Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Upcoming Webinars: Online Support for Busy Volunteers

It can be hectic getting your troop organized and ready to go for the year, right? To help you out, we have a few webinars on popular topics and resources to make your life a little simpler!

You’ll be able to ask questions, connect to other leaders, and learn vital information for a successful Girl Scout year! Register by using the link next to each live webinar time, or view the recorded webcast posted on the Learning page of our website under “webinars” at your convenience.

Webinar presentations run 30 minutes. Additional time is available for questions!

Fall Product Program Basics

Way to go! You went to the Fall Product Program training meeting and got a sale packet. Still have questions? Bring them to this interactive session and get the support you need for your next steps for a successful Fall Product Sale.

September 28, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. – Replay Available at gswo.org/learning


Troop Meeting Tips and Tricks

Learn how to structure and run a troop meeting year round. Gather best practice techniques for gathering girl input, keeping the peace, and engaging parents. Dig deeper into some program resources to help you enhance your amazing troop experience.

October 17, 2017 – 7 p.m. – Replay Available at gswo.org/learning


Go Digital — Volunteer Toolkit

Have your Girl Scout plan at your fingertips. Learn how this comprehensive digital tool can help you and your girls plan a great year. You will be able to find and use program, badge, and meetings resources, track awards and attendance, and communicate with your caregiver/parents. It’s so easy to use!

October 24, 2017 – 7 p.m. – Register Now!


Troop Financial Management

Use these best practice tips to be a troop financial wizard. You will learn how to keep accurate records, and involve girls irn troop money management, as well as money earning and troop sponsorship policies and year-end reporting. This learning is required for all approved volunteers who manage troop funds.

October 26, 2017 – 7 p.m. – Register Now!


Cookie Basics for Troop Leaders

Become a cookie pro! You’ll learn how to set sales goals with your girls, get parents on-board to help out, and how to recruit a troop cookie manager. You will be set up for success and be able to enjoy the fun of selling world famous Girl Scout Cookies.

December 5, 2017 – 7 p.m. – Register Now!


The Cookie Rookie: Troop Cookie Managers

Way to go! You went to the training meeting and you jumped in. Still have questions? Bring them to this interactive session and get the support you need for your next steps. You’ve got this!

December 7, 2017 – 12 p.m. – Register Now!
December 7, 2017 – 7 p.m. – Register Now!
January 4, 2018 – 7 p.m. – Register Now!


Cookie Cafe: Troop Cookie Managers

Overwhelmed by that Cookie Book? We are here to help! These webinars break the Cookie Program down into three phases to make sure you have everything you need, when you need it. These webinars are designed for new and returning troop cookie managers.

Initial Order Phase Webinar: January 23, 2018 – 7 p.m. – Register Now!
Goal Getter Phase Webianr: February 6, 2018 – 7 p.m. – Register Now!
Direct Sale Phase Webinar: March 13, 2018 – 7 p.m. – Register Now!


What a Year: Wrap-Up and Restart

You’ve laughed, you’ve cried, and you’ve made more memories than you ever dreamed! It’s time to wrap up your year and jump start the next. Learn about year-end ceremonies and fun. Kick-off next year through Early Bird registration and a sneak peek at the 2017-2018 council program activities.

April 12, 2018 – 7 p.m. – Register Now!


Don’t worry if you have plans for when the webinar is scheduled! If you can’t make it, but still want the information, register for the webinar and you’ll receive a link to the recording that you can watch at your convenience. Pretty simple, right?

And if you watch a webinar and still have questions, we’re only a phone call or an email away with our Customer Care staff: 888.350.5090 or customerservice@gswo.org. We will be happy to help! Customer Care hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

So what are you waiting for? Choose your topic and sign up for one of our webinars today!

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