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Our biggest ever adult volunteer recruitment campaign is officially underway so keep a lookout for our new TV ad airing on STV! If you’re keen to challenge yourself, go on fun adventures and empower girls near you, sign up to become a Girlguiding Scotland volunteer today!

For parents

With guiding, your daughter will laugh, learn and have adventures – all at an affordable cost. Our fantastic volunteers will be there to support her right from the start.

Guiding provides opportunities for girls to make new friends, have fun and grow in confidence. Our activities are designed for all girls, so there’s a place for your daughter whatever her tastes or needs.

For volunteers

Our practical resources and tools have been developed to help you make guiding happen. Read on for guidance on delivering our programme, tools for running your unit, tips for recruiting members and opportunities to build your skills.

Girls taking action

We empower girls to learn about the world, form their own viewpoints and speak out for the change they want to see. Find out more about our girl-led campaigns and how you can get involved.

Support us

Support the work of Girlguiding Scotland and you’ll help more girls take part in great guiding experiences.

Donate

Donating to support our work and invest in the future of girls and young women.

Partner with us

Kick off a partnership that changes the world for girls.

Fundraising

Organise your own event or take on a fundraising challenge.

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🙋📢 We’re shaking up how things are run here at Girlguiding Scotland and we need your skills to help to shape the future of the organisation!

If you're ready to take on a new challenge then find out more and apply now for one of these exciting roles (see link in bio) 👇

⭐ Lead volunteer for girl voice
⭐ Lead volunteer for volunteer experience
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Happy #BurnsNight everyone! Head to @Girlguiding's website to see 3rd Strathaven Guide leader Tina's amazing blog all about how you can celebrate today with your girls.

💬 Comment below and tell us what you've got planned!
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🙋 Can you believe it’s one month until #WorldThinkingDay? That's when we’ll be launching the exciting new Take 2 in 2022 Scottish Chief Commissioner's Challenge (on 22/2/22, could that be more perfect?), but you can do the activities with your girls at any time! Stay tuned for more info coming soon 🌍
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**Calling all county trustees!**

Don’t forget to sign up for one of our upcoming county trustee induction training sessions at 7pm on either Monday 24 January, Monday 21 February or Thursday 24 March 2022! These one and a half hour Zoom sessions cover all of the basics for becoming a member of your county executive including who can be a trustee, what the duties are and what is expected from OSCR and Girlguiding.

Whether you're new to the role or would like a refresher, email your details to governance@girlguiding-scot.org.uk and secure your spot today!

📢👂 SIGN UP FOR OUR HEAR ME OUT EVENT 👂📢

We’re keen for young members from all sections to come along to our online Hear Me Out event on Saturday 29 January! Volunteers aren't required to attend and you don't have to have worked through the pack to sign up. This is a brilliant opportunity for girls from across the country to come together, have fun and tell us what they really think (and what they want to see) from Girlguiding Scotland.

🙋 Help us shape our plans for the future, tap the link in our bio for more info 👆
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#Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #HearMeOut #Girls #New #HaveYourSay #SignUp #Rainbows #Brownies #Guides #Rangers #Info #Event

🙋 Are you looking for a new challenge? Keen to take the next step in your volunteering journey? Find out more over on our website and apply now for one of these exciting roles…

⭐ Safe practise liaison volunteer
⭐ Scottish awards representative for the Strathclyde region
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🙋 Did you know that volunteering is a great way to boost your mental wellbeing? You’ll have fun with new friends, help girls grow, explore and so much more!

Take on a new challenge in 2022 and sign up today – find out more on our website 💻
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🛍️ 📢 Our Edinburgh shop reopens today at 10am so please stop by for all your guiding needs! Our opening hours are back to normal, Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm 🛒
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👋 Just a wee reminder that the Girlguiding Scotland team are back! We are still working from home but we're very much here to help if members need support – don't hesitate to get in touch if you need help with anything!

🛒 P.S. Our Edinburgh shop reopens tomorrow at 10am!
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For a low-maintenance, free, and easy way to fundraise for everything on your unit wish list, sign up to easyfundraising. Your unit will collect free donations when you or your supporters shop at over 6,000 leading retailers. Let’s make this year your best fundraising year yet – head to our website to find out more!
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👋 Find out how the Generation CashBack project could help your Guide or Ranger unit! Development worker Andrea is running a series of short 1-2-1 informative support sessions in the New Year (via Zoom) where you can get more info. DM us to find out more and book now! 👇
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There are new online Level 3 A Safe Space training sessions available for 2022! Do you need to complete this levels in order to carry out your role? Check out what dates are available over on our website and book now 💻
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🎉 🎉 Happy New Year from all of us here at Girlguiding Scotland! We're sending everyone positive vibes because we've got a good feeling about 2022!

💬 Comment below and tell us what you're looking forward to the most…

On the last day of 2021 we wanted to thank you all for making it such a great year! It wasn't always easy but there were still too many highlights to fit into one grid. From the launch of our Wee Beastie challenge and our #WanderTheWorld21 celebrations to #COP26 and giving out #LockdownLegend awards, here are just some of our favourite memories from the past 12 months!
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👋 Ever thought about volunteering? Sign up for adventure, friendship, fun and to empower girls near you in the New Year. Head to our website for more info.
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#ExploreDiscoverVolunteer #Volunteer #Volunteering #Volunteers #NewYear #NewYearsResolution #Newyearsresolutions #Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #2022

From all of us here at Girlguiding Scotland, we hope you're enjoying the holidays and having a great Christmas day! ☃️ ❄️ 🎄

Thanks to funding from The Gannochy Trust, units, districts, divisions and counties across Scotland can benefit from Developing Guiding grants and Joining Guiding grants. Get help with applying for either of these grants by booking a short 1-2-1 support session via Zoom in the New Year with a member of our team!

There are multiple dates and times available in January 2022, just head to the events sections of our website to book a slot now.
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#GannochyTrust #Girls #Girlguidingscot #Girlguiding #Volunteers #Funding #Grants #Support

📢👂 SIGN UP FOR OUR HEAR ME OUT EVENT 👂📢

We’re keen for young members from all sections to come along to our online Hear Me Out event on Saturday 29 January 2022! This is a brilliant opportunity for girls from across the country to come together, have fun and tell us what they think (and what they want to see) from Girlguiding Scotland.

🙋 Help us shape our plans for the future, tap the link in our bio for more info 👆
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#Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #HearMeOut #Girls #New #HaveYourSay #SignUp #Rainbows #Brownies #Guides #Rangers #Info #Event

🙋 We're on the lookout for volunteers to join our business management & finance committee! If you have expertise in charity finance, human resources, information technology, facilities, risk management or law then we want to hear from you! Head to our volunteer opportunities to section to find out more and apply now.
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Help girls near you grow, explore and go on adventures they’ll never forget! Sign up to become a @GirlguidingScot volunteer today.
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