GirlGuiding NZ Unit Leaders


We want more good people to come and do great things with us.

Join our passionate and supportive team in a well-established, long-standing organisation with growth potential.

You will be given FREE leadership training, and mentoring, and all uniform is provided. There is no personal cost to you to volunteer.

If you really want to make a difference, we would love to have a talk with you about the variety of volunteering roles we have. So, get in touch now!


As a volunteer, you will:

  • Have a passion to inspire girls and young women to reach their full potential and learn new skills
  • Be encouraging, assertive, and patient
  • Be a hands-on leader and learner
  • Meet new people and become part of a worldwide network

During the school term, our GGNZ leaders:

  • Attend a weekly session (in person) for up to two hours
  • Helping plan the term’s activities and deliver them to the girls
  • Complete occasional evening/weekend training as required
  • Attend occasional leader/planning meetings, and trips or camps

No experience is needed, but we need reliable volunteers, and previous experience working with youth is an advantage.
GirlGuiding New Zealand's health and safety policy also has requirements around adult-to-child ratios, so we require you to be older than 18.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

We are currently recruiting for Leader in two unit which are:
6th Matamata Rangers - Meets Tuesday's 5:15 - 7pm during school term time
Matamata Brownies - Meets Monday's 4 - 5:30pm during school term time

Aside from weekly meetings there is the occasional event or camp held on weekends and some planning time is required, so you can expect to spend between 2-4 hours per week volunteering.
We also require a minimum six month commitment.

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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