Brownie leader - South Norwood

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Location: St Chad's Church Hall, Burgoyne Road, South Norwood, SE25 6JT (see map)

Travel: Norwood Junction station.

Start date: 07/06/2019 (ongoing)

What will I be doing?

  • Help run activities for girls aged 7 -10 years in Norbury. Activities include arts & crafts, games, outings, community action, sport and work towards skills badges on a wide variety of subjects.
  • Provide a safe girls-only space where girls and young women can discover their full potential.
  • Provide ongoing leadership and support to the Unit Leadership Team and members of the unit.
  • With the Unit Team, create and deliver an accessible and inclusive programme based on the Girlguiding programme for your section.
  • Encourage and support the members of the unit in making decisions within the unit and the wider Girlguiding community.
  • Keep up to date with new resources and programme initiatives, and use them as appropriate.
Brownies running with model airplane with caption 'let them fly'

Brownies running with model airplane with caption 'let them fly'

What impact will this have?

  • Give girls opportunities for fun, friendship, challenge and adventure!
  • Work with other volunteers to deliver a high-quality programme to the girls and young women in the unit
  • Promote a positive image of Girlguiding at public events and while taking part in activities outside the meeting place

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • *Please note: there is no end date to this role - it is ongoing*
  • This unit meets on Tuesday evenings from 6-7:25pm.

    Ad hoc planning and preparation with other volunteers will also be required.

What else do I need to know?

  • Girlguiding welcomes volunteers of all backgrounds, ages, cultures, faiths and abilities. We are flexible, and volunteering can be arranged to fit around a busy lifestyle.

Expenses

  • We reimburse reasonable expenses for travel.

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching
  • Team working
  • Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Organising
What skills can I gain?
  • Interpersonal
  • Caring
  • Listening
  • Mentoring
  • Team working
  • Youth work
  • Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Organising

Training

  • If you decide to become a Unit Leader, you will work towards your Girlguiding Leadership Qualification. It has four modules that cover: your role in the unit (specific to the section you will be working with: Rainbows, Brownies, Guides or The Senior Section); your role in Girlguiding; safety and unit administration; and managing the unit.
  • While working towards the qualification you will hold the role of Leader in Training, and will be supported in your training by a Mentor, your local Commissioner and other Leaders in your local area.

Location

St Chad's Church Hall, Burgoyne Road, South Norwood, SE25 6JT

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