ID: 191794

Become a Girl Guide Leader at East Gosford

Young People Regular - more than 6 months Across: East Gosford NSW, Erina NSW, Gosford NSW, Green Point NSW, Point Frederick NSW, Springfield NSW

About this opportunity

About Girl Guides - We are Australia’s leading volunteer organisation for girls and young women. Our mission is to empower girls and young women to discover their potential as leaders of their world.

About This Opportunity - As a Volunteer Leader, you will be involved in developing and delivering fun creative activities for girls in a safe and friendly environment. Leaders become part of the Girl Guide Unit. Units are grouped by age from 5 on-wards. You will receive training and support throughout your volunteer journey. You will be part of a global organisation of over 10 million women and girls.

The Impact You Will Have  Resilience, self confidence and a sense of purpose are some of the hardest areas for young girls to develop in today's world. You can make a difference as a Girl Guide Leader!

What we do Our program is girl-led, so girls choose activities and challenges they would like to do. The best way to find out more about what we do is to visit a Unit.

How to Become a Girl Guide Leader -

  • Express interest here by clicking the purple 'Apply' button
  • Let us know why this role interests you and what you feel you could bring to the role
  • Keep an eye out for a reply email that provides further information about our organisation and what women just like you are saying about their volunteer experience
  • Once we receive your expression of interest we will be in touch
  • If you are then interested in finding out more, we will organise for you to contact a local Girl Guide Leader and to visit a Unit meeting while you consider joining Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

You will need to provide the contact details for two referees who are not related to you and can speak to your suitability for this role.
In training for this role you will need to complete a First Aid Certificate.

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

Approximately 5-6 hours a week. Girls come to weekly meetings at the Guide Hall during the school term these are usually 1.5 - 2 hours. Allow some extra time on these days. Time is needed for planning meetings with other Leaders once or twice a term. Occasional weekend outdoor activities and camps that are offered are optional but encouraged.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Arts, Craft & Photography
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Education & Training
  • Sport & Physical Activity
Training

A combination of online, face-to-face and on the job training will be provided to ensure you are confident in the role. Ongoing training and support will also be provided.

Reimbursement

Any pre-approved expenses will be reimbursed.