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Volunteer Recognition

Girl Scout volunteers are role models, cheerleaders, and mentors to Girl Scouts who spend their childhood looking up to them as their go-to person.

Every year exceptional volunteers are nominated by their fellow leaders and recognized by a committee of their peers every spring.* To view the complete handbook, click here.

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GSHPA Recognitions

Heart of a Volunteer Certificate for outstanding short-term volunteer service working directly with girls  (Deadline: Oct. 31)

Heartfelt Thanks Award for leadership efforts that have benefitted girls directly of indirectly through service to GSHPA (Deadline: Oct. 31)

Forever Green Pin for outstanding service to one Girl Scout community for multiple years  (Deadline: Oct. 31)

Heart of PA Pin for outstanding service that benefits the entire council (Deadline: Oct. 31)

Community Leader of Distinction for actively giving outstanding service to one Girl Scout Community (Deadline: Feb. 28)

Community Volunteer of Distinction for actively giving outstanding service to one Girl Scout Community (Deadline: Feb. 28)
 

GSUSA Awards

Volunteer of Excellence Pin for outstanding service while working directly with girls (Deadline: Oct. 31)

Appreciation Pin for outstanding service to at least one community (Deadline: Oct. 31)

Honor Pin for outstanding service to two or more communities (Deadline: Oct. 31)

Thanks Badge for outstanding service that benefits the entire council or GS movement (Deadline: Oct. 31)

Thanks Badge II for outstanding service having already received the Thanks Badge (Deadline: Oct. 31)


President's Award a Girl Scout Community team/group award (Deadline Oct. 31)
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Endorsements

Don't forget to fill out the required endorsements!

Endorsement Form for Forever Green, Heart of PA Pin, Volunteer of Excellence Pin, Appreciation Pin, Honor Pin, Thanks Badge and Thanks Badge II.

Endorsement Form for Heartfelt Thanks and Heart of a Volunteer Award


*Please note the recognition you choose to fill out will be reviewed by the Volunteer Recognition Committee who will designate the appropriate recognition award.