Volunteer Opportunities

Provincial Volunteer Opportunities

A provincial volunteer works closer with the adults than the girls, contributing to the administrative side of our organization. They have the opportunity to influence the direction of the Girl Guide movement in British Columbia by sharing their knowledge and experience. It’s a rewarding and exciting opportunity for the volunteers who join the provincial level of the Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada (GGC).

BC Youth Forum Members

The BC Youth Forum is looking for new youth members to join. Up to seven Ranger-aged girls will be selected to work together to address girl issues at all levels of BC Girl Guides, and to provide their voice to BC Council. Girls will serve a one or two year term on the council. The purpose is for girls to communicate and share ideas. The forum will get together by conference call, or other electronic means, and we anticipate that there will be at least 2 face to face meetings in Vancouver at the provincial Guide Office. All expenses will be covered under the BC Travel Policy.

Deadline for applications i s Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Midnight. For more information please see the Info Sheet.

To apply to be a member of the BC Youth Forum, please complete the application form, and submit it to youthforum@bc-girlguides.org.

Become a member of the BC Awards Committee

What could be more fun than promoting awards and recognition for Guiding members!

The BC Awards Committee has two positions available on their committee. Our goal is to find new volunteers for these positions and allow time for the current volunteers to provide mentoring before the end of their terms. You will have an opportunity to work with enthusiastic and connected committee members.

The first position is Secretary and Communication Coordinator. She is responsible for taking minutes at meetings, managing all documents related to awards, bursaries, grants and scholarships and managing the website content. A working knowledge of Word, Excel and email is necessary.

The second position is Book of Honour Manager. She is responsible for communicating with nominators of this award and managing all documents and processes related to the Book of Honour. Excellent writing skills and working knowledge of Word and email is necessary.

If you are interested in either of these two positions and would like to review the detailed job descriptions please contact awards@bc-girlguides.org.

BC Camping Committee Opportunities (3)

Do you love camping? Then we have the perfect job for you! Come and join the BC Camping Committee. We are looking for enthusiastic Guiders to help create camping resources and help plan and train for camping events. You are not expected to know all things camping (we do work as a committee) but camping experience and a love for the great outdoors are needed. If you think you can contribute in the following positions, please contact camp@bc-girlguides.org.

Committee Resource Coordinator Requirements:
Computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Word. Main responsibilities will be taking meeting minutes, overseeing camping resources, such as Camps to Go, Camping Challenges and Under the Boughs clothing items.

Residential and Tenting Coordinator Requirements:
Experience organizing and planning camps. Main responsibilities will be organizing Provincially sponsored camps such as Guide Jubilee, encouraging and supporting Areas in hosting residential and tenting events, and assisting in developing camping resources.

Training Coordinator Requirements:
Experience organizing and planning camping-related workshops and training sessions. Main responsibilities will be oversee organization of workshops and conferences, supporting the committee members planning camping events, help organize training webinars and liaise with the Training Committee.

BC Program Committee - Event Coordinator

This member of the BC Program Committee is responsible for coordinating the logistics of Girl Program events, workshops and conferences, liaising with the Provincial Office, Committee members, participants and presenters.

Requirements
Needs to be organized
Experience with setting timelines and scheduling
Feels comfortable coordinating communication, paperwork and mechanics with the Provincial Office as well as booking venues and third party providers
Will assist committee members with finding support staff and presenters
Dealing with merchandise orders

Please contact program@bc-girlguides.org for a detailed job description and application form.

BC Program Committee - Communications Coordinator

The Communications Coordinator is a member of the BC Program Committee and is responsible for keeping Area Program Advisers informed, moderating the Program e-group, being website Liaison, publishing FunFinder, preparing agendas and taking minutes at meetings.

Requirements
An understanding of the editorial and print production processes
Excellent copy-editing and proofreading skills
An understanding of copyright laws
Ability to follow and maintain a style guide in print publications

Please contact program@bc-girlguides.org for a detailed job description and application form.

Pathfinder Lones Guider

The BC Program Committee is looking for dedicated Guiders who would be excited to create a correspondence version of the program to be sent regularly to girls registered in the Lones program. We are currently looking for both a Pathfinder Lones Guider. The successful applicants must be able to creatively adapt the program to work for individuals via correspondence. This could include mailed, emailed, or creative website oriented content.
For more information about the Lones Guider positions, please see “Tips for Running Lones Unit” on MemberZone.

Please complete the application form, and submit it to the email address listed at the bottom of the form.

Volunteer Opportunities

Adult volunteers are always welcome at the local community level. No matter how much time you have to give, Guiding has a place for you to help girls and young women achieve greatness! Join as an adult Member today!
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