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Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering for Girlguiding:  Girlguiding is the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK. By volunteering with us, you can help us create amazing opportunities for all girls in North East England. Our volunteers give girls a space where they can build their confidence, raise their aspirations and have fantastic fun. They run projects, events and activities that give girls the opportunity to discover their potential and learn new skills. They passionately believe that girls can be a powerful force for good. There are lots of ways you can volunteer with Girlguiding – it’s flexible and can be arranged to fit around a busy lifestyle. No matter how much or how little time you have, every hour counts.

How to apply:  To register your interest in becoming a volunteer please go to www.girlguiding.org.uk/interested.


Join the North East England region team

There are currently two vacancies on our trustee group:  for a member of Girlguiding under the age of 30, and for a trustee who is not a member of Girlguiding.

Further information:  See the “how the region is managed” page for an overview of Girlguiding North East England and its structure.

How to apply: If you feel this is something that interests you please get in touch so we can have an informal chat with you.  Email opportunities@girlguidngnortheast.org.uk with your name, and membership number if applicable and a short statement including: 

  • how you feel you meet the requirements of the role
  • which particular skills or qualities you have which would you would bring to the role
  • why you wish to be considered for a role in the Girlguiding North East England region team

Please give examples where you can, of the skills and knowledge you have. These may have been gained either, from your work, or your involvement in guiding (if applicable) or other volunteer roles outside of guiding.  (no more than 750 words).

If you would like to find out more before you decide to apply for a role please email us and we will arrange for one of the chief commissioner team to have a chat with you.

Applications should be received by 4 February 2018.

Become a spokesperson for Girlguiding:  Girlguiding run spokesperson training sessions each year for anyone in guiding aged 14-25 who is passionate about telling other people about their fantastic guiding experiences.  The bookings have now closed for the next training but to find out more about becoming a spokesperson go to the opportunities page of the Girlguiding website and select ‘becoming a spokesperson for Girlguiding’.  If you would like us to let you know when the next training is available please email Girlguiding North East England and we will inform you as soon as we receive any information.


Paid Opportunities

There are currently no vacancies for paid positions in the region.

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