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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.

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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'RE HIRING***

We're on the lookout for an enthusiastic new Widening Participation Officer to join our team! Search 'work for us' over on our website to find out more and apply by 12pm on 5 May.
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#Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #Guiding #Hiring #Careers #Jobs #Apply

Are you aged 16+? You’ve only got until 11:59pm on Monday 19 April to register to vote in the Scottish Parliament election on 6 May! One of our Speak Our champions Grace has taken over our Insta to share why she thinks it’s so important that you use your voice and have your say…
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#ScotParl #RegisterToVote #Vote #Voting #Girlguiding #Girlguidingscot #Election

Are you aged 18-30? Would you like to get involved and find out more about the Girlguiding Inspire community in Scotland? Come along to one of our upcoming free sessions to meet like-minded members and learn new skills (some sessions are taking place very soon). Head to the events section of our website to find out more.
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#Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #Girls #YoungWomen #GirlguidingInspire #Inspire #Free

Thanks to funding from The Gannochy Trust we're offering Developing Guiding grants to units who wish to build girls' skills, and Joining Guiding grants to help units welcome new girls. For more info head over to our website and search 'Gannochy'.
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#Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #TheGannochyTrust #Grants #Funding #Funds #Girls #Volunteers

🖐️ Hands up who's keen to take the next step in their volunteering journey? If you're aged 18+ and looking for a new challenge search 'volunteer opportunities' over on our website and apply now to take on one of these exciting roles…

The outdoor qualifications team are looking for a:
⭐ Going Away With mentor
⭐ Walking adviser

The guiding delivery team are looking for a:
⭐ Guiding delivery depute lead volunteer (the application deadline is 5pm tomorrow, Friday 9 April)

The membership growth & development team are looking for a:
⭐ Flexible guiding lead volunteer
⭐ New member recruitment lead volunteer
⭐ New unit support lead volunteer
⭐ Valuing members lead volunteer
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#Girlguiding #Girlguidingscot #Volunteers #Volunteers #Volunteering #Opportunities #ApplyNow

Happy #EasterWeekend from all of us here at @GirlguidingScot and Chag Sameach to everyone celebrating Passover! Let us know what you're getting up to today in the comments below 💬 🐰🐣
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#Easter #EasterSunday #Passover #Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot

***SHOP UPDATE***

Our click and collect services will resume on Tuesday 6 April by appointment only. Once you've placed your order and it has been completed our retail team will be in touch to arrange a time for collection.

In line with the latest Government guidelines our Edinburgh shop will reopen on 27 April at 10am. Our opening hours will be Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm until the end of June. We expect the shop to be closed in July, as normal, but we'll continue to process online orders and you'll still be able to use our click and collect services during this time.
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#shop #Girlguiding #Girlguidingscot #openinghours #Lockdown #OnlineShop #OnlineShopping #Sale

📣📣📣 Do you want to become one of our new MSYPs? If you're aged 14-25 and looking for a new challenge then this is your chance to stand! Don't miss this opportunity to influence change and speak up for our young members. Find out more and register your interest today over on the @officialsyp website (remember to select Girlguiding Scotland in the constituency box).
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#Stand4SYP #SYPBeInspired #SYP #ScottishYouthParliament #Youth #SpeakOut #HaveYourSay #Represent #Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #Girls #Elections #MYSP

🗳️ 🗳️ 🗳️ From registering to vote (you’ve got until 19 April to do this) to making an informed decision about who to vote for, head to our website to find out everything you need to know about the upcoming @scotparl elections! You’ll find some great resources to support young women in your unit to get involved and take part in democracy – just tap the link in our bio 👆
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#ScotParl #Vote #Voting #ScottisParliament #Elections #Girlguiding #Girls #GirlguidingScot

***WE'RE HIRING***

We're on the lookout for an enthusiastic new Project Support Officer to join our team! Search 'work for us' over on our website and apply by 12pm on 1 April.
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#Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #Guiding #Hiring #Careers #Jobs #Apply

Do you know an inspirational volunteer who has made a huge effort to keep guiding going, and keep girls entertained during #lockdown? You can nominate them for a Girlguiding Scotland Growing Guiding Award by 31 March! For more info search 'Awards' over on our website. 🏅🏅🏅
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#GrowingGuiding #guiding #Girlguiding #Girlguidingscot #nominate #award

Do you know we have a selection of grants and funding available to support you, your unit and your members? Have a look at what's on offer over on our website and find out what you're able to apply for!
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#Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #funds #Gannochy #Cashback #Grants

Are you aged 16+ and registered to vote? Did you know that postal voting is another way to cast your vote in the upcoming @Scotparl elections? So, if you don’t fancy going to the polling station and want to mark your ballot from the comfort of your own home, then make sure to register for a postal vote by 6 April! Head to The Electoral Commission website and search 'Voting by post' to find out more 🗳️🗳️🗳️
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#GirlguidingScot #Vote #Voting #HaveYourSay #PostalVote #ScottishParliament #Scotparl #Elections

📬 Did you get one of these through your door this morning? If you’re aged 16+ you can vote in the @Scotparl elections on 6 May and make your voice heard! Make sure you’re registered to vote by going to the @ukgovofficial website.
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#Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #Vote #RegisterToVote

As part of our new #IBelong campaign, and to help our Scotland-wide community stay connected while we’re apart, we want to know what Girlguiding means to you! There are lots of easy and fun ways to get involved (tap the link in our bio to find out more) 🤳

🎬 Here, Guide Eve tells us why she belongs…
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#IBelong #Campaign #Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #guiding #girls #LinkInBio

Do you want to take the next step in your volunteering journey and take on a new challenge? Here's a reminder of all the volunteer roles available at the moment! Search 'existing roles for volunteers' on our website to find out more & apply now…

The concerns team are looking for a:
⭐ Compliance lead volunteer

The membership growth & development team are looking for a:
⭐ County membership support lead volunteer
⭐ Flexible guiding lead volunteer
⭐ New member recruitment lead volunteer
⭐ New unit support lead volunteer
⭐ Valuing members lead volunteer

The learning and development team are looking for a:
⭐ Trainer qualification coordinator
⭐ A Safe Space lead volunteer

The guiding delivery team are look for a:
⭐ International adviser
⭐ Guiding delivery depute lead volunteer

Our Girls in Scotland research shows that over half of girls and young women aged 11-21 have seen online adverts that pressured them to look different. This needs to stop. Something has to change because girls shouldn't feel this way when they go online. Let us know in the comments below if you can relate to this post!
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#Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #Girls #GIS2020 #Online #Pressure #BodyImage

🎉 🎉 The #UNCRCScotland Bill has passed through @scotparl and is now enshrined in Scots law! Congratulations to all the children and young people who have used their voice to make this a reality. We're proud to be part of this historical change! @together_sacr @cypcs
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#UNCRCScotland #UNCRCIncorporation #ScottishParliament #Children #PassTheParty #YearOfChildhood2021

🙋🏻‍♀️ Happy #MothersDay from all of us here at Girlguiding Scotland!

🏷 Why not show some love and tag an inspirational mother and volunteer below who helps empower girls in her local area 🙌 🙌 🙌
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#MothersDay #MothersDay2021 #Mothers #GirlguidingScot #Girlguiding

***WE'RE HIRING***

We're on the lookout for an enthusiastic new Project Support Officer to join our team! Search 'work for us' over on our website and apply by 12pm on 1 April.
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#Girlguiding #GirlguidingScot #Guiding #Hiring #Careers #Jobs #Apply

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