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Cookie Volunteer Resources

Get excited for your best cookie program yet with this comprehensive list of resources designed to help you and your girls get your #cookieboss on!

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Not quite sure where to start? Check out this step-by-step checklist to ensure your troop is ready for the 2019 cookie program!

Key Program Dates
Activity Date
eBudde opens to Troops December 15
Troop cookie sale meeting December/January
Troop's initial cookie order, ACH Authorization form & opt-out choice due  January 7
Digital Cookie emails to parents January 7
Digital Cookie Day events at offices January 19
Cookie distributions by Service Units January 23-27
GO DAY! Sale Begins. Cookie booths begin and cookie cupboards open to Troop Cookie Managers January 28
First ACH Debit February 13
Second ACH Debit February 27
Cookie sale ends - last day for booth and all sales March 3
eBudde locks to troops at end of day March 7
Final ACH Debit March 13
Reward Cards mailed to girls April
Recognition items distributed May
Experiential rewards and events June/July
Preparing for Your Cookie Program
  • ACH Authorization Form - Use this form to let us know how to initiate ACH transfers from your account during the cookie program.
  • Booth Sales Info & Etiquette - Learn more about how to sign up for a cookie booth, what to bring, and how to make it a success.
  • Cookie Calculator - Not sure how many boxes of each cookie variety to order for your troop? This Cookie Calculator can help!
  • Cookie Rally Guide - If you're interested in hosting a Cookie Rally in your area, this guide makes it easy to help your troops launch their cookie businesses into a bright future!
  • eBudde Website
  • Care to Share - Box wraps, flyers, and table tents to promote Care to Share at your Cookie booths.
  • Troop Readiness Checklist - A step-by-step checklist to ensure your troop is ready for the 2019 Cookie Program!
During The Cookie Program
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Online Cookie Program Trainings

We want to make sure that Troop Volunteers, Service Unit Volunteers, girls, and parents have everything they need for a successful Cookie Program! On the Volunteer Learning Portal, you'll find tons of resources as well as online training for every role.  

Troop Cookie Program Manager
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  • New Troop Cookie Program Manager
    Average Course Time: 85 minutes

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  • Experienced Troop Cookie Program Manager
    Average Course Time: 35 minutes

Service Unit Cookie Program Volunteer
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  • Service Unit Cookie Program Manager
    Average Course Time: 55 minutes

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  • Service Unit Booth Coordinator
    Average Course Time: 38 minutes

     

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  • Cupboard Manager
    Course will launch Thursday, 11/8/18

Additional Trainings and Resources
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  • Booth Sales
    Average Course Time: 16 minutes

     

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  • Digital Cookie
    Average Course Time: 20 minutes

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  • Accepting Credit Cards
    Average Course Time: 30 minutes

     

eBudde Demo Videos: Coming Soon!

Additional Resources:

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Did you know? Our volunteer support blog, The Trailhead, features tons of great articles to help you and your girls get the most out of your Cookie Program!