You can make a difference - no Guiding experience necessary!
We urgently need women to volunteer as leaders in our units. We currently have more girls wanting to join Girl Guides than we actually take on because we don’t have enough adult volunteers to run unit meetings and organise activities. If you can spare a couple of hours a week in the afternoon or in the evening, we would love to hear from you.
To find out more about our free leadership training program of mostly on-the-job, self-paced learning, call Phoebe on 9479 9800 or email [email protected] You can attend a couple of meetings to see if Guiding is for you, then you can start your journey as an official Leader-in-Training, and the adventure begins...
Meet our newly qualified Unit leaders
Salina, from Doubleview Dolphin Guides, who has qualified as a Unit
leader. Salina has been a Girl Guide since she was about six and has
been a Junior Leader for at least two years, so it felt like a natural
progression for her to keep going. “I really wanted to give back to the
Leaders who have given so much to me," she said. "Many of the Leaders I
had when I was younger are still here and it's a really wonderful
experience for me to be able to work alongside them now that I am
older." If you think you could be the next Salina, please get in touch
with Phoebe at Guide House. She can help you reach your potential by
supporting you every step of the way through the leadership process.
to Hannah, from Joondalup Harmony Guides, who has qualified as a
Unit leader. Hannah has been a Girl Guide since she was six, has been a
Junior Leader for three years, and is now enjoying the rewards that
come from gaining her adult qualification. “I really enjoy being a
Leader because it’s so different to everything else that you do in your
day-to-day life,” she said. “It’s been a very positive and rewarding
experience. I would say to anyone thinking of
doing it, just go for it; it’s not as scary as it looks. You get so
much support, so many other Leaders have reached out to help me, and
there’s lots of lovely people around you all the time.”
Caitlin, from the Bayswater Honey Bees, who recently qualified as a
Unit leader. Caitlin has been a Girl Guide since she was 12 and has been
a Junior Leader for four years, so it was a natural progression for her
to get her adult qualification. “I’m really looking forward to being in
charge of things, organising activities and camps,” said Caitlin. “I
like being closer to the other Leaders in the area; I feel like my
leadership skills have grown phenomenally. I feel a lot more comfortable
taking a lead role in things and talking to the girls.”