Volunteer Opportunities

Provincial Volunteer Opportunities

Calling all Guiders who are passionate about Guiding! Here is your chance to make a difference to BC Girl Guides at the provincial level. Please consider applying or encouraging a friend to apply. We encourage applications from all BC members or non-members who are willing to join GGC if nominated.

BC Nominating & Search Committee Member

Do you wish that you had a say in who represents BC Girl Guides at the provincial level? Are you passionate about ensuring that our volunteer Guiding leadership reflects the diversity of British Columbia? Have you seen exciting opportunities and want to learn more about what it takes to volunteer provincially? We are looking for 5 members (adult members and/or Rangers) who will help shape BC Council, the council overseeing Girl Guides in British Columbia, as a member of our selections committee. You will correspond by email and occasionally meet, to confidentially search for and review applicants for BC Council vacancies and other provincial volunteer roles. This will include reviewing applications, screening applicants with phone/virtual interviews, and recommending candidates. This position is for a 2 year term. Meetings are on an as-needed basis, with most nominating activities taking place ahead of each Spring’s annual general meeting.

BC Provincial Public Relations/Communications Adviser

Are you passionate about telling stories about girl empowerment? Are you a talker, a promoter, a sharer? Do you work well as a team leader? Are you good at motivating others? Are you knowledgeable about all sorts of communication tools and are eager to use them to share Guiding stories that advance GGC’s vision and mission? Do you have a background in public relations, media relations, marketing, social media, or other related areas? Are you able to quickly respond to communication opportunities/challenges requiring prompt attention? BC is seeking a PR & Communications Adviser to work with the provincial PR committee, which coordinates BC’s social media, communications, advertising, and publications. This position is elected for a 3 year term.

BC Provincial Girl Engagement Coordinator

The Girl Engagement Coordinator coordinates the BC Program, Camping and International Advisers and their Committees. The Girl Engagement Coordinator represents these committees at the BC Council table and serves as the liaison for these committees to the Provincial Commissioner team and with GGC’s national office. The Coordinator is responsible for ongoing mentorship and support to these advisers and the provincial volunteers who are part of their committees. If you are efficient at email communication, like to mentor others, and work well as a communicator, this BC Council position may be yours! This position is elected for a 3 year term.

BC Risk and Compliance Coordinator

Do you have experience assessing and mitigating risky situations? Are you experienced in critically analyzing liability documents? Are you passionate about developing solutions for issues of risk and liability issues? Are you a strong communicator? Do you have experience in finance, law or legal administration, insurance, safety, and/or any other related risk management areas? Would you like to be part of the national Risk Oversight committee? If this sounds like you, we would love to have you on our BC Council to bring risk-related perspectives to our decision-making processes. This position is for a 3 year term.


To nominate yourself, another member, or a non-member, for any of these positions, please submit by email your candidate’s name, including iMIS number (if a current member), the relevant position name, and a brief description of why you think this candidate is suitable for the role.

In British Columbia, the selections process begins with asking for nominations from across the province. Once nominations have been received, a selections committee will be established to select the person considered most suitable for the position. This committee will be organized and chaired by the BC Nominations Chairperson. Please return your nominations to the Executive Assistant at bc-executiveassistant@girlguides.ca no later than November 15th, 2020. You may also fax your nomination to 604-714-6645.

Thank you,
Colleen McKenna
BC Nominations Chairperson

11/24/2020 9:05:39 PM