Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana, Inc. | For Adults | Adult Volunteer Positions


Girl Scout adult volunteers can choose from among numerous ways to volunteer--depending on the type of position and the number of hours they wish to devote to the volunteer position.

Some positions provide direct service to girls, meaning that the position includes working directly with girls.

Other positions provide indirect service, meaning that the position includes providing support to other adults, volunteers or staff, in GSSI.

Direct Service

Indirect Service


Direct Service:

School or Registration Area level
Troop Leader
Summary:
The Troop Lead Volunteer has the enthusiasm and ability to generate girls’ interests and curiosities about the ways they can Discover themselves, Connect with others, and Take Action to make the world a better place through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE). The nature of this position requires the individual to provide direct service to girls, helping them to develop leadership skills on an individual or group basis.

School or Registration Area level
Troop Assistant
Summary:
The Troop Assistant has the enthusiasm and ability to generate girls’ interests and curiosities about the ways they can Discover themselves, Connect with the others, and Take Action to make the world a better place through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE).

School or Registration Area level
Girl Recruiter
Summary:
The Girl Recruiter is responsible for the recruitment of girls within identified target markets to join by one or more of the defined and available pathways to participation in Girl Scouting. This role could be filled by an adult or teen volunteer.

Registration Area level (Day Camp)
Camp Director
Summary:
The Camp Director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the camp and supervising Camp Volunteers. She or he also is responsible for the coordination of program planning and implementation, and facilitating girl-led experiences for the duration of the camp experience. This individual provides indirect service by supporting those who work directly with girls, but sometimes works directly with girls.

Registration Area level (Day Camp) or Council level (Resident Camp, Teen Mentor Training)
Camp Volunteer
Summary:
The Camp Volunteer is responsible for implementing the program developed by the Camp Director or Council and facilitating girl-led experiences for the duration of the camp or teen mentor training experience.

Registration Area or Council level
Events Coordinator
Summary:
The Events Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the planning, implementation, and oversight of volunteers for event offerings at the community level that provide high-quality experiences for girls and are aligned to the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.

Registration Area or Council level
Event Volunteer
Summary:
The Event Volunteer helps in the implementation of a community, regional, or council event by completing tasks assigned in partnership with adults and girls.

Registration Area or Council level
Series Coordinator
Summary:
The Series Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of series offerings that provide high-quality activities for girls and are aligned to the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE).

Registration Area or Council level
Series Volunteer
Summary:
The Series Volunteer helps in the implementation of a community, regional, or council series by completing tasks assigned in partnership with adults and girls.

Council level
Travel Pathway Committee Organizer
Summary:
The Travel Pathway Committee Organizer is responsible for overseeing a travel committee that ensures that volunteers and girls participating in national or council travel opportunities receive the proper preparation and support for their travel experience. He or she does not need to attend the trips, but provides expertise and logistical support to ensure successful travel.

Registration Area level
Take Action and Awards Committee Organizer
Summary:
The Girl Scout Take Action and Awards Committee Organizer coordinates the Girl Scout Take Action and Awards Committee in her/his registration area, which advises girls in the planning, implementation, and documentation of Take Action projects and Girl Scout Bronze, Silver and Gold Award projects. She or he also coordinates the decision-making process for approving and awarding these projects and awards by the committee.


Indirect Service

 Community Champion
 Summary:
The Community Champion is responsible for representing Girl Scouting within identified communities by leading task forces, participating on community committees, and advising staff and volunteers on how best to cultivate relationships within identified communities, based on target markets and membership strategy.                   

School or Registration Area level
Membership & Development Organizer
Summary:
The Membership and Development Organizer is responsible for overseeing and mobilizing a team of recruiters who ensure Girl Scouting is available to all girls within the defined jurisdiction based on target markets and membership strategy.

School or Registration Area level
Volunteer Recruiter
Summary:
The Volunteer Recruiter is responsible for the recruitment of adult volunteers within identified target markets to join Girl Scouts through flexible participation options.

Registration Area level
Product Sales (Cookie) Coordinator
Summary:
The Product Sales Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that all girls within the assigned jurisdiction reach their sales and educational goals by coordinating all aspects of the product sale, which is aligned to the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE).

Council level
Volunteer Interviewer
Summary:
The Volunteer Interviewer gathers relevant information about potential volunteer candidates while assessing which positions volunteers are best suited to fill.

Registration Area level
Volunteer Support Organizer
Summary:
The Volunteer Support Organizer is responsible for overseeing a committee of volunteers who promote volunteer retention by ensuring preparation, communication, and support for Girl Scout volunteers within the assigned jurisdiction.

Council level
Outdoor Program Advisor
Summary:
The Outdoor Program Advisor is responsible forproviding strategic input and advisory about overall outdoor program including resident camp and teen mentor training, as well as, implementation of the resident camp and teen mentor training offerings throughout the council.

Council level
Facilitator
Summary:
The Facilitator is responsible for delivering courses, workshops, and resources to individuals and/or groups of volunteers in order to orient, prepare, and support them throughout their appointment.

School or Registration Area level
New-Volunteer Mentor
Summary:
The New-Volunteer Mentor is responsible for providing ongoing support and resources to newly appointed volunteers during their first term of service.

School or Registration Area level
Volunteer Mentor/Services
Summary:
The Volunteer Mentor/Services is responsible for providing ongoing support and resources to volunteers within assigned registration area that have been in place for one (1) or more years.

 Registration Area level
Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) Coach
Summary:
The Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) Coach is responsible for providing opportunities for group and individual support and communication to direct-service volunteers by pathway, to ensure they have the necessary resources to provide high-quality program experiences to girls. She or he may have a specialty focus in a Girl Scout series, troops, or camp.