All Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) leaders need to complete a total of five required steps in order to become an approved adult volunteer.
A GSNC Volunteer Experience Manager is in contact with all new leaders to explain this process, and track their completion. All steps will only take a total of two hours to complete!
Required New Leader Steps
- New Leader Orientation (40 minutes)
The New Leader Orientation gets new leaders acquainted with the initial steps of becoming a troop leader and become familiar with some of the handy resources that are available to them. Topics include, Best Leader Practices, Girl Scout Traditions, Investiture Ceremony info, Girl Scout Program info, and Troop Meeting Preparation.
View our New Leader Orientation
Resources mentioned in the New Leader Orientation video:
Girl Scout Terms Glossary
Parent/Caregiver Info Sheet
- Part 1: What You Need Before Your Troop Meetings Training (35 minutes)
The Part 1 training teaches leaders everything they need to feel prepared before running their first troop meeting. Topics include, Best Leader Practices, Girl Scout Traditions, an Investiture Ceremony, the Girl Scout Program and Troop Meeting Preparation.
View our Part 1: What You Need Before Your Troop Meetings Training
- Part 2: How to Run Your Troop Meetings Training (5 minutes)
The Part 2: How to Run Your Troop Meetings training teaches leaders how to organize their troop meetings in order for them to run smoothly. Leaders will learn how to structure their troop meetings, know where to go to watch a virtual troop meeting with a Nassau County troop, learn virtual meetings safety guidelines and preparation, and how to schedule a virtual meeting using Zoom software.
View our Part 2: How to Run Your Troop Meetings Training
- Completion Form
A GSNC Volunteer Experience Manager will send all leaders a link to the completion form, which they are required to submit in order to get credit for completing the Orientation, Part 1 and Part 2 trainings.
- Leader Agreement
A GSNC Volunteer Experience Manager will send all leaders a link to the leader agreement, ensuring they understand the responsibilities of becoming a Girl Scout leader.