Girl Guide Leader

(Girl Guides of Canada, Ontario Council)

Position ID: V-HVC0074 Last Full Update: 31 Jul 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsGirl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) is an organization for girls, led by women. Hundreds of adult volunteers across Canada help deliver a range of enriching activities to girls aged 5 to 17, enabling them to develop friendships and self-confidence while exploring the arts, sciences, cultural awareness and so much more. Camping, travel, developing entrepreneur skills through cookie sales or many programs, GGC gives girls unlimited opportunities to develop their skills, be successful and develop friendships that last a lifetime.  
Girl Guides is an organization with more than 105 years of history and a strong and growing future. Share your skills, your talents and yourself as a Girl Guide volunteer. Volunteer today! 
There is immediate need in Burlington and Oakville! Please let us know if you are interested in this great opportunity.
ContactLaura Whitfield, Community Planning Coordinator, Girl Guides of Canada, Ontario Council; Phone: 1-877-323-4545 ext 2630; Email:
Duties• Provide responsible leadership to a group of girl or youth members while facilitating engaging programming 
• Commitment to creating safe environments for girls, both emotionally and physically 
• Communicate with parents/guardians 
• Adhere to the Girl Guide Code of Conduct and Safe Guide 
• Have fun 
When you join Girl Guides as an adult volunteer, you’re embarking on an exciting journey. Each year from September to May, you’ll have the opportunity to help shape the next generation of girls through weekly activities, fun outings and programming that’s girl-centric, fun and engaging. There are so many possibilities! Your unit could go on an outdoor scavenger hunt, have a sleepover at a science museum or plant a tree. Our dynamic programming offers plenty of opportunities for you and your fellow Guiders to be creative and ignite the minds of girls.
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BenefitsWhen you volunteer with Girl Guides of Canada, not only do you enrich the lives of girls, you gain a personally rewarding experience. Take advantage of the personal and professional development opportunities that Guiding offers: 
• Develop skills in areas such as leadership, event planning, advocacy, communications and more 
• Mentoring and training programs 
• International travel 
• Post-secondary scholarships 
The Guiding sisterhood offers you the ability to meet like-minded women, hone your leadership skills and develop new ones, while receiving continuing training and opportunities to be an active member.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work ; Working with Children ; • Must enjoy 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 LengthMeetings once a week; occasional weekend activities: we estimate 15 hours a month on average which includes meeting time and planning.
Minimum Hours15 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening 
Tuesday: Evening 
Wednesday: Evening 
Thursday: Evening 
Meeting times vary. Visit our Unit Finder Map at
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter
Number of PositionsActon: 5 individual(s) ; Burlington: 10 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 5 individual(s) ; Milton: 10 individual(s) ; Oakville: 20 individual(s) 
50 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided
Police CheckRequired
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Organization NameGirl Guides of Canada, Ontario Council
Office Phone416-926-2351
Toll Free Phone1-877-323-4545
Address & Map
180 Duncan Mill Rd, Suite 100
Toronto, ON M3B 1Z6
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