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Operational Volunteers

Thank you for accepting the role of Operational Volunteer in your community or service unit! Your work drives the Girl Scout movement. In partnership with staff, Operational Volunteers support girl and adult members in their local community and service unit. Operational Volunteers help to ensure that a consistent, high quality Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) is available to all girls in each geographical area.

Operational Volunteer Positions

Community Coordinators

Service Unit Coordinators

  • Troop Organizer
  • Troop Organizer Coach
  • Service Unit Manager

Council Committees

GSSEM has several Council-level committees who assist in providing services to girls and adults throughout our jurisdiction. Members of these committee serve GSSEM as a whole, in a variety of ways. Some mentor girls through the Gold and Silver Award process, some assist in providing educational opportunities, while others assist in planning large-scale events. All GSSEM Committees are supported by one or more GSSEM Council staff members.

Series & Event Committee(s)
To assist in developing and delivering high-quality Council events incorporating the GSUSA curriculum.  These committees are ad-hoc and focused on specific events such as:  International River Crossing, Mall Frenzy, Zoo Crew, etc.

Gold and Silver Award Committee 
To promote the highest awards in Girl Scouting, mentor girls through the process, and assist in recognizing girls who achieve them.
Learn more about Girl Scout honors and awards >>

Program Aide Committee 
To provide older girls with leadership opportunities that will enable them to work with younger girls.

Religious Relationships Committee
To create, enhance, and promote faith enrichment opportunities for Girl Scouts across southeastern Michigan.
Learn more about the Religious Relationships Committee >>

Volunteer National Awards Committee
To promote the annual Volunteer Awards recognition process; ensuring volunteers are recognized for their outstanding contributions. 
Learn more about Volunteer National Awards >>