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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.

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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.

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Organise your own event or take on a fundraising challenge.

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Are you aged 18-30? Do you want to represent @Girlguiding at the Juliette Low Seminar, the @wagggsworld's flagship leadership event for young women? You'll help break barriers to leadership and create pathways for girls to be heard, plus you'll build friendships across borders and step outside your comfort zone! You've got until midnight on 26 May to apply – head to Girlguiding's website to find out more.
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#Lead4Impact #Girlguiding #Girlguidingscot #Represent #JulietteLow #JulietteLowSeminar #ApplyNow

🙋🏻‍♀️ This #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek Speak Out champion, Ranger and high school student Morag shares some quick tips for maintaining your #MentalHealth this exam season. Check out her Insta-takeover today to find out what she has to say…
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#IveBeenThere #MHAW22 #MHAW2022 #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealthawarenessweek #MentalHealth #Girlguiding #Girlguidingscot #SQAexams #exams #stress #Students #Studying

👋 A wee #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek reminder… Our amazing team of peer educators are still delivering Think Resilient sessions to Brownies, Guides & Rangers! This is a great way to help young members build mental resilience and feel good. Head to our website to find out more 💻

P.S. Check out this amazing poem 2nd West Kilbride Guide Isla wrote while taking part in one of the Think Resilient activities… ✍️
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#Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #Guiding #Girls #MentalHealth #PeerEducation #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek #MHAW22 #MHAW2022

👋 Check out our new Chief Commissioner's Challenge: Take 2 in 2022 this Mental Health Awareness Week! There are self care themed sections for girls and volunteers to work through and feel great. From getting active to trying meditation, there's something for everyone to give a go!
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#LinkInBio #Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #Guiding #Challenge #Take2in2022 #Community #Environment #SelfCare #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek #MHAW #MHAW22 #MHAW2022

📣 The Out and About challenge 2022 is here!🍃

This year we’re challenging you to get out and about with your unit, explore the natural world and create some awesome environmental art! Are you ready to make some outdoor sculptures or images using natural materials found on site like leaves, stones and twigs? Your creation can tell a story or convey a message about caring for the environment – the choice is yours! Tap the link in our bio to find out more and see our full selection of challenges.
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#Girlguidingscot #Girlguiding #OutandAbout #Challenge #Environment #Girls #Rainbows #Brownies #Guides #Rangers #LinkInBio

There are still Safe Space Level 3 training sessions available and a Safe Space Level 4 date! Do you need to complete either or both of these levels in order to carry out your role? Check out what dates are available over on our website and book now (link in bio) 💻
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We're on the lookout for a new Speak Out Lead Volunteer and an SYP Support Volunteer to help our young spokespeople use their voice to create a more equal future for girls. If you’re passionate about supporting girls and young women to make real change in Scotland, and around the world, then we want to hear from you.

These are accessible roles that can fit around your busy schedule – perfect if you've never taken on a volunteer role outside your unit before. Find out more and take the next step in your volunteering journey today (see link in bio for more info).
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#SYP #SpeakOut #ApplyNow

***SAVE THE DATE***

⛺ Come along to Campa Caraidean 🏕️

We’re planning an exciting camp experience just for adult members from 9-11 September 2022 to mark the current chief commissioner team’s term coming to a close. It will take place at Achachairdeis campsite, which is set in the heart of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. If you’re keen to come along and have fun with like-minded members in the great outdoors please stay tuned for more information. Ticket prices will start at £120 and there will be a range of different packages available.

👋 ICYMI we’ve launched our new Chief Commissioner's Challenge: Take 2 in 2022 and we can’t wait for you to check it out! This challenge was created to encourage more units to get out and about, and celebrate guiding.

There are 21 challenges in total across 3 sections – Community, Environment and Personal Development (or Self-Care for adults). Plus, there’s Challenge 22 which is all about getting active and joining our effort to travel virtually around the country and become more visible in communities. Tap to link in our bio to find out more and download it today!
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#LinkInBio #Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #Guiding #Challenge #Take2in2022 #Community #Environment #SelfCare

🎉👏🎉 We're delighted to announce that Elaine Rough has been appointed as our next Chief Commissioner! She’ll start her term in September 2022.

