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Ways to Volunteer

Whether you have a few hours, a few weeks, or a few months to give, volunteering with Girl Scouts is flexible, fun and meaningful!

You’ll be their cheerleader, guide, and mentor, helping them develop essential life skills and confidence that will last a lifetime. Imagine the excitement, the memories made, and the impact—this is what you’ll share as a Girl Scout volunteer.

Prepare our future generation of female leaders

Help at the Troop level

Volunteers at the Troop level guide girls to empower themselves, by offering hands on, girl-led, girl-centered learning in STEM, the outdoors, entrepreneurship and opportunities to develop invaluable life skills. 

  • Troop Leader/Co-Leader                               
    Work with a group of girls and mentor them as they make new friends and develop connections that will last a lifetime. 
  • Troop Helper                              
    Assist with driving, activity planning, snacks, money management, or other tasks necessary to keep the troop running oh-so-smoothly from week to week.  A great way for Family and Friends to be involved!
  • Cookie Volunteers                                          
    Coordinate the annual cookie sale at the troop level. Set up cookie booths, manage inventory and money, and then watch the girls light up when they earn the rewards for being the best cookie sellers ever!
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Help at the Service Unit level

Volunteers at the Service Unit level encourage, support and organize local Girl Scout troops/groups by providing direct support and service to Girl Scout members, including girls, leaders and volunteers, as well as parents and caregivers. The service unit engages their local community to encourage the overall mission of the Girl Scouts Heart of Central California.

  • Service Unit Team Members
    Each Service Unit Team is comprised of various positions to support the goals and needs of their community. The size of an SU team and the jobs performed vary from service unit to service unit.


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*A Girl Scout Service Unit is a geographic area, usually based along school district or county boundaries. 

Help at the Council level (Events & Training)

Skills Based Volunteers, at the Council level, help with events, trainings  and other activities on an occasional basis. They may help with one event a year, or with a monthly activity or when extra help is needed and the volunteer is available.

  • Council Trainer                                                                                                  Give back to the Girl Scout community by sharing what you’ve learned along the way. Find out more about becoming a's a great way to keep growing!                                  
  • Event Volunteers                                                                                        Support girls at special events, engaging programs and camps by running activities and executing event logistics.
  • Outdoor Volunteers                                                                                        Outdoor volunteers coodinate with council staff and work with girls and/or adults in various outdoor settings. Volunteers may serve as outdoor trip chaperones and help with special outdoor programs and events.
  • STEM Center + MakerSpace Volunteers                                            Enourage girls to explore science, technology, engineering, and math by volunteering at the GSHCC STEM Center + MakerSpace.  Opportunities availabe in Sacramento and Modesto.
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No matter which volunteer role you choose, you'll be helping girls to:

  • Discover a world full of fun experiences and new activities
  • Build confidence and make a whole bunch of new friends
  • Explore interests and learn new skills in a safe, all-girl environment
  • Find her inner.....
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What are you waiting for? Sign up today and help her find her spark!