Volunteers like you let their generosity, courage, and heart shine through in everything they do—and your Girl Scouts take notice. So do we. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for everything you bring to Girl Scouting.
The resources you’ll find here make it easy to keep your troop running smoothly so you can spend more time fueling your Girl Scouts’ imaginations, encouraging them to reach the goals they set for themselves, and making memories together.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania (GSEP)
Summary: Troop Leaders/Co-Leaders partner with other volunteers to help plan and lead troop meetings and bring the Girl Scout program to life for the girls in their troop. Volunteers in this role will coordinate and facilitate troop meetings and events, while encouraging a Girl Scout-led environment.
Term of appointment: Renewable each membership year (October 1-September 30)
Required Training: GSEP's New Leader Learning Path, located in gsLearn
Supervision: This position reports to the Service Unit Manager.
Girl Scout Values:
I understand my responsibilities are to:
Code of Conduct:
GSEP expects and requires honesty and integrity in all volunteer interactions. Girl Scouts is an organization founded on trust and confidence and holds all volunteers to high standards in personal and professional conduct.
The Council’s Code of Conduct includes:
I meet the qualifications and fulfill the duties, expectations, and requirements as outlined above.
I am opted-in to emails and text messages from GSEP and GSUSA.
I will adhere to GSUSA guidelines involving the Girl Scouts brand, copyright and trademark laws.
I am an approved volunteer with a current Girl Scouts of the USA membership and GSEP background clearances on file.
I can handle the responsibilities, I am qualified and competent, and I will uphold the code of conduct and volunteer agreements for this position.
Get the must-have tools, like gsLearn and the Volunteer Toolkit, to keep your troop going strong via MyGS —always accessible via the icon on the upper right corner of our website.
The Volunteer Toolkit is a customizable planning tool where you can find suggested meeting plans for most badges, access activity guides and badge requirements, track your Girl Scouts’ achievements, and so much more. It’s the digital planning assistant that will help you power a fun-filled—and organized—Girl Scout year.
You’ll find the Volunteer Toolkit via the left menu bar of MyGS in My Account. It’s accessible on any desktop, tablet, or mobile device.
Need help getting started? Look for the Volunteer Toolkit User Guide on your council's Online Volunteer Resources page.
On gsLearn, find essential volunteer training and courses from your council, like how to lead activities the Girl Scout way, safety procedures, and advice for guiding Girl Scouts at every grade level.
You’ll find gsLearn via the left menu bar of MyGS in My Account. It’s accessible on any desktop, tablet, or mobile device, and it will be populated with any trainings you should view.