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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
by using the Finance tab; for assistance, view our Finance Tab tutorial and
use our resource guide, Managing Your Troop Account.
locate resources, such as Safety Activity Checkpoints.
Access 18 activities that now include a “Get Outside” option, which
provides alternative outdoor options.
- Parents can now access the Volunteer Toolkit 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.
As a volunteer, it is important to provide you with the support you
need to offer meaningful experiences to the girls in your troops. Our Volunteer Essentials is a one stop shop for
everything you may need regarding your volunteer experience. From
information on planning a girl-led environment to tips on making a
lasting impression on the girls during your first meet-up, you’ll find
it all in our Volunteer Essential packet.