Help grow the Girl Scout movement! Be an Advocate in YOUR community!


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


10715 Hickman Road.Urbandale, IA 50322


Want to get involved with Girl Scouts but aren’t sure where to start? Perhaps you don’t have as much free time as you once had, but you’re passionate about Girl Scouts and would love to see its presence thrive in your area. As a community advocate, you can have a big hand in that by helping us tell the Girl Scout story and how it benefits girls at selected events in your community. This could include family festivals, school nights, or neighborhood block parties. Your special knowledge and touch ensures that girls have the opportunity to fully participate in Girl Scouting programs and activities.

Being a community advocate will fit into YOUR schedule! Girl Scouts will provide you with the trainings and tools you need to successfully talk to others about Girl Scouts at events. No prior Girl Scout experience or knowledge necessary-just passion and the drive to see girls excel!

Specific areas in Des Moines where most help is needed inlude Riverbend Neighborhood, King Irving Park Neighborhood, Southside Des Moines, Altoona/Pleasant Hill.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Attend a training on Girl Scout advocacy
  • Assisting at recruitment events in your community
  • Hosting booths at Back to School Nights
  • Distributing flyers/yard signs to promote Girl Scouts in your community

Volunteer opportunties happen year-round. Time commitment is up to you!


  • English
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Mentoring
  • Verbal / Written Communication

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-4 hours/month or more!
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