Volunteer Group Leader (Unit Guider)

(Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada, Ontario Council)

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Position ID: V-OSH0274 Last Modified: 15 Oct 2021 Last Full Update: 15 Oct 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactMembership Screening Team, Membership Screening, Girl Guides of Canada; Phone: 1-877-564-6188; Email: screening@girlguides.ca
DutiesFacilitate fun and engaging program activities, like scavenger hunts, arts and crafts, outdoor exploration, games and more. You can choose to work with girls in one of five branches: Sparks (age 5-6), Brownies (age 7-8), Guides (age 9-11), Pathfinders (age 12-14) or Rangers (age 15-17) * commit to 3 hours per week for unit meetings plus additional hours, when required, for trips and events.  
What You’ll Do as A Group Leader: create a safe, welcoming, and inclusive space for girls * plan regular unit meetings in person, outdoors and online, during which you’ll facilitate girl-driven programming that is fun and engaging * organize in-person or virtual opportunities beyond unit meetings, including community service activities and camps * support shared leadership and decision-making with girls and other volunteers * promote Girl Guides to girls and women locally * provide ongoing communication to girls and parents/guardians about unit activities * assist with unit administration tasks, such as maintaining girls’ program records and health forms, managing safety protocols, and ordering badges * assist with maintaining unit finances as required by your province * support the semi-annual sales of Girl Guide Cookies.
More Info Linkwww.girlguides.ca/volunteer
BenefitsMake a difference in girls lives and yours * be a mentor * community engagement * connect with other women in the organization * opportunities for learning and growth * have fun
ClientsGirls from the ages of 5-17
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Individuals
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthLong Term ; Meetings are once a week for 1 to 2 hrs - normally on a weeknight. Additional hours for meeting preparation and occasional excursions or events.
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesOnce a week, the day of the week depends on the specific group.
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter ; Girl Guide meetings follow the school schedules as it regards to holidays.
AccessibilityUnknown ; We are an inclusive organization, if there is someone who requires accomodation we would try to accommodate them.
Number of PositionsOntario 
500 individual(s) needed in total. 
We have Girl Guide groups all through out ontario. We would match the volunteer with a group that is their community and closest to them.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on the job
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsAll volunteers must have reached the age of majority in their province or territory * pass a Police Record Check facilitated by Girl Guides of Canada * complete organizational training components on safety, the role and administrative duties, as part of the volunteer onboarding process.  
To apply visit www.girlguides.ca/volunteer to fill out an application
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 15 Oct 2021
Agency Details
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Organization NameGirl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada, Ontario Council
Office Phone1-877-323-4545
Toll Free Phone1-800-565-8111
Address & Map
Durham Region, ON
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Mailing Address180 Duncan Mill Rd, Suite 100 
Toronto, ON M3B 1Z6

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