Girl Scouts of Gateway Council

Girl Scouts of Gateway Council, Inc. brings programs and activities to girls in 16 north Florida counties.


Contact: Susan Patrick, (352) 376-3004 x 19,, 866-868-6307

Address: 810 NW 8th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601

What they do: Girls Scouts of Gateway Council strives to create a nurturing and accepting environment where girls are developing assets “that will serve them all their lives:” social conscience, decision-making skills and leadership. Through challenging and fun activities, girls will develop self-esteem that is based on achievement. These activities are designed for the girls to build their skills, explore the world around them, spark their interest and address their concerns.

What YOU can do to help: Here are some volunteer opportunities with the Girls Scouts of Gateway Council:

1) Leader/Mentor/Advisor

–Provide leadership to troops

2) Coach

–Support adult volunteers, recruitment of volunteers and new girls and member retention

3) Pen Pal Coordinator

–Connects Girl Scouts to pen pals through a national pen pal site

4) Council Trainer

–Facilitates courses for volunteers

5) Troop Treasurer

–Ensures accurate reporting and recording of troop funds

6) Service Unit Treasurer

–Ensures accurate reporting and recording of Service Unit funds

7) Public Relations Coordinator

–Communications team; good writing skills, experience with social media and blogs is required

8)Troop Registrar

–Manages troop membership registration process

–Keeps records of current membership