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GirlGuiding NZ Youth Leader - Frankton


GirlGuiding New Zealand


Youth & Children





GirlGuiding NZ aim to empower girls to take action to change their world. They do this by using fun, adventure and friendship to build their confidence and life skills.They want more good people to come and do great things with them. Join their passionate and supportive team in a well-established, long-standing organisation with growth potential.

They are looking for Unit Leaders to fulfil the following duties:

  • Attend and help run GirlGuiding youth membership meetings
  • Facilitate different activities for the guides to learn various life skills and earn a badge for the same
  • Activities vary with the badge and could involve crafts, bush walks, camping and games etc.
  • Help shape this young generation of girls into strong, resilient young women with a vast skill set

Outside of the weekly sessions you will also:

  • Help plan the term's activities and deliver them to the girls
  • Complete occasional evening / weekend training as required
  • Attend occasional leader / planning meetings, and trips or camps
  • Meet new people and become part of a worldwide network

You will be given FREE leadership training, mentoring, and a uniform is provided. There is no personal cost to you to volunteer.

Choose a unit that best suits the day/times you are available:

  • Wakatipu Guides - Frankton, Thursdays 6 - 8pm, (girls aged 9-12)
  • Wakatipu Pippins - Frankton, Thursdays 5 - 6pm, (girls aged 5-7)
  • Wakatipu Brownies - Frankton, Thursdays 5 - 6:45pm, (girls aged 7-9)


To be a unit leader you will:

  • Be over 18 years of age
  • Can commit to do the role for six months or more
  • Have a passion to inspire girls and young women to reach their full potential and learn new skills
  • Be reliable and trustworthy
  • Be encouraging, assertive and patient
  • Be a hands-on leader and learner
  • Have excellent communication skills, using a variety of channels and technologies
  • If successful, be prepared, to obtain your Leadership Qualification and, in time take, over the running of the unit.
  • Have some experience working with youth (preferred but not required)
  • Be self-motivated and able to work autonomously but collaboratively within a wider team
  • Have the ability to maintain a responsible attitude while possessing a sense of fun!
  • Have the integrity to respect confidentiality and act with discretion

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

  • Attend and help run the unit meeting, for 1-2 hours each week, generally during term time.
  • GGNZ requires volunteers who are prepared to offer a minimum six month commitment
  • On average, 1 additional hour per week across the term to plan the programme with girls and leaders including camps, excursions and attend trainings.
  • One-off compulsory initial training (1 hr online)
  • Additional training is available, but is optional, depending on your role

If you really want to make a difference, they would love to talk with you about the variety of volunteering roles they have. So, get in touch now!

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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