Policies + Practices
Knowledgeable, well-trained and motivated volunteers are essential for Girl Scouting to accomplish its goals and objectives.
This section covers all of the policies, rules and standards that guide your volunteer experience.
This section includes a lot of key information, so be sure to download the full version to keep as a reference.
Definition of a Volunteer
This covers how volunteers are defined by River Valleys and why membership is required for adult volunteers.
Volunteers’ Rights + Responsibilities
This section includes responsibilities including confidentiality, dress code, training and volunteer management.
Climate + Safety
Here, we outline the culture that our volunteers build for girls. Learn guidelines for working with girls including prohibited behaviors, requirements for reporting abuse or neglect and background checks.
- Background Check information
Discriminatory Harassment Policy
Learn how to identify and respond to discriminatory harassment.
Sexual Harassment Policy
Learn how to identify and respond to sexual harassment.
Conflict Management Policy
River Valleys’ staff members will work to resolve conflicts between volunteers and staff
Conflict of Interest Policy
Learn what constitutes a conflict of interest and what to report to River Valleys.