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Online Support for Volunteers

The Volunteer Toolkit is a digital resource that supports troop leaders and co-leaders, making the process of running a troop easier and more efficient.

 

As a Girl Scout volunteer there are a ton of really great online resources right at your finger tips! In addition to our Volunteer Toolkit (more on that below!) we also have a fabulous Volunteer e-Newsletter and you can also keep up with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest!

We also offer several online training opportunities and resources that you can find here. From Volunteer Essentials to delegate training to co-leader webinars - we've got some great tools to set you up for success.

One of our most powerful online tools is our Volunteer Toolkit! This wonderful planning resource is for our Girl Scout troop co-leaders. The video above demonstrates the power of this tool and how it will help adults and girls make the most of their Girl Scout Experience.

The Volunteer Toolkit will be released in phases. Currently the toolkit can be accessed by most troop volunteers and parents and includes troop communication tools and a parent-view to keep up with troop activities. See feature highlights for volunteers and for parents.

Girls have fun when they can shape their own experiences, do hands-on activities, and work together as teams. With the new toolkit, girls and leaders can explore meeting topics and program activities together, and follow the fun as they plan their Girl Scout year.

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Check out our NEW VTK Tutorials below:

trefoil_icon Setting up Your Year Plan - Welcome to the Explore Tab! This video introduces how volunteers use the pre-built or select your own year plan options from the Explore Tab. 

trefoil_icon Setting Meeting Dates, Times and Locations - Second in the series, this video shows how to set reoccurring meeting dates, times and locations using the Manage Calendar link. 

trefoil_icon  Customizing Your Year Plan - Third in the series, this video goes over the year plan tab and all of its features. How to change dates, add activities and other tools available. 

trefoil_icon Meeting Plan Overview - Fourth video in the series, this one focuses on the Meeting Plan Tab and everything it has to offer. It shows the tools available and how to customize the agenda with activity options. 

Volunteer Toolkit Feature Highlights for Troop Volunteers

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Plan and customize the troop’s calendar year!
Troop leaders can set a high-level overview of their troop's year including adding custom badge and Journey events and activities. Additionally, troop leaders can use pre-populated meeting plans for Daisy, Brownie, and Junior troops that include meeting agendas, supply lists, and activity instructions.

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Troop meeting program content including multilevel and outdoor activities!

Access the VTK as a multilevel troop (troops with a mix of Daisy, Brownie, and Junior level).

Access 18 activities that now include a "Get Outside" option, which provides alternative outdoor options. 
 

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Manage troop rosters, attendance, and accomplishments!
Record girls' attendance at meetings and their badge and Journey achievements. Additionally, troop leaders can view their troop roster, renew girls' memberships, and update contact information.

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Submit Annual Troop Finance Report!
NEW! Troop leaders will now submit the annual end-of-year troop financial report through the VTK. Simply click the "finance" tab and enter your troop's information!

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One-click communication with parents!
Email parents meeting agendas and troop plans with one click! 

Volunteer Toolkit Feature Highlights for Parents

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Parents can now access the VTK to see what their girl’s troop or group is doing (e.g, meeting information and which badges and Journeys she is working on).