Volunteer Opportunties

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 at Forms and can be sent to Office Manager

Are you looking for a new guiding challenge?

Join the Nova Scotia Provincial Commissioner and her Team! With the 4th 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:
  • 3 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 3 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

Area Commissioners

As the Term of Office for the current Area Commissioners is coming to an end in May 2021, NS is seeking an Area Commissioners for both Dartmouth Shore and Tri-Waters Areas.

Can you:
• Provide responsible leadership and a strong sense of teamwork?
• Communicate in an open, positive, clear, timely and effective manner?
• Support the Area Council members through recognition, mentoring and coaching?
• Promote Guiding?
• Encourage sharing of responsibilities and decision-making?
• Manage the administrative requirements of meetings and GGC policies for risk management and financial procedures?
• Actively participate on Provincial Council both as the voice of your area and with a commitment to the best interests of Guiding in Nova Scotia.
Please note a full description of the Area Commissioner role can be found under the Area section at Committee Responsibilities located at the bottom of the web page.
If you think you may be interested in the Area Commissioner (AC) position for your Area and would like to discuss this position further please feel free to contact Lorena or Debbie.
The application form for the Provincial Position can be found at Forms- please use: Volunteer Applications - Provincial Position.
Completed applications may be sent to macdonaldm@girlguides.ca.
Deadline is 5 p.m. March 19, 2020.

Provincial-Level Volunteer Positions

  • Provincial Treasurer:
    Oversees, manages, and monitors the financial affairs, including all budgeting and policy compliance of GGC monies, investments, and assets of the Provincial Council.
  • Camping Adviser:
    Working with the Girl Engagement Team, the Camping Adviser supports, promotes, plans, and coordinates camping and outdoor activities, including adventure events and related training, for girl and adult Members.
  • Quest Camp Lead:
    Working with the Camping Committee and Quest Sub Team, this Lead promotes and administers a camping experience for Pathfinder and Ranger age members, delivering a high standard of camping experience for all.
  • Program Adviser:
    Working with the Girl Engagement Team, the Program Adviser supports and promotes all learning and engagement activities relating to branch specific programming activities for girls. The Active Living, Arts, and STEM Advisers comprise the Program Team.
  • Active Living Adviser:
    Working with the Program Team, the Active Living Adviser promotes active living activities through programming for girls and guiders.
  • Arts Adviser:
    Working with the Program Team, the Arts Adviser promotes art activities through programming for girls and guiders.
  • STEM Adviser:
    Working with the Program Team, the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Adviser promotes STEM activities through programming for girls and guiders.
  • Safe Guide Adviser:
    Working with the Provincial and National Risk & Compliance Teams, the Provincial Safe Guide Adviser oversees, directs, administers, and approves the use of Safe Guide protocols and procedures within the province.
  • Trainer Development Coordinator:
    Working with the Provincial Training Adviser the Trainer development Coordinator supports Guiders wishing to undertake the Trainer Stream Modules and complete the requirements to become a Trainer.

As a reminder, the Application Form for Provincial Committees is available at Forms and can be sent to Office Manager

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