Volunteer Connection
In This Issue
2nd Annual Nonprofit Volunteer & Career Fair
Girl Scout Shop & Resource Center Closed to Reopen July 25
GSSWT Offices Closed
Save the Date for Service Team Training
Applications Being Accepted Now for PR Team
Come Celebrate 100 Years!
Easy Ways to Support Girl Scouts
STEM Initiative
Get Connected!
Dates to Remember

Girl Scout Shop and Resource Center Closed
July 11-22

 Girl Scout Shop and Resource Center Reopen
July 25

2nd AnnualVolunteer & Career Fair
July 27

GSSWT Offices Closed
for Staff Development
August 2

Service Team Training

August 13

The Great Escape
Adult Volunteer Weekend
November 4-6

52nd National Council Session and Convention
November 8-13

Girl Scouts Rock the Mall Sing-a-Long
June 9, 2012

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July 22, 2011

Welcome to the Volunteer Connection E-newsletter!
 
Here you'll find timely information about programs, adult learning opportunities, and other general news to keep you connected to GSSWT! Volunteer Connection will be sent weekly every Friday. Stay in the know and keep an eye on your inbox for great Girl Scout information!

2nd Annual Nonprofit Volunteer &
Career Fair 

You're invited to SANCouncil's 2nd Annual Nonprofit Volunteer & Career Fair, hosted by GSSWT. This event will be held at the Sally Cheever Girl Scout Leadership Center Wednesday, July 27 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. See additional details here


Please share this with your friends and family who might be looking for volunteer and career opportunities in the San Antonio nonprofit community.

Girl Scout Shop & Resource Center to
Reopen Monday, July 25
 

Please note that the Girl Scout Shop and Resource Center will reopen at 8:30 a.m., Monday, July 25.

GSSWT Offices to be Closed
Tuesday, August 2
   

All GSSWT offices will be closed Tuesday, August 2 for a Staff Development Meeting. Click here to see future closed dates for GSSWT offices.

Save the Date for Service Team Training  

Service Team Training for volunteers will be held Saturday, August 13  from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at University United Methodist Church (5084 DeZavala Road, San Antonio, 78249). 

 

This training is for all existing and new potential service team members. For information, please contact your GO Team (210-349-2404/1-800-580-7247):

All Girls Invited to Join ...

the 2011-2012 PR Team


Girls age 5-17 with bright personalities are needed to help represent our organization throughout its 21-county jurisdiction as part of the council's Public Relations (PR) Team.

Are you interested in telling others in your community how great Girl Scouts is? If so, applications for the 2011-2012 PR Team will be accepted beginning July 15 through August 15. Current members of the PR Team do not need to re-apply (to check your PR Team status, contact Stephanie Finleon).

Applicants for the PR Team should be articulate, outgoing, willing to be called with very short notice, and have access to transportation to and from events. Girls with musical talent (e.g., singing, piano, etc.) are also encouraged to apply.
 
To apply, a parent/guardian must complete the 2011-2012 PR Team Application, available online through August 15.
 
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered until the next membership year.GS Trefoil

Following the application deadline, girls and their parent/guardian will be contacted for a short photo shoot and mock interview.

Questions can be directed to Stephanie Finleon, Chief Communications Officer (210-349-2404/1-800-580-7247
ext. 230). 

Come Celebrate 100 years of Girl Scouting! 

The 52nd National Council Session and Convention will be here before you know it and you are not going to want to miss out on a thing!

GSUSA has an action-packed agenda for the convention to kick off our next 100 years in Girl Scouting, including a History Conference, speakers and entertainers, unforgettable learning experiences and -- of course -- celebrations of our many accomplishments. Please check out the latest updates here.

2011 National Council Session

Easy Ways to Support Girl Scouts  

One Cause

Go to www.OneCause.com to sign up for One Cause. Then remember to use the One Cause program whenever you place an order online! Earn money for GSSWT whenever you spend money online for personal or business purchases. See our website for more information.  

Memorials/Tributes

Now is the perfect time to remember that special person who has made a difference in your life. Perhaps that super Girl Scout leader who made this past year extra special for your daughter. Memorials/Tributes contributions may be conveniently made online.

UTSA P-20 Initiative   

Want to learn how engineering, science, and technology shape our lives and the future of the world? How about experiencing college life by taking classes on UTSA's main campus? Then the Fast Track High School STEM Summer Institute, sponsored by Rackspace Hosting, is for you! It's free and will be held August 1-10. See the flyer with details here.
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Our vision is to be a high performing, girl-focused staff with the desire and skill set to provide the highest standard of support that enriches, empowers, and energizes the local Girl Scout Movement. In doing so, we create a lifetime of inspiration through Girl Scout experiences that are so relevant and inclusive every girl will want to be a part.