Want to work for GirlGuiding New Zealand?

Take a look at some of the positions available throughout the country.
For specific enquiries about any of our vacancies you can contact us during normal business hours or email your query to

  • Do you need a new challenge and want to work for a Community-based organisation?
  • Can you be described as bubbly with great coordination skills?
  • Are you an impressive communicator and even better problem solver?

If you have answered yes to any of the above, GirlGuiding New Zealand is seeking someone just like you who can provide outstanding administrative support to staff and volunteers including support for the International and Travel functions of the organisation.

Being a person that enjoys getting the job done and using and developing your coordination skills in a day full of variety, this is a role that will keep you on your toes and bring a sense of achievement.

You and your voice will be the warm welcome to GirlGuiding NZ. You will be the initial point of contact for enquires and calls, supporting the attendance of members at international events and coordinating travel. You will keep the office ticking over ensuring it has supplies, staff meetings are minuted, communications are sent and police checks are administered.

You will have exceptional customer service skills, be adaptable and a supporter of change and keen to let your admin skills shine.

You will not only support what GirlGuiding stands for….. enabling girls and young women to reach their full potential and make a difference in the world… but will play a part in making it happen.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrable admin skills
  • Commitment to strong customer service
  • Strong personal prioritisation and time management skills
  • Effective communication and relationship management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong computer skills including MS office and database experience
  • Integrity and discretion
  • The motivation to succeed in the role

This is an exciting time to join the team so if you feel you fit the criteria above, please apply with your CV to:

This role is full time based in our Christchurch office. Preferably the successful applicant will have an understanding of not-for-profit organisations. 

Download the Job Description

Applications close: 22 February 2019.

  • Want to work for an organisation that is ready for a growth explosion?
  • Are you totally social media savvy?
  • Do you have a creative mind?
  • Are you a confident communicator with great attention to detail?

Having gone through some recent positive changes in order to grow their membership, GirlGuiding are repositioned and rebranded ready for the next phase of their exciting future and are looking for a Communications & Marketing Manager who is up for the challenge.

We need a marketing and communications expert who is savvy and well-versed in internal communications and working with the media who can help this iconic organisation grow its profile and become the leading voice for women and girls in New Zealand.

This is a great opportunity for someone with the right background to apply their skills and experience to develop a marketing and communications strategy and plan to help take GirlGuiding into this next chapter. You will have the important task of developing and implementing external marketing campaigns to raise the profile of Guiding to achieve growth. You will ensure the organisations internal and external messages are conveyed to create an excellent public image.

Based in Christchurch you will provide high quality and timely advice to the Leadership Team. You will also work across the organisation to ensure there is a seamless and strategic approach to communications and, lead communications projects.

We need someone who is excited by this opportunity to bring fresh thinking and new ideas to our organisation through social media and other outlets. We’re after someone who is driven with a genuine desire to help achieve growth and is passionate about what GirlGuiding NZ has to offer young girls and women.

If this sounds like you then we have some great projects to get your teeth into and would love to hear from you.

This role is full time and ideally the successful applicant will have an understanding of volunteer based organisations.

To apply, please provide a covering letter as to why we should pick you along with your CV to

Download the Role Description

  • Are you a people person and great communicator?
  • Do you have previous fundraising or sponsorship experience?
  • Do you want to be part of a values based organisation?

Having gone through some recent positive changes in order to grow its membership, GirlGuiding NZ is repositioned for the future and is very excited to offer a range of newly created positions to achieve its objectives, including offering great programmes, opportunities and activities that meet the needs of a diverse range of girls in our communities.

GirlGuiding New Zealand, a registered charity, has historically relied on community fund sourcing which has been done in a variety of ways, from biscuits to grants and everything in between!   We need you, along with your creative ideas, to assist the Funding team to generate revenue to support the organisation moving forward. This in turn helps young girls build self-esteem, confidence and leadership skills.

If you want to be part of the magic, we are now seeking an organised Fund Development Co-ordinator to fill this position to help support the organisation’s funding aspirations.

Our ideal candidate needs to be:

  • engaging, friendly, with a great sense of humour
  • a true team player
  • reliable, loyal and trustworthy
  • a great communicator and advocate for your employer
  • a people person who takes pride in exceeding expectations

Based in Christchurch this is a unique opportunity to draw on and further progress your fundraising and sponsorship experience.   Reporting to the Fund Development Manager you will be part of the team supporting fund development initiatives.

In return, we offer a great work environment with plenty of scope for you to demonstrate your skills, and the ability to genuinely make a difference to girls across New Zealand.

This position is part-time (20 hours per week). Ideally the successful applicant will have an understanding of volunteer based organisations.

If you want to be part of our exciting future, please provide a covering letter with your CV to

Download the Role Description.

Due to current circumstances, we urgently need a volunteer to assist with the day-to-day management of Nan Worgan Guide Hall at 21B Oxford Street, Tawa, Wellington.

The role of a Facility Co-ordinator includes managing bookings, keys, outdoor equipment and camping gear and assisting with arranging the day to day maintenance when required. This role requires someone who is based locally and could either be filled by one person or shared between two people. The role typically requires 2 hours/week.

The Facility Co-ordinator reports to the National Facility Adviser and also works with the Property Co-ordinator for this Area.

If you interested, please provide a cover letter outlining your relevant experience to

Our volunteers specialise in empowering girls and young women to take action to change their world. Be part of a team making a real difference in your community and enjoy the exciting opportunities that’ll come your way!

As a Local Co-ordinator you will:

  • Work with a team of volunteers to ensure they deliver an engaging, relevant and fun programme for girls and young women.
  • Maintain a girl-led focus to ensure girls have a voice.
  • Build collaborative and supportive relationships with your team and the wider Guiding community.
  • Work with volunteers and staff team to ensure a quality programme is delivered.
  • Receive approximately 6 hours of initial training, with on-going training and support as part of the role.
  • Gain transferrable skills that are respected by employers nationwide.

Time commitment

  • This role will require a commitment of 3-4 hours per week. We offer a degree of flexibility to work around your existing schedule.

Role description

More information on this role can be found in the Local Co-ordinator – Role Description


If you’d like to become a local co-ordinator please send a letter of application explaining why you should be considered for a role with your CV to

If you’d like to know more or sign up for our other volunteer roles click here.