Be the troop leader that supports her every week, mentor a budding entrepreneur during cookie season, or work with other adults to provide the kind of behind-the-scenes support that makes new memories at Girl Scouts possible.
Lego League Robotics Team
The Lego League teams are FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics teams. One of the teams, FIRST LEGO League, is a global robotics and innovation program that ignites an enthusiasm for discovery, science, teamwork, and technology in kids ages 9 to 14. Teams generally run through fall and early winter. Learn more about our Robotics program.
Event volunteers carry out programs with the assistance of council staff. This generally involves being available for several hours on the day of the event to supervise participants and help with activities that come from a pre-written curriculum. If you are interested in developing and running your own program, you can contact the Program Department for help navigating what you'd need.
Troop volunteers work directly with girls, bringing the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to life. They provide support and inspiration – giving girls the tools to solve problems and bounce back when faced with challenges.
Work with a group of Girl Scouts and mentor them as they make new friends and develop connections that will last a lifetime. Leading a troop Involves coordinating and organizing meeting activities and family engagement, as well as helping girls plan adventures that will help them discover things about themselves, connect with each other, and take action in their community.
Troop Supporters are an essential part of a Girl Scout troop. They assist with selected troop duties such as activity planning, snacks, money management, driving, or other tasks necessary to keep the troop running smoothly throughout the year.
Product Program Manager
This position is crucial for troop success. The Troop Product Manager coordinates the annual fall product and/or cookie programs at the troop level. This includes setting up cookie booths, managing inventory and money, and then watching the girls light up when they meet and exceed their goals.
Trailblazer and Mariner Troops
Girl Scout Trailblazers take part in high adventure outdoor activities in a broad range of modalities, geographies, and climates. Trailblazers develop a variety of skills in hiking, camping, orienteering, conservation, preparedness, survivorship, and high-adventure sports.
Girl Scout Mariners engage in these activities on almost every waterway that can support small crafts, including pools! With year-round programming in a variety of environments and climates, they are also quite active on land.
Girl Scout Outreach Program
Girl Scout Outreach volunteers run a series of program-based meetings for girls who meet for a certain number of weeks each year. They provide a Girl Scout experience to girls in afterschool programs, community and refugee centers, homeless and domestic violence shelters, as well as in community resource centers. Contact us if you're interested in volunteering for our Girl Scout Outreach Program.
Service Unit Team volunteers mentor troop volunteers and are leaders in the Girl Scout Movement. They channel their resources, wisdom, and passion to bring the Girl Scout experience to adults and girls within their service unit.
Service Unit Manager
The Service Unit Manager serves as a knowledgeable, positive, and encouraging source of support for the entire service unit. They guide the service unit team action plan for membership development and ensure delivery of a quality Girl Scout experience.
Service Unit Manager Position Description (PDF)
Service Unit Finance Representative
The Finance Representative plays a significant role in the service unit by ensuring Girl Scout funds are maintained and recorded properly, as well as creating a positive culture of financial literacy and health.
Service Unit Finance Representative Position Description (PDF)
Service Unit Product Program Representative
The Service Unit Product Program Representative (SUPPR) helps create a positive experience for girls, families, and troop volunteers by providing timely communications, training, and supporting council during the fall product and cookie programs.
Service Unit Product Program Representative Position Description (PDF)
Service Unit Events Representative
The Events Representative coordinates high-quality, fun, and engaging Girl Scout events designed to meet the needs and interests of girls and further the mission of Girl Scouting in their service unit and the council.
Service Unit Events Representative Position Description (PDF)
Service Unit Recognition Representative
The Recognition Representative ensures volunteers in the service unit are recognized and valued for their hard work and outstanding service by cultivating an atmosphere of appreciation.
Service Unit Recognition Representative Position Description (PDF)
Service Unit Delegate Representative
The Delegate Representative supports Service Unit Delegates and ensures that the voice of the membership is represented at official Girl Scouts of Utah meetings.
Service Unit Delegate Representative Position Description (PDF)
Service Unit Recruiter/Troop Mentor
Recruiters and Troop Mentors are champions at telling the Girl Scout story in ways that builds awareness of Girl Scouts in Utah and the community, and they provide ongoing support for troop leaders during their years of service.
