Earning the gold award
Download
1 / 12

Earning the Gold Award - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 155 Views
  • Uploaded on

Earning the Gold Award. A brief overview. Congratulations on taking the first steps toward Gold. This brief overview includes The Gold Award process Frequently asked questions Tips and resources. The Process. Connect and Recruit. Identify a community issue you care about

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Earning the Gold Award' - inge


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Earning the gold award

Earning the Gold Award

A brief overview


Congratulations on taking the first steps toward gold
Congratulations on taking the first steps toward Gold

  • This brief overview includes

    • The Gold Award process

    • Frequently asked questions

    • Tips and resources



Connect and recruit
Connect and Recruit

  • Identify a community issue you care about

  • Research the topic

  • Project Advisor- Connect with an adult subject matter expert (not a leader or your parent) and discuss project ideas

  • Volunteers/team-Recruit a team of peers and/or adults to help implement your project


Choose your take action project
Choose Your Take Action Project

  • Choose something you’re passionate about, that you want to change

  • Identify the issue’s root cause; what changes would make it better?

  • Make sure there is a community need for the project

  • Get a letter of endorsement from all partner organizations

  • Remember this is much more than a community service project!


Make sure your project is
Make sure your project is…

  • Sustainable- Does it make a lasting change?

  • Measurable- Can you measure how many people you helped or involved, or your impact on a community?

  • Global-

    • Share results beyond the local community (using methods other than YouTube and the Internet)

    • Link your issue to national and/or global issues

    • Inspire others to take action


Submit your proposal
Submit Your Proposal

  • Use forms only from www.sdgirlscouts.org/gold

  • Proposal must be typed

  • Submit by the 1st of the month to be reviewed that month

  • Make a strong first impression on the Gold Award committee with a well-organized, neat and well-written proposal

  • Remember, you are writing to someone who doesn’t know anything about what you plan to do

  • You will be assigned a Gold Award committee member who’ll help with the process


Lead your take action project
Lead Your Take Action Project

  • Be prepared to go outside of your comfort zone

  • Document your project; take photos and keep a journal

  • Ask for evaluations from those you help and work with


Final report
Final Report

  • Complete the final report found on the council website

  • Submit by April 1 in order to attend celebration

  • Include:

    • All supporting documentation used or gathered during project

    • Photos of events, workshops, and your project in action

    • Evaluations from participants, volunteers, project advisor

    • Letter of evaluation from benefiting organization/community


Celebrate
Celebrate!

  • Attend our council’s annual Gold Award ceremony

  • Invite your family, friends and others who helped you earn your Gold Award

  • If you are unable to attend, your certificates and pin will be mailed after the ceremony


Tools and resources
Tools and Resources

  • Gold Award guidelines, tips and tools: www.sdgirlscouts.org/gold

  • Gold Award Proposal Help List

    www.sdgirlscouts.org/gold under Resources

  • Financial Guidelines: www.sdgirlscouts.org/forms//financialguidelines

  • Safety Activity Checkpoints: www.sdgirlscouts.org/safety


Questions
Questions?

Gold Award Committee Staff Liaison

Anne Bader

(619) 610-0714

[email protected]


ad