Minute secretary Girlguiding Berwickshire and Roxburghshire

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  • Home-based volunteering


Girlguiding Berwickshire and Roxburghshire is looking for a volunteer minute secretary. The person in this role will provide essential support to the volunteer team responsible for overseeing guiding within our Berwickshire and Roxburghshire guiding counties. The minute secretary will be responsible for issuing meeting agendas and papers and will also attend and take minutes of online committee meetings to ensure an accurate record is maintained. You'll also attend smaller sub-team meetings online, taking notes to ensure that everyone involved has a clear understanding of decisions made and any actions agreed. You'll be asked to type up your notes within an agreed timescale.

We're looking for someone reliable with good attention to detail. You don't need any prior experience or knowledge of Girlguiding for this role but you should be willing to find out more about Girlguiding and support our values. Experience of taking notes and minutes would be beneficial. You'll need access to a home computer with internet connection for the purposes of sending out meeting papers, joining online meetings and typing up and sharing any minutes/ notes you've taken.

Meetings typically take place on weekday evenings or at weekends. If you apply for this role, we'll discuss your availability with you and how much time you're able to commit.

Organisation aims and objectives

Girlguiding Scotland is Scotland’s leading charity for girls and young women. Every year we empower 50,000 girls to be their best and face the challenges of growing up today. We’ve been doing this through adventure, friendship and fun for over 100 years. We inspire girls. We give them space to grow, and strive to ensure that each one of them can get involved – no matter what their background or ability. We have more than 12,000 amazing volunteers who, along with our fantastic supporters, make that happen. We’re dedicated to creating a better world for girls and young women. What we do makes a positive difference to the lives of all girls and young women across Scotland – not just our members.










Frequency and commitment details

Flexible - we'll discuss your availability with you when you register


Secretaries can be any adult over 18 years old. You must be willing to become a member of GIrlguiding to take up this role. You will be required to provide two references as part of the joining process.
Experience required: No prior knowledge of Girlguiding is required Excellent communication skills Computer literate High level of organisation and ability to work on own initiative Ability to work as part of a team
Travel details: This is a predominately online role although you may be invited to attend face to face events from time to time once coronavirus restrictions ease.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Legitimate expenses will be paid in line with our policies
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Register interest to chat to a local volunteer about this role
Training details: When you register interest, you'll be put in touch with a local volunteer who will provide all the information you need to get started. You'll join an enthusiastic, supportive team of volunteers who will support you throughout your time in Girlguiding.

Last updated 3 months ago

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