County Opportunities

Girlguiding Cumbria South

County Team and Task & Finish Groups

County Opportunities

Find out more about volunteering with the county team or joining a task and finish group.

Girlguiding Cumbria South offers incredible activities and adventure to girls across South Cumbria week in week out. But when we get together as a county we can offer the girls, young women, and volunteers that we work with unique experiences that they will remember forever.

When we decide to do something amazing we need volunteers to help us plan and deliver what often starts as a small idea, this is done through a combination of county team roles and task and finish groups. The vacancies & opportunities available are listed at the end of this page.

Who are the County Team?

The county team is made up of volunteers just like you! From division commissioners, to outdoor activity advisors, treasurers to trainers, all these varied roles make up the team that keeps Girlguiding Cumbria South running and providing incredible experiences for our girls and young women. See below for the list of current county volunteer vacancies.

What is a Task & Finish Group?

Most county projects are delivered by a task and finish group. These groups are made up of unit leaders, unit helpers, local commissioners and county advisors and any other volunteers who wish to be involved. They get together to deliver one specific project with a start and finish rather than hold a role for a period of time. The projects range from a Brownie adventure day to creating Guiding Pom Pom sheep for a community art project, to an online camp during lockdown. These groups are some of the most rewarding and fun ways to engage with other leaders and deliver larger scale projects not normally available at unit level.

Get Involved!

Most meetings are held on Zoom making it easy for volunteers to get involved from their own homes, you don’t have to have had any experience to be in a task and finish group, enthusiasm and reliability is all you need and we love to have a mix of new and experienced volunteers in each team to get new ideas blended with what has worked well at previous events.

Take a look at the current county vacancies and task and finish groups and get involved to create amazing experiences for girls and create fun and rewarding memories for yourself!

Current Task & Finish Groups


County PR & Growth Spreadheet Updates

We need one (or more) volunteers who are good at data entry and doing a quick google search for information found online. We are completing a spreadheet to help us identify growth opportunities within the county and make a list of PR outlets to help us share the amazing things we do. If you are good at filling in spreadheets and have a few hours to spare we would love to give you a portion of this list to complete.

If this is you please complete the form below! ?

Operation Curlew – Calling Many Volunteers

Girlguiding Cumbria South is planning a year of action to support the curlew through a range of events, activities, and activism to promote, support and celebrate this special bird. The year will run from World Curlew Day on 21/04/2023 (The week of our annual gathering) to a proposed special camp, in May 2024, to celebrate the county’s Golden Jubilee year.

We are planning a huge range of activities including challenge badges, camping, activity days and craftivism projects. We need a range of volunteers from across the county to get involved and make this an amazing year! We will be doing some Zoom meetings to introduce the project and get your ideas!

Complete the form below to get on our mailing list and find out more about operation curlew! ?

Complete the form below for any of the roles and we will get back to you asap!

Current Team Volunteer Vacancies

County Volunteer Opportunities


Our county team make amazing things happen for our young members! To see the current county team please click here

We have the current available opportunities listed below. If you would like to find out more, or have an informal chat about any of the roles below you can chat with your local commissioner or complete the form below ? and we will get back to you with more info!

Duke of Edinburgh Adviser

Girlguiding Cumbria South offers the Duke of Edinburgh Award and we are looking for a volunteer adviser to support as many girls and young women as possible to do this award. Working closely with Outdoor Activities Adviser you will promote Duke of Edinburgh to our young members and support them as they complete their challenges.

Walking Adviser

We live in a beautiful part of the world and have amazing places to walk on our doorstep. We are looking for a walking adviser who can help more of our young members get out walking! You can support adult leaders to take their units out walking, earn their walking qualification or create walking opportunities at a county level.

  • You can see more about Girlguiding’s walking scheme here.
  • To apply or have a chat about this role use the form at the bottom of this page ?

Complete the form below for any of the roles and we will get back to you asap!

Recent County Events

Operation Curlew – Calling for Volunteers

Operation Curlew – Calling for Volunteers

We are so excited about having a whole year to celebrate the Curlew and get all of our members, young and old, involved in some way! To make this happen we need volunteers to get involved with Operation Curlew and make it happen – and make it amazing!

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Could you give your time to make an impact on the lives of girls and young women across South Cumbria?