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Online Support for Volunteers

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VTK fan? We want to let you know about upcoming maintenance & Year Plan archiving. The Volunteer Toolkit will be unavailable starting midnight on July 1 through July 2. Beginning July 2 through July 16, the ‘Explore’, ‘Year Plan’ and ‘Meeting Plan’ tabs will be unavailable so GSUSA can archive and add new program content! Only the ‘My Troop’, ‘Resources and Finance’ tabs will be available during this time. Full access will resume on July 16 to start planning your 2020 Girl Scout Year!

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Our Volunteer Toolkit is a comprehensive digital tool accessible via the web on your computers, smartphones, and tablets to help you have a fun and successful year with your girls!

FOR NEW LEADERS

1.    How to navigate the VTK (Quick Start Guide)

2.    Leader's Guide to Success

3.    Leader Resources

The Volunteer Toolkit is a digital resource that supports troop leaders and co-leaders, making the process of running a troop easier and more efficient.


The Volunteer Toolkit (VTK) is a digital resource that supports troop leaders and co-leaders, making the process of running a troop easier and more efficient. Check out some of the toolkit’s top features below. Then watch the video playlist above for a detailed walk-through.

Through the VTK, troop leaders can:

  • Plan the troop’s calendar year
  • Email parents with one click.
  • View the troop roster, renew girls’ membership, and update their contact information.
  • View Journeys and badges to plan for troop meetings..
                o   There are prepopulated year plans in the VTK for all level troop leaders.
  •    Customize meetings by troop year with other badge and Journey options.
  • Explore individual meeting plans that show a breakdown of every meeting, including a list of the materials needed, and editable time allotments for each activity within a meeting.
  • Record girls’ attendance at meetings and their badge and Journey achievements.
  • Add council or custom troop events to the troop’s calendar.
  • Enter the troop’s finances.
  • Easily locate resources, such as Volunteer Essentials and Safety Activity Checkpoints.
  • “Get Outside” option, which provides alternative outdoor options.    
  • Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador troops have access to features including the troop roster, troop finances, national resources, and all K-5 program content (if needed for working with younger troops).       

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What About Parents?

  • Parents can now access the VTK to see what their girl’s troop or group is doing (e.g, meeting information and which badges and Journeys she is working on).
  • Parents can also view the troop’s finances as a read only view.

Log in today! Click on My GS/VTK in the upper right-hand corner to get started.