Youth Leader/Unit Leader

Ngatea, Putaruru, Matamata, Taupō, Te Awamutu, Ōhaupō, Pirongia, Te Kauwhata, Cambridge, Hamilton, Tuakau, Pōkeno, Tokoroa, Morrinsville, Huntly

We want more good people to come and do great things with us. We love what we do which is why GirlGuiding New Zealand works so hard to ensure that we provide great opportunities for our girls. In this volunteer role you will be a part of a team who provide a fun, challenging and exciting programme which enables girls to achieve the awards in the girl programme and meet the mission and vision of the organisation.

Contribute to a respectful culture in the unit with regard to leading girls and appreciating their individuality. Participate in the successful planning and delivery of local team events and activities.

You will also help facilitate opportunities for girls to contribute to the planning of future programmes and activities and ensure that there is a strong girl voice in the unit and that girls are heard and listened to.

By participating in this volunteering opportunity, you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goal(s):
Goal 3 – Good Health & Well-Being
Goal 4 – Quality Education
Goal 5 – Gender Equality


Communicate effectively with parents regarding the programme, their daughter’s achievements, and opportunities for their involvement with activities
Full training and ongoing support provided.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

Approximately 2-3 hours per week various days/times in a selection of locations:
*Hamilton - various options across Hamilton East, Nawton, Melville, Rototuna and St Andrews. You choose what suits your schedule and location
Ngatea - Monday 3.30 - 5pm
Putaruru - Monday 3.30-5pm or 6 - 7.30pm
Tokoroa- Tuesday 6pm-7.30pm or Wednesday 3.30pm-5pm
Matamata - Monday 3.30 - 5.30pm or 4.30 - 6pm
Morrinsville- Tuesday 6.30pm-8.30pm; Monday 5pm-6.15pm; Wednesday 5pm-6.30pm or 6.30pm-8.30pm
Taupo - Monday 3.30 - 4.30pm or 6.30 - 8.30pm; Wednesday 5.30pm-7pm; Thursday 6pm- 8pm
Reporoa - Monday 3.30 - 5.30pm, 4pm - 5.30pm or 6pm-8pm
Te Awamutu - Monday 6 - 8pm; Tuesday 4 - 5.30pm; Thursday 3.45 - 5pm or 5.15pm-6.45pm
Ngahinapouri - Wednesday 4pm-6pm or 6 - 8pm
Te Kauwhata- Thursday 6.00-7.30pm
Cambridge- Monday 4pm-5pm or 6pm-7.30pm; Tuesday, 7.00-8.30pm; Thursday 5.30pm-7.30pm
Pokeno- To be advised
Tuakau- To be advised

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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