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Online Learning

GSEIWI is here to help you succeed as a volunteer! We offer online courses so you can learn the best ways to support Girl Scouts at your convenience. A great resource is the Volunteer Toolkit (VTK) Help Sheet to familiarize yourself with this awesome resource for planning your year in Girl Scouts. Also, Volunteer Essentials will guide you through everything there is to know about Girl Scouts.

1 - Who We Are
 
Who We Are
2 - Leader Support
Leader Support
3 - Troop Finances
Troop Finances
4 - Girl Scout Program
The Girl Scout Program
5 - Safety in Girl Scouts
Safety in Girl Scouts
 
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Volunteer Toolkit (VTK)

Learn about an amazing online resource that has everything volunteers need to lead a Girl Scout troop. It’s specifically designed to make volunteering easier, so take a look by logging in to your My GS account, and see what this amazing tool can do for your Girl Scout troop. 

VTK Training


The Volunteer Toolkit (VTK) is a digital resource that supports troop leaders and co-leaders, making the process of running a troop easier and more efficient. Check out some of the toolkit’s top features below. Then watch the video playlist above for a detailed walk-through.

Through the VTK, troop leaders can:

  • Plan the troop’s calendar year
  • Email parents with one click.
  • View the troop roster, renew girls’ membership, and update their contact information.
  • View Daisy, Brownie, and Junior Journeys and badges to plan for troop meetings.
                o   There are three prepopulated year plans in the VTK for                     Daisy, Brownie, and Junior leaders, with 15 meetings each.
  •    Customize meetings by troop year with other badge and Journey options.
  • NEW! Access the VTK as a multilevel troop (troops with a mix of girls in Daisy, Brownie, and Junior levels).
  • Explore individual meeting plans that show a breakdown of every meeting, including a list of the 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, such as Safety Activity Checkpoints.
  • NEW! Access 18 activities that now include a “Get Outside” option, which provides alternative outdoor options.           

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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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Questions? Email Info@GirlScoutsToday.org or call 800-798-0833.