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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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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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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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4 Reasons to Attend Your Local Volunteer Meeting

As we look ahead to one of our busiest times of year (the Girl Scout Cookie Sale is coming!) with packed schedules full of school events, troop events, and (please!) family time, it can be hard to add another meeting to your calendar. And in the hustle and bustle what meeting often gets left out (or forgotten)? The local Girl Scout volunteer meetings, or as we call them, the Service Unit meeting. What’s a Service Unit meeting? These meetings are generally held monthly and led by other  ...

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