Service Unit Recruiter/Troop Mentor Position Description (PDF)
Service Unit Communications Representative
The Communications Representative establishes and maintains regular communication with volunteers, families, and girls in a variety of formats, including social media. They promote public awareness, supporting Girl Scouting council-wide, and collaboration with other service units.
Service Unit Communications Representative Position Description (PDF)
Other Service Unit Support Positions (Optional)
Help girls explore nature and find fun in the outdoors with a camp/seasonal job. In Utah’s stunning, natural environment, girls develop a strong sense of self, gain practical life skills, become resourceful problem solvers, and cultivate healthy relationships by living and working together.
All camp staff and seasonal volunteers must be at least 18 years old by their start date. View camp jobs.
Council level and committee volunteers provide valuable support to Girl Scouts of Utah’s strategic objectives. These opportunities are managed and supported by staff.
Volunteers interested in participating in one of the following committees or advisory groups need to submit their information through an online interest form. All entries will be reviewed within two to four weeks of submission and contacted with next steps.
Council Trainers are volunteers that work directly with other Girl Scout volunteers to provide training on topics relevant to Girl Scouting. Utilizing curriculum developed by GSUSA and the council’s Training & Development Department, Council Trainers facilitate training classes virtually and in-person council-wide.
Cornelia Benton Scholarship Committee
The Cornelia Benton Scholarship Committee is responsible for evaluating and awarding scholarships to graduating Girl Scouts. The committee performs key tasks in determining awards, the process of application, promotion of scholarship opportunities, and volunteering at key events to promote Girl Scout programming. The majority of this committee’s work falls in April each year.
Gold Award Committee
The Gold Award Committee helps Girl Scouts through the process of earning their Gold Award by providing guidance, support, and mentorship. Committee members ensure that Gold Award projects meet national guidelines and make recommendations on project progress and approval, including providing feedback on proposals and final reports. Members also serve as liaisons to individual Girl Scouts as they work on their projects.
Volunteer Awards Committee
Volunteer Awards Committee members are responsible for evaluating and approving Girl Scouts of Utah volunteer recognition award nominations. The committee members review nominations for council level awards, deliberate on approval of awards, and submit recommendations to the Board of Directors for final approval.
GSU Heritage Committee
Heritage Committee members focus on promoting and preserving Girl Scout heritage. Volunteers on this committee are responsible for cataloging and preserving items unique to Girl Scouting; creating high quality displays of books, uniforms, photographs; and providing historic program activities for troops and girls.
Regional Juliette Representatives are key to ensuring that girls in the Juliette Program feel a sense of inclusion within the overall Girl Scout Movement, keeping these independently registered Girl Scouts and their families informed and engaged in opportunities on the service unit and council level.
The camporee committee consists of volunteers that aid council staff in planning and executing this triennial (every three years) troop camping event at Trefoil Ranch.
Girl Scouts of Utah is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors composed of individuals who believe in the value of Girl Scouting and who provide strategic leadership, advocacy, decision-making, partnerships, and policy development/oversight.
Governance volunteer positions are elected or appointed to serve the council. Elected roles include the Board of Directors, Board Development Committee, and National Delegates; appointed roles serve on committees of the board such as the Fund Development, Finance, and Audit & Compliance Committees.
Board of Directors
Composed of members from across our council and spanning the private and nonprofit sector, our board of directors guides the direction of Girl Scouts of Utah. The Board consists of six executive officers and up to 20 members at-large who are volunteers and members of Girl Scouts of the USA.
National Delegates and Alternates are elected by GSU's voting membership on a triennial (3-year) basis and are the voice of our council at the National Council Session. GSUSA’s National Council Session is held on a triennial basis, and National Delegates are expected to travel and participate in the discussions and voting at this meeting.
Service Unit Delegates
Service Unit Delegates are the voice of the members, bringing the concerns of the membership to the attention of the Board of Directors and leadership staff. Members 14 years of age and older may serve as Service Unit Delegates and participate in the democratic process. Delegates provide guidance and input to the Board of Directors on governance issues and policies affecting the future of the council, and communicates this information to service unit members.
Service Unit Delegates are elected by their service units and serve a two-year term.