Tag Archives: Volunteers

Tips for Your First Parent Meeting

It takes a village to lift up the next generation of leaders, and to set the stage for a successful troop year for your girls, you need to set the tone for parents and caregivers. By helping the adults understand … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Extended Year Membership Now Available!

In the past, members who joined Girl Scouts later in the membership year had to pay the full membership fee again soon after their initial purchase if they wanted to continue with Girl Scouts into the fall. This frustrated many … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Volunteers: The Love is Real!

Everyone can agree that change is constant. And that experiencing something new is so much better when you have a cheerleader, friend, or mentor by your side. Girl Scout troop leaders and volunteers are the role models that help Girl … Continue reading

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4 Awesome Ways to Thank a Girl Scout Volunteer

April is National Volunteer Month! Celebrate your favorite Girl Scout volunteers with these thoughtful ideas! Whether you choose to do one activity or all, you’re sure to make the volunteers in your life feel loved and appreciated and remember all … Continue reading

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Thank You Cookie Volunteers & Parents

We are nearing the end of our Cookie Program and we want to SHOUT OUT our amazing lead taking, logistics crushing, mountain moving, make-it-happen-no-matter-what cookie volunteers and parents who work so hard and give so much during Girl Scout Cookie … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Volunteer Appreciation Week

Volunteer: a person who does work without getting paid to do it. Merriam-Webster makes the word seem easily interpreted,as if it’s the most simple concept.  But at Girl Scouts, we know that volunteerism is not so easily interpreted, and it … Continue reading

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Being Thankful

Thanksgiving Day in America is a time to offer thanks, a time for family gatherings and holiday meals.  A time of turkeys, stuffing, and pumpkin pie.  A time for us to give back to our fellow man, as well as … Continue reading

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Flexible Ways to Volunteer at Girl Scouts

What new paths will you explore with girls? The answers are endless. Spend a day coaching a sports clinic. Build Habitat for Humanity homes with girls. Or lead a week’s journey abroad. Whatever you choose, the time commitment is totally … Continue reading

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Volunteers Make a Difference

Accomplishing our mission requires a great deal of assistance beyond our own dedicated staff. GSCI currently boasts an adult membership of over 5,000 committed and caring volunteers who help us deliver the Girl Scout program throughout central Illinois. By their … Continue reading

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Volunteering Does Make a Difference!

As a society, we lose something every time a girl doesn’t raise her hand in school, doesn’t say what’s on her mind, or chooses not to lead. But with you in her life, she’s one step closer to speaking out … Continue reading

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