ID: 131294

Girl Guide Leader - Victor Harbor

Mentoring & Advocacy Regular - more than 6 months Victor Harbor SA

About this opportunity

Would you like to be a role model for girls and young women in your community?

Would you like to grow your connections and friendships while sharing and learning new skills?

Be part of something wonderful and join us as a Girl Guide Unit Leader.

You will use your leadership skills to assist young members to develop and implement creative, effective and balanced programs relevant to their needs as they further their understanding and acceptance of the principles of Guiding. Prospective volunteers are quite welcome to visit before committing.

Some of the things you will do as a unit leader include:

• Encourage youth members to progress through the Australian Guide Program and maintain links with other Units.

• Maintain accurate Unit and financial records and present the financial records annually for audit.

• Report on Unit activities as required and handle correspondence.

• Understand your responsibility for the health and safety of the girls in your care.

• Promote and maintain Guiding standards within the community.

• Communicate effectively with the parents or guardians of the girls in your Unit.

• Attend District meetings as required.

Volunteering with Guides provides you with the opportunity to experience:

• a sense of belonging as part of a global community of Guides and Guide Leaders

• the spark of extraordinary moments for girls in your community

• connection, friendship, and a chance to grow your network

• new skills and experience for your resume and Linkedin profile

• new personal challenges and experiences

• being a role model for girls and young women

• being part of positive change in your community

• an opportunity to create a space where girls can be who they want to be

• member-only training and events


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

Must be female 18+ years
National Police Certificate and working with children check (we can help you to get these)
Be willing to become a member of Girl Guides SA
Undertake training through the Australian Adult Leadership Program of Girl Guides Australia
First Aid is not essential initially but will be required at a later date.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Every Thursday 5.30 - 7.00 pm (During school terms) - (5-10 year old Guides)

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Education & Training
  • Tutoring & Coaching
Training

Initial orientation/induction and on the job training. All training is provided and expenses covered