Volunteer Opportunities

Provincial Volunteer Opportunities

A provincial volunteer works closer with the adults than the girls, contributing to the administrative side of our organization. They have the opportunity to influence the direction of the Girl Guide movement in British Columbia by sharing their knowledge and experience. It’s a rewarding and exciting opportunity for the volunteers who join the provincial level of the Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada (GGC).

Elected Member, Provincial Council (2 positions available)

BC Council is looking for Unit Guiders to fill two vacant Elected Member positions on BC Council. Each position is a three-year term and will commence in May 2017. To best meet the current needs of BC Council, we are particularly interested in one of the positions being filled by a Pathfinder Guider, with at least three years' experience.

Please find attached an elected member nomination form and position description to be used for nominations for the upcoming elected member position vacancy on BC Council. The elected members' role on BC Council is to be the "voice from the field". The deadline to submit nominations is January 15, 2017. Guiders who feel they would be suitable for this position may self-nominate.

Publications Coordinator

The publications coordinator is a member of the BC PR Committee and is responsible for editing and managing the development of the Pipeline publication and other print materials. She also provides editorial leadership to the provincial editorial team.

An understanding of the editorial and print production processes
Excellent copy-editing and proofreading skills
An understanding of copyright laws
Ability to follow and maintain a style guide in print publications

Please contact pipeline@bc-girlguides.org with any questions. To apply, please complete the Application Form and submit it to the address listed at the bottom of the form.

Social Media Coordinator and Area Liaison

This member of the PR Committee is responsible for managing the BC Girl Guide social media platforms. She coordinates communication between the provincial committee and the areas. She writes content for social media posts, the BC Girl Guide website and Pipeline, and performs other administrative tasks as required.

Experience with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube
Ability to develop social media strategies, in collaboration with the PR Committee
Excellent writing skills
Good understanding of the GGC Style Guidelines and Social Media Guidelines

Please contact publicrelations@bc-girlguides.org with any questions. To apply, please complete the Application Form and submit it to the address listed at the bottom of the form.

Member Services Coordinator

This position co-chairs our new provincial Operations Committee and works directly with our training, membership and PR sub committees. If you, or someone you know, is passionate about building teams and building Guiding, please see the individual job description, to be used as a guideline, and click below to see the nominations form to give you an opportunity to nominate suitable candidates. This position’s term will end at the 2019 Annual General Meeting.

Please return your confidential nominations form to the Executive Assistant, at execassist@bc-girlguides.org. You may also fax your nomination to: 604-714-6645.

Youth Member Specialist

The BC Program Committee is looking for a Guider who has worked with the Ranger level to be the Youth Member Specialist for BC. The purpose of this position is to stimulate and promote an active interest in the Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada program, especially the Ranger program, throughout British Columbia. Youth Members include both Rangers and Ranger-aged Girl Assistants volunteering in younger branches. Please see the position description for more information or contact program@bc-girlguides.org with any questions.

Please complete the application form, and submit it to the email address listed at the bottom of the form.

Pathfinder Lones Guider

The BC Program Committee is looking for dedicated Guiders who would be excited to create a correspondence version of the program to be sent regularly to girls registered in the Lones program. We are currently looking for both a Pathfinder Lones Guider. The successful applicants must be able to creatively adapt the program to work for individuals via correspondence. This could include mailed, emailed, or creative website oriented content.
For more information about the Lones Guider positions, please see “Tips for Running Lones Unit” on MemberZone.

Please complete the application form, and submit it to the email address listed at the bottom of the form.

Volunteer Opportunities

Adult volunteers are always welcome at the local community level. No matter how much time you have to give, Guiding has a place for you to help girls and young women achieve greatness! Join as an adult Member today!
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