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: Volunteer Group Leader (Unit Guider)

Contact Membership Screening Team, Membership Screening, Girl Guides of Canada; Phone: 1-877-564-6188; Email: screening@girlguides.ca
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
Police Check Required
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
Liability Insurance Available
Start Date On or after 15 Oct 2021

Agency Details: Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada, Ontario Council

Office Phone 1-877-323-4545
Toll Free Phone 1-800-565-8111
Fax 416-920-1440
E-Mail info@girlguides.ca
Website www.girlguides.ca/ON
Address & Map
Durham Region, ON
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Mailing Address 180 Duncan Mill Rd, Suite 100 
Toronto, ON M3B 1Z6

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