What do adults in guiding do?
Girlguiding isn't just for girls. In
total, we have around 100,000 adult volunteers and supporters.
More than 80,000 amazing volunteers contribute over ten million
hours to guiding every year. In return, we offer training and the
opportunity to develop new skills.
There are many volunteer roles in
guiding. Many volunteers give their time as Leaders or Assistant
Leaders for guiding units and get to see girls enjoying events and
activities that they have organised. Other volunteers take on
administrative responsibilities, or help out with driving or
maintenance on an occasional basis.
You can also keep up with news, events and developments within
Girlguiding and enjoy a range of benefits by becoming an adult member.
As the largest voluntary organisation for girls and young women
in the UK, Girlguiding offers a huge range of career opportunities
in areas as diverse as public relations, graphic design, IT, estate
management, retail and finance. Find out more
about working for us.
What our Leaders say
'Being a Leader gave me the confidence to get back out to work –
I initially signed up to do it every other week. Now I'm
thinking of retraining and working with children!'
'It's been fantastic sharing all the experiences and laughs with
some close personal friends.'
'As Leaders we learn marketing, leadership and communication
skills and about fundraising, programme planning and teamwork.
These are transferable skills which are extremely valuable in the
'After studying English at university, I decided I wanted to
teach. My experience within guiding helped me to gain a place on
one of the best teaching courses and now I am teaching English to
Guide age and above!'
To apply to join today, please call us on Freephone 0800 1 69 59
01 or find out more about volunteering
and register online.
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