Join us in congratulating her on this exciting news and get to know Elaine a bit better over on our website.
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#ChiefCommissioner #ScottishChiefCommissioner #Congratulations #Girlguiding #Girlguidingscot #Announcement #LatestNews #News

🌍♻️🌳 Are you keen to join millions of others around the world and celebrate #EarthDay with your girls? Check out our #Take2in2022 Chief Commissioner's challenge! It's packed full of fun ways you can help protect the planet and fight #ClimateChange. Tap the challenges link in our bio to find out more.
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#Take2in22 #Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #Environment #Climate #ClimateChange #ClimateEmergency #Sustainability #EarthDay #EarthHour

***THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT***

📢🦁 Wander the World 2022 tickets are on sale now! 🦓🎉

Secure spots for you and your girls today and join us for an amazing outdoor adventure with animals from all over the globe @blairdrummondsafaripark on Saturday 17 September. Tap the link in our bio and head to our events section to find out more.

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☘️ *SAVE THE DATE* ☘️

Hands up who’s ready to Dart to Dublin and take part in an action-packed wide game? Join us next Easter on Saturday 8 April 2023 for an in-person international adventure to Ireland’s capital!

ℹ️ Tap the link in our bio to find out more and stay tuned for more details coming soon.
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#DartToDublin #Dublin #Ireland #Girlguiding #Girlguidingscot #Girls #International #Adventure #Explore #Exploring #WideGame

🗣️ Do you have experience of working with underrepresented or marginalised communities? Are you passionate about giving girls and young women a voice?
If yes, and you’re based in any Ayrshire or possibly any of the surrounding areas, apply now for this flexible, home-based role (link in bio).
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#Careers #Opportunities #Girlguiding #Girlguidingscot #ApplyNow #Job #Jobs #Work #GoodMoves #Ayrshire #LinkInBio

🙋 Do you want to support girls to use their voice to create real change in the world? Then apply now for the chance to become our new Speak Out Lead Volunteer! Our Speak Out champions are a group of young Girlguiding Scotland spokespeople who are on a mission to help create a more equal future for girls everywhere. Tap the link in our bio to find out more and get involved today.
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🐣 🐰 Just a reminder that our Edinburgh shop will be closed from Friday 15 April – Monday 18 April this Easter. We reopen on Tuesday 19 April so please stop by then for all your guiding needs! You can still shop online with us in the meantime (tap the link in our bio).
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Doing your DofE Gold award but don’t have enough people to run a Gold expedition? Maybe you can’t make the date that your group are having their expedition? Why not join us for our next open Gold expedition 2022! Tap the link in our bio and head to our events section to find out more.
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#DofE #DukeOfEdinburgh #GoldAward #Expedition #Outdoors #Events #Girlguiding #Girlguidingscot #Girls

📢 LAST CHANCE 🙋 You've got until 5pm tomorrow, Thursday 7 April, to apply for your chance to become our next…

⭐ SYP Support Worker! You'll help our two elected MSYPs empower and do amazing things for girls & young women across Scotland! Take the next step in your volunteering journey today!

⭐ Peer Education Co-ordinator! Are you passionate about helping girls and young women grow in confidence and build mental resilience? This is your chance to bring Peer Education to more units across Scotland!

Tap link in bio to find out more (see ‘great opportunities for volunteers) or DM us if you have any questions.
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#Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #Guiding #Girls #Volunteer #Volunteering #Volunteers #SYP #OfficialSYP #PeerEducation #Confidence #MentalHeath #linkinbio

Speak Out champion Anna has written a blog about the @together_sacr's State of Children’s Rights Report 2022 and why it’s so important to listen to and champion the rights of young people in Scotland. Now more than ever because of how the pandemic has altered the way we live. Tap the link in our bio and head to the latest news section to read it!
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#Girlguiding #Girlguidingscot #SpeakOut #Girls #Rights #MakeRightsReal #ChildrensRights #HumanRights #UNCRC #UNCRCScotland #RightsResolution #ChildProtection

📣 The brand new Out and About challenge 2022 is here!🍃

This year we’re challenging you to get out and about with your unit, explore the natural world and create some awesome environmental art! Are you ready to make some outdoor sculptures or images using natural materials found on site like leaves, stones and twigs? Your creation can tell a story or convey a message about caring for the environment – the choice is yours! Tap the link in our bio to find out more and see our full selection of challenges.
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#Girlguidingscot #Girlguiding #OutandAbout #Challenge #Environment #Girls #Rainbows #Brownies #Guides #Rangers #LinkInBio

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As someone who is in contact with Girlguiding Scotland, you may have given us information about yourself, like your name, or email address, or other details. Our privacy notice explains what Girlguiding Scotland does with this information – it tells you how we gather, use, disclose and manage your personal data.
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If you have any concerns about the Girlguiding Scotland privacy notice or about how we deal with data, or how we’ve used your data, please get in touch. Write to or email the data protection officer at:
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If your enquiry is about Girlguiding’s membership system (GO) and how they deal with data, or use your data please contact Girlguiding’s data protection team:
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