Unit Guider/Leader

(Girl Guides of Canada)

Position ID: V-BAR0170
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2023
Last Full Update: 13 Feb 2023

Opportunity Details: Unit Guider/Leader


Unit leaders (Guiders) needed for units in Barrie-Borden-New Tecumseth-Bradford starting in the fall.  Leaders are needed immediately for an Ember (Brownie) unit starting in Innisfil.

Contact Janice Monahan, Administrative Community Leader - Community 32, Girl Guides of Canada; Phone: 1-833-433-0996 ext 6032; Email: on-acl32@girlguides.ca

Mentor girls as they explore new challenges, develop ready-for-anything skills, and take on new challenges, in a safe and supportive atmosphere during weekly meetings and optional outings and camps.  A Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening is required and provided free of charge.  Two references and an interview are part of the screening process. 

More Info Link girlguides.ca/volunteer
Benefits Community involvement, networking and helping girls discover their potential.
Clients Girls and young women, cisgender, transgender and non-binary, who want to challenge themselves, to find their voice, meet new friends, have fun and make a difference in the world.
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Nature / Environment ; Youth Engagement
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction Level Small Group ; Units vary in size and with the age of the youth, usually between 8 - 24.
Minimum Hours 3 / Week
Seasons Spring ; Fall ; Winter ; Weekly meetings usually from Sept - May/June with optional activities in the summer.
Accessibility Units meet in various locations - some fully accessible and others not.
Location Various locations throughout South Simcoe.
Number of Positions Alliston: 6 individual(s) ; Barrie: 12 individual(s) ; Beeton: 3 individual(s) ; Borden CFB: 6 individual(s) ; Bradford: 2 individual(s) ; Everett: 6 individual(s) ; Innisfil: 6 individual(s) ; New Tecumseth: 12 individual(s) ; Tottenham: 4 individual(s) 
50 individual(s) needed in total. 
These numbers represent those needed for the support of current units and the opening of new units in these locations.
Training Orientation - An Orientation package is provided and reviewed during the screening interview. ; Training is provided - GGC's risk management (Safe Guide) online training module is required before starting the position. Four other online and/or in-person job-related trainings are required within the first six months of the position. ; Other optional trainings are provided.
Transportation Depends on the relative location of the volunteer and the unit's meeting location.
Cost Personal GGC uniform shirt (optional)
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements An screening interview and two references.
Liability Insurance Available
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Start Date On or after 05 Sep 2023
Community Sets Barrie ; South Simcoe ; VC - Simcoe County ; VC - Simcoe, Muskoka, Parry Sound District, Bruce, Grey, Peterborough & Northumberland

Agency Details: Girl Guides of Canada

Toll Free Phone 1-833-433-0996; 1-877-323-4545
E-Mail info@girlguides.ca
Website www.girlguides.ca