We’ve got you, Girl Scout volunteers!
Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey is pleased to support our volunteers
as they help build girls of courage, confidence, and character. You
can rely on our dedicated staff for their knowledge and guidance all
along the way.
Can’t find the answers you need? Connect with your Membership
Specialist or our Customer Care team. We’re here for you!
My GS is your Girl Scout home base and how you access other
great tools to manage the Girl Scout experience for your family and
troop! By logging into My GS in the upper right-hand corner you can:
- Manage your Girl Scout membership and all the memberships in
your household and troop(s).
- Find exciting in-person and
virtual events for your Girl Scout, your family, or your troop to
- Maintain your contact information, preferences and
manage any changes within your troop.
- Access essential
tools like the Volunteer Toolkit and gsLearn to make your Girl Scout
volunteer experience a breeze!
The Volunteer Toolkit is your official source for
delivering easy, fun troop meetings year-round! This fully
customizable digital planning tool is accessible on any computer,
tablet, or mobile device and provides you with Girl Scout program
content, award requirements, and other resources.
Through the Volunteer Toolkit, troop leaders can:
- Plan the troop’s calendar year.
- View the troop roster
and email families with one click.
- View badges, Journeys
and awards for all program levels including prepopulated tracks for
younger and older Multi-Level troop groups (K–5 and 6–12).
- Explore 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
- Add council or custom troop events to the
- Enter the troop’s finances (depending on
the council’s process).
- Easily locate resources both
national and local council resources, such as Safety Activity
The Volunteer Toolkit isn’t just for troop leaders!
Caregivers and administrative volunteers can have access too.
- Caregivers of Girl Scouts in a troop can see troop financial
reports, download their attendance and achievement record and stay
up-to-date on the great things the troop is doing throughout the
- Individually registered Girl Scouts and their
caregivers can access badges, Journeys and awards to take charge of
their experience individually.
- Administrative volunteers
can see a demo version of the Volunteer Tookit to see all the
programming available to troops and families, as well as provide
support and training to their local volunteers.
Ready to learn more?
Check out the Volunteer Toolkit trainings in gsLearn before you
start.Click on My GS in the upper right-hand corner to login and
access gsLearn and the Volunteer Toolkit.
Check out our easy-access trainings available on YouTube!
gsLearn is Girl Scouts’ official online and on demand training
platform. Confident leaders are prepared leaders, and these online
learnings will give you all the info you need to be a great troop leader.
gsLearn isn’t just for volunteers! All members have access to this
great tool. Click on myGS in the upper right-hand corner to login and
check it out.
Zoom is an easy, reliable video conferencing and messaging
platform with powerful security, that works across mobile and desktop
devices. Safely meet with your Girl Scouts and families through
virtual meetings to stay in-touch when meeting in-person is difficult.
GsZoom is our unique partnership with Zoom organization to provide
this essential product at a vastly reduced price point for our volunteers.
For leaders at all levels...
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 on our Volunteer Essentials page.