Volunteer Group Leader (Unit Guider)
(Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada, Ontario Council)
Opportunity Details: Volunteer Group Leader (Unit Guider)
|Contact||Membership Screening Team, Membership Screening, Girl Guides of Canada; Phone: 1-877-564-6188; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||Facilitate 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 Link||www.girlguides.ca/volunteer|
|Benefits||Make 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|
|Clients||Girls from the ages of 5-17|
|Ages||18 year(s) and up|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Individuals|
|Areas of Interest||Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Youth Engagement|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Team Work ; Working with Children|
|Commitment Length||Long 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 Level||Small Group ; Large Group ; Virtual Volunteering|
|Minimum Hours||3 / Week|
|Dates and Times||Once a week, the day of the week depends on the specific group.|
|Seasons||Spring ; Fall ; Winter ; Girl Guide meetings follow the school schedules as it regards to holidays.|
|Accessibility||Unknown ; We are an inclusive organization, if there is someone who requires accomodation we would try to accommodate them.|
|Number of Positions||Ontario
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.
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on the job|
|Additional Requirements||All 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
|Start Date||On or after 15 Oct 2021|