Developing others

Opportunities for women aged 18 to 30 to help girls and women learn and develop

Support girls and young women to be their best

If you enjoy helping others to develop their own skills and knowledge, this is the pathway for you. You could work with younger girls through our peer education programme. Or you might be a mentor or trainer to adults. Whatever you decide to do, you’ll play a crucial part in making guiding the best it can be. All while building skills and experience to facilitate meetings and deliver training.

What you can do 

Become a peer educator

Age: Up to 25

Gain the tools to run fun and informative workshops on topics important to young people. The skills of communication, facilitation, group management, safety, safeguarding and self-reflection are extremely transferable to your everyday life. And you’ll be making a huge difference in the lives of girls and young women.

Find out about becoming a peer educator

Become a peer education trainer

Age: If you’ve been a peer educator, you can become a peer education trainer up until the age of 27, and can continue to deliver training until you're 30.

You’ll be part of delivering peer education training events, assessing peer education coursework and ensuring the quality of the peer education programme. For more information about becoming a peer education trainer email [email protected].

Become a peer education coordinator

Age: 18+

Help peer education grow in your local area and shout about how awesome the programme is. 

Find out about becoming a peer education coordinator

Be an Action for Change network coach

Age: Up to 25

Action for Change network coaches support girls and young women to achieve their campaign dreams through Action for Change – our programme to create the UK’s largest girl-led advocacy network. 

Find out about Action for Change network coaches

Mentor others to complete Girlguiding qualifications

Age: 18+

Mentors support other members through many different qualifications. You don't need to be a fountain of all knowledge - just a friendly face who has achieved a Girlguiding qualification and would like to help others do the same.

Find out about mentoring

Become a Girlguiding qualified trainer

Age: 18+

Support our fantastic volunteers to deliver great experiences to girls. As a trainer you'll be a role model for other volunteers and help ensure excellence and consistency across our organisation

Find out about becoming a trainer