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Unit Helper / Assistant Leader

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Do you want the opportunity to gain experience of working with young people? Do you want the chance to develop new skills, make a difference in the local community and become a part of a team of volunteers? 

We are looking for female students to take on the role of unit helper or assistant leaders at rainbow, brownies and guide units across Bradford.

You will have the opportunity to undertake training in areas such as first response, safeguarding, gender equality and Girlguiding specific programme training. We will support you to develop leadership, communication, planning and organisation skills. In return, we ask for positive, friendly and organised volunteers who are committed to attending a session once a week.  

Join our network of volunteers to have fun, gain new skills and have the chance to make a difference in the lives of young women in Bradford. We have a range of age groups, evenings and times of meetings so get in touch! 

See our website for more information on our programme of activities:


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Required Role

Unit Helper / Assistant Leader

Key responsibilities

Encourage young women from across Bradford to develop new skills, take part in new opportunities and gain friendships along the way. Assist girlguiding unit leaders to plan and deliver a programme of fun activities. Act as a positive and inspirational role model for young girls and women (aged 5-18 depending on the unit). Work as part of a team to deliver weekly meetings for young women. There may be some opportunities to assist on day or residential events too. Comply with safeguarding, equality and diversity and health and safety policies to provide young women with a safe space.

Desirable Skills

  • Communication
  • Leadership and Management
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Problem solving
  • Team Work
  • Time Management

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Event Planning
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership and Management
  • Listening
  • Office IT (Word, Excel etc)
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Problem solving
  • Project Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Team Work
  • Time Management
  • Opportunity and Recognition

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a week

Start Date: 16-09-2019

  2. Monday
  3. Tuesday
  4. Wednesday
  5. Thursday
  6. Friday
  7. Saturday
  8. Sunday
  2. MORNING monday
  3. MORNING tuesday
  4. MORNING wednesday
  5. MORNING thursday
  6. MORNING friday
  7. MORNING saturday
  8. MORNING sunday
  2. AFTERNOON monday
  3. AFTERNOON tuesday
  4. AFTERNOON wednesday
  5. AFTERNOON thursday
  6. AFTERNOON friday
  7. AFTERNOON saturday
  8. AFTERNOON sunday
  2. EVENING monday
  3. EVENING tuesday
  4. EVENING wednesday
  5. EVENING thursday
  6. EVENING friday
  7. EVENING saturday
  8. EVENING sunday


Bradford, UK

To one-click apply for this opportunity you need to have completed the following:

  • You need to have an active account on this website
  • You need to have an active volunteering account
  • You need to have fully completed the volunteering profile set-up