Safety of girls and volunteers is paramount to Girl Scouts of Western Ohio. Volunteers are required to complete a volunteer application including references and a background check. They may also (depending on their role) be required to attend/complete training. Girl Scouts is a membership organization. All volunteers and girls are required to become members. Membership is $15 per year and is the responsibility of the volunteer.
This short term opportunity runs for six to eight weeks where you are partnered with another volunteer and meet with girls for an hour to an hour and a half, twice a week. We have user friendly curriculum that delve into a variety of topics, ranging from recycling to bullying.
You know that feeling when you just can’t wait for…camp? We love that feeling too. Camp and outdoor program advocates are needed to promote outdoor opportunities to girls and girl caregivers. Share your memories and the love of the out-of-doors. Resources are provided. Flexible, weekday evenings, weekends.
Bilingual Volunteers (Spanish/English)
Be the role model she’ll always remember. Bilingual volunteers are needed to be a liaison to parents and girl caregivers, and co-lead a six to eight week program activity with girls. Resources and support provided. Weekday evenings.
Girl Scout Center Volunteers
Do you like to be behind the scenes? Regional Girl Scout Centers welcome volunteers to fulfill various roles in the office environment. Some roles include taking inventory of and replenish programing kits used to direct delivery services to girls in the community or pack supplies for adult learning experiences, data entry and preparing recruitment materials. Flexible M-F, 8:30a-5:30p.
Community Troop Volunteer
It starts with one day, one meeting and one role model. Do you have two hours a month to give back to the young women in your community? Community troop volunteers provide support to Girl Scout troops from co-leading to sharing specials skills or expertise or being an extra adult that helps to ensure the safety and well-being of the girls. Two hours/month, day and time flexible.
Tell others why you just couldn’t wait to volunteer. Promote Girl Scouting in your community to both girls and adults. Share Girl Scout memories or what girls are doing today to gain support for Girl Scouting in local communities. Flexible, weekday eveining, weekends.
Program Opportunity Facilitator
Teach her something new. Program facilitators choose a program topic from our Program Opportunities for Girls and Adults book and learn to become a facilitator for it. Some topics include: Being Me, Me I See (Self-Esteem), Program Aide Training, Volunteer-In-Training (older girl leadership), Peacemakers (older girl leadership), Magazine Mania, Girl Scout Silver Award Workshop and much more. Materials and support provided. Experience working with children is a plus. Two hour preparation, 2-3 hour event.
CSA Advisor (Cadette, Senior, Ambassador)
Girl Scout Cadette, Senior and Ambassador (CSA) advisors work directly with girls (grades 8–12) by supporting them in the planning of events, sharing your knowledge by guiding them in the planning and implementing of their ideas and activities. Support and resources provided. Experience working girls in a group setting is a plus. Two hour preparation: CSA Meetings (2 hours, 3rd Sunday of the month). Support planning/implementation of CSA Conference and other events.
Adult Enrichment Facilitator
I can’t wait to, teach other volunteers. Be trained to facilitate adult enrichment opportunities such our team building program InVenture and workshops on a variety of topics for Girl Scout leaders. Flexible, weekday evenings, weekends.