Would you like to work with girls and young women to make a difference in your community while developing your skills and making new friends? Volunteering with Girlguiding could be for you!
As a Brownie leader you will work as part of a team to plan and organise activities for girls aged 7-10 years old. Brownies work on badges, play games, try adventurous activities and go along to special events, day trips, sleepovers, camps and holidays.
You will be required to commit to attending meetings on a weekly basis as adult to child ratios must be maintained.
In return, we offer everyone support, specialised training and the opportunity to develop new skills, meet new people and have fun. As a new leader you will be supported to complete the Girlguiding Leadership Qualification, most of which is all about doing things with the girls during meetings. Many women have found this experience invaluable to include on their CV when applying for further education placements, and on job applications.
An open and approachable manner.
Reliable and trustworthy.
Creative and enthusiastic.
Committed to ongoing personal development.
A sense of humour.
Enjoys working with young people.
One of the following locations:
Loughton Baptist Church, Loughton
St. Michael’s Church, Loughton
St. Edmund’s Church, Loughton
Kingsley Hall, Debden
- Data Protection policy
- DBS check required
- Equal opportunities policy
- Expenses reimbursed
You will be reimbursed for any equipment, food or other supplies bought for a unit, and for administration costs. Basic leaders' uniform will be provided
- Health and Safety Policy
- Ongoing support
You will be working in a team to provide the games and activities for the girls. The Girlguiding provides all training and resources required for our volunteers to carry out their roles. There is also a District Commissioner who can offer support. You will be allocated a mentor, who will support you through the Leadership Qualification
- Suitable for under 18s
Adults are required for ratios
- Training provided
Girlguiding leadership scheme
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Written role description
When can I volunteer?
Start Date: 29/01/2019
End Date: 29/01/2020
Leaders are required to attend weekly meetings between 6.00 and 7.30pm, they will be expected to arrive early to help set up and stay to tidy up afterwards. There will be activities and outings at other times when they will be required to help.
This opportunity is available in: Epping
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