Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are critical to the success of the Guiding movement. Whether you are new to Guiding, have a few years under your belt or are a life-long member, young women and seasoned members can bring a variety of experiences to our organizations. Recruitment is currently underway for the following provincial-level volunteer positions.

The application form for Provincial Committees is available on the forms page and can be sent to the ns-executiveassistant@girlguides.ca.

Are you looking for a new Guiding challenge? Join the Nova Scotia Provincial Commissioner and her team! With the fourth largest membership in the country it takes a province to put girls first – so we need your help!

Who is eligible?

  • Nova Scotia adult Guiders with current membership
  • Guiders of any age or experience bracket
  • Guiders who have a passion for Girl Guides

Reasons to apply:

  • Three-year terms
  • Flexible meeting schedules
  • Give back to the Guiding community in a new way
  • Skills based volunteer positions
  • Opportunity to network with provincial peers
  • Gain valuable skills that enhance your resume
  • Be a part of the bigger picture – Mentor-ship provided as you move along in your new role.

NS is very fortunate to have dedicated volunteers to help our members experience the best Guiding can offer, but we can’t do it without help. Because members serve a period of three years in a provincial role, there are several positions that will be available this May and we are looking for interested individuals to join the team.

Available Volunteer Positions

Applicant interviews will take place no later than 3 weeks after posting of the position or if no applications have been received by this time, they will occur when the applications have been received. 

Positions will be removed once filled.

Full position descriptions are available on the Committee Responsibilities page 

Provincial Council Members

Member Services Representative: The Member Services Representative coordinates and provides support and oversight of the Provincial Training, Membership, Public Relations/ Communications, Link and Trefoil Sub-Committee Leads.

Provincial Committee Members:

  • Membership Adviser (Member Services Team): Plans and supports activities and processes relating to the growth, registration, retention, and recognition of girl and adult members within the areas and province.
  • International Adviser (Girl Engagement Team): The International Adviser supports, promotes, and coordinates international education, activities, travel, and programming, including international and interprovincial travel opportunities for girl and adult Members.
  • Safe Guide Assessors: Is a member of the Risk Management Team, working with the Provincial Safe Guider Adviser. The Assessors review SG submissions to ensure the overall safety of Members participating in those activities.
  • Cookie Adviser: To coordinate, manage and evaluate the provincial cookie program. The Adviser works with the Area Cookie Advisers to support the implementation of Cookie Campaigns in their respective areas, champions and advises on cookie issues and directives.
  • Finance Committee Members: Members are resources to the Provincial Treasurer to support Guiding in Nova Scotia Council.
  • Social Media Adviser:administers our social media platforms updating as requested.

As a reminder, the application form for Provincial Committees is available on the forms page and can be sent to ns-executiveassistant@girlguides.ca.

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