Everyone can use a little guidance, whether you’re a brand-new volunteer or a seasoned veteran. The resources on this page will help you along the way in your volunteer journey. Whether you’re looking for guidance on managing troop finances or need help planning your first year of meetings, you’ll find everything you need.
Many of your must-have tools, like gsLearn and the Volunteer Toolkit, are accessible when you log in to MyGS —which is always accessible via the icon on the upper right corner of our website.
The Volunteer Toolkit, the official GSUSA online source for program content and related resources and troop financial management support, is a digital planning tool that helps you set up, customize and track your troop activities and achievements.
You’ll find the Volunteer Toolkit via the left menu bar of MyGS in My Account. It’s accessible on any desktop, tablet or mobile device.
Through the Volunteer Toolkit, troop leaders can:
Plan the troop’s calendar year.
E-mail parents with one click.
View the troop roster, renew a girl's 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 troops (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.
Looking for some helpful resources? Here you go!
gsLearn is full of essential volunteer trainings and courses, like how to lead activities the Girl Scout way, safety procedures and advice for guiding Girl Scouts at every grade level.
You’ll find gsLearn via the left menu bar of MyGS in My Account. It’s accessible on any desktop, tablet or mobile device, and it will be populated with any trainings you should view.