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Online Support for Volunteers

We’ve got you, Girl Scout volunteers!


gsLearn

This system gives volunteers more just-in-time training, both online and in-person learning opportunities, and the ability to track all your accomplishments! Learn at your own pace, access additional resources, and repeat info when you need it!

Login Instructions

If you are a registered member with a background check and a valid email, you can access gsLearn via instructions below. Only these volunteers will have access to gsLearn. Sign in to gsLearn through the website with MY GS sign in login information and click on gsLearn.

We’ve got a refreshed member account management system designed with you in mind coming soon! There's a few steps you need to take to prepare.

Important Details

Starting soon, you will find cleaner views, more features and functions, and enhanced search options that will make it easier for you to find more fun for your Girl Scout!

The key to accessing the refreshed member platform, My Account. You’ll find it after the Go-Live and there will be a unique email address.

In our current state, many parents/caregivers are sharing an email address to access their family’s Girl Scout account. In our future state, all parents/caregivers will need to have a unique email address to identify them in the system.

During data migration:

  • Primary caregivers in our current state will migrate to the new environment as they appear.
  • Secondary caregivers who do not have a unique email address in our current system will migrate with a noemail@gs.org email and will need assistance to access the household account.

How can you ensure a smoother transition for your family?

Follow the steps below to review the Girl Scout accounts for all parents and caregivers in your household before November 8.

1. Log in to your MyGS account.

2. Review the email addresses for your household, are the parents/caregivers in your household using the same email address?  If “YES”, complete Step 3.

3. Provide a new email address for the secondary caregiver.

Why do we need different email accounts?

Unique email addresses support new functionality in the new system including the ability to allow household managers (primary caregivers) to affiliate other adults to a Girl’s account e.g. parents in two households and/or grandparents who may now directly register and pay for Girl Scout experiences. We’d rather not share an additional email address.  It’s going to result in more Girl Scout emails and we’d like to avoid that.

Once the new system is live, you will have the ability to edit your preferences for receiving Girl Scout communications without Council assistance!

Please check your emails and GSCCC social media for alerts and news. Questions? Look over our Powerpoint summary for useful information or email customercare@gsccc.org.


Volunteer Toolkit (VTK)

When you volunteer with Girl Scouts, you’ll uncover new strengths and build on them. And we’re here to help you shine.

Check out these online resources and training courses that you can access whenever, wherever to make the most of your volunteer experience.

My GS


My GS is your Girl Scout home base and how you access other great tools to manage the Girl Scout experience for your family and troop! By logging into My GS in the upper right-hand corner you can:

  • Manage your Girl Scout membership and all the memberships in your household and troop(s).
  • Find exciting in-person and virtual events for your Girl Scout, your family, or your troop to attend.
  • Maintain your contact information, preferences and manage any changes within your troop.
  • Access essential tools like the Volunteer Toolkit and gsLearn to make your Girl Scout volunteer experience a breeze!

 

Volunteer Toolkit


The Volunteer Toolkit is your official source for delivering easy, fun troop meetings year-round! This fully customizable digital planning tool is accessible on any computer, tablet, or mobile device and provides you with Girl Scout program content, award requirements, and other resources.

Through the Volunteer Toolkit, troop leaders can:

  • Plan the troop’s calendar year.
  • View the troop roster and email families with one click.
  • View badges, Journeys and awards for all program levels including prepopulated tracks for younger and older Multi-Level troop groups (K–5 and 6–12).
  • Explore meeting plans that show a breakdown of every meeting, including a list of materials needed and editable time allotments for each activity within a meeting.
  • Record girls’ attendance at meetings and their badge and Journey achievements.
  • Add council or custom troop events to the troop’s calendar.
  • Enter the troop’s finances (depending on the council’s process).
  • Easily locate resources both national and local council resources, such as Safety Activity Checkpoints.

The Volunteer Toolkit isn’t just for troop leaders!
Caregivers and administrative volunteers can have access too.

  • Caregivers of Girl Scouts in a troop can see troop financial reports, download their attendance and achievement record and stay up-to-date on the great things the troop is doing throughout the year.
  • Individually registered Girl Scouts and their caregivers can access badges, Journeys and awards to take charge of their experience individually.
  • Administrative volunteers can see a demo version of the Volunteer Tookit to see all the programming available to troops and families, as well as provide support and training to their local volunteers.

Ready to learn more?
Check out the Volunteer Toolkit trainings in gsLearn before you start.Click on My GS in the upper right-hand corner to login and access gsLearn and the Volunteer Toolkit.

Caregivers
Check out our easy-access trainings available on YouTube!


gsLearn


gsLearn is Girl Scouts’ official online and on demand training platform. Confident leaders are prepared leaders, and these online learnings will give you all the info you need to be a great troop leader.

gsLearn isn’t just for volunteers! All members have access to this great tool. Click on myGS in the upper right-hand corner to login and check it out.

gsZoom


Zoom is an easy, reliable video conferencing and messaging platform with powerful security, that works across mobile and desktop devices. Safely meet with your Girl Scouts and families through virtual meetings to stay in-touch when meeting in-person is difficult. GsZoom is our unique partnership with Zoom organization to provide this essential product at a vastly reduced price point for our volunteers.

Think virtual meetings are for you? Contact us to get started!

 

 

Learn how this fully customizable digital planning tool can save you time and energy all year long, so that you can focus on unleashing the go-getter, innovator, risk-taker, and leader in her, ensuring she has every opportunity she deserves to build a lifetime of leadership, success, and adventure.

 

Through the Volunteer Toolkit, troop leaders can:
  • Plan the troop’s calendar year.
  • Email parents with one click.
  • View the troop roster, renew girls’ membership, and update girls' contact information.
  • View Daisy through Ambassador Journeys and badges (to plan for troop meetings), including prepopulated tracks for younger and older Multi-Level troop groups (K–5 and 6–12).
  • Customize meetings by troop year with other badge and Journey options.
  • Explore individual meeting plans that show a breakdown of every meeting, including a list of materials needed and editable time allotments for each activity within a meeting.
  • Record girls’ attendance at meetings and their badge and Journey achievements.
  • Add council or custom troop events to the troop’s calendar.
  • Enter the troop’s finances (depending on the council’s process).
  • Easily locate resources both national and local council resources, such as Safety Activity Checkpoints.

 

Want some tips on using the VTK?

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. 

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. 

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What About Parents?

  • 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).
  • Parents can also view the troop’s finances (depending on the council’s process).

Log in today! Click on My GS in the upper right-hand corner to get started.


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Need help with using the Volunteer Toolkit? Send your questions to Customer Care.