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The Power of 52 Challenge is a year-long initiative to get more SUPER COOL adults engaged in our many short-term volunteer opportunities. 52 Weeks in a Year + 52 Hours of Impacting the Lives of Girls = YOU!

Step 1: Enrollment Form

Complete your Short-Term Volunteer Opportunity Enrollment Form and background check

Step 2: Select an opportunity and apply

Current short-term volunteer opportunities are listed below. Check back often - we'll have new opportunities all throughout the year!

Education/Training

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OUTDOOR ACTIVITY TRAINER
Host workshops on advanced outdoor cooking, lashing, etc.

PROGRAM AIDE TRAINER
Teach Cadette level Girl Scouts how to lead and support their younger Girl Scout sisters.

NEW LEADER EXPRESS - TROOP FUNDAMENTALS TRAINER
New Leader Express Part 2: Troop FUNdamentals is an in-person training that provides new troop leaders with the basics of planning and conducting troop meetings.

BE MORE, DO MORE TRAINER
This enrichment training is designed for veteran troop leaders who want to adapt their coaching techniques to build leadership skills in girls. 

SPANISH/ENGLISH NEW LEADER TRAINER
Attend & learn English training; provide Spanish version of training to new troop leaders.

SPANISH/ENGLISH COOKIE PROGRAM TRAINER
Attend & learn English training; provide Spanish version of training to volunteer troop cookie program managers.

PROGRAM ON DEMAND TRAINER
Programs based on our core Journey curriculum focused on a variety of topics like Outdoors, Engineering & Citizen Science.

DAISY INSTITUTE HELPER
The Daisy Institute is for new Daisy Leaders who want to know more about the basics of navigating their first Girl Scouting year! We will cover how to bring the Daisy Petals to life in fun and interesting ways while helping you learn about games and songs your Daisies will love!
• Kansas
• Missouri

Events

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GOLD AWARD PHOTOSHOOT PARTY VOLUNTEER
This event takes place in February and provides an opportunity for Gold Award Girl Scouts and parents/caregivers to learn more about Inspire a Girl. Girl Scouts have an opportunity to get to know one another and have a professional head shot taken.

INSPIRE A GIRL VOLUNTEER
G.I.R.L. Expo & Gold Award Ceremony – This event provides an opportunity to celebrate our Gold Award Girl Scouts and give younger Girl Scouts an opportunity to see their path toward Gold by interacting and seeing our Gold Award Girl Scouts and their project displays. In addition, attendees take on engaging activities led by our program and community partner experts.

COOKIE UNIVERSITY/COOKIE COLLEGE VOLUNTEER
Event celebrating the largest Girl-Run business in the world.

FOUNDER'S DAY EVENT VOLUNTEER
Welcome Events for new Girl Scout families
KCMO
Olathe

GIRL SCOUT BIRTHDAY EVENT VOLUNTEER
Welcome Event for later starting Girl Scout families. More info coming soon!

WORLD THINKING DAY EVENT VOLUNTEER
Events at the local community level where girls host booths to celebrate Girl Scouting around the world. More info coming soon!

Outdoor Experiences/Property Improvement

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CAMP CLEANUP
Various tasks (picking up trash, washing windows/walls, clearing debris, spreading mulch)

CAMP IMPROVEMENT/MAINTENANCE
Various tasks (painting, checking climbing holds, clearing trails, maintaining road edges, installing signage)

DAISY ADVENTURE DAY
Intro to outdoors and adventure for Daisies event

DAY CAMPS
Week-long, outdoor camps hosted at the local community level.

EXCURSIONS
Council sponsored outdoor adventures in and outside council boundaries.

OUTDOOR STEM BADGE DAYS
Council sponsored day long events devoted to girls earning various outdoor STEM related badges

Outreach

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OUTREACH TROOP MEETING VOLUNTEER
The Outreach Program serves girls in after-school programs in economically disadvantaged parts of the Kansas City. The program is funded through grants so that finances are not an obstacle to participation. The girls have weekly troop meetings during the school year, go on field trips and to camp each year. It’s our goal to create an equitable Girl Scout experience for some of our girls that need it the most. Since Outreach troops tend to be large, we can always use some extra hands during troop meetings and at events.

OUTREACH TRIP TO SCIENCE CITY - EVENT VOLUNTEER
The Outreach Program serves girls in after-school programs in economically disadvantaged parts of the Kansas City. The program is funded through grants so that finances are not an obstacle to participation. The girls have weekly troop meetings during the school year, go on field trips and to camp each year. It’s our goal to create an equitable Girl Scout experience for some of our girls that need it the most. Since Outreach troops tend to be large, we can always use some extra hands during troop meetings and at events.
11/10/18
12/8/18

Hispanic Intiative

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SPANISH/ENGLISH INTERPRETER
Interpret at Service Unit meetings

SPANISH/ENGLISH LIASON
Text support for English speaking Troop Leaders and Spanish speaking parents/caretakers

SPANISH/ENGLISH PROOFREADER
Native Spanish Speakers only. Proofread translated documents

SPANISH/ENGLISH TRANSLATOR FOR GIRL SCOUT DOCUMENTS
Translate Girl Scout flyers & documents

SPANISH/ENGLISH PUENTE VOLUNTEER
Support for Hispanic Girl Scout/potential GS community

STEAM

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STEM PROGRAM ON DEMAND FACILITATOR:
Attend training to learn the STEM program(s).   Facilitate hands-on STEM activities with groups of 15-20 girls with volunteer and/or staff support.

STEM PROGRAM ON DEMAND ASSISTANT:
Assist trained volunteers and staff to deliver STEM activities with groups of 15-20 girls.

STEM GUEST SPEAKER
Head to a troop meeting to talk to girls about your career in STEM.  If there is time in the troop meeting, you can also do a fun activity (provided by GS staff) with the girls.

STEAM INTEREST TROOP HELPER AND/OR PROGRAM EXPERT
Provide your expert STEAM knowledge by creating and facilitating program experiences for girls or assisting others support these activities.

Teen Programming

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JOURNEY OVERNIGHT VOLUNTEER
Weekend programs with teen Girl Scouts based on our core Journey curriculum focused on a variety of topics like Healthy Relationships, Outdoors, & Media.

PROGRAM AIDE TRAINER
Cadette level Girl Scouts learn to lead their younger Girl Scout sisters.

Travel

TRAVEL VOLUNTEER
Help offer girl inspired and led travel opportunities through a progression designed to make travel an accessible, exciting part of the Girl Scout experience.

Office Support/Administration

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VARIOUS DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANCE
Assist with administrative projects, such as mailings, packet stuffing, data entry, filing, etc.

Philanthropy

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ALUM REUNION PLANNING COMMITTEE
Assist in planning and carrying out alum reunion events. More info coming soon!

DONOR VALENTINE'S DAY CARDS
The Philanthropy Team annually sends Valentine Cards to our donors. More info coming soon!

GRADUATING GIRL SCOUT PHONE CALLS
Call Girl Scouts who are graduating from High School or have recently graduated from high school to encourage them to purchase a Lifetime Membership and gather information on their post-high school plans and any updated contact information.

THANK A THON CALLERS
Call donors to thank for recent gifts

DONOR BIRTHDAY/ANNIVERSARY CARD HELPERS
The Philanthropy Department sends Birthday Cards to donors each month and Anniversary Cards to donors on the anniversary of their first gift.

Product Sales

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COOKIE CUPBOARD SUPPORT
Cupboards house cases of cookies for troops and/or parents/caregivers to come and pick up or exchange.

COOKIE DELIVERY DAY SUPPORT
Large scale delivery of cookies to Girl Scout troops.