It's always the right time to make a difference—and now is the perfect time to do that as a Girl Scout volunteer. Discover how good it feels to help Girl Scouts find their voice.
Just by being yourself, you can be a person that girls can count on—the one who listens intently, who encourages them to chase their goals, who keeps them laughing, and who helps them feel confident in who they are. Together, you’ll build a community where every girl is celebrated and valued.
You don't have to have a child of your own to get involved; all you need is a passion for mentoring the next generation of leaders. Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey is ready to get you started!
As a Girl Scout Volunteer, you'll prepare your girl and others for a lifetime of leadership, and be the mentor they need.
Check out the many different ways to volunteer with us.
You’ll introduce girls to new experiences that show them they’re capable of more than they ever imagined. They’ll each find their inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-Taker, Leader)™ after all!
You’ll be their cheerleader, guide, and mentor, while helping them develop essential life skills and build courage, confidence, and character that will last a lifetime. Imagine the excitement, the impact, the memories made—those are the moments you’ll share at Girl Scouts.
Girl Scout volunteers transform lives.
And, the benefits of volunteering with Girl Scouts go both ways. As a volunteer, you’ll:
There’s nothing like helping girls find their voices and use them to change the world. Sign up to become a Girl Scout volunteer today. Your life will never be the same.
Be the troop leader that supports her every week—the one that watches her smile get bigger as she grows more confident. Mentor a Girl Scout Cookie Professional during cookie season so she can earn enough to reach the goals she and her troop set. Or work with other adults to provide the kind of behind-the-scenes support that makes it possible for her to make amazing new memories at Girl Scouts.
Whether you can give a few hours, a few weeks, or a few months, volunteering with Girl Scouts is flexible and fun.
Troop leaders/advisors work with a group of girls introducing them to new experiences and helping them unleash their inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-Taker, Leader) to take the lead and change the world.
Troop helpers and/or Overnight Participants may assist with or attend troop meetings, activities, or overnight events, provide administrative support, or help wherever needed. (Troop Helpers and Overnight Participants were previously knows as Troop Committee Members.)
Troop Product Sales Manager, Cookie Program oversees the Cookie Program within the troop by assisting girls in participating, receiving/distributing products, maintaining the online tally systems and other support.
Troop Product Sales Manager, Fall Product Program oversees the Fall Product Program within the troop by assisting girls in participating, receiving/distributing products, maintaining the online tally systems and other support.
Service Unit Manager provides leadership, management, and delivery of the Girl Scout program in an assigned geographic area.
Serivce Unit Treasurer provides management of all Service Units financial records and supports troops with end of the year finance reports via the VTK and troop/service unit bank accounts.
Service Unit Product Sales Manager, Fall Product Program oversees the Fall Product Sale within the service unit by assisting troops to participate, receiving/distributing products, maintaining the online tally systems and other support.
Service Unit Product Sales Manager, Cookie Program oversees the Cookie Program within the service unit by assisting troops to participate, receiving/distributing products, maintaining the online tally systems and other support.
Responsible for recruiting girls and adults within the community. Plan and schedule fall and spring recruitments in schools, community centers, libraries, faith-based organizations or community events. Works closely with the GSNNJ Membership Recruitment Manager for marketing materials and arrange distribution of recruitment flyers.
Recieves e-mail notification of newly appointed volunteers in the Service Unit. Contacts new volunteers and sets up a New Leader Orientation session. Reviews Council policies, procedures, forms, andlinks the new volunteer with the Service Unit.
Ensures girls and adults participating in the Girl Scout program are registered members. Promotes online Early Bird and On-Time Registration of Troops, Groups, individually registered girls and adults in the Service Unit. Serves as liaison to the Service Unit Team to follow up on registration issues, criminal background check process, troop opportunity catalog and troop information update form. The Service Unit Registration Coordinator does not place girls in troops.
Volunteer Toolkit (VTK) Advisor serves as a resource to K-5 leaders within the Service Unit on use and troubleshooting of the Volunteer Toolkit. Stays up to date on enhancements, changes in the VTK, and informs all leaders. Promotes use of the VTK through Service Unit Leader meetings.
The Service Unit Volunteer provides additional support within the community not directly associated with a troop. Volunteers may assist with activities and events such as a liaison to GSNNJ for communications in the Service Unit, provides administrative support, and helps wherever needed.