Volunteer Essentials
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Volunteer Essentials

Welcome to the great adventure that is Girl Scouting! Thanks to volunteers and mentors like you, generations of girls have learned to be leaders in their own lives and in the world. Have no doubt: You, and nearly one million other volunteers like you, are helping girls make a lasting impact on the world.

This new digital edition of our Volunteer Essentials guide is designed to support busy troop leaders on-the-go. You can easily find what you need to get started on your Girl Scout journey and search for answers throughout the troop year. 

Think of Volunteer Essentials as your encyclopedia to Girl Scout volunteering: it’s here when you need it, but there’s no need to read it all today.

Get started by browsing through these sections: 

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Whatever your volunteer position, your hard work means girls will embark on new adventures, make friendships that last a lifetime, and deepen their connection to their community and the world. We’re calling on all members of society to help girls reach their full potential, and you’ve answered that call. So thank you, from the bottom of our hearts!

Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi (GSGMS) is the top leadership development organization for girls in kindergarten through 12th grade in Mississippi. In partnership with its committed adult volunteers, GSGMS serves more than 10,000 members in 45 counties in south and central Mississippi, helping them to become strong, confident young women. Through GSGMS’s outdoor adventure and camp opportunities, science and technology programs, health and fitness initiatives and environmental awareness activities, girls develop qualities and skills that will serve them throughout their lives.

Please contact any of our locations listed here for more information.

Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi also shares event information, learning opportunities, tips, and advice here on our website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter