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for Volunteers in gsLearn

gsLearn is GSUSA’s new Learning Management System. GSNorCal is currently working on updating our volunteer training and migrating to gsLearn. In the near future, this new system will offer volunteer role learning paths as well as several helpful courses to help you succeed in Girl Scouts. For now, most volunteer role training must still be taken on our Volunteer Learning Portal. However, there are currently several courses available on gsLearn for volunteers to explore. See gsLearn Troubleshooting and FAQs for more information.


Course: 636 GSNorCal Online Learning


An introductory course with gsLearn resources and information. As well as the link to our Volunteer Learning Portal to complete Volunteer Role Training.

Course: GSUSA 2022 New and Updated Program


Girl Scouts is excited to bring you a new and updated program for your troop, along with informative training and changes to the VTK that will make being a Troop Leader even easier. This video provides a preview of what’s new in 2022.

Course: GSUSA Becoming Me Volunteer Training


Prepare to lead your troop through the 6-8 week Becoming Me Program Series. This course is specifically designed for new, short-term volunteers engaging in the Becoming me program series. This course takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Course: GSUSA Brand Ambassador 101 for Volunteers


Girl Scouts is evolving to meet today’s girls’ needs. We’ve designed this onboarding video to bring you up to speed with our brand. In just 20 minutes, we share why change is necessary now, give specifics about what’s changing and when, and discuss the crucial role you play in moving these changes forward.

Course: GSUSA Cultural Assets Archives 101

At the conclusion of this course, learners will be able to demonstrate fluency with procedures of handling and conservation of archival objects and documents, demonstrate knowledge of archival supply materials, and be able to apply archival best practices to their work and storage spaces. Learners will also be able to identify areas of their own archives that need attention and organization, and will understand how to leverage their collections with their Councils. This course is for council history committee volunteers, people interested in preserving Girl Scout memorabilia, and anyone interested in archival best practices. This course should take approximately 20-25 minutes to complete.

Course: GSUSA Delivering Inclusive Programming


In this course, you will practice using inclusive and equitable language to support the identities of all Girl Scouts and foster a cohesive troop environment. The course takes approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Course: GSUSA Facilitating Virtual Troop Meetings


In this course, you’ll learn about how to create and facilitate an engaging virtual troop meeting. Be sure to check out the additional reference material section for more resources! You will: explore the main reasons for hosting virtual troop meetings; learn how to transfer current troop meeting practices to a virtual space; discover techniques and tips to create engaging virtual experiences; and learn how to keep virtual meetings safe. 

Course: GSUSA Girl Scout Tree Promise


Learn about the Girl Scout Tree Promise and join our national effort to plant 5 million trees in 5 years. Girls can plant, protect or honor trees on their own or with their troops, families, or communities. This course will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.

Course: GSUSA Managing My Troops from My Account


This course demonstrates how troop leaders can manage troop and troop member information from My Account. It also demonstrates how leaders can complete registration activities for troop members. It will take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete this course. During the course, learners earn a badge after they complete each section. This course is complete when all 12 badges are earned.

Course: GSUSA Mental Wellness 101


In this course, you will learn what mental health is and how to recognize the signs of mental health challenges. You will explore different scenarios that young people may experience, and learn how you can promote an environment within Girl Scouts for you and others to thrive and grow.

Course: GSUSA: Resilient. Ready. Strong.


Life isn’t always easy, but dealing with tricky emotions doesn’t have to be so hard. The Girl Scouts: Resilient. Ready. Strong. patch will build girls’ inner strength so they are ready for anything! Participate in Girl Scout activities related to 10 skill areas that help boost resilience. This course will review activities that work for all grade levels, as well as provide reflective questions for discussion with girls, and links to additional resources. This course will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Course: GSUSA Zoom for Girl Scouts


From setting up a Zoom account to using the meeting tools in Zoom, this course will guide you through learning how to use Zoom for meetings. Please note: The content of this course is current as of August 2020. The Zoom product is not managed by Girl Scouts of the USA and updates or changes to Zoom may not be reflected here. Learners will:

  • Learn how to create and set up a Zoom account
  • Schedule and prepare for Zoom meetings
  • Discover the Zoom features and how they can be utilized for Girl Scout meetings

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