This life-changing program is made possible through the generous
support of donors. Make a gift today.
Volunteers are critical in helping to advance the GSBB mission.
Volunteers take on a variety of important roles including:
- Serving on the GSBB Advisory Committee
Girl Scout activities
- Participating in fundraising
- Providing vital transportation to GSBB families
The safety of the girls participating in the GSBB program is
paramount. All GSBB volunteers are required to become members of
GSOSW, go through a background check and complete a series of
The majority of GSBB families have transportation challenges and
needs. GSBB volunteer drivers play an essential role, traveling
thousands of miles every month to bring girls to the Coffee Creek
Correctional Facility and ensure their participation in Girl Scouting.
How Driving for GSBB Works
Twice monthly, GSBB volunteer drivers rent cars for their route and
meet girls at a determined location, usually a business or gas station
located central to a cluster of GSBB families.
GSBB volunteer driver mornings typically begin at 6 a.m. on the
Saturdays that GSBB meets. Currently, the majority of GSBB families
live in the extended Salem area (including Hubbard, Salem and Stayton).
To Intern or Volunteer
If you are interested in being considered for an internship or
volunteer role, please contact Amy Botula at (503) 977-6815 or via
email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Girl Scouts Beyond Bars has some need for in-kind donations.
However, due to very limited storage capacity and changing needs, we
ask that you please contact us regarding our current wish list. Some
of the types of donations that we may be able to use could include:
Clothing—New/gently used, laundered girls’ clothing in a
variety of sizes (for girls ages 5-18)
Gas Cards—Gas cards for released participants and continued
Girl Scout programming
- Fred Meyer
Gift Cards—Gift cards to use for program supplies such as
backpacks, books, healthy snacks and water
- Fred Meyer
Sleeping Bags and Pillows
Shoes—New/gently used girls’ shoes in a variety of sizes
(for girls ages 5-18)