Online TPM Training Available

  The online TPM training is now available at http://www.gsoclearning.com/login/index.php Be sure to log-in! if you complete training as a guest you won’t get credit for it. Once logged in scroll down to find “Troop Product Manager” training. Click on the the link and follow the directions. When you have…

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New TAA Form

The new online Troop ACH Authorization (TAA) form is now active. Every troop must complete a new form annually, even if the troop has completed the form previously or is not participating in Fall Product or Cookie programs. This procedure change is part of the updated Troop Financial Guidelines.  The…

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Order gluten free cookies by Sept 21

GSOC is participating in a special Gluten Free Pilot to sell Trios Girl Scout cookies, a chocolate chip gluten free peanut butter oatmeal cookie. Troops interested in participating in our pilot must order cookies by Sunday, Sept. 21. Gluten Free cookies cannot be ordered through Snap, but WILL count towards girl…

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2014 Fall Product Program Dates

  Sept 15- 25    Troop Product Mgr Trainings throughout Orange County Sept 20  Open House & Fall Program Rally at HQ Oct 5    Fall Product Program begins! Oct 17    Girls’ initial order due to Troop Product Manager Nov 1 – 3    Nut product deliveries & distribution…

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Don’t Do It Alone! Assemble a Troop Product Team

Now is the time to recruit your Troop Fall Product team to support your girls in running their Girl Scout nut & magazine business. Volunteers should complete the online renewal (membership registration) process now, if they have not already done so. New adult volunteers will also need to fill out…

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Join the Service Unit Product Program Team

  Each Service Unit recruits a Team of volunteers to support their Troops in the Girl Scout Fall Product Program. Below is a summary of the team positions: SU Product Manager – Supports Troop Product Managers, reviews reports and coordinates the other 3 positions; requires Excel proficiency. Training is on…

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Volunteer Agreement Form

New this year, Troop Product Managers will now be able to complete, sign and submit their Volunteer Position Description and Agreement form electronically!  Here’s how it works: SUPMs will email to their TPMs instructions and a unique link to the TPM Volunteer Position Description and Agreement form.  Here you see…

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TPM 5 Steps to Appointment

  All Troop Product Managers (TPMs) must complete 5 steps before they can be appointed by their Service Unit Product Manager (SUPM): 1. Complete the Volunteer Application form & background screening process (must be done every 5 years.) Do this immediately as this process can take several weeks. This is an online form…

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Uncollected Funds & Delinquency Reports

Fortunately most troops do not have trouble collecting all the money due from girls and their families. Experience has shown that preventing collection problems is much easier than resolving them. If you are not sure what to do if a girl does not turn her money in on time here…

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Care To Share – Community Service Project

Girls participate in our Girl Scout community service project by selling virtual magazine vouchers and nut/snack items that are distributed to our nation’s military and to Second Harvest Food Bank. What a great way to help your troop, community and Girl Scouts of Orange County! Ask every customer if they’d…

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Damaged or Missing Cans & Customer Returns

  Damaged or Missing Product Sometimes product received may be damaged (dented, crushed, etc.). Please follow these steps: Contact the nearest Cupboard Manager via email to make arrangement for a replacement.  Be sure to put “Damaged Product” in the subject line of your email. Complete a Damaged Product Report Give…

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QSP Nut/Magazine Online Program

  The QSP Nut/Online Program link will go live on October 5, 2014. This is the first day of the Fall Product Program and girls will be able to set goals  and send personalized emails to family and friends. They will be able to create their very own personalized Welcome Page…

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Tips from Aiyana

Aiyana from Cadette Troop #1451 shares more tips for Fall Product success. Ready to sell? Be polite: Greet with a smile and ask how their day is. Always say thank you… for their support or for their time. Time is important: People sometimes feel bothered or that they have more…

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Video for Girl-Led Fall Product Program

Girl Scouts & QSP/Ashdon Farms have put together a video about a Girl Scout troop’s participation in the Fall Product Program.  It represents a good example of a girl-led experience from start to finish, while demonstrating the five skills learned with participation in the product program: Goal Setting, Decision Making, Money…

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