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Promote and represent Girl Scouts to girls, parents and community members by hosting tables at pre-arranged community events.
As a Community Outreach Volunteer, you’ll engage with the community and share what you love most about Girl Scouts to encourage more girls and families get involved. This role will help you build additional skills and gain experience in the areas of communication, networking, public relations and customer service.
Volunteer opportunities are flexible and based on your availability; after on-boarding, you will sign up for events online based on your schedule.
3-month commitment, approximately 2-3 hours per event; flexible; frequency based on volunteer schedule.
Strong oral communication skills
Comfortable working respectfully with people of diverse cultures, abilities, personalities, ages and backgrounds
Eager to make a difference in the lives of girls
Arrange to pick up table materials from Girl Scout offices (Balboa Park, Carlsbad, or Escondido) or from a staff member out in the community prior to your event.
Arrive to event locations on time and with the necessary materials.
Communicate effectively, engage with members of the community, and act as a friendly face to promote Girl Scouts.
Attend assigned online and/or in-person training.
Affirm that the Girl Scout movement actively seeks members of every racial, ethnic, religious and socioeconomic group.
Comply with Girl Scouts of the USA and Girl Scouts San Diego standards, policies, procedures and guidelines.