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Recruitment Resources

Do you wish every girl could be a Girl Scout? We do too. Help inspire new girls, new volunteers, and new troops to spring up in May, June, and July through the Be a Sister to every G.I.R.L. campaign! 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 membership@sdgirlscouts.org or (619) 610-0702 for assistance. Allow up to three weeks for printing.

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Troop Recruitment
| General Event 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
Be a Sister to Every G.I.R.L.

Do you wish every girl could be a Girl Scout? We do too. Help inspire new girls, new volunteers, and new troops to spring up in May, June, and July—and earn great opportunities for your troop this summer!

Our new Extended-Year Membership provides a great opportunity for new members to get up to 17 months of membership at a discounted rate.

Your troop or individual girl can participate in our Be a Sister to Every G.I.R.L. campaign by completing the steps below. Plus, participating troops have a chance to get creative and help us design a brand new Girl Scouts San Diego patch!

All participating troops/girls will be entered to win two (2) complimentary adult tickets and a parking pass to the Volunteer Conference and Celebration (VCC) on Saturday, August 25. Plus... your troop/girl might win the chance to create a brand new patch for Girl Scouts San Diego! Three participating troops/girls will be chosen to pitch their design for the Be a Sister patch to Girl Scouts staff, and the winning troop/girl will work with our professional marketing team to make the patch design a reality.

All participating troops/girls (regardless of submitting a design concept) will receive the patch, as will troops/girls who help us with Girl Scout recruitment throughout the 2019 membership year.

You'll find loads of ideas and more details in the Be a Sister toolkit. Email membership staff with any questions. Deadline to enter is July 15.

POST

Share your Girl Scout stories and opportunities, including the Extended-Year Membership option, on social media with #inspirealeader, #inspireatroop, and #inspireagirlscout.

PROMOTE

Promote joining Girl Scouts at your school or in your community with a cafeteria rally or info table. We can show you how!

PARTY

Invite new girls and their parents to a troop party, a special activity, or even a troop meeting to see Girl Scouts in action.


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.