Who can do this role?
Ambassadors can be any adult over 18 years old. They do not need to be members of Girlguiding.
Do I need a qualiﬁcation?
You don’t need a speciﬁc qualiﬁcation to undertake this role.
What is the purpose of this role?
To act as a representative of Girlguiding; to tell others about what we do and the opportunities we give
to girls and young women.
A Girlguiding Ambassador is someone who recognises the value of what Girlguiding does and is passionate
about telling others. It’s an ideal role for someone who would like to get involved with the charity on an
ad-hoc basis, or for an existing member to add another responsibility to their existing role.
The valuable work Ambassadors do can range from telling your friends, family or colleagues about what
Girlguiding does, right up to speaking at events or using your professional networking skills to get more
people involved with guiding.
What will I do in the role?
The responsibilities below outline the role of an Ambassador. However, this is a ﬂexible role which has
varied levels of involvement, therefore responsibilities may vary.
zz Represent Girlguiding, either on an ad-hoc basis or through organised events, as requested by your
zz Provide information on Girlguiding activities and campaigns to external partners, promoting ways
to get involved with guiding.
zz Make links in your local community to research opportunities for networking.
zz Inspire others to support the aims and values of the charity.
Being part of your local guiding area
zz Be part of a local Girlguiding community, by attending local meetings and maintaining a good
relationship with other volunteers.
zz Develop and maintain clear communications with the local Commissioner, if required.
zz Promote local, national and international opportunities available within guiding as well as externally,
and encourage young members to take part.
zz Keep up to date with new resources and programme initiatives, and use them as appropriate.
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