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Become a Troop Leader

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No experience necessary—just a desire to share your excitement and encouragement with a group of girls in your neighborhood.
 

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Complete the volunteer registration process, including selecting a troop and indicating your desire to fill the Troop Leader role. (Annual membership fee $25)
 

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Watch for your background check email to come from “theadvocates@verifedvolunteers.com”
 

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Complete the background check (cost is $8) and wait for approval. 
 

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Take the New Leader Online Trainings. Start with “Girl Scouts 101,”  “Getting Started,” and “Parent/Guardian Meeting.” 
 

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Using your unique User Name and Password, log in to “My GS” on the GSHCC website to view your troop roster and explore activities and badge programs.
 

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Don’t be shy—Reach out to GSHCC for support if you need it. Our new leader support team is ready to answer questions, offer suggestions and put you on the path to success.
 

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Host a Co-Leader Meeting: determine where, when and how often your troop will meet. 
 

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Host a Parent/Guardian Meeting:  discuss troop plans and volunteer roles for parents

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Invite the girls to the first meeting and have fun!
 

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