copies, please contact or (619) 610-0702 for assistance. Allow up to three weeks for printing.

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Troop Recruitment
| General Event Recruitment | 100th Anniversary Recruitment

Social media banners/icons

Click links to open, then right-click the image and select "Save as" to save to your computer. Upload to social media site of your choice.

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Volunteer recruitment: Reaching our full potential together | Mentor a girl today (music) | Mentor a girl today (painting)

Girl recruitment: Creating memories that last a lifetime 1Creating memories that last a lifetime 2Creating memories that last a lifetime 3

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Proud Girl Scout dad | Proud Girl Scout mom | Proud Girl Scout troop leader | Proud Girl Scout volunteer

Event resources and tools

Our Recruitment Presentation Script will help you prepare to speak to interested families at your event, or any time you field questions about Girl Scouts. Coloring sheets and puzzles give girls a fun activity while you talk to adults. Remember to collect sign-in sheets so we can follow up with interested families.

Please connect with your Regional Recruitment Specialist after your event to share sign-in sheets and updates.

Recruiter training

Whether you’re an adult who’s just learning about all the great opportunities Girl Scouts provides, or a long-time troop volunteer who wants to change girls’ lives on a larger scale, we appreciate your help in promoting Girl Scouts and recruiting new members!

Membership recruiters are our points of contact in schools or communities, welcoming potential members and sharing info about Girl Scouts at events.

Are you interested in becoming a Membership Recruiter, or an experienced recruiter looking for a refresher? Check out our recruitment training video from our 2016 Recruiter Summit.

Not interested in a formal role, but want to help recruit? Terrific! Contact us for the resources and guidance you need.

News and campaigns

NOW is the time to unleash the power of G.I.R.L. (go-getter, innovator, risk-taker, leader)™ in more girls. Because when we unite to prepare more girls for life success, we increase the number of women in leadership positions, and society improves in so many proven ways.

Troops with fewer than 12 girls who took the G.I.R.L. Agenda Pledge in November and add at least one more new girl to their troop by March 1 build a better world for all of us! Participating troops who add a new girl(s)* will receive special, limited-edition San Diego Grow Your Troop T-shirts**! Girl Scouts San Diego will even reimburse the new membership fees so troops can save their funds to do something amazing together. Make sure you took the pledge, and if your troop qualifies, the girl’s membership fee will be reimbursed at the close of the campaign. (No reporting necessary, just make sure your new troop member is registered by March 1, 2018.)

*New Girl Scouts are those who did not have a membership with Girl Scouts San Diego in 2016-2017.

**T-shirt supplies and membership reimbursements are limited to the first 40 troops in San Diego County that take the pledge and add a new girl.

Remember to check this page regularly for recruitment news and updates!

Questions? Contact our Membership team, (619) 610-0702, for help with these resources or to become a volunteer recruiter.