Girl Scouts relies on dedicated adult volunteers to deliver the best experience to girls. Beginning August 3, new volunteers and volunteers who have not completed the Volunteer Application Process (VAP) will need to complete a background check. The current VAP will be in effect through August 2. Volunteer today.
Volunteer Screening FAQ’s
Thank you for choosing to volunteer with Girl Scouts of Nation’s Capital. For the safety of our girls, we ask that volunteers complete a background check and be a registered member before she/he may volunteer with a troop. The Council reserves the right to rescreen for the duration of your volunteer service with Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital. The processing fee is $8.00 and financial assistance is available.
Do I have to complete the background check if I am already a volunteer?
Volunteers who completed the Volunteer Application Process (VAP) or paper application will not have to complete the initial screening. New Girl Scout volunteers must complete the background check beginning August 3. If you are not sure whether you’ve completed the VAP or paper application, check your Service Unit Team Rally for a complete listing. If your name is not on the list then you must complete the background check.
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