What is the difference between a Girl Scout Membership Pin and the
Years of Service Pin?
These two appreciations are earned
recognitions by volunteers. They do not require a nomination or
endorsement. The volunteer wishing to receive any of these two pins
needs to complete the online request form.
Membership Year Pin—this is a numeral guard that is worn with
the Girl Scout pin and recognizes both girl and adult membership
years. Pins are given in 5-year intervals. Volunteers may submit this
form themselves, or a Service Unit may submit the form if they are
presenting the pin to the volunteer at a ceremony. Volunteers
receiving 40+ year pins will be recognized at the annual Volunteer
Appreciation and Recognition event held by Council. To be recognized
at the event, pin requests must be received by Sept 1.
Years of Service Pin—this is a pin that recognizes years of
service as a volunteer, and are given in 5-year intervals. Council
will distribute this pin to volunteers who have served 20+ years, and
recognize them at the annual Volunteer Appreciation and Recognition
event. To be recognized at the event, pin requests must be received by