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Volunteer Resources

Volunteering can be a big commitment, so we want to make sure you have the resources you need ... when you need them!

Check out information about Forms and DocumentsMedia and Brand Guidelines, Volunteer Training, Volunteer Essentials, and Troop Leader Blueprint— and read on for even more resources.


MyGS Resources

Volunteer Toolkit

The Volunteer Toolkit is a customizable planning tool where you can find suggested meeting plans for most badges, access activity guides and badge requirements, track your Girl Scouts’ achievements, and so much more. It’s the digital planning assistant that will help you power a fun-filled—and organized—Girl Scout year.

You’ll find the Volunteer Toolkit via the left menu bar of MyGS in My Account. It’s accessible on any desktop, tablet, or mobile device.

Need help getting started? Check out the Volunteer Toolkit User Guide. 


On gsLearn, find essential volunteer training and courses from your council, like how to lead activities the Girl Scout way, safety procedures, and advice for guiding Girl Scouts at every grade level.

You’ll find gsLearn via the left menu bar of MyGS in My Account. It’s accessible on any desktop, tablet, or mobile device, and it will be populated with any training you should view.

Get the must-have tools, like gsLearn and the Volunteer Toolkit, to keep your troop going strong via MyGS —always accessible via the icon on the upper right corner of our website.


Get Connected

Want to get connected? Ask questions? Find resources? Contact your service unit, council staff, or join the Girl Scout volunteer community on social media:


New Leader's Guide

Being a Girl Scout leader is an incredible journey along which you'll shape the future by working with girls today.  The New Leader's Guide is a great resource for leaders that are just beginning their leader's journey! 


Volunteer Essentials

Have you ever wished that all the answers to the most common questions about Girl Scouts were all in one place? Volunteer Essentials is for you. Volunteer Essentials includes information about programs, badges, meetings, cookies, council procedures, understanding your girls, your leadership role, and more.


Safety Activity Checkpoints

Help keep girls and volunteers safe by making sure your activity meets or exceeds Girl Scouts’ standards for safety. The Safety Activity Checkpoints contain standard safety guidelines as well as guidelines for specific activities—including archery, hiking, and selling cookies! 


Equipment Rentals

Our main office in Albuquerque offers a variety of equipment that you can rent, including flags, parade banners, program kits, sewing machines, resource books (about ceremonies, crafts, songs, science, history, nature, and camping), and more. To reserve resources, email us or call 505.343.1040.