Volunteer Essentials: A reference book for all topics relating to GSEIWI including who we are, the GS program, GSEIWI policies and procedures, troop information, safety info, travel, camp, events information and more.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois offers a library of online resources for volunteers, parents and community members. This library provides support in building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.
Here are links to the first resources you will be using:
Safety Activity Checkpoints: Information on the where, how and what of a specific activity a troop may engage in. A must read and follow to keep girls safe.
Forms: This link will provide you with a listing of GSEIWI forms in alphabetical order.
Families Make it Happen: A great form to give to all parents when they join a troop to capture their skills to be able to share with the girls. On the back is Troop Team Committee with a listing of ways parents can help with the running of the troop as a leader, product manager, transportation organizer, refreshment coordinator or other duties as listed.
Parent Guide: Help parents understand Girl Scouts and what joining means to them.
What Do Troop Volunteers Want: A Quick Start!
Girl Scouts has identified 10 Essential Elements for a fantastic troop experience. Volunteers can see what those are, plus get specific resources—including excerpts from the adult guides to Leadership Journeys— to execute each of the 10 Elements.
3 Processes=1 Powerful Program: Simple guide to understanding Girl Led, Learning By Doing and Cooperative Learning. It is simply fun with purpose!