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Volunteer Appreciation

Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

Inclusion in Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts is an inclusive organization. We respect, value, and embrace the differences of all of our members and the community around us. We’re part of a wonderfully diverse sisterhood, like a quilt with thousands of different squares all stitched together. No two squares are exactly alike! Some of our differences you see, and some you don’t. There are biological differences like sexual orientation, ethnicity, personality, gender, physical abilities, learning / thinking style, race,  ...

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Family Experience, Parents

How to Show Your Appreciation of Girl Scout Volunteers

Every day, Girl Scout volunteers make fun, friendship, and awesome new experiences possible for girls across western Ohio. And every single one of them deserves a sincere “thank you” for how they’re changing girl’s lives (and our communities!). That’s why we’re spending the month of April (which is National Volunteer Month!) appreciating all of our volunteers here at Girl Scouts of Western Ohio. If you want to join in on the love this month, here are a  ...

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Volunteer Experience, Volunteers

AWESOME Doesn’t Happen By Accident. Nominate an Awesome Volunteer Today!

In our busy and hectic world, time is a precious gift. And it’s a gift that you, our awesome volunteers, give in abundance to support girls… because you believe in them! In the spark that each giggle, each project, and even each chore ignites as they grow and become our future. Girls are doing great things because of the time and effort our volunteers pour into them. And that’s awesome! We know you don’t do it for praise or awards, but each of you deserves to be  ...

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Family Experience, General, Parents, Volunteer Experience

Mother’s Day is Every Day

As we approach Mother’s Day, think about the parents that have helped you the most. How did you get them involved? Was it a letter, phone call or text? Or was it a flier, Facebook post or through a friend? Most often, it was because of one simple thing – you asked. Girl Scouts doesn’t just ask for parent involvement to help spread the work – Girl Scouts needs parent and volunteer help because the organization wouldn’t be here without them.In fact, it thrives on it. Troops and service units  ...

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