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Volunteer with Girl Scouts

Whether you can give a few hours, weeks, months, or years volunteering with Girl Scouts, you will impact the lives of girls in your community! From volunteering at special fundraising events like the One Tough Cookie Mud Run to sharing your outdoor skills with girls at camp, you are showing girls that they matter.

Girl Scouts creates an environment for girls to explore a variety of interests and find their passions. Because of this, we need lots of volunteers with a range of skillsets to showcase their expertise. As a volunteer, you can create an experience that fits your schedule.

Volunteering is flexible and fun! Complete our interest indicator to find the right fit.

 

Special Events

If you have a limited amount of time to spare, consider volunteering at one of our upcoming events!

One Tough Cookie | August 29, 2020
From course construction to packet pickup, we need lots of volunteers to make One Tough Cookie possible! One Tough Cookie is a mud run and obstacle course for community members and Girl Scout families to have a fun and muddy day at Camp Liberty in New Liberty, Iowa.
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Family Halloweekend | October 26, 2020
Family Halloweekend is a family Halloween event open to the public at Camp Liberty in New Liberty, Iowa. We need volunteers to help sell tickets, work the caramel apple bar, work the concession stand, cover registration, help set up the haunted trail, and help clean up after the event.
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Outreach Programs

Volunteers work with a group of Girl Scouts for six-weeks at school programs.

Program Facilitator | Year-Round
We are looking for positive role models in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Rock Island, Davenport, and Waterloo to help at upcoming outreach programs at schools, community centers, and youth-serving organizations. Use the Volunteer Interest Indicator to let us know your schedule and find the right fit for you!
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Outdoor Programs

Girl Scouts love the outdoors! We are always looking for volunteers to share their outdoor skills like kayaking, archery, rock climbing, and more with girls.

Resident Camp Choice Presenters
Camp Choice time volunteers needed between June 15 to end of July.  We are looking for volunteers to design and implement a 1 hour session for girls on topics/skills they are passionate about.  Love to Dance?  Lead a dance session, love to knit, teach girls your hobby. Passionate about politics and leadership, share it with a group of girls as a guest presenter.  This can be done any weekday morning during camp.
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Equestrian Weekend Riding Volunteer
Ten volunteers are needed for our spring weekend riding program beginning in April.  Volunteers will receive an orientation to the Camp Liberty Equestrian Center and our weekend riding program. Volunteers will be asked to volunteer at least 4 weekends a year on a Saturday and/or Sunday from 8:00 am. to 5:00 pm. Volunteers will help girls learn about horse care and safety and then help girls mount and ride in an arena and on trails.
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Equestrian Support Volunteer
Seeking volunteers to help with the daily care of horses in the herd at Camp Liberty.  This would include feeding grain following the prescribed feed chart, throwing hay in the pasture, grooming horses, visually and manually checking the horses to ensure their health and wellbeing.  This position could also include working with girls as part of our weekend riding program.  Prefer someone with knowledge and skill providing care to a herd of horses. Volunteer project would begin in late April.
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Property Maintenance Assistant
We are looking for someone to help with some of the basic maintenance around our three camp properties.   This would include, cleaning windows, wiping down surfaces, restocking supplies, pulling weeds, sweeping, etc. 

This is an excellent opportunity for one or two people, a family or husband/wife team.   Hours are flexible, two – four hours per week. 

  • Camp Little Cloud, 21700 Girl Scout Rd., Epworth, IA
  • Camp L-Kee-Ta, 7501 200th Ave., Danville, IA
  • Camp Liberty 4415 295th St., New Liberty, IA

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Equestrian/Camp Maintenance Assistant
The Camp Maintenance Assistant provides support to Camp Liberty facilities; maintains the camps equestrian facility and daily care of horses.  This position may also assist with other camp maintenance needs such as moving, trimming, and general up keep of camp grounds.
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Outdoor Program Facilitator
Camp Liberty (formally Camp Conestoga) 245 beautiful acres in New Liberty, Iowa – just 20 minutes outside the Quad Cities, is in need of volunteers to lead activities.  We can help provide the training and certification needed to lead the following activities during the fall, spring and summer.

Camp Liberty (New Liberty, IA)

  • Equestrian facilitators
  • Lifeguards
  • Archery Instructors
  • Low ropes facilitators
  • Climbing wall facilitators
  • High ropes facilitators
  • Waterfront instructors (canoe, kayak, paddleboards, sailboats)

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Girl Scout Staff Support

Work with the Girl Scout team to create opportunities for local girls!

Office Assistant | Year-Round
All office locations are looking for volunteers to support our Girl Scout team. Help at the Girl Scout Shops, assist with data entry, support programs, or intern with a specific department.
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Internships

Work with multiple departments at Girl Scouts for college credit and a resume boost! Plan events with the program team, manage social media accounts with the marketing department, enhance your supply chain experience with the Cookie Program – the opportunities are endless!

Event Planning Intern | Year-Round
Our beautiful camp properties not only provide life-changing programs for girls, but also create the setting for weddings, corporate retreats, and fundraising events. Work with our special events planner to gain experience in planning events and working with clients.
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Program Intern | Year-Round
Develop and implement events and programs for Girl Scouts across 38-counties in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. Work with girls and volunteers to provide engaging and fun experiences!
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Marketing Intern | Year-Round
Experience every aspect of marketing in this crash-course on getting the word out on the limited budget! Manage social media accounts, write copy for the website and email, send press releases, and more – as a Girl Scout marketing intern, you will be ready to apply for any marketing job after college.
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Mentor a group of girls as a Troop Leader! Serving as a Troop Leader is a commitment to helping girls grow in courage, confidence, and character. Troop Leaders connect girls with opportunities to develop their skills and challenge them to think creatively about how they can make the world a better place.

With the help of a co-leader, Troop Leaders will organize Troop meetings 1-2 times per month for 60-90 minutes. If you’re creative, a good role model, and willing to take on a challenge, then join today as a volunteer!