Become a Volunteer. Help make Guiding happen.

Volunteering with Girl Guides is a fun and rewarding way to help open a world of possibilities for girls. You simply need a little extra time, and the desire to do something worthwhile and fulfilling.
Whatever your skills, availability and interests, there’s a place for you in our inspirational team of volunteers. And with more than 250 Guide Districts in NSW and the ACT, there are countless opportunities to make a difference in the lives of girls and young women, as they find their voice, their confidence, and their future direction through Guiding.

Lead and empower girls and young women. Build personal capacity. Help create a better world.

Girl Guides is for girls, by girls. It’s a lot of fun, but also requires a lot of work—which is where you, as a volunteer, can make a difference. At all levels, volunteering is exciting and fulfilling, but first and foremost, it’s about encouraging curious and clever girls to develop the skills they need to thrive in a complex and quickly changing world. 
develop or extend a range of skills. It enables you to grow your management and leadership capabilities, while connecting you to a social network of like-minded women empowering each other—some of whom may well become lifelong friends. And it gives you the chance to take action on issues that affect the lives of women in your local community, across Australia, and even globally.

Lead girls in your community

Lead a group girls in either Pre-junior Guides (5–7years), Junior Guides (7–9 years), Guides (10–13 years) or Senior Guides (14–17), helping them to run activities, games, projects and events.

Manage a team of volunteers

Help coordinate other volunteers and ensure the smooth running of Guide Districts and Regions.

Share your skills in other roles

There are numerous other ways you can put your talents to work, such as helping your local Guide District maintain its meeting place, promoting Guides in the community, fundraising, assisting with administration—and much more.

Inspired to empower?

Get started today!

Who can volunteer?

If you’re a grown-up, over 18 years of age, you can help make Guiding happen through becoming a volunteer member. There are numerous ways to help out in an informal capacity.
You’ll simply need to comply with a Code of Conduct and meet the mandatory requirements, outlined here

So many ways to get involved

Volunteering opportunities range from ongoing leadership and decision-making roles, through to support roles that are both fun and easy. The following are just some of the things our volunteers do:
  • be a Leader
  • Join committees and make decisions
  • Assist with community promotions and public relations
  • Plan and put together fundraising activities
  • Coordinate behind-the-scenes services
  • Carry out auditing and bookkeeping work
  • Cater amazing spreads for fun events
  • Help maintain our historic archive

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