Volunteer Opportunties

Volunteers are critical to the success of the Guiding movement. Whether you are new to Guiding, have a few years under your belt or are a life-long member, young women and seasoned members can bring a variety of experiences to our organizations. Recruitment is currently underway for the following Provincial Level Volunteer Positions.  

The Application Form for Provincial Committees is available at the bottom of Forms and can be sent to Office Manager

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Are you looking for a new guiding challenge?

Join the Nova Scotia Provincial Commissioner and her Team!

With the 4th largest membership in the country it takes a province to put girls first- so we need your HELP! 

Who is eligible?

-   ​  Nova Scotia adult guiders with current membership

-     Guiders of any age or experience bracket

-     Guiders who have a passion for Girl Guides

Reasons to apply:

  • 3 year terms
  • Flexible meeting schedules
  • Give back to the guiding community in a new way 
  • Skills based volunteer positions 
  • Opportunity to network with provincial peers
  • Gain valuable skills that enhance your resume
  • Be a part of the bigger picture – Mentor-ship provided as you move along in your new role.

Available Positions

NS is very fortunate to have dedicated volunteers to help our members experience the best Guiding can offer, but we can’t do it without help.

Because members serve a period of 3 years in a Provincial role, there are several positions that will be available this May and we are looking for interested individuals to join the team.  

Currently we have the following roles to be fill prior to our May 25th, 2019 AGM. Time commitment averages 5-10 hours a month.  All positions with the exception of the Provincial Treasurer, are three-year terms.
Detailed descriptions are at Committee Responsibilities.

Provincial Treasurer – oversee financial matters of the Nova Scotia Council, works closely with our Provincial Accounting Administrator, Office Manager, and Provincial Council to create budget, complete compliance, complete annual review, and work with Area Treasurers. (This is a 1-year renewable term up to 5 years.)

Member Services Portfolio:
•    Member Services Coordinator – provides assistance and support to the Membership, Public Relations, Training, Link and Trefoil Advisers – experience as an adviser is ideal but not necessary.
•    Training Adviser – provides oversight to training needs for all levels of adult Guiding, working with her team assists with coordinating Provincial and Area level trainings.  

Girl Engagement Portfolio:
•    International Adviser – provides oversight to international trips, inter-provincial trips and develops resources for international aspects of GGC.
•    Active Living Adviser - plans and promotes active living activities through N.S. Girl Guides programming for girls and guiders.

Risk Management and Compliance Portfolio:
•    Risk Management and Compliance Adviser – oversee potential risk matters of the Nova Scotia Council, provides assistance and support to the Safe Guide Adviser – experience as an adviser is ideal but not necessary.
•    Provincial Safe Guide Assessors- The Provincial Safe Guide Assessor(s) works with the Provincial Safe Guide Assessor team and Adviser to assess Safe Guide paperwork for events and activities.    

•    Elected Member: Property MGMT – provides assistance and support to the Area Commissioners and Camp Committees for Compliance relate issues. Working with the National office, assists Council with the implementation of the National Property Strategy and Framework.

•    Elected Member: Youth – works with the Youth Forum to bring the voice of our girls forth to Provincial Council. Planning the Provincial Youth Recognition Event and Ranger events are in this portfolio.

These are exciting times - why not be a part of it!!

 

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