Roles working with volunteers

Opportunities to work with other volunteers as you shape and improve local guiding

Support volunteers in your area to develop their skills and deliver great guiding

Use your skills and expertise to improve the guiding experience for all our members.

These roles are suited to volunteers with previous experience of guiding.

Commissioner

In this role, you'll be responsible for and accountable to the whole membership of your County, District or Division, and for ensuring the delivery of quality guiding. This is a big responsibility and also a brilliant opportunity to have a real impact. As Commissioner, you'll provide inspirational leadership to your local team as you work together to create exciting opportunitites for girls and young women. Of course, you'll also have lots of fun as you get to know the volunteers you support.

Get the Commissioner role description.

Assistant Commissioner

You'll be working side-by-side with your Commissioner to lead change and to improve guiding in your area. This a chance to work with some fantastic people to provide opportunities to both girls and adults. You'll gain experience of how your guiding area runs and provide essential support to the County, District or Division.

Get the Assistant Commissioner role description.

Adviser

An Adviser is a specialist in an aspect of the guiding programme or a specific activity. Your role will be to share information about your specialism with other guiding members. It's up to you to make sure that everyone who needs to know something knows it!

Get the Adviser role description.

Coordinator

As Coordinator you'll be a designated point of contact for an element of the guiding programme, such as communications or an event. This role is perfect for someone who can make sure that what needs to get done gets done!

Get the Coordinator role description.

Section Adviser

As an expert on part of the Girlguiding programme, you'll answer queries on a particular section or activity. You'll also share your experience and knowledge with fellow volunteers.

Get the Section Adviser role description.

Section Coordinator

You'll help to organise meetings and events related to part of our programme, such as a particular section or a special event. As well as the practical side of the role, you'll also enjoy making links across the guiding community.

Get the Section Coordinator role description.

Outdoor Activities Adviser

If you're passionate about getting girls outdoors, then we need you as an Outdoor Activities Adviser. You'll support and train fellow volunteers in the practical and logistical ways they can give girls more opportunities for adventure.

Get the Outdoor Activities Adviser role description.

Country/Region International Adviser

Within a network of other Advisers, you'll work together to promote international opportunities to Leaders and young members, and highlight the benefits that our unique worldwide organisation offers.

Country/Region International Adviser role description.

County International Adviser

You'll support Leaders in your County to offer exciting international opportunities to young members. As Adviser, you'll provide practical support to members as they get involved in international guiding.

County International Adviser.