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Ways to Volunteer

Whether you can give a few hours, a few weeks, or a few months, volunteering with Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana is flexible and fun!

Below you'll find the many volunteer opportunities we offer.

Volunteer with a Girl Scout Troop or Girl You Know »

There are many roles that can fit with your lifestyle including:

  • Troop Leader or Assistant Leader - Work with a group of girls and mentor them as they make new friends and develop connections that will last a lifetime. 
  • Troop Family and Friends - Assist with driving, activity planning, snacks, money management, or other tasks necessary to keep the troop running smoothly.
  • Troop Cookie Volunteers - Coordinate the annual cookie sale at the troop level incluing cookie booth set-up, inventory and money management.
  • Service Unit Volunteers - Mentor adult volunteers as they work with Girl Scouts to create memories they will never forget!

Join Girl Scouts to get started, or learn more about starting a Girl Scout Troop!

Have questions first? Contact us and someone will be in touch.


Non-Troop Volunteer Opportunities »

Girl Scouts also need volunteers at events, programs, and camps.  

Share your time, talents and skills with girls and adults one-time, for a short term, or by joining a committee.  

View all episodic, non-troop volunteer opportunities »

If you don't see an opportunity that fits your desires, call Julie Gilmartin at 630-544-5973 to discuss what your group would like to accomplish.