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Volunteer Essentials

Welcome to the great adventure that is Girl Scouting! Thanks to volunteers and mentors like you, generations of girls have learned to be leaders in their own lives and in the world. Have no doubt: you, and nearly a million other volunteers like you, are helping girls make a lasting impact on the world. And we thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

This guide, Volunteer Essentials, is designed to support busy troop volunteers on the go. You can easily find what you need to get started on your Girl Scout journey and search for answers throughout the troop year. 

Get started by browsing through these sections: 

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VolunteerEssentials-Icons_Engaging Girl & Families
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New troop leader? We’ve got you covered. Check out the New Leader’s Guide to Success, a resource designed especially for you! Plus, council staff and volunteer coaches are ready to help throughout your first year and beyond!

Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana

Northern Indiana Leadership and Learning Center

10008 Dupont Circle Drive East

Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Michiana Service Center

Walk-in service only... please use Fort Wayne address for mail.

1518 E University Drive

Granger, IN 46530

Girl Scout Shops are located at the Leadership and Learning Center and the Michiana Service Center. 

Have a question? Contact the Answer Center:

Call: 1-800-283-4812 ext. 2

Fax: 1-855-422-0084