Resources, templates and other support to help you in your role.
Below you will find information on the role of the county commissioner and what Girlguiding Scotland expects the county commissioner and her executive committee to deliver.
You can use this guidance when putting together a role description for your county president and if you wish vice presidents. This information can also be used to adapt the Girlguiding role description for a local guiding president.
This has been designed to support county commissioners in managing finances within your county. It covers everything from good practice in managing bank accounts to Girlguiding policies and procedures, and registering with OSCR.
You can download the Girlguiding Scotland expenses form if you need here.
This welcome book gives you all the information you need to get started in your new and exciting role. We suggest you read it and then discuss it with whoever is supporting your induction – for example your mentor,…
Opportunity for County Commissioners to reflect on their role and celebrate successes with our trained facilitators.
This document explains the breakdown of subs across national, Scotland and your local area. You can add your own levies into this document along with any services and support that you would like to highlight.
Support completing the forms and other helpful advice.
Help new volunteers find a role that is right for them by explaining the range of learning and development opportunities available through Girlguiding. It’ll also offer reassurance that they’re not expected to know everything straight away! Order free printed…
This powerpoint can be used alongside the Girlguiding Volunteer Induction Session template.
This pack will help commissioners run practical, consistent and engaging induction sessions for prospective adult members.
This checklist is designed to support commissioners with the induction of new volunteers. Printed copies can be ordered via Girlguiding Scotland shops and depots
If you can’t find what you need here, head over to Girlguiding’s website for further support.
Top tips for commissioners before, during and after recruiting.
This resource will help you say goodbye in a way that leaves the door open for a return in the future.
If you’re looking for further support or guidance for Commissioners on a specific topic – such as how to work with Advisers and Coordinators – check out Girlguiding’s Commissioner Resources.
All the information, advice and best practice around insurance, inclusion, safeguarding, marketing and communications, complaints, property and finance.