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Become a Volunteer

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona relies on more than 2,300 dedicated, enthusiastic volunteers like you to lead our troops, help at camp, teach workshops, and more. We just couldn’t do it without you!

As a volunteer, you’ll introduce girls to new experiences that show them they’re capable of more than they ever imagined. They’ll each find their inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-Taker, Leader)™ after all!

You’ll be their cheerleader, guide, and mentor, helping them develop essential life skills and confidence that will last a lifetime. Imagine the excitement, the impact, the memories made—those are the moments you’ll share at Girl Scouts.

How to Join Girl Scouts as a Volunteer


Register as a volunteer. Whether you're a new volunteer or are just adding a new role, begin the process here. We'll just ask for some basic information to get you all set up in our system before diving into the details!


Select a role. You can browse the volunteer opportunities in your area or for a particular troop. Not sure which role is right for you? Learn more about our most common roles and ways to volunteer. (Still not sure? You can always select "Unsure" during the sign-up process and a member of our team will gladly help you find the perfect fit.)


Become a member. Next, you'll provide us with some more detailed information about you, and pay the national membership dues. Dues support the national Girl Scouts organization, cover you under our liability insurance, and support the research and program development our local council relies upon.


Complete a background check. Because you’ll be working directly with youth, this step is required. This will take a few days to process, and we will be in touch as soon as it is finalized. (Need assistance with your background check? This video can help.)


Complete training and orientation. Looking for training opportunities and resources that will help set you up for success? That's what our Volunteer Toolkit is for! Our Troop Support staff is always here to lend a hand, too.

Become A Volunteer