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Parents, Volunteers

The Five Essential Steps to ‘Take Action’

Take Action is one of the defining elements of Girl Scouts. In our previous post on Take Action vs. Community Service, we provided a general overview to distinguish these two types of service. To re-cap, the most essential takeaway regarding Take Action projects, or “service learning,” is to research the root issues of a community problem so that you can make a plan with both your heart and head to address them and create long-lasting change. Take a look at this review to  ...

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Alumnae

Famous Girl Scout G.I.R.L.s (Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers, and Leaders)™

Have you heard about about the new G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ Agenda released by Girl Scouts of the USA? It’s a nonpartisan initiative that aims to inspire, prepare, and mobilize girls and those who care about them to lead positive change through civic action! Sounds pretty awesome, right? And for all of our alumnae out there, it may sound pretty familiar. Why? Because Girl Scouts have been Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers, and Leaders from the very  ...

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Volunteers

How to Highlight Your Girl Scout Experience on Your Resume: Volunteer Edition

Girl Scout volunteers do amazing things every single day. From working directly with girls to helping the council facilitate a successful Girl Scout Cookie Program, we want to make sure you’re rewarded for what you do! And volunteer appreciation isn’t the only way to reap additional benefits from your position with Girl Scouts. Employers are interested in your volunteer experience, too! Including your Girl Scout experience on your resume could help you stand out enough to land  ...

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Volunteers

What Can Your Troop Do at GSWO Service Centers and Camps?

Does your troop need an adventure? Or just some bonding time all together? We’ve got some awesome facilities in western Ohio for your troop to reserve for their next meeting, overnight, or adventure! You can stay for a few hours (there’s no cost for reservations for two hours or less!), for the day, overnight, or a long weekend. Whatever fits your schedule! Check out the different options at the properties across our council and reserve your space on DoubleKnot. You can go  ...

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