Girlguiding Brownie Leader or Unit helper (Dunkeld)

  • VO68989


Description

You will become a member of Girlguiding, the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK.

You will:

  • Share your skills and develop new ones like event planning, time management, leadership and budgeting
  • Be a role model helping girls to realise their full potential in a safe, girl-only space.
  • With the Unit Team, create and deliver a fun programme based on the Girlguiding programme.
  • Support girls in making their own decisions and start to develop their team and leadership skills.
  • Deal with unit administration and maintain clear communication with parents and carers.

You will be supported by the wider District Team of Girlguiding Dunkeld. You will also have access to lots of opportunities within the framework of Girlguiding UK and WAGGGS (World Organisation of Girl Guides and Girls Scouts).

Organisation aims and objectives

Girlguiding is an organisation for girls and young women from 5 years of age. We are part of a worldwide organisation that has over 10 million members. We promote equality and diversity. We give girls and young women a voice and provide a unique girl-only space. Our programmes are girl-led and offer activities in a safe space where they can grow in self-confidence and have fun.

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2 hours per week, plus preparation time. Occasional weekend activities if possible.

Restrictions

This is an adult role. There are different opportunities for Young Leaders under 18. Gender Restriction: women only. Girlguiding is a womens’ organisation. Men can be Unit Helpers, but not Leaders.
Experience required: Girlguiding welcomes volunteers of all backgrounds, ages, cultures, faiths and abilities. We are flexible, and volunteering can be arranged to fit around a busy lifestyle. While we can offer you training and support we would expect you to possess these personal qualities. - Open and approachable manner. - Reliable and trustworthy. - Creative and enthusiastic. - Committed to ongoing personal development. - Fun-loving. - A sense of humour. - Enjoys working with young people.
Travel details: Most activities happen in the Guide Hall in Little Dunkeld, but you will also go out about with the girls. Dunkeld is reasonably accessible by public transport.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Arrange a visit our Brownie Unit with the local contact person.
Training details: You will work towards the Adult Leadership Qualification (ALQ) with the support of a local mentor, local and/or national training events and e-learning modules. Anything you do in your role as Brownie Leader will count towards achieving the ALQ. Once you have achieved the ALQ, there are further training opportunities within Girguiding.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 2 months ago

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