#FindOutFriday

Week 15: Finally

Week 15: Finally

It is the final week of #FindOutFriday !! If you are following everything we’ve covered the past 14 weeks then what a happy, safe, and thriving unit you will have! And we are less likely to: Encounter a complaint Encounter a data breach Increase the risk of an...

Week 14: Awards

Week 14: Awards

Week 14 of #FindOutFriday is all about awards. Take time to give your thanks in a way that is appropriate to the volunteer and what they've done to make guiding happen. Remember to recognise volunteers’ achievement, outstanding support and of course their service to...

Week 13: Uniform

Week 13: Uniform

Week 13 is all about uniform. #FindOutFriday Our uniform gives everyone in guiding a sense of belonging and pride in being part of guiding. Do you collect / offer second hand uniform? Do you suggest local charity shops, eBay, Facebook Marketplace? Financial support...

Week 12: Learning

Week 12: Learning

Learning is our topic for week 12 of #FindOutFriday We know that the whole charity, especially the girls, benefit when you - the people who make guiding happen - are given chances to learn new things and grow. Now what will it be? Ready to learn about the new...

Week 11: Recruitment

Week 11: Recruitment

#FindOutFriday week 11 is focused on Recruitment. We want to ensure that we reach as many girls as possible - and that they are supported by a strong network of talented and enthusiastic Leaders and volunteers. Get in touch with the county Growth & Retention team...

Week 10: Residentials

Week 10: Residentials

Week 10 of #FindOutFriday is all things Residential. To run your own residential event, someone in your event leadership team must hold, or be working towards, the relevant modules of the going away with scheme. Speak to your commissioner about completing the scheme...

Week 9: Programme

Week 9: Programme

It's week 9 of #FindOutFriday and this week is all about the Programme. The activities and badges are organised under six themes in every section, from Rainbows to Rangers. The activities in the programme support every girl to develop in line with our educational...

Week 8: Consent Forms

Week 8: Consent Forms

#FindOutFriday week 8 is all about Consent Forms. Fill in Part I of the consent for activity/event form and then ask parents or carers to fill out Part II. This form must be completed by parents or carers when any members under the age of 18 are attending an event or...

Week 7: Starting Leaflets

Week 7: Starting Leaflets

Week 7 is all about Starting Leaflets #FindOutFriday Once a girl has decided they want to join your unit, update this on GO and give her parent or carer the relevant Starting... leaflet to fill out and return to you. This form gathers more detailed information about...

Week 6: GO

Week 6: GO

GO is the focus of week 6's #FindOutFriday GO is our online membership system. You can keep records for members up-to-date as well as unit, district, division, or county information. If you've not yet used GO and need help getting on, pop in to one of our Cake with...

Week 5: Running your unit

Week 5: Running your unit

It's week 5 of #FindOutFriday and this week is all about running your unit safely. Don't forget to let your commissioners / treasurers know if you're struggling with your finances or producing your end of year accounts. Useful Links: Adult to child ratios:...

Week 4: Policies

Week 4: Policies

#FindOutFriday week 4 is all about policies! Girlguiding have a range of policies which explain how to make sure your guiding activities are done safely and meet regulations and legal requirements. Policies set the standard that you need to meet. The procedures will...

Week 3: Inclusivity

Week 3: Inclusivity

It's week 3 of #FindOutFriday and this week is all about Inclusivity! Girlguiding is committed to being an inclusive organisation that is accessible to all girls and young women. It's our responsibility to make sure all members - no matter what their identity or...

Week 2: Code of Conduct

Week 2: Code of Conduct

Week 2 of #FindOutFriday is all about the Code of Conduct. As a Girlguiding volunteer you must not act fraudulently or dishonestly. Or do anything which brings, or is likely to bring, Girlguiding into disrepute or have a negative impact on Girlguiding or its...

Week 1: Websites

Week 1: Websites

Introducing.... #FindOutFriday Every Friday for the next 15 weeks we'll be sharing some useful information for all things guiding whether you are a leader, leader-in-training, unit helper, advisor, or commissioner at any level. Week 1 is all about websites: did you...