Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are critical to the success of the Guiding movement. Whether you are new to Guiding, have a few years under your belt or are a life-long member, young women and seasoned members can bring a variety of experiences to our organizations. Recruitment is currently underway for the following provincial-level volunteer positions.

The application form for Provincial Committees is available on the forms page and can be sent to the ns-executiveassistant@girlguides.ca.

Are you looking for a new Guiding challenge? Join the Nova Scotia Provincial Commissioner and her team! With the fourth largest membership in the country it takes a province to put girls first – so we need your help!

Who is eligible?

  • Nova Scotia adult Guiders with current membership
  • Guiders of any age or experience bracket
  • Guiders who have a passion for Girl Guides

Reasons to apply:

  • Three-year terms
  • Flexible meeting schedules
  • Give back to the Guiding community in a new way
  • Skills based volunteer positions
  • Opportunity to network with provincial peers
  • Gain valuable skills that enhance your resume
  • Be a part of the bigger picture – Mentor-ship provided as you move along in your new role.

NS is very fortunate to have dedicated volunteers to help our members experience the best Guiding can offer, but we can’t do it without help. Because members serve a period of three years in a provincial role, there are several positions that will be available this May and we are looking for interested individuals to join the team.

Available Volunteer Positions

Applicant interviews will take place no later than 3 weeks after posting of the position or if no applications have been received by this time, they will occur when the applications have been received. 

Positions will be removed once filled.

Full position descriptions are available on the Committee Responsibilities page 

Provincial Council Members

Area Commissioner Tri-Waters: Tri-Waters Area Commissioner (AC) carries out the Vision and Mission of Girl Guides of Canada by promoting and administering the affairs of their Guiding Area. The AC is the leader of her Area and Chair of her Area Council. She provides leadership and, in her role on the Provincial Council, has input into decisions that support the implementation of policies and programs at the Provincial level of the organization.

Provincial Committee Members:

  • Membership Adviser (Member Services Team): Plans and supports activities and processes relating to the growth, registration, retention, and recognition of girl and adult members within the areas and province.
  • International Adviser (Girl Engagement Team): The International Adviser supports, promotes, and coordinates international education, activities, travel, and programming, including international and interprovincial travel opportunities for girl and adult Members.
  • Safe Guide Assessors: Is a member of the Risk Management Team, working with the Provincial Safe Guider Adviser. The Assessors review SG submissions to ensure the overall safety of Members participating in those activities.
  • Finance Committee Members: Members are resources to the Provincial Treasurer to support Guiding in Nova Scotia Council.
  • Camp 2026- various Coordinators are needed:Health Services, Food Services, On-Site, Out-trips, Special Events, Program, Amenities, Transportation, Security, Registration, Communications and Facilities.

As a reminder, the application form for Provincial Committees is available on the forms page and can be sent to ns-executiveassistant@girlguides.ca.

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