A variety of opportunities on offer for 2020


For 2020 we have a variety of opportunities on offer, ranging from the first introduction to international and community service (ICE), 2 European camps and a long-haul challenge trip to include a service project.

International Community Experience (ICE) is for Guides aged 11-13. The purpose of an ICE experience is to give girls a taste of community action, increase their global awareness and prepare them for international experiences, whilst having fun as well. We are looking for four leaders to introduce ICE to the Midlands and inspire and encourage guides to continue in Girlguiding.

Eurojam is an international Scouting jamboree being held in Poland 2020. Girlguiding will be having their own contingent at this event. We are looking for a team of four leaders, with an experienced camper with appropriate licences as lead volunteer. We will also be looking to appoint one of the leadership team as our Eurojam champion.

European Camp – this will take place Easter 2020. We are looking for 2 leaders who have camping experience. Appropriate licences are needed or you will be willing to work towards them.

Long Haul Challenge Trip – we will be travelling further afield for this trip. We are looking for 4 leaders who have experience of long-haul trips. The leader needs to hold the travelling abroad module. The leadership team will be actively seeking a service project with Guiding members from the country. There will also be a tough physical challenge involved in the trip.

As you can see there are a variety of trips on offer.



REQUIREMENTS

We are looking for the following leaders;

You will need to demonstrate a passion for travel and experiencing alternative cultures 

 

You will need to ensure regular 'remote' communication and interaction with the team as well as get-togethers and group fundraising opportunities

 Leaders who hold their international module and other licences as appropriate - some trips are suitable as a qualifying opportunity but others require a qualified and experienced leader

Leaders who are prepared to work towards their international module and appropriate licences if not already held - this will include establishing your own local mentor and qualification support structure)

Leaders who can manage a specified trip budget (this will include planning and tracking income and expenditure before, during and after the event)

Leaders who can engage and enthuse young women from diverse backgrounds and with varying social experiences (this may include enabling people with challenging social, medical or cultural requirements to thrive during the event)

You must be available on the following dates for:

Selection Date 16 February 2019 & Mental Health Awareness Workshop 10 March 2019

For more information about the opportunities and qualities of leaders that we are looking for please contact us via email 





QUEEN'S GUIDE AWARD

This event may be suitable to fulfil an element of your Queen’s Guide Award. Please indicate in your application if this is a motivation for your application

About Us

Girlguiding Midlands is the leading charity for girls and young women in the Midlands, with over 73,000 members.

Thanks to the dedication and support of our amazing volunteers, we are active in every part of the UK, giving girls and young women a space where they can be themselves, have fun, build brilliant friendships, gain valuable life skills and make a positive difference to their lives and their communities.

We build girls’ confidence and raise their aspirations. We give them the chance to discover their full potential and encourage them to be a powerful force for good. We give them a space to have fun.

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