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APPLY to the National Girl Scout Advisory Board

March 20, 2023 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm PDT


Application open now: apply to the National Girl Scout Advisory Board!  Deadline to submit is March 20, 2023 at 5:00pm PST!

Seeking 7th – 11th graders (for the 2023-24 school year). Additional requirements, information, and application available here: https://forms.office.com/r/y7HsdSLhU4

The Girl Scout Advisory Board to GSUSA works with the Girl Scout national office on key projects and initiatives aligned to the national strategy and provides critical customer insight and innovative ideas to serve girls in the 21stCentury. Members of the Girl Scout Advisory Board make recommendations, contribute to key initiatives, and influence decision-making processes at our national office. Girl Scouts gain experience creating change in a national nonprofit organization, receive hands-on training, professional development opportunities and skill development.

Application Qualifications

  • Enrolled in 7th – 11th grade for the 2023-24 school year.
  • Registered as a Girl Scout at the time of application (if accepted, girls must renew their membership by the start of the new membership year, October 1).
  • Genuine interest in taking on a leadership role on the national level of Girl Scouts.
  • Ability to communicate with your peers and with adults.
  • Ability to work well independently and on a team.
  • Committed to using technology as a platform for research and communication.


  • Available to commit to attend one to two (1-2) virtual meetings each month over the next two (2) years, for a total of 50-70 hours. These include one monthly call with the entire group; and potentially one call with a smaller working group or subcommittee as needed.
  • Available to commit to an additional 2-4 hours per month to research or tasks outside of meetings, for a total of 50-100 hours over the next two (2) years.
  • Actively participate in all scheduled meetings with other Girl Advisory Board members and GSUSA staff partners.
  • Work in groups and independently to complete and present research and tasks.
  • Perform related responsibilities as assigned.

In Person Retreat

The Girl Scout Advisory Board to GSUSA meets in person every other year. The next scheduled in-person gathering is scheduled to take place in the summer of 2024 (to be confirmed).

Application Timeline/Process

  • January 16-March 20, 2023.  GSNorCal collects applications from eligible Girl Scouts.  Councils can submit up to two (2) nominations from their Council.
  • May 5, 2023.  Final board members are selected by a committee comprised of GSUSA staff and national Girl Scout volunteers.  GSUSA will send decision emails to all applicants, copying the council contact on each email.
  • June 2023.  New members of the Girl Scout Advisory Board join for their first meeting!


March 20, 2023
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
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