We are looking for a non-member trustee to join our board!

The role

If you’re passionate about making a difference then this could be the role for you! As a Girlguiding Scotland trustee, you’ll have the opportunity to use your skills, knowledge and experience to support our work. You’ll make a difference to the lives of thousands of girls.


The key skills and attributes that we’re looking for are:

At Girlguiding Scotland, striving to be an inclusive and impactful organisation is at the heart of what we do. We recognise that being a great lead volunteer isn’t just about the skills that you can bring to the table, but also the unique perspectives that come from your background and life experiences.


The key skills and experience that we’re looking for are:

  • Confident to speak up and ensure your views are heard
  • Capacity to be proactive in reviewing papers and considering views before meetings
  • Excited to be part of shaping the future and responding to challenges
  • Ability to think of the bigger picture for the benefit of members and potential members across Scotland
  • Approachable and open minded, and able to work with others
  • Committed to our values


In this round of trustee recruitment, we are looking for applications from people who are not currently members of Girlguiding who can offer skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Equity, diversity and inclusion, which may include lived experience
  • Marketing, communications, and stakeholder engagement
  • Commercial acumen
  • Active in networks across Scottish civic society or experience in influencing others
  • Environmental sustainability


Apply now

Find out more and download the application pack today! The closing date for applications is 11:59pm 11 August 2024.


Get more info

If you would like to have an informal chat, please get in touch with Cat Campbell, governance team leader, at who can arrange for you to speak with Elaine Rough, chief commissioner and chair of the trustee board and/ or Denise Spence, CEO.