|Troop Leader||Troop Leaders provide a direct, personal
service to girls by acting as a role model and helping them
reach their goals. Leaders work with their troop to complete
activities such as badges and Journeys, and help keep the troop
focused on the different goals and intentions of the girls in
the troop. Leaders host meetings, activities, and help plan
trips for the troop and oversee the overall function of the
|Troop Admin||In assistance to the Troop Leader, the
Troop Admin helps to oversee the function of the troop by
helping to keep the troop focused on the girls’ specific goals
and intentions. While still a Troop Leader, the Troop Admin’s
specific roles include documentation, paperwork, and
communication with Council. |
|Troop Program Guide||The Troop Program Guide is the leader who helps to oversee the programs and activities for the troop. This leader will help to plan trips, journeys, badges, and so on in order to help ensure the goals of the girls are met. With the Troop Leader and Troop Admin, the Troop Program Guide helps to run meetings and oversee the overall function of the troop.|
|Troop Treasurer||The Troop Treasurer manages the
troop's funds, and assists with budgeting and financial
planning, in accordance with GSUSA's and GSNEO's financial
policies and procedures. |
|Troop Helping Hand||Running a Girl Scout troop
requires the involvement of all parents/guardians. Helping Hands
volunteers assist with their daughter's/girl's troop in various
ways depending on the needs of the troop volunteer. |
|Troop Field Trip Driver||Troop Field Trip Drivers
participate with their troop by driving girls in the carpool for
troop field trips. |
|Troop Field Trip Chaperone||Troop Field Trip
Chaperones participate with their troop by chaperoning field
trips outside of the regular troop meetings. |
|Troop Starter||The Troop Starter is a volunteer who
helps new troops get started by running the first couple troop
|Troop Product Sale Manager (Cookie or Magazine &
Snack) ||Coordinate the annual cookie sale or magazine & snack sale at the troop level. Set up cookie booths, manage inventory and money, and then watch the girls light up when they earn the rewards for being the best cookie sellers ever!|
Ways to Volunteer
Whether you can give a few hours, a few weeks, or a few months, volunteering with Girl Scouts is flexible and fun.
Below are descriptions and a list of all the volunteer opportunities with Girl Scouts of North East Ohio. You will find both "specialized" volunteer roles (which are not affiliated with a specific troop or service unit) as well as the traditional Girl Scout troop and service unit positions. These are organized by category so that you can find the best role for your time and talents.
Click on the volunteer role below that best suits you to learn more and get started!
Traditional Troop or Service Unit Roles
Be the troop leader who supports her every week—the one who watches her smile get bigger as she grows more confident. Mentor a Girl Scout Cookie Professional during cookie season so she can earn enough to reach the goals she and her troop set. Or work with other adults to provide the kind of behind-the-scenes support that makes it possible for her to make amazing new memories at Girl Scouts.
Looking to volunteer with a specific troop or service unit? Click Here!
Service Unit Volunteers
Adult Learning & Support Opportunities