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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 [email protected]

We are seeking a board member who is passionate about seeing girls and young women achieve and who is keen to see them take the lead in decision making. The ideal candidates will have diverse experience and be able provide strategic direction in a board context. It is important that applicants can work in a team environment.

We are seeking board members with experience in some of the following areas:-

• Knowledge and experience in fundraising;

• Entrepreneurial skillset;

• Experience in launching new products, entering new markets, or start-ups;

• Management and / or Board-level experience in a successful company or organisation undergoing growth and digital transformation;

• The ability to think strategically, with the capability to drive the organisation towards achievement of an exciting vision;

• Experience in increasing engagement with either underrepresented communities and/or the diversity of organisations.


Candidates can be based anywhere in the country.

View the role description here: Board Recruitment January 2020. For further details or to apply please contact GirlGuiding NZ via [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 16th March 2020

The Audit and Finance Committee support and advise the National Board of GirlGuiding New Zealand on the organisation’s financial management and long-term financial viability. We have oversight in a number of areas including:

  • Financial Management
  • Investments
  • External Auditing and Financial Reporting
  • Risk Management
  • Property Management.  

We hold four meetings per year; two ‘in person’ at National Office and two by teleconference. Other teleconferences or some email correspondence may be required.

Members are invited to apply for selection to a position on the Audit and Finance Committee. Members serve a three year term. It is not necessary to be an accountant! If you have strong financial literacy, good commonsense and enthusiasm for GirlGuiding, you may be the person we need.

If you are interested in applying for this position please forward a short CV and covering letter to the Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee c/- Lucie Jerome, at [email protected].

For more information about the Audit and Finance Committee, and the areas they are involved with, please contact Lucie as above.

The Community Programme currently has vacancies in Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland for paid casual roles to help launch and continue to deliver exciting, challenging programmes for girls – non-members and members.  

These people will be called upon to deliver events as planned, when required.

We are now calling for expressions of interest from anyone who is interested in engaging girls (non-members and members) in  a more casual way than unit-based Guiding.

To be considered for these roles, applicants would need to have the GirlGuiding NZ Leader Qualification for Girls; an equivalent qualification; or significant experience in organising and running events for children and young people. A current First Aid Certificate is also a requirement.

If you are interested in being part of this new adventure, bringing fun and challenge to non-Guiding girls, please send through your expression of interest to Rosemarie Thomas, Head of Girl Experience – [email protected]

This fixed-term role is to cover maternity leave.

Reporting to the Girl Experience Manager – Classic Guiding, the South Area Manager contributes to the success of the GirlGuiding NZ Classic programme in the South Area(South Island). This includes leading, coaching and managing the staff and volunteer team responsible for: • the recruitment and retention of girls and volunteers • the training, development and provision of support for volunteers • the delivery of quality programmes and experiences in accordance to the organisation’s strategy.

This role is responsible for ensuring there is a focus on growth with an increase in girl membership and participation in the South Area. The role is also responsible for ensuring our commitment to girl-led participation is an integral part of the organisational culture.

This is an organisational leadership role for GirlGuiding New Zealand responsible for providing advice to the Chief Executive, Head of Girl Experience, Leadership and Management Teams and National Board. read more about the role here: RD – South Area Manager

Applications close on Monday 24 February 2020 at 5pm NZT. Apply via Seek

Please Note: We encourage early application for this role as we will be reviewing and shortlisting applications as they are received.