Girl Guide Leader

(Girl Guides of Canada, Wellington County - Community 6, Ontario Council)

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Position ID: V-GUE2801 Last Modified: 08 May 2018 Last Full Update: 08 May 2018
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementEmpowering, challenging and engaging
ContactCarol Harvey, Community Planning Coordinator, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada, Ontario Council; Phone: 1-800-565-8111 * 416-926-2351; Fax: 416-920-1440; Email:
DutiesVolunteering with Girl Guides means you choose to have fun, explore, laugh, create, connect, mentor and inspire girls to become the best they can be. You're playing a key role in providing girls aged 5-17 with the fun and the challenge of Guiding. You'll be their cheerleader and mentor as you help girls develop skills and confidence that will last a lifetime.
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BenefitsWhat's in it for you? 
• Make a positive impact on the lives of girls in your community 
• Opportunities to develop highly transferable skills such as leadership, communication and planning 
• Access to member-only training 
• Access to special events such as regional rallies, camping and international travel 
• Grow your group of friends in a fun environment
ClientsGirl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC ) is the leading organization for girls and women in Canada, with 83,000 members across the country. Guiding provides a safe environment that invites girls and young women to challenge themselves, find their voice, meet new friends, have fun and make a difference in the world. Guiding offers the widest range of activities of any extracurricular activity for girls and young women, with opportunities to explore the arts, sciences, outdoor challenges, global awareness and so much more through enriching experiences that will stay with them for a lifetime. 
Volunteering with Girl Guides means you choose to have fun, explore, laugh, create, connect, mentor and inspire girls to become everything they want to be. You're playing a key role in supporting girls ages 5-17 to explore all the fun and challenge of Guiding. You'll be their coach and mentor as you help girls to learn new skills and develop self-confidence that will last a lifetime.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Youth & Activity Camp Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work ; • Someone who enjoys working with girls aged 5 to 17 is energetic and wants to make a difference. 
• Commitment to creating safe environments for girls, both emotionally and physically 
• Willingness to plan and facilitate girl-centered programming 
• Strong communication skills (e.g. with parents/guardians, girls and other Guiding leaders) 
• Team building skills 
• Strong organizational skills 
• Ability to pass Police Reference Check (PRC
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - September to June ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter
Number of PositionsAberfoyle ; Arthur ; Elora ; Erin ; Fergus ; Guelph ; Harriston ; Mount Forest ; Palmerston ; Rockwood 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required
CostUniform Shirt
Police CheckRequired
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Start DateOn or after 02 May 2018
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Organization NameGirl Guides of Canada, Wellington County - Community 6, Ontario Council
Toll Free Phone1-877-323-4545
Mailing Address180 Duncan Mill Rd, Suite 100 
Toronto, ON M3B 1Z6