Council Resource Guide

Welcome to the great adventure of Girl Scouting! No matter how you volunteer with Girl Scouts, your investment in time and energy will pay back tenfold. Thanks to volunteers like you, generations of girls have learned to be leaders in their own lives and in the world.
The Council Resource Guide (CRG): Volunteer Essentials is your guide to volunteering with Girl Scouts. This national handbook, which has been customized for Girl Scouts of Northern California, will guide you through everything you need to know as a Girl Scout volunteer. From taking trips and staying safe, to managing finances and program materials, your questions are answered!
Think of the CRG as your encyclopedia to Girl Scout volunteering that’s there when you need it. When you have a question, simply look up the topic in the table of contents, and you’ll find the answer. Let’s get started! 

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Click here for a list of what has changed from the previous version.

Click here for a service unit presentation explaining the changes.